The Power / Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (The Power/悲しきヘブン (Single Version); The Power / Sad Heaven) is ℃-ute's 25th single. It was released on July 16, 2014 in six editions: 2 regular and 4 limited editions. The first press of the regular editions each came with a photo of 6 kinds (12 in total).

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

℃-ute_-_The_Power_(MV)_(Promotion_Ver.)

℃-ute - The Power (MV) (Promotion Ver.)

℃-ute_-_Kanashiki_Heaven_(Single_Version)_(MV)_(Promotion_Ver.)

℃-ute - Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (MV) (Promotion Ver.)

Kanashiki Heaven (Promotion Ver.)

CD Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Regular Edition A; Limited Edition A & C[edit | edit source]

  1. The Power
  2. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)
  3. The Power [Instrumental]
  4. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) [Instrumental]

Regular Edition B; Limited Edition B & D[edit | edit source]

  1. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)
  2. The Power
  3. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) [Instrumental]
  4. The Power [Instrumental]

Limited Edition A DVD[edit | edit source]

  • The Power (Music Video)

Limited Edition B DVD[edit | edit source]

  • Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Music Video)

Limited Edition C DVD[edit | edit source]

  • The Power (Dance Shot Ver.)
  • The Power (Making Of)

Limited Edition D DVD[edit | edit source]

  • Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Dance Shot Ver.)
  • Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Making Of)

Event V "The Power"[edit | edit source]

  1. The Power (Yajima Maimi Solo Ver.)
  2. The Power (Nakajima Saki Solo Ver.)
  3. The Power (Suzuki Airi Solo Ver.)
  4. The Power (Okai Chisato Solo Ver.)
  5. The Power (Hagiwara Mai Solo Ver.)

Event V "Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)"[edit | edit source]

  1. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Yajima Maimi Solo Ver.)
  2. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Nakajima Saki Solo Ver.)
  3. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Suzuki Airi Solo Ver.)
  4. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Okai Chisato Solo Ver.)
  5. Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) (Hagiwara Mai Solo Ver.)

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

The Power

Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)

Single Information[edit | edit source]

The Power
Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)
  • Arrangement, Programming, and Guitar: Itagaki Yusuke
  • Music Video: Suzuki Toshiyuki

Performances[edit | edit source]

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

  • [2014.07.17] The Girls Live (The Power)
  • [2014.07.20] Music Japan (The Power, Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version))
  • [2014.09.18] The Girls Live (Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version))

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

The Power
Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)
See also: Aitai Aitai Aitai na#Concert Performances

Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3
42,019
6 5 5 8 3
3,243
3 55,570
14 49 - - - - - 49 1,445
49 - - - - - - 118 506
- - - - - - - 189 245
Monthly Rankings
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2014 July 10 57,521[1]
Yearly Rankings
Year Year Rank Sales
2014 107 57,766

Total Reported Sales: 57,766

Other Charts Rankings[edit | edit source]

Country
Chart
Position
Japan Billboard Japan Hot 100 12 [2]
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 5 [3]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "The Power" is one of 11 music videos for a single that has over 1,000,000 views on C-ute's official YouTube channel.
  • "Kanashiki Heaven" was originally a coupling track for ℃-ute's 19th single "Aitai Aitai Aitai na". The reason behind the release of the single version was due to the fact that it is a very popular song that is sung during ℃-ute concerts.
  • The Single Version of Kanashiki Heaven will be re-arranged. The mains vocals still remain the same, but the voices of Yajima, Nakajima and Hagiwara will now be included as a unison.
  • The Close-up Ver. of "The Power" is on the Petit Best 15 Blu-ray.
  • The Close-up Ver. of "Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version)" is on the Music V Tokushuu ⑤ ~Cutie Visual~ Blu-ray.

Additional Videos[edit | edit source]

Reference[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

℃-ute
Members
Current Members Yajima Maimi (Leader) | Nakajima Saki | Suzuki Airi | Okai Chisato | Hagiwara Mai
Former Members Umeda Erika | Murakami Megumi | Arihara Kanna
Discography
Indie Singles 1. Massara Blue Jeans | 2. Soku Dakishimete | 3. Ooki na Ai de Motenashite | 4. Wakkyanai (Z) | 5. Koero! Rakuten Eagles | 6. Akuma de Cute na Seishun Graffiti
Major Singles 1. Sakura Chirari | 2. Meguru Koi no Kisetsu | 3. Tokaikko Junjou | 4. LALALA Shiawase no Uta | 5. Namida no Iro | 6. Edo no Temari Uta II | 7. FOREVER LOVE | 8. Bye Bye Bye! | 9. Shochuu Omimai Moushiagemasu | 10. EVERYDAY Zekkouchou!! | 11. SHOCK! | 12. Campus Life ~Umarete Kite Yokatta~ | 13. Dance de Bakoon! | 14. Aitai Lonely Christmas | 15. Kiss me Aishiteru | 16. Momoiro Sparkling | 17. Sekaiichi HAPPY na Onna no Ko | 18. Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku | 19. Aitai Aitai Aitai na | 20. Kono Machi | 21. Crazy Kanzen na Otona | 22. Kanashiki Amefuri / Adam to Eve no Dilemma | 23. Tokai no Hitorigurashi / Aitte Motto Zanshin | 24. Kokoro no Sakebi wo Uta ni Shitemita / Love take it all | 25. The Power / Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) | 26. I miss you / THE FUTURE | 27. The Middle Management ~Josei Chuukan Kanrishoku~ / Gamusha LIFE / Tsugi no Kado wo Magare | 28. Arigatou ~Mugen no Yell~ / Arashi wo Okosunda Exciting Fight! | 29. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? / Summer Wind / Jinsei wa STEP! | 30. Mugen Climax / Ai wa Maru de Seidenki / Singing ~Ano Koro no You ni~ | 31. To Tomorrow / Final Squall / The Curtain Rises
Other Singles BeriKyuu: 1. Amazuppai Haru ni Sakura Saku | 2. Chou HAPPY SONG

Collaborations: Makeruna Wasshoi! | Busu ni Naranai Tetsugaku

Albums Original: 1. Cutie Queen VOL.1 | 2. ② mini ~Ikiru to Iu Chikara~ | 3. 3rd ~LOVE Escalation!~ | 4. ④ Akogare My STAR | 5. Shocking 5 | 6. Chou WONDERFUL! ⑥ | 7. Dainana Shou "Utsukushikutte Gomen ne" | 8. ⑧ Queen of J-POP | 9. ℃maj9

Best: 1. ℃-ute Nandesu! Zen Single Atsumechaimashita! ① | 2. ② ℃-ute Shinsei Naru Best Album | 3. ℃OMPLETE SINGLE COLLECTION

Concerts & Events
Concerts

Spring Tours: 2007 (Hajimatta yo! Cutie Show, Golden Hatsu Date) | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Summer Tours: 2008 | 2009 | 2010
Fall Tours: 2007 | 2013 (Budokan, Tour) | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Winter Tours: 2012-2013 | 2017
Naruchika: 2014 | 2015 (Spring, Winter) | 2017
Overseas: 2013 (Paris) | 2014 (Taipei) | | 2015 (Mexico) | 2016 (Hong Kong & Taipei) | 2017 (Mexico, Paris)
Others: 2006 | 2007 | 2008 (LOVE Escalation!, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2009 (℃-ute no Hi, FIVE) | 2010 | 2011 (Kiss me Aishiteru, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2012 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2013 | 2014 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2015 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2016 (Otodama, ℃-Fes!) | 2017 (℃ocktail, ℃ocktail in ℃OTTON CLUB, Last Dinner Show, Last Concert)

Other Concerts & Events
Joint Concerts

Spring Tours: 2008 (with Berryz Koubou) | 2011 (with S/mileage)
Fall Tours: 2011 (with Berryz Koubou) | 2013 (with S/mileage)
Other: 2014 (with Berryz Koubou)

Hello! Project Concerts

Summer Tours: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Winter Tours: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
Hina Fes: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Other Concerts: Hello! Project ☆ Festival 2011 | Hello! Project Yaon Premium Live ~Soto Fest~ | Berryz Koubou Matsuri

Units & Other Groups
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