Posts tagged ‘Ai Otsuka’

Ai Otsuka – LOVE LETTER

Tracklist:
1. LOVE LETTER
2. Rocket Sneaker
3. Bye Bye
4. Kurage, Nagareboshi
5. Ningyou
6. Kimi Fechi
7. Creamy & Spicy
8. Do☆Positive
9. 360°
10. Shachihata
11. One×Time
12. Pocket
13. Ai

Ai Otsuka’s fifth album, LOVE LETTER, is definitely her most mature album to date. Usually, her album includes one crazy, out there song, but LOVE LETTER doesn’t have it. And she even included a title track! This was an album of many firsts, and unfortunately it her also her first to chart for only 4 weeks and sell less than 200,000 copies (some her singles sold more than this album!). But despite that, I thoroughly enjoyed LOVE LETTER.

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February 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm Leave a comment

Ai Otsuka – Kurage, Nagareboshi

Ai Otsuka’s 18th single takes us back to her most iconic ballads. It seems to me that pretty much everyone has fawned over the title track, but Kurage, Nagareboshi just fails to impress me. Read the rest of this entry

January 5, 2009 at 8:52 pm Leave a comment

Ai Otsuka – Rocket Sneaker / One x Time

Tracklist
1. Rocket Sneaker
2. One x Time
3. Sora to Kujira
4. Rocket Sneaker -Instrumental-
5. One x Time -Instrumental-

Rocket Sneaker / One x Time is Ai Otsuka’s 17th single. It was released on May 21, 2008 and peaked at #2 on the daily charts but fell to #4 for the weekly charts. So far, it has sold around 40,000 copies.
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June 5, 2008 at 8:26 pm Leave a comment

Ai Otsuka – Pocket

Tracklist
1. Pocket
2. Ticket
3. LIFE- LOVE CiRCLE
4. Pocket -Instrumental-
5. Ticket – Instrumental-

Pocket is Ai Otsuka’s 16th single. It was released on November 7, 2007, though she first performed it at her Love is Born 3rd Anniversary Concert. It peaked at #5 on the weekly charts and has currently sold over 47,000 copies.
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November 20, 2007 at 4:41 pm 1 comment

Ai Otsuka – LOVE PiECE

Tracklist
1. Mirai Taxi
2. Yumekui
3. Mackerel’s canned food
4. PEACH
5. Kumuri Uta
6. Hoshi no Tango
7. Katori Senkou
8. Frienger
9. CHU-LIP
10. HEART
11. Renai Shashin

LOVE PiECE is Ai Otsuka’s fourth studio album. It was released September 26, 2007 and reached #1 on the weekly charts. So far it has sold almost 275,000 copies. The packaging was excellent. The first press CD-only version came with a photobook and a special colored case, picked randomly of six colors (pink, blue, green, black, yellow and purple). The first press CD+DVD version came with a special PV of a previous song U-Boat; it also came with the special colored case.
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October 20, 2007 at 7:33 pm Leave a comment

Ai Ostuka – PEACH / HEART

Tracklist
1. PEACH
2. HEART
3. Renai Shashin -Haru-
4. PEACH -Instrumental-
5. HEART -Instrumental-

PEACH / HEART is Ai’s 15th single and her second double A-side single. The first A-side, PEACH, was the ending theme song to the Japanese dorama adaptation of the popular manga, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (or just HanaKimi). It peaked at #1 on the daily and weekly charts and has currently sold about 70,000 copies.
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August 13, 2007 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

Ai Otsuka – CHU-LIP

CHU-LIP
Tracklist
1. CHU-LIP
2. Kimi ni Kaeru.
3. CHU-LIP -Instrumental-
4. Kimi ni Kaeru. -Instrumental-

CHU-LIP is Ai’s 14th single. It was released on February 21, 2007 and peaked at #2 on the Oricon daily charts, but fell to #3 for the weekly rankings. It has currently sold over 120,000 copies.
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August 7, 2007 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

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