What You Need to Know:
- YOSHIKI and HYDE unveiled the long-awaited full version of the new Attack on Titan theme song, “Red Swan”, on Music Station Ultra Fes 2018, broadcast September 17 on TV Asahi in Japan.
- YOSHIKI and HYDE premiered the completed recording of “Red Swan” — composed by YOSHIKI for the third season of the hit anime series — on YOSHIKI CHANNEL two days earlier on September 15, where they also revealed details of the CD covers and the October 3 worldwide release date.
- During the September 15 “YOSHIKI x HYDE” YOSHIKI CHANNEL broadcast two days earlier, YOSHIKI revealed that “Red Swan” had just been completed a few days earlier in Los Angeles. He also divulged the secret that “Red Swan” was created partially based on a section from X JAPAN’s hit song “Rusty Nail”. Speaking about the collaboration, YOSHIKI said “Creating a song that will break down walls, in more ways than one. That was my mission, in a manner of speaking. I never thought I’d actually accept it though!”
- The pair also shared the news that HYDE is set to appear for a guest performance during November’s YOSHIKI CLASSICAL 2018 ~Two Violet Nights~ YOSHIKI with Philharmonic Orchestra event in Tokyo, YOSHIKI’s first classical concerts since his two back-to-back sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall in January 2017.
Source: Official Press Release
This song always melts my heart when I hear it.
Yeah, HYDE does that a lot to people. Melting their hearts with his soothing voice. Damn you HYDE and your heavenly voice!