According to a recent video uploaded on the UFA Youtube channel, various Hello! Project members will be releasing covers of popular H!P songs in a series called Hello Cover online.
Each H!P member will cover nine solo songs, the first being Kamei Eri who will cover these songs:
- Manatsu no Kousen / Morning Musume
- Furusato / Morning Musume
- Koi wo Shichai Mashita / Tanpopo
- Seinaru Kane ga Hibiku Yoru / Tanpopo
- Egao ni Namida ~THANK YOU! DEAR MY FRIENDS~ / Matsuura Aya
- LOVE Namida Iro / Matsuura Aya
- Koi no Hana / Abe Natsumi
- Onegai Miwaku no Target / Melon Kinenbi
- Kousui / Melon Kinenbi
It’s somewhat surprising to see that they have started to release covers of H!P songs on iTunes since we usually only got to see formal releases, although it doesn’t seem that surprising once you think about it since it most likely has something to do with Chisato’s release of Love Namida Iro on iTunes a few weeks before (which apparently did very well).
What does surprise me is that they will cover 9 songs each since it seems like a great way for fans to enjoy some exclusive tracks of each member singing some H!P classics, and since they are solo songs it gives each member a chance to shine.
Kamei is the first member to go, which is understandable since her graduation is only a few weeks away, and I have to admit that her list of songs seems interesting since there are many songs from other great groups from H!P such as Tanpopo, Momusu, Ayaya, Abe, and Melon Kinenbi.
Hopefully fans buy her songs when they are released since it seems like a great way to support her.
The song will be released on 12/8.
Video uploaded by: upfrontchannel