Ayumi Hamasaki has announced a new album, tentatively title “CLASSICAL”, which is part three of her 5-consecutive months of releases to celebrate her 15th anniversary. The album’s contents are undecided but will contain classical re-arrangements for new or previously released songs. A similar album “My Story Classical” was released in 2005 that took the songs from Ayu’s album “My Story” and re-arranged with full orchestral score. Ayumi Hamasaki’s new album is scheduled to be in stores January 8th – read on for more early release details and pre-order link…
As part of celebrating her 15th anniversary Ayumi Hamasaki will have 5 consecutive months of releases starting with mini-album “LOVE” which released on November 8th. The mini-album includes “Song 4 u” featured as the theme song for game “Tales of Xillia 2”. More details on this release reported here. Her second 2nd new mini-album “again” is scheduled for release on December 8th – updated release details are reported here.
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.
The releases all lead up to the 15th anniversary of her debut on April 8th 2013. The consecutive month 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.
Ayumi Hamasaki has announced year-end live events, “Ayumi Hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2012-2013” 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
Her new album “CLASSICAL” (tentative) comes on one CD-only edition and comes with the serial number card for special award when all 5 of her 15th anniversary 5-month consecutive releases (any edition) are purchased.
More details are coming so check back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.
Ayumi Hamasaki – “CLASSICAL” (tentative) – release date January 8th 2013
|Regular [CD] (¥3255)
Track list undecided