Maaya Sakamoto has announced a new compilation album “Single Collection + Mitsubachi” that will contain her singles released from 2005 – 2012. The album will also include remix versions and new song “Nekoze” composed by Yoko Kanno for a total of 17 tracks. Sakamoto’s new album will hit stores November 14th – more release details follow…
~ updated details reported – here ~
“Single Collection + Mitsubachi” is Maaya Sakamoto’s third singles collection – her first “Single Collection + Hotchpotch” released in 1999 and her second “Single Collection + Nikopachi” released in 2003. So its been nine years and a bunch of singles since her last collection was released.
Maaya Sakamoto most recent single “More Than Words” will be included on the album. The single is featured as the theme song for anime movie “Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito” (Akito the Exiled) that hit theaters in Japan on August 4th. More details are available in a previous post.
Similar to her last single Sakamoto has produced many singles with tie-ins to anime. Collaborating with her on “More Than Words” was the legendary Yoko Kanno. Kanno also collaborated on Maaya Sakamoto’s debut single in 1996, "Yakusoku wa Iranai" which was featured as opening theme for classic anime “The Vision of Escaflowne”.
The singles compilation album “Single Collection + Mitsubachi” comes in two editions, both editions are on a high quality SHM-CD format (compatible with most all CD players),
– Limited with bonus Blu-ray that includes all music videos released for the singles included on the album.
– Regular CD-only.
Cover jackets and possible bonuses will be announced so check back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.