Hikaru Utada‘s recently announced seventh studio album Hatsukoi will release on June 27. In the meantime, a new trailer just dropped for the upcoming video game Kingdom Hearts III featuring the singer’s song Don’t Think Twice from the album which serves as the game’s theme song.
Kingdom Hearts III is the long-awaited third main entry to the Kingdom Hearts series which was revealed at E3 to be releasing worldwide on January 29, 2019. The song Don’t Think Twice―titled Chikai in the Japanese release―that plays in the trailer and is the theme song to the game is Hikaru Utada‘s third entry to the Kingdom Hearts series. She sang the theme songs Simple & Clean (Hikari in Japan) for Kingdom Hearts (2002) and Sanctuary (Passion in Japan) for Kingdom Hearts II (2005).
Below are the trailers released for the game at E3.
Kingdom Hearts E3 Trailer (English Trailer)
Kingdom Hearts E3 Trailer (Japanese Trailer)
The theme song for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue was written by PUNPEE and released in January 2017, reaching number one in the Japanese charts. That popularity echoed in Europe and the US too, clocking in at number two on the US iTunes charts.
The Kingdom Hearts series has shipped over 25 million units worldwide and continues to be loved by fans across the world. The third main entry to the series and twelfth instalment to the franchise Kingdom Hearts III finally has a release date which has sparked hype amongst fans.
Be sure to check out the trailer to hear Don’t Think Twice for yourself.
7th Album – “Hatsukoi”
On sale June 27, 2018
Price: ¥3,240 (Tax Included)
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