Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (初めてのハッピーバースディ!; Our First Happy Birthday!) is the first major label single released by Country Musume, as well as their fifth single overall, and the first single as Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika. It was released on April 18, 2001. The single reached #4 on the Oricon charts and charted for six weeks, selling 142,340 copies. This is Country Musume's first single to appear on the Oricon charts, and their highest selling single ever.

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Country_Musume_ni_Ishikawa_Rika_(Morning_Musume)_-_Hajimete_no_Happy_Birthday!_(MV)

Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika (Morning Musume) - Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (MV)

Hajimete no Happy Birthday (MV)

  1. Hajimete no Happy Birthday!
  2. Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (country version)
  3. Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (Instrumental)

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika (Morning Musume) promoting single

Single Information[edit | edit source]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!
Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (country version)

Performances[edit | edit source]

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!

Event Performances[edit | edit source]

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 4 89,200
- - - - - - - 21 21,240
- - - - - - - 20 16,040
- - - - - - - 35 8,030
- - - - - - - 54 4,370
- - - - - - - 71 3,460

Total Reported Sales: 142,340

Trivia[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Country Musume / Country Girls
Members
Former Members Country Musume Azusa | Hiromi | Rinne | Asami | Satoda Mai | Miuna
Borrowed Members Ishikawa Rika | Konno Asami | Fujimoto Miki
Country Girls Satoda Mai (Supervisor) | Tsugunaga Momoko | Yamaki Risa | Inaba Manaka | Morito Chisaki | Shimamura Uta | Ozeki Mai | Yanagawa Nanami | Funaki Musubu
Discography
Singles
Country Musume Indies: 1. Futari no Hokkaido | 2. Yukigeshiki | 3. Hokkaido Shalala | 4. Koi ga Suteki na Kisetsu
Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika 1. Hajimete no Happy Birthday! | 2. Koibito wa Kokoro no Ouendan | 3. Iroppoi Onna ~SEXY BABY~ | 4. BYE BYE Saigo no Yoru
Country Musume ni Konno to Fujimoto 5. Uwaki na Honey Pie | 6. Senpai ~LOVE AGAIN~ | 7. Shining Itoshiki Anata
Country Girls

Major: 1. Itooshikutte Gomen ne / Koi Dorobou | 2. Wakatteiru no ni Gomen ne / Tamerai Summer Time | 3. Boogie Woogie LOVE / Koi wa Magnet / Ranrarun ~Anata ni Muchuu~ | 4. Dou Datte Ii no / Namida no Request | 5. Good Boy Bad Girl / Peanut Butter Jelly Love
Digital: 1. Kaite wa Keshite no "I Love You"
Soundtracks: 1. Engeki Joshibu Musical "Kizetsu Suru Hodo Aishiteru!" Original Soundtrack

Collaboration Singles Country Musume ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL! | Oyaji no Kokoro ni Tomotta Chiisa na Hi ~Duet Version~
Country Girls YEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki
Digital Songs Country Girls Konamaiki Girl | Matenai After Five / Kasa wo Sasu Senpai | One Summer Night ~Manatsu no Kesshin~ / Natsuiro no Palette
Albums Country Musume

Original: 1. Country Musume Daizenshuu ① | 2. Country Musume Daizenshuu ②
Best: 1. Country Musume Mega Best

Country Girls

Mini: 1. Seasons
Best: 1. Country Girls Daizenshuu ①
Other: 1. Tsugunaga Momoko Idol 15 Shuunen Kinen Album ♡Arigatou Otomomochi♡

Concerts & Events
Concerts Country Musume 2006
Country Girls

Spring Tours: 2017 (Concert, Live)
Summer Tours: 2015 | 2016
Fall Tours: 2015
Winter Tours: 2016
Other Concerts: Country Girls LIVE2018 ~Minazuki!~ | Country Girls Live 2019 ~Itooshikutte Gomen ne~

Events Country Girls

Anniversary Events: 2015 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Holiday Events: 2016 | 2018 | 2019
Bus Tours: 2015 | 2016 | 2019

Other Concerts & Events
Joint Concerts Country Musume 2002 (with Heike Michiyo and Melon Kinenbi)
Country Girls 2015 (with Kobushi Factory and Tsubaki Factory)
Hello! Project Concerts
Country Musume

Summer Tours: 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2007
Winter Tours: 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009

Country Girls

Summer Tours: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Winter Tours: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Hina Fes: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Hallo! Fes: 2018
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018
Other Concerts: Berryz Koubou Matsuri | Tsugunaga Momoko Last Live ♥Arigatou Otomomochi♥

Units & Other Groups
Associated Acts Morning Musume | 7nin Matsuri | 10nin Matsuri | Happy♡7 | Odoru♡11 | Sexy 8 | 7AIR | 11WATER | ROMANS | Gatas Brilhantes H.P. | H.P. All Stars | Elegies | Ongaku Gatas | Berryz Koubou | Hello Pro Kenshuusei | ANGERME | Juice=Juice | Minis? | College Cosmos
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