Maaya Sakamoto (坂本真綾) is getting ready to release album FOLLOW ME UP and unveiled the jacket covers, full track list, and more details. Her 9th original album is part of her 20th anniversary celebration and includes singles and new songs for 15 total tracks. Album FOLLOW ME UP comes on two editions that hit stores on September 30th 2015.
The album includes new songs Korekara featured as theme song for the Tamayura Sotsugyo Shashin series of four anime movies and Arco (Arc, アルコ) featured as theme song for Code Geass Akito the Exiled movies.
Singer, songwriter, and voice actor Maaya Sakamoto celebrates her 20th anniversary this year. She has a new tour Maaya Sakamoto LIVE TOUR 2015-2016 FOLLOW ME UP scheduled for 13 performances starting November 21st at Harmony Hall Zama Kanagawa and ending January 24th 2016 at Fukuoka Civic Hall. More details at special 20th anniversary website (link below).
Most recently she released 26th single Anata wo Tamotsu Mono / Mada Ugoku on June 17th 2015 (not part of the new album). Both songs have tie-ups for anime series Ghost in the Shell ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECHTURE (TV series and new movie respectively).
Album FOLLOW ME UP includes previously releases singles and songs with tie-ups –
– Hajimari no Umi tie-up as opening theme anime Tamayura – More Aggressive.
– SAVED tie-up as the ending theme for anime Inari KonKon Koi Iroha
– Be mine! tie-up as opening theme for anime Seikai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda
– Replica tie-up as opening theme for anime M3 the dark metal (M3 ~ Sono Kuroki Hagane ~).
– Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho (OP anime Koufuku Graffiti (Happy Cooking Graffiti)
Album FOLLOW ME UP comes on two editions. Both editions include flyer for lottery to attend special one-song live (20 persons x 5 events), priority ticket purchase for her upcoming live tour, and special gift vouchers redeemable at tour venues. Most store offer purchase bonus on either edition – type, image, and availability varies by store (cdJapan/neowing postcard),
Preview music videos after the release details.
Hajimari no Umi
Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteriu Itsutsu no Hoho