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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[]

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[]

Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika (Morning Musume) promoting single

Single Information[]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!
Hajimete no Happy Birthday! (country version)
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Guitar, and Programming: Watanabe Itaru
  • Synthesizer Operation: Otake Tetsuo
  • Banjo: Arita Yoshihiro
  • Pedal Steel & Dobro Guitar: Ozaki Takashi
  • Violin: Gen Ittetsu
  • Chorus: Rinne, Asami, Rika
  • Yeah! Voice: Tanaka Yoshitake

Performances[]

TV Performances[]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!

Concert Performances[]

Hajimete no Happy Birthday!

Event Performances[]

Oricon Chart Positions[]

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

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