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For You (ver. 1) by Utada Hikaru - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"For You / Time Limit" (For You/??????? ,For You / Taimu Rimitto?) was Utada Hikaru's 6th Japanese-language single (8th overall) released in June 30, 2000. "For You" was a soft, R&B/J-Urban ballad, while Time Limit was a more upbeat, synthesized R&B/J-Urban track. The uniting theme of the two was their mid-tempo style, quite unlike any of Utada's other Distance tracks. This may be a remnant of the American production on this single. "For You / Time Limit" debuted at #1 on the Oricon charts, and became her second single to accomplish two consecutive weeks at the position, selling 451,640 in its first week and went on to distribute 909,000 copies. Even though this single was the only double A-side of Utada Hikaru's Distance era, this single surprisingly sold the least. Interestingly, it did outsell every DEEP RIVER, ULTRA BLUE, and HEART STATION single, however. This was also her second double.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Hikaru Utada (??? ???; Utada Hikaru?; born January 19; 1983); also known by her fans as Hikki (????; Hikki?); is a third culture singer-songwriter; arranger and record producer in Japan. She is well-known internationally for her two theme song contributions to Square Enixs Kingdom Hearts video game series.Utadas first official Japanese album First Love became the best-selling album of all time in Japan with over 7.65 million copies sold to date in Japan alone (10.056 million worldwide to date); cementing her status in the music industry in Japan. "For You / Time Limit" (For You/??????? ,For You / Taimu Rimitto?) was Utada Hikaru's 6th Japanese-language single (8th overall) released in June 30, 2000. "For You" was a soft, R&B/J-Urban ballad, while Time Limit was a more upbeat, synthesized R&B/J-Urban track. The uniting theme of the two was their mid-tempo style, quite unlike any of Utada's other Distance tracks. This may be a remnant of the American production on this single. "For You / Time Limit" debuted at #1 on the Oricon charts, and became her second single to accomplish two consecutive weeks at the position, selling 451,640 in its first week.
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