An English version of Utada Hikaru's "Sakura Drops" was produced by Disney for its "Disney On Ice" show in 2010. However, Utada was not consulted and was unaware of this until recently.
In the performance, Minnie Mouse visits Japan and celebrates to blossoming of the cherry trees. The melody of Utada Hikaru's classic hit "Sakura Drops" can be heard playing. However, the song was translated into English with a different singer's voice being used.
The singer was unaware that Disney had used her song in the show and was surprised when she found out about it.
"I'm honoured that Disney on Ice chose my song for their show, but I wish they'd told me about it, I would've written the English lyrics!" she tweeted after discovering footage of the performance.
Check out the Disney On Ice performance below:
|Real name||Hikaru Utada|
|Birthday||19 January, 1983|
|Debut||28 January, 1998 (hiatus)|
|Main occupation||singer (hiatus)|
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