5 Ahead

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5 Ahead
Studio album by Tokio
Released December 5, 2001
Genre Japanese Rock/Pop
Length 1:17:01
Label Universal Music
Tokio chronology
Best EP Selection of Tokio II
(2001)
5 Ahead
(2001)
Glider
(2003)

5 Ahead is the seventh studio album by Japanese band Tokio. It was released on December 5, 2001. [1] It was the first album to be released under Universal Music Japan. The album reached eighth place on the Oricon weekly chart and charted for six weeks.[2]

It should be noted that the name of the Album is a pun: 5 in Japanese is pronounced Go; thus, the real name of the album is GO AHEAD.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arrangement Length
1. "5 Ahead"   0:30
2. "Hey! Mr Sampling Man"   Koutarou Kubota Koutarou Kubota Koutarou Kubota 4:21
3. "DR."   Koutarou Kubota Koutarou Kubota Koutarou Kubota and KAM 4:08
4. "Doitsumo Koitsumo (Album Version)"   Jun Abe Jun Abe KaaTo 4:30
5. "Baby Blue"   Shigeru Joshima Shigeru Joshima Taku Yoshioka 4:57
6. "04515"   Hikari Hikari Hikari 4:09
7. "Only One Song"   Twune Twune Kanichirou Kubo 4:18
8. "Kanpai!!"   Masato Ochi, Bill Martin、and Philip Coulter Kenichi Ase, Bill Martin、and Philip Coulter Motoki Funayama and Tatsuo Nagami 3:34
9. "Sugarless Love"   Masato Ochi Akio Shimizu Tomoki Ishitzuka 3:44
10. "T2"   Taichi Kokubun Taichi Kokubun Taichi Kokubun and KAM 3:28
11. "36°C (Original Words and Music by John Peppard and Marwenna Diame)"   Shigeru Joshima Shigeru Joshima Yoshihiko Chino 3:44
12. "Message"   Koutarou Kubota Koutarou Kubota KAM 4:43
13. "Symphonic"   Hikari Hikari KAM 5:46
14. "Hitoribocchi no Haburashi (Acoustic Version)"   Tsunku Tsunku Yuichi Takahashi 4:46

Disc 2[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arrangement Length
1. "Opening ~Talk 1"   5:30
2. "The Future Is Chance of Infinity"   Yasuhiro Satou Yasuhiro Satou Yasuhiro Satou and KAM 1:34
3. "Talk 2"   8:54
4. "Yesterday's (Acoustic Version)"   Akio Shimizu Akio Shimizu KAM 4:34

Personnel[edit]

  • Shigeru Joshima – guitar
  • Tomoya Nagase – lead vocalist, guitar
  • Masahiro Matsuoka – drums
  • Taichi Kokubun – keyboard
  • Tatsuya Yamaguchi – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Japanese) "Johnny's Net TOKIO Discography - Albums". Retrieved 2009-10-02. 
  2. ^ (Japanese) "TOKIO-リリース-ORICON STYLE ミュージック". Retrieved 2010-02-17.