Regular Edition cover
|Studio album by AKB48|
|Released||April 7, 2010(Japan)|
|Label||You, Be Cool! / King|
|Singles from Kamikyokutachi|
Theater Edition cover featuring Atsuko Maeda
Kamikyokutachi (神曲たち?, "Masterpieces") is the first studio album, second album overall, by the Japanese idol group AKB48. It was released in Japan on April 7, 2010, and contains 16 songs, 14 of which had been previously released on singles. The album topped the Oricon weekly albums chart.
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The regular edition was released by King Records as a CD+DVD. The CD features 16 music tracks and the DVD has four video clips, three of which are choreography videos. In Japan, the album came with a photo of one of the 12 cover girls.[note 1]
A theater edition was also released by King Records.[when?] It consists of 14 of the 16 music tracks. Instead of the DVD, there is a bonus CD with an audio commentary by the group on the 14 songs. It is packaged with an autograph signing ticket event held at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall.[clarification needed]
All songs performed by the AKB48 title track singers except as listed below.
|2.||"Baby! Baby! Baby! Baby!"||Hiroshi Uesugi||4:01|
|3.||"Ōgoe Diamond" (大声ダイヤモンド)||Inoue||4:08|
|4.||"Kimi no Koto ga Suki Dakara" (君のことが好きだから)||Tetsuro Oda||Undergirls||4:09|
|5.||"Shonichi" (初日)||Mio Okada||AKB48 Team B||3:50|
|6.||"10nen Sakura" (10年桜)||Inoue||4:15|
|7.||"Tobenai Agehachō" (飛べないアゲハチョウ)||CandｚZy&Megane, Inoue||Undergirls||3:42|
|8.||"Namida Surprise!" (涙サプライズ!)||Inoue||4:42|
|9.||"Choose me!"||Yusuke Yamamoto||Team YJ (Team Young Jump)||4:02|
|10.||"Enkyori Poster" (遠距離ポスター)||Kota Ogawa||Team PB (Team Play-Boy)||3:18|
|11.||"Iiwake Maybe" (言い訳Maybe)||Shun Ryu||4:10|
|12.||"Hikōkigumo" (ひこうき雲)||Hideki Naruse||Theater Girls||4:01|
|13.||"Majisuka Rock 'n Roll" (マジスカロックンロール)||CandｚZy&Megane||3:41|
|14.||"Sakura no Shiori" (桜の栞)||Hiroshi Uesugi||4:01|
|15.||"Jibun Rashisa[note 3]" (自分らしさ)||Motoi Okuda||Erena Ono, Sumire Satō, Mayu Watanabe||5:02|
|16.||"Kimi to Niji to Taiyō to[note 3]" (君と虹と太陽と)||Shun Ryu||3:38|
|1.||"Ōgoe Diamond (choreography video)" (大声ダイヤモンド 振り付けビデオ)|
|2.||"Iiwake Maybe (choreography video)" (言い訳Maybe 振り付けビデオ)|
|3.||"River (choreography video)" (River 振り付けビデオ)|
|Oricon Weekly Albums Chart||1|
Sales and certifications
|Oricon sales||562,000|
|RIAJ physical shipping certification||Double Platinum |
- The overseas Asian edition did not feature the separate bonus photo.
- Akimoto lyrics credit shown on each track according to album insert.
- This song was not included on the Theater edition of the album.
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- Oricon profile (Japanese)