Ascension (Misia album)

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Ascension
Studio album by Misia
Released February 7, 2007 (2007-02-07)
(see release history)
Recorded 2004-2006
Genre R&B, soul, pop, dance, lounge, house
Length 73:54 (Regular edition)
83:58 (First press edition)
78:33 (Re-release edition)
Label Rhythmedia Tribe
BMG Japan (Re-release)
Producer Misia
Misia chronology
Singer for Singer
(2004)
Ascension
(2007)
Eighth World
(2008)
Alternative covers
First press cover
Singles from Ascension
  1. "Song for You"
    Released: August 1, 2005 (2005-08-01)
  2. "Shinin' (Nijiiro no Rhythm)"
    Released: November 22, 2005 (2005-11-22)
  3. "Luv Parade/Color of Life"
    Released: July 5, 2006 (2006-07-05)
  4. "Sea of Dreams"
    Released: July 12, 2006 (2006-07-12)

Ascension is the seventh studio album by Japanese R&B singer Misia, released on February 7, 2007.[1] It is her first album in over two years and last to be released under the Avex subsidiary Rhythmedia Tribe. The album was later re-released under BMG Japan.

The album is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Color of Life"   Misia Misia, Joi 4:42
2. "Future Funk"   Misia, Tiger Sakoshin 4:02
3. "Remember Lady"   Misia Jun Sasaki 4:52
4. "TYO"   Misia Misia, Sakoshin 3:45
5. "Taiyō ga Kureta Present" (太陽がくれたプレゼント Taiyō ga Kureta Purezento, "Present from the Sun") Misia Misia, Mits Ishibashi 4:07
6. "Stay in My Heart"   Misia Sinkiroh 6:52
7. "Tsuki" (, "Moon") Kazufumi Miyazawa Sinkiroh 5:05
8. "Shinin' (Nijiiro no Rhythm)" (SHININ' ~虹色のリズム~ SHININ' ~Nijiiro no Rizumu~, "Shinin' (A Rainbow Rhythm)") Misia Joi 5:11
9. "Suna no Shiro" (砂の城, "Sand Castle") Hiroshi Takano Sinkiroh 4:47
10. "Angel"   Misia, Shusui, Anders Dannvik Shusui, Dannvik 4:32
11. "Luv Parade"   Misia Andreas Grill, Nick Malmestrom 4:09
12. "We Are the Music"   Misia Toshiaki Matsumoto 5:37
13. "Song for You"   Misia Katsunori Hoshi 5:54
14. "Hoshi no Ginka" (星の銀貨, "Silver Star Coin") Misia Sasaki 5:00

Charts[edit]

Oricon sales charts[edit]

Release date Chart Peak position Debut sales Sales total Chart run
February 7, 2007 Oricon Daily Albums Chart 2 127,768 10 weeks
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 2 73,054
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart 7
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 91

Physical sales charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Oricon Daily Albums Chart 2
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 2
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart 7
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 91
G-Music J-pop Chart[2] (Taiwan) 10
Five Music J-pop/K-pop Chart[3] (Taiwan) 9
Soundscan Albums Chart[4] 2

Release history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MISIA、ニュー・アルバム発表!". CDJournal (in Japanese). January 26, 2007. Retrieved January 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ G-Music 風雲榜 (東洋榜)
  3. ^ 五大唱片 (日韓榜)
  4. ^ 週刊 CDソフト TOP20

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