Answer (album)

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Answer
Studio album by Angela Aki
Released February 25, 2009
Genre Pop
Length 69:50
Label Sony Music Japan
Angela Aki chronology
Today
(2007)
Answer
(2009)
Life
(2010)
Singles from ANSWER
  1. "Tegami (Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e)"
    Released: September 17, 2008

ANSWER, released on February 25, 2009 is Angela Aki's 3rd Japanese studio album. It sold 74,068 copies in its first week, peaking at Number 1 on the Oricon charts. It includes a re-recording of We're All Alone, a song that she had previously covered on One. This marks the second time Angela has re-recorded a song from that 2005 Indie album for inclusion on a major label release. It was released in two editions - the regular Cd edition, and a limited first-press only edition which includes a DVD.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Tegami (Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e) (手紙 ~拝啓 十五の君へ~ Letter ~Greetings to a 15 Year Old~?)"   5:15
2. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"   5:02
3. "ANSWER"   4:34
4. "Somebody Stop Me"   4:14
5. "Dahlia (ダリア?)"   7:40
6. "Final Destination"   4:40
7. "Our Story"   4:22
8. "Tasogare (黄昏 Evening?)"   5:17
9. "We're All Alone (Boz Scaggs Cover)"   4:35
10. "Reflection (リフレクション?)"   4:18
11. "Requiem (レクイエム?)"   10:37
12. "Black Glasses (In Collaboration with Ben Folds)"   3:44
13. "Fighter (ファイター?)"   9:19
(+DVD)(First Press Limited Edition)
No. Title Length
1. "Tegami: Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e Sotsugyō (Music documentary film)"    
2. "NHK Minna no Uta "Tegami: Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e" (Video animation)"    
3. "Tegami: Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e (Video Karaoke)"    
4. "Tegami: Haikei Jūgo no Kimi e (Music Video)"    

Charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Oricon Albums Chart Peak Position Debut Sales (copies) Sales Total (copies) Chart Run
February 25, 2009 Daily Chart # 1 9,600 (first day) 168,408 36 weeks
Weekly Chart # 1 74,068
Monthly Chart # 9 124,271
Yearly Chart (2009) # 52 161,098

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Distributing label Catalogue codes
Japan February 25, 2009 (2009-02-25)[1][2] CD, CD/DVD, digital download Sony ESCL-3170, ESCL-3168~9
Hong Kong February 27, 2009 (2009-02-27)[3][4] CD 88697464432
Singapore
Taiwan March 6, 2009 (2009-03-06)[5]
South Korea March 10, 2009 (2009-03-10)[6][7] CD, digital download 2374423
Japan March 14, 2009 (2009-03-14)[8] Rental CD ESCL-3170

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANSWER" (in Japanese). Sony. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "ANSWER【初回生産限定盤】" (in Japanese). Sony. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ANGELA AKI - ANSWER". hmv.co.hk. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "ANGELA AKI - ANSWER". hmv.co.sg. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Angela Aki / ANSWER" (in Chinese). Books.com.tw. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ "ANGELA AKI - ANSWER" (in Korean). Hot Tracks. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Answer" (in Korean). Bugs. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  8. ^ "ANSWER/アンジェラ・アキ" (in Japanese). Tsutaya. Retrieved June 6, 2014.