Feel (Namie Amuro album)
|Studio album by Namie Amuro|
|Released||July 10, 2013
(see release history)
|Producer||Zedd, Ambience, Dsign Music, Anthony Maniscalco, Ryuichiro Yamaki, Fredro, Adam Kapit, DaWood, Steven Lee, JD Walker, Nao'ymt, HyGradem, Mental Audio|
|Namie Amuro chronology|
|Singles from Feel|
|Digital singles from Feel|
Feel (stylized as FEEL) is second bilingual studio album (and eleventh overall) by Japanese recording artist Namie Amuro, released on July 10, 2013 through Avex sub-label Dimension Point. The album was released nearly one year after her previous studio album, Uncontrolled (2012).
Promotion and release
The album was preceded by the release of her thirty-eighth single, "Big Boys Cry / Beautiful", on March 6, 2013. Both songs were used in commercials for Kose Esprique, however, "Beautiful" was not included in the album. Two songs from the album, "Contrail" and "Can You Feel This Love", were used as theme songs for the television drama Soratobu Kouhou Shitsu and the news program Mezamashi TV, respectively. "Contrail" was released as Amuro's sixth digital single on May 19, 2013 and "Hands on Me" as Amuro's seventh digital single on July 3, 2013. Both through Recochoku. In commercials for the album, the song "Alive" is used.
On 6 June 2013 on her official YouTube music videos included on DVD/Blu-ray were posted one per week.
In support of the album, Amuro embarked on The Namie Amuro Feel Tour 2013, which started on August 16, 2013, and finished on December 21, 2013.
Feel is Amuro's 11th album and 6th consecutive to debut at number one on the Oricon's weekly albums chart, with 247,000 copies. In the first day of release, the album sold 111,458 copies, surpassing Uncontrolled in terms of first day sales, and was the top selling album by a solo artist in 2013, also placing sixth on the Oricon Yearly Chart for 2013.
Official tracklist from Dimension Point site.
|1.||"Alive"||Anthony Maniscalco, Erika Nuri, Marc Malouf, Shridhar Solanki||A. Maniscalco, E. Nuri, M. Malouf, S. Solanki||A. Maniscalco||3:27|
|2.||"Rainbow"||Lukas Nathanson, Scott Effman, Lauren Dyson, Tiger||L. Nathanson, S. Effman, L. Dyson||Ambience||3:03|
|3.||"Can You Feel This Love"||CH, Erina||Ryuichiro Yamaki||R. Yamaki||4:00|
|4.||"Big Boys Cry"||Kanata Okajima, Nermin Harambasic, Anne Judith Wik, Ronny Svendsen, Hayley Aitken, Eirik Johansen, Jan Hallvard Larsen||N. Harambasic, A. Wik, R. Svendsen, H. Aitken, E. Johansen, J. Larsen||Mental Audio / DSign Music||3:22|
|5.||"Hands on Me"||Anesha Birchett, Antea Shelton, Fredrik "Fredro" Odesjo, Adam Kapit||A. Birchett, A. Shelton, F. Odesjo, A. Kapit||Fredro, A. Kapit||3:15|
|6.||"Heaven"||Emyli||Anton Zaslavski, Emyli, Tommy Clint||Zedd||3:31|
|7.||"Poison"||Tiger, N. Tranquillo||Nicole Tranquillo, A. Kapit||A. Kapit||3:51|
|8.||"La La La"||David Dawood, Natalia Hajjrar, Ana Diaz||D. Dawood, N. Hajjrar, A. Diaz||DaWood||2:59|
|9.||"Supernatural Love"||Steven Lee, Rike Boomgaarden||S. Lee, R. Boomgaarden||S. Lee||3:23|
|10.||"Let Me Let You Go"||Shelly Peiken, JD Walker||S. Peiken, JD Walker||JD Walker||4:02|
|12.||"Stardust in My Eyes"||Daniel Traynor, Karen Poole, Carmen Reece||D. Traynor, K. Poole, C. Reece||HyGrade||3:25|
|DVD/Blu-ray (Music Videos)|
|2.||"Big Boys Cry"||Daisuke "Nino" Ninomiya (IKIOI)|
|3.||"Contrail"||Daisuke "Nino" Ninomiya (IKIOI)|
|4.||"Hands on Me"||Daisuke "Nino" Ninomiya (IKIOI)|
|5.||"Heaven"||Daisuke "Nino" Ninomiya (IKIOI)|
|6.||"Let Me Let You Go"||Daisuke "Nino" Ninomiya (IKIOI)|
|7.||"Can You Feel This Love (English ver.) -Making Movie-"||IKIOI|
|Oricon Chart||Peak||Debut Sales||Sales Total||Chart Run|
|Daily Albums Chart||1||111,458 (first day sales)||392,092||40 weeks|
|Weekly Albums Chart||1||247,689|
|Monthly Albums Chart||1||339,220|
|Yearly Albums Chart||6||382,684|
|Billboard Japan Top Albums||1|
|Billboard World Albums||2|
Personnel details were sourced from Feel's liner notes booklet.
Visuals and imagery
Performers and musicians
Technical and production