Seventh Heaven (Buck-Tick album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Seventh Heaven
Studio album by Buck-Tick
Released June 21, 1988 (1988-06-21)
September 19, 2002 (2002-09-19) (digital remaster)
September 5, 2007 (2007-09-05) (remaster)
Recorded February–April 1988 at Onkio Haus in Ginza, Tokyo; Sound Atelie in Osaka
Genre Power pop, punk rock
Length 40:45
Language Japanese, English
Label Victor
Producer Buck-Tick
Buck-Tick chronology
Sexual XXXXX!
(1987)
Seventh Heaven
(1988)
Taboo
(1989)

Seventh Heaven is the third studio album by the Japanese rock band Buck-Tick. It was released on vinyl, cassette and CD on June 21, 1988 through Victor Entertainment,[1] and has been certified gold by the RIAJ for sales over 100,000 copies. The album was digitally remastered and re-released on September 19, 2002, with two bonus tracks. It was remastered and re-released again on September 5, 2007. The lyrics for "Physical Neurose" mention Gregor Samsa, the main character of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. "...In Heaven...", "Oriental Love Story" and "Victims of Love" were later re-recorded for the group's compilation album Koroshi no Shirabe: This Is Not Greatest Hits (1992). Seventh Heaven peaked at number three on the Oricon charts and has sold 110,000 copies worldwide.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Atsushi Sakurai, except where noted, all music composed by Hisashi Imai, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Fragile Article" (Instrumental) 1:22
2. "...In Heaven..."   3:52
3. "Capsule Tears -Plastic Syndrome III-" (lyrics written by Imai) 4:45
4. "Castle in the Air" (lyrics written by Imai) 4:29
5. "Oriental Love Story"   6:26
6. "Physical Neurose" (lyrics written by Imai) 2:56
7. "Desperate Girl" (music written by Hidehiko Hoshino) 3:20
8. "Victims of Love"   4:26
9. "Memories..."   3:49
10. "Seventh Heaven" (lyrics written by Imai) 5:12
Total length:
40:45

Personnel[edit]

Additional performers

Production

  • Buck-Tick - producers
  • Yasuaki "V" Shindoh - engineer, mixing
  • Ken Sakaguchi - graphic design, cover art
  • Hisashi Imai - booklet design
  • Kazuhiro Kitaoka - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seventh Heaven". jame-world.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Seventh Heaven review". Buck-Tick Zone.com. Retrieved 2012-01-29.