In 1983, “Sweet Memories”, which was originally the B side of “Garasu no Ringo”, gained a huge popularity through a television ad for Suntory can beer, which featured an anime clip with the famous penguin characters. Because of that both songs officially became the A side. It is one of Seiko’s most popular songs to this day.

On October 23rd, Suntory will release a new version of the ad for the coffee “BOSS” with Seiko herself and the penguins.

Original ad from 1983:

New version from 2010:

“SEIKO MATSUDA COUNT DOWN LIVE PARTY 2010-2011″

2010/12/31 (Fri) 10:30pm
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Prices: 9,000yen & 21,000yen
For tickets: SOGO TOKYO 03-3405-9999