- "Ai no Tane" is the demo single by Morning Musume.
- Producer Tsunku challenged the five girls who lost the Sharan Q audition to sell 50,000 copies of this song they recorded together to get a record deal.
- It was released on November 3, 1997.
- The single hit 50,000 sold by November 30th and the rest is history.
- This song also appears on "Morning Coffee", Morning Musume's major debut single that was released a couple months later, on their first album First Time, and on their album Best! Morning Musume 1.
- Lyrics: Saeki Kenzo
- Composer: Sakurai Tetsutarou
- Arrangement: Sakurai Tetsutarou
- Drums: Yuji Sen Yoko
- Base: Masahiko Rokukawa
- Guitars: Tsuchiya Kiyoshi
- Keyboards: Shin Kouno
- Chorus: Tetsutarou Sakurai
Morning Musume - Ai no Tane PV