Traveler (Hitomi album)

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Traveler
Studio album by Hitomi
Released May 12, 2004
Genre J-pop, pop rock
Label Love Life
Hitomi chronology
Huma-rhythm
(2002)
Traveler
(2004)
Love Concent
(2006)

Traveler is the seventh studio album of Japanese singer Hitomi. The album was formally released on May 12, 2004 by the Avex Trax label. This is the first album of Hitomi to be released in the CD+DVD format, which Avex first introduced to their artists in 2003.

Background[edit]

All lyrics on the album were written by Hitomi, and it features production of Zentaro Watanabe, Takamune Negishi and CMJK. In the album Hitomi tries many different music genres, from bossa nova to electronica.[1]

The album had two promotional singles. "Hikari", which was used as theme song of the TBS TV show Koisuru Honey Coming and from the double A-side single "Kokoro no Tabibito/Speed Star", the first one was used as theme song of the Fuji TV drama Rikon Bengoshi, and the last in TV commercials of Toshiba cellphones A5504T.

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Comodón Johnson"     José Luis Pardo Zentarō Watanabe 2:34
2. "Speed Star"   Hitomi, Triplane Hitomi, Triplane Takamune Negishi 4:43
3. "Shiawasette, Nan desu ka? (シアワセッテ、ナンデスカ??)"   Hitomi Hikari CMJK 4:22
4. "Anti (ア・ン・チ?)"   Hitomi Kunio Tago Negishi 4:30
5. "Hikari (ヒカリ?)"   Hitomi Hideyuki Obata Negishi 4:33
6. "Steady"   Hitomi Naruya Ihashi Watanabe 4:57
7. "Kaze no Message (風の伝言[2]?)"   Masayoshi Yamazaki Masayoshi Yamazaki Watanabe 3:41
8. "Like A Free Bird"   Hitomi Haruo Takimoto Negishi 4:56
9. "Status (ステータス?)"   Hitomi Masato Kitano Negishi 4:27
10. "Kokoro no Tabibito (心の旅人?)"   Hitomi Masato Kitano Watanabe 4:14
11. "Moment"   Hitomi Yuta Nakano Negishi 5:25
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Kokoro no Tabibito (心の旅人?)"    
2. "Speed Star"    

Charts and sales[edit]

Oricon sales charts (Japan)
Release Chart Peak Position Sales Total Chart Run
May 12, 2004 Oricon Daily Albums Chart
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 2 83,000 8 weeks[3]
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart

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