Strawberry Flower

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Strawberry Flower logo as seen on the cover art to Ai no Uta.

Strawberry Flower is a Japanese virtual band. In its early years, it was a trio of three Pikmin: the Red, Yellow, and Blue Pikmin. The group debuted on December 6th, 2001 with the single Ai no Uta. The Purple and White Pikmin joined the group for their third single, Tane no Uta. The group was a quintet until the Rock Pikmin and Winged Pikmin joined in their fourth single, Song of Hey! Pikmin.

Members[edit]

Singles[edit]

Sheet music[edit]

In light of the popularity of the Strawberry Flower album, two different sheet music books were released containing music for Ai no Uta. They were released in Japan by the publishing companies KMP on January 15th, 2002 and Doremi in January 30th, 2002. The retail price for each was ¥500.

KMP[edit]

The cover of the Ai no Uta book published by KMP.

This book was published by KMP on January 15th, 2002 and contains three different arrangements of the song: a solo piano arrangement, a guitar arrangement, and a 2-part chorus arrangement with piano accompaniment. All of the arrangements are in the song's original key (D major). Also included at the end of the book is a lyric sheet with the chords. All of the arrangements within are arranged by K. K. SMALLWOOD. The book consists of 11 pages, and its ISBN number is "ISBN 4-7732-1915-7".

The text on the cover translates to:

  • CM song for the Nintendo GameCube software "Pikmin"
  • Song of Love
  • Strawberry Flower
  • Piano Solo
  • Guitar Arrangement
  • 2-part Chorus with Piano Accompaniment
  • Pikmin
  • PIKMIN

Doremi[edit]

The cover of the Ai no Uta book published by Doremi.

This book was published by Doremi on January 30th, 2002 and contains three different arrangements of the song: a solo piano arrangement (three staves, voice with piano accompaniment in the original key of D), another solo piano arrangement (simplified to the key C, this time with only two staves), and a solo guitar arrangement. Also included at the end of the book is a lyric sheet with the chords, similar to the other book. The piano arrangements are written by Shiori Aoyama and the guitar arrangement is written by Michio Tashima. The book consists of 11 pages, and its ISBN number is "ISBN 4-8108-1594-3".

The text on the cover translates to:

  • Piano & Guitar Piece
  • Piano playing • Easy piano solo • Guitar playing
  • Pikmin
  • PIKMIN
  • Song of Love
  • "Pikmin CM Song"
  • Song / Lyrics & Composition: STRAWBERRY FLOWER

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