One of my favourite memories from doing community radio comes from when I was doing Breakfast at BBB.
I played Green by Ayumi Hamasaki. (The one with the amazingly opulent video shot in Shanghai, which is over here in short version because….Avex being Avex. Also featuring Midoring in maleesque-drag. Swooooooon!)
A few minutes later I get a phonecall from an older gentleman, almost in tears, who said that even though he didn’t understand the words he felt the song was incredibly beautiful. It had reminded him of a girl he met somewhere in Asia in the 60s or 70s.
Music touches people. Radio touches people.
I felt like I had made the world a better place that day.
浜崎あゆみ | talkin' 2 myself :: Song of the day #14
Reality always plays tricks on us
But look, within it all
There’s an answer hidden just for you
If you’re feeling unfulfilled
It’s only something you’ve created yourself
∞ examples of Ayumi Hamasaki being flawless: Real me, 2002
This is seriously one of my favorite music videos omg.
ayumi hamasaki - You were…
Release Date: 10.11.99
HOT PEPPER Beauty, April 2013