Blue Train (Asian Kung-Fu Generation song)

"Blue Train" (ブルートレイン, Burū Torein) is a song by Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. It was released as the first single of their third studio album, Fanclub, on November 30, 2005.[1] The song entered the top five on the Oricon charts and sold well over 100,000 copies by 2006, becoming the 94th single of the year.

"Blue Train"
Single by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
from the album Fanclub
ReleasedNovember 30, 2005
FormatCD single
StudioLandmark Studio
GenreIndie rock, math rock, emo
Producer(s)Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Asian Kung-Fu Generation singles chronology
"Kimi no Machi Made"
"Blue Train"
"World Apart"

Music video

The music video for "Blue Train" was directed by Kazuyoshi Oku.[2] The PV premiered on air on Gogoichi -Space Shower Chart Show- on November 13, 2005. It displays the band waiting at a metro station for a train. In 2006, the video earned AKG their third consecutive win at the SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards when it won Best Group Video.[3]

Track listing

All lyrics are written by Masafumi Gotoh; all music is composed by Masafumi Gotoh, except "Blue Train" by Gotoh and Kensuke Kita.

1."Blue Train" (ブルートレイン Burū Torein)4:19
2."Road Movie" (ロードムービー Rōdomūbī)4:24
3."Tobenai Sakana" (飛べない魚 Flightless Fish)2:58
4."Gekkou" (月光 Moonlight)6:21
Total length:18:01



Year Chart Peak
2005 Oricon 5


  1. "ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION: "Blue Train"". ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION. Ki/oon Records Inc. Retrieved 2008-10-30. (in English)
  2. "SPACE SHOWER Music Video Search". SPACE SHOWER TV. SPACE SHOWER Networks Inc. Retrieved 2008-11-07. (in Japanese)
  3. "SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards 06". MVA06. SPACE SHOWER NETWORKS INC. 2006. Archived from the original on 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2008-11-07. (in Japanese)

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