Category Archives: CM

Petitsavon re-released in Frida latest album

The Frida Sundemo song Yoko Kanno wrote for a Mellsavon commercial was released for the second time on iTunes as a bonus track in Frida latest album For You, Love.

The album was released in Japan on October 23, 2013. The song alone is worth ¥250, the same price as the Petitsavon single, while the new album is costs ¥1500.


16. Petitsavon (1:05)
(vocals: Frida Sundemo, music: Yoko Kanno)


She – Single

One of the two songs performed by Egil Olsen for a UNIQLO commercial in October 2012 was released as a single on iTunes.

The single is labeled by Piano Inc and was released in March 13, 2013.


The song title is She, probably because it was written for the female version of the fleece commercial. The single is worth ¥200.


01. She (0:59)
(vocals: Egil Olsen, music: Yoko Kanno, lyrics: ?)


Sekisui House song “Sha Maison” version

Yoko Kanno arranged a song for a Sekisui House commercial.

Update: The song can be listened on the Piano Inc. sound page.

This commercial started airing around December 16, 2013. The song is originally the main theme of Sekisui House.

This “Sha Maison” version was arranged by Yoko Kanno and is credited on the Piano Inc. website:

– Title:積水ハウスの歌「シャーメゾン」バージョン (Sekisui House no uta “Sha Maison” version [trans: Sekisui House song “Sha Maison” version])
– Music:Asei Kobayashi
– Lyrics:Hiroshi Ichikura
– Arrangement:Yoko Kanno
– Vocals:Asako Nasu


Benesse “I’m doing it backwards because I’ll pass”

Yoko Kanno wrote a song for several commercials for Benesse.

The campaign entitled「合格から逆算」(“I’m doing it backwards because I’ll pass”) included these commercials starting from November 24, 2013.

The 57s song performer is Rina Ohta.

The full music is available on the Piano Inc. sounds page.