Kai (Dir En Grey album)

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Kai
改-KAI-
Remix album by Dir En Grey
Released August 22, 2001
Genre Industrial metal
Length 71:15
Label Firewall Div./SMEJ
Producer Dir En Grey
Dir En Grey chronology
Macabre
(2000)
Kai
(2001)
Kisou
(2002)

Kai (改-KAI- Modified-KAI-?) (also known as 改-KAI- REMIX01) is a remix album released by Dir En Grey on August 22, 2001. It features remixes of songs from the band's first two studio albums, Gauze and Macabre, as well as the Ain't Afraid to Die single. The songs were remixed not only by outside musicians, but also by members of the Dir en Grey themselves. Five of the album's tracks had been previously released as B-sides on various singles.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Remixer(s) Length
1. "Hydra (Buzzout Mix)"   Munenori Takada, Ayumi Yasui 6:08
2. "Rasetsukoku (Za Downtown Funkmaster Remix)" (羅刹国 Za downtown funkmaster remix; "Man-eating Devil Country") BANANAICE 6:23
3. "Taiyou no ao -Mix®-"   Toshiya 4:21
4. "304 goushitsu, hakushi no sakura (Sub Dub Mix)" (304号室、白死の桜 Sub Dub mix; "Room 304, cherry blossoms of white death") DJ Chan-K 6:54
5. "Ain't Afraid to Die ~With Frosted Ambience~"   Die 5:47
6. "egnirys cimredopyh +) An Injection (PCM Re-Constructed Attack)"   Phab Com Masters 6:37
7. "Macabre -Sanagi no yume wa ageha no hane- (Tears of Scorpion Mix)" (MACABRE —揚羽ノ羽ノ夢ハ— Tears of Scorpion Mix; "MACABRE -The Chrysalis' Dream is the Swallowtail's Wings-") Munenori Takada, Shuichi Ikebuchi 6:25
8. "Myaku [8½ Convert]" (脈 8½ convert; "Pulse") Kaoru 4:24
9. "Wake (Susumu Yokota Remix)" (理由 Susumu Yokota Remix; "Reason") Susumu Yokota 3:35
10. "Ain't Afraid to Die (Irrésistible Mix)"   Shinya 6:14
11. "raison detre (Nanago Mix)"   DJ Chan-K 5:46
12. "【KR】cube -K.K. Vomit Mix-"   Kyo 2:30
13. "Hotarubi (The Name of the Rose Mix)" (蛍火 THE NAME OF THE ROSE MIX; "Light of a firefly") Issay 6:11

Notes[edit]

  • Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13 are remixes of songs found on Macabre.
  • Tracks 4 and 11 are remixes of songs found on Gauze.
  • Tracks 5 and 10 are remixes of Ain't Afraid to Die, and were originally released and its accompanying single.
  • Track 3 was originally released on the Taiyou no ao single.
  • Track 8 was originally released on the Myaku single.
  • Track 12 was originally released on the [KR]cube single.