Arashi No.1 Ichigou: Arashi wa Arashi o Yobu!

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Arashi No.1: Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu
ARASHI No.1〜嵐は嵐を呼ぶ〜
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Studio album by Arashi
Released January 24, 2001 (2001-01-24)
Recorded 1999–2001
Genre
Length 63:11
Label Pony Canyon
Arashi chronology
Arashi No.1: Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu
(2001)
Arashi Single Collection 1999–2001
(2002)Arashi Single Collection 1999–20012002
Singles from Arashi No.1: Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu
  1. "Arashi"
    Released: November 3, 1999
  2. "Sunrise Nippon"
    Released: April 5, 2000
  3. "Typhoon Generation"
    Released: July 12, 2000
  4. "Kansha Kangeki Ame Arashi"
    Released: November 8, 2000

Arashi No.1: Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu (ARASHI No.1〜嵐は嵐を呼ぶ〜, Arashi Number One: The Storm Calls The Storm)[fn 1] is the first studio album of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The album was released on January 24, 2001 in Japan under the record label Pony Canyon in two editions: a regular CD version containing a 32-page booklet and a limited version containing stickers and a deluxe box case.

Content[edit]

The album contains the singles "Arashi", which was used as the theme song for the band's mini-drama V no Arashi, "Sunrise Nippon", "Typhoon Generation" and "Kansha Kangeki Ame Arashi".

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number one on the Oricon chart with initial sales of 267,220 copies.[1] Until the release of All the Best! 1999–2009, the album remained the group's best-selling album with overall sales of around 323,000 for nearly ten years.[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Introduction: Storm"   Masaya Suzuki (鈴木 雅也, Suzuki Masaya) 1:45
2. "Arashi" J&T Kōji Makaino (馬飼 野康二, Makaino Kōji) 4:29
3. "Dangan Liner" Takeshi Shin Tanimoto (谷本 新, Tanimoto Shin) 4:09
4. "Sunrise Nippon" F&T Makaino 4:45
5. "Sawarenai" Masami Tozawa (戸沢 暢美, Tozawa Masami) Kenichi Shono (庄野 賢一, Shono Kenichi) 4:44
6. "Kansha Kangeki Ame Arashi" Tozawa Makaino 4:49
7. "Ai to Yūki to Cherry Pie" Tozawa Masayuki Iwata (岩田 雅之, Iwata Masayuki) 5:18
8. "Deep na Bouken" Tozawa Takehiko Iida (飯田 建彦, Iida Takehiko) 4:37
9. "Helpless" Yūki Shiina (椎名 祐生, Shiina Yūki) Zaki 5:10
10. "On Sunday" Tozawa Shigeki Moriyama (守山 茂樹, Moriyama Shigeki) 5:09
11. "Yasei Wo Shiritai" Yōji Kubota (久保田 洋司, Kubota Yōji) Zaki 4:33
12. "Allergy" Takeshi Iwata 4:05
13. "Kokoro Chirari" Takeshi Kazuhiro Hara (原 一博, Hara Kazuhiro) 4:37
14. "Typhoon Generation" Kubota Makaino 5:01

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Album Weekly Chart[1] 1

Certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 323,000[2] Platinum[3]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog
Japan January 24, 2001 (2001-01-24) Pony Canyon CD PCCJ-00004[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The No.1 is pronounced as Ichigō (イチゴウ).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2001年02月第1週の邦楽アルバムランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved September 26, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b 嵐、昨年発売のベスト盤を上回る初日27.5万枚でデイリー1位 (in Japanese). Oricon. 2010-08-04. Archived from the original on 29 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  3. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 2001年2月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. February 2001 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 497: 8. April 10, 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "ARASHI NO.1 (ICHIGOU) 嵐は嵐を呼ぶ". Johnny's net. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"The Greatest Hits" by Love Psychedelico
Oricon Weekly number one album
February 5, 2001
Succeeded by
"Best! Morning Musume 1" by Morning Musume