Dim (album)

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DIM
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Studio album by The Gazette
Released July 15, 2009 (JP)
Genre Alternative metal, hard rock, progressive rock, metalcore
Length 59:33
Label PS Company / King Records (JP)
The Gazette chronology
Stacked Rubbish
(2007)
Dim
(2009)
Toxic
(2011)
Singles from Dim
  1. "Guren"
    Released: February 13, 2008
  2. "Leech"
    Released: November 12, 2008
  3. "Distress and Coma"
    Released: March 25, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Neo Magazine 4.5/5 stars[2]

Dim is the fourth studio album by Japanese rock band The Gazette. It was released on July 15, 2009 in Japan. It includes the three lead up singles: "Guren", "Leech", and "Distress and Coma". The album scored #2 on the Oricon Daily Charts and #5 on the Oricon Weekly Charts, selling 37,797 copies in its first week.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Ruki; all music composed by the GazettE.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hakuri (剥離; Detachment)" Ruki 1:43
2. "The Invisible Wall" Ruki 3:59
3. "A Moth Under the Skin" Aoi 2:57
4. "Leech" Ruki 4:15
5. "Nakigahara (泣ヶ原; Crying Fields)" Ruki 7:19
6. "Erika (エ リ カ)" the GazettE 0:53
7. "HEADACHE MAN (Originally B-side for Distress and Coma" Ruki 3:54
8. "Guren (紅蓮; Crimson Lotus)" Ruki 5:40
9. "Shikyū (「子宮」; Womb)" the GazettE 0:43
10. "13STAIRS[-]1" Uruha 5:03
11. "Distress and Coma" Ruki 5:15
12. "Kanshoku (「感触」; Feeling)" the GazettE 0:52
13. "Shiroki Yūutsu (白き優鬱; White Depression)" Aoi 4:29
14. "In the Middle of Chaos" Ruki 3:02
15. "Mōrō (「朦朧」; Dim)" the GazettE 0:23
16. "Ogre" Ruki 3:14
17. "Dim Scene" Uruha 5:12
DVD (limited edition only)
  1. "The Invisible Wall" Music Clip
  2. "The Other Side of Dim" A collection of recording clips from the studio.

The Limited Edition sold at Tower Records also came packaged with a Car Bumper Sticker, 5 Postcards and a Poster

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eremenko, Alexey. "Review: Dim". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Smith, Tom (October 2009), Neo Magazine (63 ed.), United Kingdom: Uncooked Media, p. 78 
  3. ^ "Dim Oricon Ranking". oricon.co.jp. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

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