Hikaru Utada has released her first comprehensive lyric compilation book, titled Utada Hikaru no Kotoba (translated: "The Words of Utada Hikaru"). The book features the lyrics to all of her Japanese language songs, in chronological order of recording.
The book is divided into 3 self-identified phases of Hikaru's career: Her record breaking debut album First Love to her second album Distance, from her first foray into self-production with her third album Deep River through 2008's Heart Station, and from her pre-hiatus Single Collection Vol. 2 through her latest digital release Anata.
In addition, Utada Hikaru no Kotoba features essays written by 8 different artists and writers.
Purchase Utada Hikaru no Kotoba via Amazon Japan here.