Tanpopo (Single Version)
Single by Tanpopo
from the album TANPOPO 1
Native title たんぽぽ (Single Version)
Released June 16, 1999
Genre J-Pop
Format CD single
Length 14:21
Label zetima zetima
Producer Tsunku
Tanpopo Singles Chronology
Previous Motto 2nd single (1999)
Next Seinaru Kane ga Hibiku Yoru 4th single (1999)

Tanpopo (Single Version) (たんぽぽ (Single Version); Dandelion (Single Version)) is the third single by Tanpopo. It was released on June 16, 1999 as a 8cm CD. It reached number ten on the Japan Oricon charts, selling 53,970 copies in its first week and 112,320 copies total.

Unlike other Tanpopo singles, the song was first featured on their debut album before being released as a re-cut single. Tsunku said in an interview that one of his staff had listened to the album for nearly hundreds of times, and suggested to select and release the song Tanpopo as a single. In the music industry, they believe that a single that was selected from a previous album won’t do well in the market, compared newly produced single. Staff was well aware of this reality and yet still suggested it, which made Tsunku feel their warm affection towards the artist and the song.


Tanpopo - Tanpopo (Single Version) (MV)

Tanpopo - Tanpopo (Single Version) (MV)

Tanpopo (MV)

  1. Tanpopo
  2. A Rainy Day
  3. Tanpopo (Instrumental)

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Single InformationEdit

A Rainy Day

Concert PerformancesEdit



  • First press: one out of four trading cards


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