Hitori ga suki

Words by Sakai Izumi/Music by Kuribayashi Seiichirou/Arrangement by Akashi Masao

Omoidasu no  Hajimete no
kiss wo kawashita  Meriikurisumasu
  (I remember the first Christmas we exchanged kisses)*
Ima omoeba  Natsukashii uso
  (Now when I think [back, it was a] nostalgic lie)

"Kimi dake da yo" nante shinjite...
  (I believed [you when you said] "You're the only one"...)

Mou ki ni shinai de  Hitori ga  Konna ni suki
  (Don't mind anymore  I like being alone so much)

Aishite  Mienakunaru yori wa
  (Rather than to love and lose sight [of everything else])
Hanareteita hou ga ii
  (It is better to be separated)
Chikakute  Toosugiru
  ([So] close [and yet] too far)
Anata no kage wo  Daite
  (I embrace your shadow)

Arukidashita  Omoide wa
  (The memories that began walking [away])
Giniro no machi ni  Magirete
  (Slip into the street of silver color)
Koboreochita  Namada no kazu
  (The number of tears that fell)
Anata wo omou fukasa na no ne
  (Shows how deeply I think of you)

Mou ki ni shinai de  Hitori ga  Konna ni suki
  (Don't mind anymore  I like being alone so much)

Aishite  Yasashisa wo ushinau yori wa
  (Rather than to love and lose [your] tenderness)
Mitsumeteitai
  (I want to remain gazing [at you from afar])
Chikakute  Toosugiru
  ([So] close [and yet] too far)
Anata no kage wo  Daite
  (I embrace your shadow)

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* Depending on the phrasing, it can also mean "the first kiss we exchanged [and said] Merry Xmas."