Ascension (Misia album)

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Ascension
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Studio album by Misia
Released February 7, 2007 (2007-02-07)
Recorded 2004-2006
Genre
Length 73:54 (Regular edition)
83:58 (First press edition)
78:33 (Re-release edition)
Label
Producer Misia
Misia chronology
Singer for Singer
(2004)
Ascension
(2007)
Eighth World
(2008)
Alternative covers
First press cover
First press cover
Singles from Ascension
  1. "Song for You"
    Released: August 1, 2005
  2. "Shinin' (Nijiiro no Rhythm)"
    Released: November 22, 2005
  3. "Luv Parade/Color of Life"
    Released: July 5, 2006
  4. "Sea of Dreams"
    Released: July 12, 2006

Ascension is the seventh studio album by Japanese R&B singer Misia, released on February 7, 2007.[1] It is her first album in over two years and last to be released under the Avex subsidiary Rhythmedia Tribe. The album was later re-released under BMG Japan.

The album is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Color of Life" Misia Misia, Joi 4:42
2. "Future Funk" Misia, Tiger Sakoshin 4:02
3. "Remember Lady" Misia Jun Sasaki 4:52
4. "TYO" Misia Misia, Sakoshin 3:45
5. "Taiyō ga Kureta Present" (太陽がくれたプレゼント Taiyō ga Kureta Purezento, "Present from the Sun") Misia Misia, Mits Ishibashi 4:07
6. "Stay in My Heart" Misia Sinkiroh 6:52
7. "Tsuki" (, "Moon") Kazufumi Miyazawa Sinkiroh 5:05
8. "Shinin' (Nijiiro no Rhythm)" (SHININ' ~虹色のリズム~ SHININ' ~Nijiiro no Rizumu~, "Shinin' (A Rainbow Rhythm)") Misia Joi 5:11
9. "Suna no Shiro" (砂の城, "Sand Castle") Hiroshi Takano Sinkiroh 4:47
10. "Angel" Misia, Shusui, Anders Dannvik Shusui, Dannvik 4:32
11. "Luv Parade" Misia Andreas Grill, Nick Malmestrom 4:09
12. "We Are the Music" Misia Toshiaki Matsumoto 5:37
13. "Song for You" Misia Katsunori Hoshi 5:54
14. "Hoshi no Ginka" (星の銀貨, "Silver Star Coin") Misia Sasaki 5:00

Charts[edit]

Oricon sales charts[edit]

Release date Chart Peak position Debut sales Sales total Chart run
February 7, 2007 Oricon Daily Albums Chart 2 127,768 10 weeks
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 2 73,054
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart 7
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 91

Physical sales charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Oricon Daily Albums Chart 2
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 2
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart 7
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 91
G-Music J-pop Chart[2] (Taiwan) 10
Five Music J-pop/K-pop Chart[3] (Taiwan) 9
Soundscan Albums Chart[4] 2

Release history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MISIA、ニュー・アルバム発表!". CDJournal (in Japanese). January 26, 2007. Retrieved January 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ G-Music 風雲榜 (東洋榜)
  3. ^ 五大唱片 (日韓榜)
  4. ^ 週刊 CDソフト TOP20

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