JOKER recently announced their first full album “OVER” and have now revealed the cover jackets plus preview music video and commercial message spot. The album includes their first two singles, “No. 1” and “Rolling Life”, several new songs including lead track “OVER”, the duo’s first love ballads “Eternal Snow” and “Singer” plus more for a total of 11 tracks. Album “OVER” comes on three editions and hits stores December 5th – read on for more details and videos.
JOKER consists of singer/actor Kazuki Kato and guitarist Koji Date. They made their debut as JOKER with single release “No. 1” on December 7th 2011. Their next release was mini-album self-titled “JOKER” which released May 2nd 2012. Following that release they held their first live event “JOKER 1st Live ‘GAME’ 2012 ~ ROCK ON ~” at Shinagawa Stellar Ball May 3rd 2012. Most recently the duo released their 2nd single “Rolling Life” on October 10th – more details here.
Their first album comes right at the one year anniversary since their debut single and they hope the songs will show how they have grown as a group. The lead track “OVER” is written by Kazuki and composed by Koji and they teamed up with JUNKOO & Atsushi who have worked with groups such as SCANDAL for song “Break the Wall”.
Album “OVER” is available on 3 editions,
– Limited A with bonus DVD that includes music video to lead track “OVER”.
– Limited B with bonus DVD that includes making-of footage for MV “OVER”.
– Regular CD-only.
All three have First Press versions that add photo (1 of 3) and special event lottery ticket (valid only in Japan) details not yet announced.
Preview music video and CM spot videos follow after the release details..
*(higher quality cover jackets will be added when available)