Kesenai Tsumi

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"Kesenai Tsumi"
Kesenai Tsumi Cover.jpg
Single by Nana Kitade
from the album 18: Eighteen
Released October 28, 2003
Format CD Single
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 19:00
Label Sony Music Japan
Songwriter(s) Nana Kitade, Susumu Nishikawa
Producer(s) Nishikawa Susumu
Nana Kitade singles chronology
"Kesenai Tsumi"
(2003)
"Utareru ame"
(2004)

"Kesenai Tsumi"
(2003)
"Utareru ame"
(2004)

"Kesenai Tsumi" (消せない罪, lit. "Unfading Sin") is the debut single by Japanese rock singer Nana Kitade.[1] The song was used as the first ending theme to the anime Fullmetal Alchemist. The single reached #14 on the Oricon Charts and stayed on the charts for a total of twenty-two weeks, selling a total of 65,525 copies.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Kesenai Tsumi" starts out with the image of a doll version of Kitade, that is being slowly pieced together. Throughout the video are images of pale red flowers, masks floating in a bubbly space and Kitade in a black dress. At the end of the video, Kitade is shown fully human, singing against a blue backdrop with the words "Debut" and "北出菜奈" (Kitade Nana) in white text.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Kesenai Tsumi (消せない罪, Unfading Sin)"Nana Kitade, Susumu Nishikawa4:14
2."Shunkan (瞬間, Instant)"Kitade, Tatsuya Kikuchi4:54
3."Iryuhin (遺留品, Something I Lost)"Kitade, Nishikawa4:58
4."Kesenai Tsumi (消せない罪, Unfading Sin)" (Instrumental Version)Kitade, Nishikawa4:14
Total length:18:20

Raw "Breath" Track[edit]

"Kesenai Tsumi: Raw "Breath" Track" is an acoustic rearrangement of the song. It was released a month after the original "Kesenai Tsumi". The single reached #87 and charted for eleven weeks on the Oricon Charts.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Kesenai Tsumi (消せない罪, Unfading Sin)" (~raw "breath" track~)Nana Kitade, Susumu Nishikawa4:35
2."Shunkan (瞬間, Instant)" (~raw "pain" track~)Kitade, Tatsuya Kikuchi4:39
3."Kesenai Tsumi (消せない罪, Unfading Sin)" (~raw "breath" track~ Instrumental Version)Kitade, Nishikawa4:33
Total length:13:47

Charts[edit]

Release Title Oricon singles sales chart peak positions and sales Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Debut Overall
10/29/2003 "Kesenai Tsumi" -- 14 -- -- 12,916 Copies 65,525 Copies 18: Eighteen
11/2003 "Kesenai Tsumi: Raw "Breath" Track" -- 87 -- -- -- Copies 11,913 Copies

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nana Kitade Discography Official Site

External links[edit]