Watch Ayumi Hamasaki cover Yumi Matsutoya in MV for “Haru yo, Koi”

Ayumi Hamasaki has released the anticipated new MV for latest song “Haru yo, Koi“! The song is a cover by the legendary singer Yumi Matsutoya. This is the second time Ayu has covered Yumi in her career, the first one “Sotsugyou Shashin” was released 18 years ago on A BALLADS.

“Haru yo, Koi” will be the new track on the upcoming compilation album “A BALLADS 2”. When commenting on the song Ayu stated that she was extremely nervous at covering this song, since it’s so famous and she considers Yumi such a legend in in the industry.

For the MV Ayu wore a luxurious kimonos hand-dyed in Kyoto, it was specially made to give minimal stress to her body as she’s currently pregnant with her second child! Directed by Kazuyoshi Shimoura she is accompanied by her troupe of backup dancers. Check out the full MV below:

“A BALLADS 2” will be released on April 8th, 2021.