Ayumi Hamasaki "LOVE again" 14th album cover jackets and full track list
Ayumi Hamasaki has titled her 14th original album “LOVE again” and revealed the cover jackets and full track list. The album is part 4 of her 15th anniversary celebration of 5 consecutive months of releases. “LOVE again” includes songs from each of the two mini-albums “LOVE” and “again” released in November and December plus 5 new songs for a total of 15 tracks. All five of the editions of “LOVE again” hit stores February 8th – read on for the updated details.
Ayumi Hamasaki is getting ready to release the 3rd part of the 5 months of connective releases – album “Classical” includes seven songs by fan voting plus 3 songs from her mini-album “LOVE” which was the first part of the 5-consecutive releases. All 10 songs are re-arranged for full classical orchestra. Album “Classical” will hit stores January 8th 2013 – more details.
These releases lead up to the 15th anniversary of her debut on April 8th 2013. The 5 consecutive releases are scheduled to drop on the 8th day of each month which makes for releases on days other than the traditional Wednesday. No announcement yet on what she has planned for her anniversary date in April – could be a major venue live performance but nothing official.
All of the special releases come with a serial number card for special award when all 5 of her 15th anniversary 5-month consecutive releases (any edition) are purchased. Application period to submit all 5 codes will be March 8th-30th 2013 – no details yet on the possible bonuses.
Fans can see Ayumi Hamasaki at one of her special year-end live events, “Ayumi Hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2012-2013 ~WAKE UP~” with 3 stadium performances scheduled – ticket information link at bottom,
– Dec 29th 5:00pm Yoyogi First National Gymnasium Stadium
– Dec 30th 5:00pm Yoyogi First National Gymnasium Stadium
– Dec 31th 9:30pm Yoyogi First National Gymnasium Stadium
Special b2-size poster bonus for fans who order the new album “LOVE again” at the above venue. They will also be entered into a lottery raffle for an autographed version!
Album “LOVE again” comes on five editions – the special Limited + Goods editions are in very limited supplies,
– Limited with Blu-ray and bonus goods. Blu-ray contains 7 music videos and 7 making-of footage videos. Bonus goods include a deluxe photo book of previously unpublished photos and a special ‘ayupan’ figure.
– Limited with DVD and bonus goods (DVD and goods same contents as Limited w/Blu-ray).
– Limited with Blu-ray. Blu-ray contains 7 music videos and 7 making-of footage videos.
– Limited with DVD (same contents as Blu-ray).
– Regular CD-only.
Ayumi Hamasaki’s website notes that due to production issues the cover jackets for the Limited + Goods editions are same as Limited editions. Fans had been requesting a cover photo using the ayupan figure.
Ayumi Hamasaki “LOVE again” – release date February 8th 2013
Ayumi Hamasaki Countdown Live 2012-2013 ~WAKE UP~