SCANDAL is getting ready to release new compilation album “Encore SHOW” that features b-side tracks from their previously released singles, a new song, and more. The album hits stores February 6th 2013 and the girls have just revealed a video message for the new album and message for activities in 2013. Read on for more details on the album and the video.
Included on upcoming album “Encore SHOW” from single “Haruka” (2011.4) is track “Satisfaction” currently featured in commercial messages (CM) in Japan for Windows 8 and track “PLAY BOY” which was part of their very early indie releases.
Also included on the album is new song “Happy Collector” one of the songs featured in new movie Kyo Koi wo Hajimemasu. The movie debuted December 8th in Japan and is adapted from manga by Kanan Minami (2008). The movie includes songs from 12 artists including SCANDAL, Perfume, NEGOTO, Mika Nakashima, MAY’S, 7!! and more. More information at the movie’s official website (link below).
SCANDAL as announced a couple of lives for 2013,
- A special home town event Wonderful Tonight March 3rd 2013 3:00pm at Osaka Castle Hall. Fan club members can reserve tickets now, general release is January 19th.
- Fans in Indonesia get SCANDAL Live in Jakarta 2013 with one performance scheduled for March 13th 8:00pm at Tennis Indoor Seneyan. More details for this event at link below.
Album “Encore SHOW” comes on two editions,
- Limited with DVD that includes music video for track “Satisfaction” plus live footage from free concert held at Shiroten Osaka. Includes special event application ticket (details to be announced). First Press version adds a bonus advertising poster for the album and March 3rd live event in Osaka.
- Regular CD-only. First Press version includes sticker (1 of 5), a special event application ticket (details to be announced), advertising poster for the album and March 3rd live event in Osaka.
First Press bonus advertising poster (click to enlarge),
SCANDAL will hold special events to celebrate the album’s release – “Shake Hands Tour ‘ENCORE’” for those with the event application ticket included on the Limited and First Press Regular editions of the album,
- February 6th 6:00pm Lazona Kawasaki Plaza Grand Stage, Tokyo
- February 7th 6:00pm Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens, Osaka
- February 9th 2:00pm Oasis 21, Nagoya
The video message form the band via the Nippon Project Youtube channel and the Windows 8 CM featuring “Satisfaction” both follow below..