L'Arc-en-Ciel discography

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The discography of L'Arc-en-Ciel, a rock band from Osaka, Japan, formed in 1991. The group has sold over 13 million albums, 16 million singles, and millions of merchandise, including home videos. In 2003, L'Arc-en-Ciel were ranked 58 on HMV Japan's list of the top 100 Japanese pop artists.[1]

Albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position First week sales Total Sales
1993 Dune
  • Released: April 27, 1993
1
1994 Tierra
  • Released: July 14, 1994
7 29,280 161,180
1995 Heavenly
  • Released: September 1, 1995
3 79,630 390,640
1996 True
  • Released: December 12, 1996
1 262,830 1,428,300
1998 Heart
  • Released: February 25, 1998
1 711,480 1,551,490
1999 Ark
  • Released: July 1, 1999
1 1,533,110 2,274,920
Ray
  • Released: July 1, 1999
2 1,489,480 2,137,600
2000 Real
  • Released: August 30, 2000
1 811,260 1,097,760
2004 Smile
  • Released: March 31, 2004
2 267,814 378,748
DUNE 10th Anniversary Edition
  • Released: April 21, 2004
5 37,132 65,575
2005 Awake
  • Released: June 22, 2005
1 225,137 358,703
2006 ark 15th Anniversary Expanded Edition
  • Released: Dec 13, 2006
  • Note :ark 15th Anniversary Expanded Edition is a limited edition special reissue featuring new cover art and remastered tracks.
13 29,820 40,143
ray 15th Anniversary Expanded Edition
  • Released: Dec 13, 2006
  • Note :ray 15th Anniversary Expanded Edition is a limited edition special reissue featuring new cover art and remastered tracks.
12 30,261 41,561
2007 Kiss
  • Released: November 21, 2007
1 220,649 327,496
2012 Butterfly
  • Released: February 8, 2012
1 170,855 235,660

Compilations[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position First week sales Total Sales
2001 Clicked Singles Best 13
  • Released: March 14, 2001
1 802,530 1,241,500
2003 The Best of L'Arc-en-Ciel 1994-1998
  • Released: March 19, 2003
6 120,471 180,662
The Best of L'Arc-en-Ciel 1998-2000
  • Released: March 19, 2003
4 124,112 193,086
The Best of L'Arc-en-Ciel C/W
  • Released: March 19, 2003
8 106,376 141,419
2010 Quadrinity ~Member's Best Selections~
  • Released: March 10, 2010
2 85,962 116,871
2011 Twenity 1991-1996
  • Released: February 16, 2011
12 10,188 16,543
Twenity 1997-1999
  • Released: February 16, 2011
11 11,500 21,114
Twenity 2000-2010
  • Released: February 16, 2011
7 12,518 22,396
2012 World Best Selection
  • Released: March 03, 2012
8 8,861 10,000+

Remixes[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single details Peak chart position[2] First week sales Total Sales Album
1992 "Floods of Tears/Yasouka" (Floods of tears/夜想花?)
  • Released:
- - - Dune
1994 "Blurry Eyes"
  • Released: 1994/10/21
12 21,120 67,580 Tierra
1995 "Vivid Colors"
  • Released: 1995/07/06
16 46,280 132,677 Heavenly
"Natsu no Yuu-utsu (Time to Say Good-bye)" (夏の憂鬱 [time to say good-bye]?)
  • Released: 1995/10/21
15 27,080 82,609
1996 "Kaze ni Kienaide" (風にきえないで?)
  • Released: 1996/07/08
4 105,960 210,625 True
Flower
  • Released: 1996/10/17
5 84,680 336,090
"Lies and Truth"
  • Released: 1996/11/21
6 106,720 299,809
1997 "Niji" (?)
  • Released: 1997/10/17
3 330,030 723,211 Heart
1998 "Winter Fall"
  • Released: 1998/01/28
1 343,860 849,835
"Dive to Blue"
  • Released: 1998/03/25
1 310,150 859,035 Ark
"Honey"
  • Released: 1998/07/08
1 544,110 1,238,414 Ray
"Kasou" (花葬?)
  • Released: 1998/07/08
4 507,690 1,049,639
"Shinshoku ~Lose Control~" (浸食 ~Lose Control~?)
  • Released: 1998/07/08
2 519,000 938,401
"Snow Drop"
  • Released: 1998/10/07
1 552,130 1,146,101
"Forbidden Lover"
  • Released: 1998/10/14
1 509,850 838,815 Ark
1999 "Heaven's Drive"
  • Released: 1999/04/21
1 483,890 1,123,580
"Pieces"
  • Released: 1999/06/02
1 634,040 734,710
"Driver's High"
  • Released: 1999/08/11
2 202,570 340,480
"Love Flies"
  • Released: 1999/10/27
1 362,030 514,450 Real
2000 "Neo Universe/Finale"
  • Released: 2000/01/19
1 537,380 1,103,880
"Stay Away"
  • Released: 2000/07/19
2 504,290 733,660
2001 "Spirit Dreams Inside -Another Dream-"
  • Released: 2001/09/05
1 201,020 287,050 Smile
2004 "Ready Steady Go"
  • Released: 2004/02/04
1 163,102 310,534
"Hitomi no Juunin" (瞳の住人?)
  • Released: 2004/03/03
1 111,692 170,370
"Jiyuu e no Shoutai" (自由への招待?)
  • Released: 2004/06/02
1 131,704 215,134 Awake
2005 "Killing Me"
  • Released: 2005/01/13
1 120,073 193,772
"New World"
  • Released: 2005/04/06
1 131,181 183,181
"Jojoushi" (叙情詩?)
  • Released: 2005/05/18
1 110,513 145,718
"Link"
  • Released: 2005/07/20
2 156,084 235,751 Kiss
2006 "The Fourth Avenue Café"
  • Released: 2006/08/30
5 25,079 49,916 True
2007 "Seventh Heaven"
  • Released: 2007/05/30
1 111,969 143,769 Kiss
"My Heart Draws a Dream"
  • Released: 2007/08/29
1 112,607 147,634
"Daybreak's Bell"
  • Released: 2007/10/10
1 115,673 181,306
"Hurry Xmas"
  • Released: 2007/11/14
2 102,593 188,123
2008 "Drink It Down (L'Arc-en-Ciel song)"
  • Released: 2008/04/02
1 94,086 125,728 Butterfly
"Nexus 4/Shine"
  • Released: 2008/08/27
2 109,752 135,295
2010 "Bless"
  • Released: 2010/01/27
2 80,859 109,456
2011 "Good Luck My Way"
  • Released: 2011/06/29
4 94,826 129,658
"X X X (song)"
  • Released: 2011/10/12
1 81,414 115,001
"Chase"
  • Released: 2011/10/12
2 71,894 95,647

Limited digital download songs[edit]

Year Title Japan
Oricon Top 100
Album
2010 "I Love Rock 'n Roll" Twenity 2000–2010

Home videos[edit]

Title VHS release date LD release date DVD release date
L'Arc-en-Ciel March 16, 1992 --- ---
Touch of Dune October 21, 1993 --- ---
Nemuri ni Yosete (眠りによせて) July 1, 1994 --- December 17, 2003
Siesta ~Film of Dreams~ December 1, 1994 --- December 17, 2003
And She Said May 21, 1995 --- December 17, 2003
Heavenly ~Films~ March 21, 1996 Mach 21, 1996 December 17, 2003
A Piece of Reincarnation April 22, 1998 --- August 11, 1999 - December 17, 2003
Heart ni Hi wo Tsukero! (ハートに火をつけろ!) December 23, 1998 --- August 11, 1999 - December 17, 2003
Chronicle August 11, 1999 --- August 11, 1999
1999 Grand Cross Conclusion December 1, 1999 --- December 1, 1999
Chronicle 2 March 28, 2001 --- March 28, 2001
Club Circuit 2000 Realive -No Cut- June 20, 2001 --- June 20, 2001
7 --- --- December 17, 2003
Live in U.S.A. ~At 1st Mariner Arena July 31, 2004~ --- --- December 8, 2004
Smile Tour 2004 ~全国編~ --- --- June 1, 2005
Awake Tour 2005 --- --- December 14, 2005
Asialive 2005 --- --- June 21, 2006
Chronicle 0 -Zero- --- --- February 14, 2007
Five Live Archives --- --- April 4, 2007
15th L'Anniversary Live --- --- September 12, 2007
Chronicle 3 --- --- December 5, 2007
Are you Ready? 2007 Mata Heart ni Hi wo Tsukero! in Okinawa --- --- April 2, 2008
Tour 2007-2008 Theater of Kiss --- --- August 27, 2008
Chronicle 4 --- --- February 25, 2009
Documentary Films ~Trans Asia via Paris~ --- --- March 25, 2009
Live in Paris --- --- May 20, 2009
Tour 2008 L'7 ~Trans Asia via Paris~ --- --- March 31, 2010
Five Live Archives 2 --- --- April 6, 2011
20th L'Anniversary Live --- --- December 28, 2011
Live at Madison Square Garden WORLD TOUR 2012 --- --- December 26, 2012
20th L'Anniversary WORLD TOUR 2012 THE FINAL LIVE at NATIONAL STADIUM --- --- March 20, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 100 Japanese pops Artists - No.58" (in Japanese). HMV Japan. 2003-10-04. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  2. ^ "ミスチル、ニューアルバム完成!(Mr.Children and new album completion!)". oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-06-17.