Porno Graffitti launches a collaboration project with their hometown of Hiroshima Prefecture. As the first step, it has been decided that the Hiroshima Summit support song “Abi ga Naki” will be released on May 31st.
◆ “Abi ga Naru” lyric video
Born in Innoshima in 1974, the members spent 18 years in Hiroshima until graduating from high school, and later formed a band in Osaka. After that, even though he continued his activities in Tokyo, his feelings for his hometown did not change. I’ve been walking while cherishing the connection with.
“Abi ga Naru” is a newly written new song that contains a message to the world from the point of view of an artist from the same prefecture as a support song for the Hiroshima Summit. Prior to the release, a lyric video for one chorus will be released on the official YouTube channel.
In addition, a post MV campaign will be launched in collaboration with Hiroshima Prefecture. In this campaign, we are looking for photos that can feel “important Hiroshima” for each through the two hashtags “#important Hiroshima” and “#application”. Using the photos, a message video will be produced for “Abi ga Naru”.
Akihito Okano and Seiichi Shindo commented as follows.
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“I sang this song with the hope that my beloved hometown of Hiroshima will become an important place for the world.” —Akihito Okano
“Peace. It’s too big a theme for a song, but when I put it into my own words, it came out like this.” –Haruichi Shindo
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“A loon cries”
Distribution starts on Wednesday, May 31, 2023
<"Message to Hiroshima" Posting Campaign>
Recruitment details: We are looking for photos that will appear in the MV (Message Video) produced on Porno Graffitti’s new song “Abi ga Naru”. Regardless of the era or the subject, please post “photos that make you feel the ‘precious Hiroshima’ for you”.
How to apply: Post a photo on Twitter, Instagram or Hiroshima Prefectural SNS “Daily Washira” with the two hashtags “#Dear Hiroshima” and “#Application”
Application period: Friday, May 12, 2023 to Sunday, June 18, 2023
Special site: https://www.pref.hiroshima.lg.jp/soshiki/275/pornograffitti-mv.html
*Please check the special site for details and precautions.
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