Natsumi Kiyoura – Tabi no Tochuu (Spice and Wolf OP single)

Tabi no Tochuu OP single

I have been waiting for this single for so long (now I’m waiting for Blaze because I hate it so much and Wheel of Fortune for the live action Higurashi movie). The ED grew on me too. But I like this better. Yakusoku no Uta is okay, not as good as Tabi no Tochuu though.

While Tabi no Tochuu doesn’t have the Erinyes effect (sounding completly diffrent then you wanted it to…The full version of Erinyes sounded like some gypsy song or something) it does sound less tragic and sad for some parts but then in others it sounds just as haunting and wonderful.

Natsumi Kiyoura – Tabi no Tochuu

Natsumi Kiyoura – Yakusoku no Uta


10 Comments

  • Catbuk

    February 7, 2008

    Tabi no Tochuu is such a beautiful song. Thanks for sharing.

  • Fang-tan

    February 8, 2008

    No problem. It is an amazing song.

  • calmwater

    February 10, 2008

    Tabi no tochuu

    the ink isn`t working anymore, can you upload it again?

    thx

  • mcdays

    February 18, 2008

    Nice song. Thanks for upload sharing. y ^O^ y

  • Fang-tan

    February 22, 2008

    Is it still not working? I uploaded it again. Hmm…if it doesn’t I’ll try somewhere else but it seems to work for me.

  • Jerry Hankenson

    April 3, 2008

    Great OP, but the full version doesn’t have the same feeling at all. (-.-)

  • Fang-tan

    April 10, 2008

    That’s what I thought.

  • anon

    June 20, 2008

    Well i don’t think it’s meant to be purely sad, since 旅の途中(tabi no tochuu) means ‘during the journey’, and during their journey, horo and lawrence have their ups and downs. c:

  • Fang-tan

    August 4, 2008

    That’s true. O:

  • ReynardFox

    February 19, 2011

    I was really surprised by the full version, since it seems to rely more on Natsumi Kiyoura’s quiet, haunting vocals in the abridged version. The unabridged version is actually… really loud by comparison. It came to grow on me, though, and now I like it just as much as the short one. She does a fantastic job on the vocals; it’s difficult not to like it. :D

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