5th Dimension (album)

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5th Dimension
Momoiro Clover Z - 5th Dimension (Regular Edition, KICS-1899) cover.jpg
Regular Edition cover
Studio album by Momoiro Clover Z
ReleasedApril 10, 2013 (2013-04-10) (Japan, CD)
August 4, 2013 (2013-08-04) (Japan, LP)
Genre
LabelStarchild Records
Momoiro Clover Z chronology
Battle and Romance
(2011)
5th Dimension
(2013)
Iriguchi no Nai Deguchi
(2013)
Singles from 5th Dimension
  1. "Rōdō Sanka"
    Released: November 23, 2011
  2. "Mōretsu Uchū Kōkyōkyoku Dai 7 Gakushō "Mugen no Ai""
    Released: March 7, 2012
  3. "Otome Sensō"
    Released: June 27, 2012
  4. "Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimitachi yo"
    Released: November 21, 2012
Music videos on Limited Edition B DVD
Momorio Clover Z "Neo Stargate"
Momorio Clover Z "Birth 0 Birth"
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Rolling Stone Japan4/5 stars[1]

5th Dimension (5TH DIMENSION, Fifusu Dimenshon[2]) is the second studio album by the Japanese girl group Momoiro Clover Z. It was released in Japan on April 10, 2013.[3][4]

Release details[edit]

On March 13, 2013, the album's lead song "Neo Stargate" was released on iTunes and Recochoku for digital download.[5][6] On the same day, the video for the song was uploaded to the Stardust Promotion official YouTube channel.[7][8][9][10]

The album was released in 3 versions: Regular Edition and Limited Editions A and B.[11] The regular edition is CD-only, the limited edition A includes a CD with a live performance, and the limited edition B includes a DVD with 2 music videos.

5th Dimension was said by members to be a concept album that you should listen to in the track order.[12][13]

The album sold 102,855 copies in its first day and debuted on top of the Oricon daily chart, with Momoiro Clover's first album Battle and Romance at number two.[14]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Neo Stargate" (Neo STARGATE) 
2."Kasō Dystopia" (仮想ディストピア Kasō Disutopia "Virtual Dystopia") 
3."Mōretsu Uchū Kōkyōkyoku Dai 7 Gakushō "Mugen no Ai"" (猛烈宇宙交響曲・第七楽章「無限の愛」 "Fierce Space Symphony, Seventh Movement "Infinite Love"") 
4."5 The Power" (5 The POWER) 
5."Rōdō Sanka" (労働讃歌 "Hymn to Labor") 
6."Get Down!" (ゲッダーン! Geddān!) 
7."Otome Sensō" (Z女戦争 "Girl'Z War") 
8."Tsuki to Gingami Hikōsen" (月と銀紙飛行船 "The Moon and a Silver-paper Airship") 
9."Birth 0 Birth" (BIRTH Ø BIRTH Bāsu Ō Bāsu) 
10."Jōkyu Monogatari -Carpe Diem-" (上球物語 -Carpe diem- "Story of Going to the Earth -Carpe Diem-"[15]) 
11."Soratobu! Ozashiki Ressha" (宙飛ぶ!お座敷列車 "Flying in the Sky! Tatami-room Train") 
12."Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimitachi yo" (サラバ、愛しき悲しみたちよ "Farewell, My Dear Sorrows") 
13."Hai to Diamond" (灰とダイヤモンド Hai to Daiyamondo "Ashes and Diamonds") 

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Oricon Daily Albums Chart[16] 1
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 1
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart[17] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolling Stone Japan Edition review
  2. ^ "ももクロ2ndアルバム「5TH DIMENSION」で異次元に突入". Natalie. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2013-03-14.
  3. ^ "ももクロが異次元進化「5TH DIMENSION」衝撃ビジュアル". Natalie. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-03-14.
  4. ^ "ももクロがマスクマンに進化!? 最新ビジュアル解禁". Oricon Style. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-03-14.
  5. ^ "ももクロ ニューアルバムツアー開幕、新曲先行配信&MVが公開スタート". Musicman-net.com. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  6. ^ Animate TV (2013-03-13). "ももいろクローバーZのニューアルバムツアー開幕! 「Neo STARGATE」の先行配信決定!! そしてミュージックビデオも解禁!". Yahoo Japan. Archived from the original on 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  7. ^ "ももクロ、アルバム収録曲「Neo STARGATE」のMV公開 ファンの評価は賛否両論 - はてなブックマークニュース" (in Japanese). B! News. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  8. ^ "ももクロ有安杏果が今年初歌唱「笑顔で歌えた」". Oricon. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  9. ^ "ももクロ、新アルバムより第1弾リード曲"Neo STARGATE"のPV解禁". Tower Records Online.
  10. ^ "ももクロ、ニューアルバムツアー開幕". Yomiuri Online. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  11. ^ "ももクロ、今度は日産スタジアム 過去最大の巨大会場でライブ決定". animeanime.jp. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-03-14.
  12. ^ "ナタリー - [Power Push] ももいろクローバーZ「5TH DIMENSION」特集 (1-8)". Natalie. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  13. ^ 久保田泰平 (2013-04-10). "インタビュー ももいろクローバーZ 『5TH DIMENSION』". tower.jp. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  14. ^ "CDアルバム デイリーランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング / 2013年04月09日のCDアルバムデイリーランキング(2013年04月09日付)" (in Japanese). Oricon. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  15. ^ zopp (2013-04-10). "上球物語-Carpe diem-の大解剖". Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  16. ^ "CDアルバム デイリーランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング / 2013年04月09日のCDアルバムデイリーランキング(2013年04月09日付)". Oricon. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  17. ^ "CDアルバム 月間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング / 2013年04月のCDアルバム月間ランキング(2013年04月度)" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2013-05-24.

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