Duty (album)

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Duty
Ayumi Hamasaki with black hair wearing a leopard print outfit that includes a long tail. In lowercase, "ayumi hamasaki" is written vertically on the left edge.
Studio album by Ayumi Hamasaki
Released September 27, 2000 (2000-09-27)
Genre Alternative rock, Pop rock
Length 51:45
Label Avex Trax
Producer Max Matsuura
Ayumi Hamasaki chronology
Loveppears
(1999)
Duty
(2000)
A Best
(2001)
Singles from Duty
  1. "Vogue"
    Released: April 26, 2000
  2. "Far Away"
    Released: May 17, 2000
  3. "Seasons"
    Released: June 7, 2000
  4. "Surreal"
    Released: September 27, 2000
  5. "Audience"
    Released: November 1, 2000

Duty is the third full-length studio album by Ayumi Hamasaki, released September 27, 2000 by Avex Trax. As with her previous works, Hamasaki wrote the album's lyrics, which share a central theme of loneliness, chaos, confusion, and the burden of the responsibilities carried with fame. Musically, Duty takes influences from rock music and rock-pop, a departure from the sound of previous effort Loveppears, which was primarily an electronic dance record.

To build hype for Duty, Hamasaki released three singles between April and June 2000. These are referred to as the "Trilogy"; their music videos form a story about a post-apocalyptic world. Lyrically, they express hopelessness and reflect on Hamasaki's disappointment that she had failed to express herself in writing her previous songs; they also express a sense of shame in her public image. The first single, "Vogue", debuted at number three on the Oricon Singles chart and went on to sell over 700,000 copies. The second single, "Far Away", sold over 510,000 copies, but, like "Vogue", failed to reach the number one spot, stalling at number two. Third single "Seasons" became her fifth number one on the Oricon Singles chart. It remains her second-best selling single to date, with sales exceeding 1.3 million copies in Japan. Two further singles, "Surreal" and "Audience", reached the top five of the Oricon singles chart. Duty was also promoted with a number of live performances, including her first countdown concert.

Duty experienced immense commercial success, debuting at number one on the Oricon Albums chart with first week sales of 1,682,760 copies and topping the chart for four weeks. It became her second consecutive album to sell over one million copies in its first week. The single "Surreal" was released simultaneously along with the album and the DVD Ayumi Hamasaki Concert Tour 2000 Vol.1. All three claimed the top position on the Oricon Weekly album, single, and video charts, making Hamasaki the first artist to accomplish this feat. Duty is also Ayumi Hamasaki's highest selling studio album and second best-selling release (after A Best), with sales of 2,904,420 copies in Japan. The album has been certified 3x Million by The Recording Industry Association of Japan. The album also stayed in the Top 30 for 20 weeks, and is her only album to remain in the Top 30 for that long. Duty is the 22nd best-selling album in Japan of all time[1] and the 6th best selling Japanese album of the 21st century.[2]

Background[edit]

She released two albums in 1999: A Song for ×× and Loveppears. The first spawned her debut single "Poker Face" (April 1998). The song was not a major hit and peaked at twenty.[3] Her second single "You" also reached twenty in Japan.[4] The next singles "Trust" and "Depend on You" were more successful, peaking inside the top ten on Oricon and was certified gold by the RIAJ.[5][6] Both albums sold over one million units in Japan and the first was certified million by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ); the latter sold over two million and was certified double million.[A][7][8][9]

A Song for xx was not well-received from most music critics, calling it "unassuming" and felt the music was "plain" and "cautious pop rock."[10] Loveppears transitioned to dance music and achieved better reviews.[11] Hamasaki released three limited edition singles in 1999 and 2000: "Appears" (November 1999), "Kanariya" (December 1999) and "Fly High" (February 2000), all achieving a gold certification by RIAJ.[9][12][13][14] Hamasaki begun work on Duty and followed a similar musical concept like her first two albums.[15]

Composition[edit]

The lyrics to the tracks from Duty are written by Hamasaki and featured an English-language phrase in "Audience".[16] "Audience" became her third song and second song penned by her to have incorporated English-language lyrics after "Whatever" and b-side "Love: Since 1999" from her single "Love (Destiny)" (April 1999).[B] During the writing process of Duty, Hamasaki found it "unnatural" and was constantly "nervous".[17] Majority of the lyrics were about loneliness, chaos, confusion, and the burden of her responsibilities, aimed mostly towards her public image as an recording artist.[15] The trilogy singles, which consisted "Vogue, "Far Away", and "Seasons" focused on hopelessness, a reflection of Hamasaki's disappointment that she had not expressed herself thoroughly in any of her previous lyrics.[15]

Japanese producer Max Matsuura returned as the albums primary producer; Naoto Suzuki served as the co-producer to all the albums tracks.[16] All songs were recorded in Japan through January 2000 to September 2000, and were mixed by Masahi Hashimoto, Atsushi Hattori, and Noriyuki Terayama at Studio Sound Dali in .[16] The tracks were mastered by Shigeo Miyamoto at JVC Victor Studios in Jingumae, Shibuya Ward.[16] Musically, it is a rock-inspired pop album. Despite this, "Audience" was the only dance track on the album.[18]

Singles[edit]

The album spawned a "trilogy" single set: "Vogue", "Far Away" and "Seasons". The first single, "Vogue" was released on 26 April 2000.[19] The song received positive reviews, many whom complimented the songs composition. The song reached number three on the Oricon Singles Chart and was certified double platinum by RIAJ.[20][21] Wataru Takeishi commissioned the music video, which featured Hamasaki inside a book. The second single "Far Away" was released on 17 May 2000.[22] The song received favorable reviews, many whom highlighted it as an album stand out. The song reached number two on the Oricon Singles Chart and was certified platinum by RIAJ.[23][24] Takeishi shot the video, which featured Hamasaki walking through a CGI world. The third single "Seasons" was released on 7 June 2000.[25] The song was positively received from critics, whom highlighted it as an album stand out.[26][27] The song reached number one and was certified million by RIAJ; it is her highest selling single.[28][29][30][C] Takeishi shot the video, which featured Hamasaki walking through a CGI world, similar to the previous singles.

The album's forth single "Surreal" was released on 27 September 2000, the same date as Duty was released. It received positive reviews from music critics, many whom highlighted it as an album stand out.[31] It reached number one on the Oricon Singles Chart and was certified double platinum by RIAJ.[32][33] A DVD version peaked at number three.[34] Takeishi shot the video, showing Hamasaki walking on a beach front and witnessing a clone of her, similar to her character off Duty.

The fifth and final single "Audience" was released on 1 November 2000.[35] The song received positive reviews from music critics, many whom highlighted it as an album stand out.[31] The song reached number two on the Oricon Singles Chart and was certified platinum by RIAJ.[36][37] Only a video commercial for the single was aired in Japan.[38] This became Hamasaki's first single to not feature a music video; her next single to not feature a music video was her 2001 single "Unite!".[D]

The song "Teddy Bear" was certified gold by RIAJ for digital sales of 100,000 units.[42]

Release and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Geocities.co.jp 8/10 stars[26]
HMV 5/5 stars[27]

Duty was released on 27 September 2000 by Avex Trax.[16] It was released on the same day as her single "Surreal", which was released as a CD single, DVD single and VHS.[43][44][45] It was released in Hong Kong by Avex and in China by Avex and the China Record Shanghai Corporation (CRSC).[46][47] The promotional photography, directed by Shinichi Hara and photographed by Toru Kumazawa, features Hamasaki wearing a leopard print cat-suit. She poses between rubber bars with cat ears, in front backdrop of a living room.[16] Hara has been Hamasaki's creative director for promotional work and began collaborating with her in 1998. His final work was directing the sleeve for Hamasaki's 2009 single "Sunrise/Sunset (Love Is All)".[48][49] Two outtakes from the promotional shoot is used as the DVD/VHS and CD single cover for "Surreal".[44][43]

Duty received positive reviews from music critics. A reviewer from Geocities.co.jp awarded the album eight stars out of ten, and highlighted "Duty," "Scar," "End of the World", "Surreal" and "Seasons" as album stand outs.[26] They commended Hamasaki's songwriting, the themes and the production standards.[26] An editorial review from HMV was positive, awarding it five stars out of five.[27] The reviewer commended the albums "delicate" production and praised Hamasaki's vocal and song writing ability, finding the lyrical content as "honest."[27] For the 2001 Annual Japan Gold Disc Awards, Hamasaki won Artist of the Year, Duty was awarded Pop Album of the Year and the single "Seasons" was awarded Song(s) of the Year.[50]

Commercial performance[edit]

Duty entered at number one on the Oricon Albums Chart with over 1.6 million sales in its first week.[51] It stayed at number one for a two weeks, and stayed on the charts for twenty-seven weeks.[51] Selling over 2.9 million units in Japan, the album was certified triple million by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for shipments of three million units.[52]

Duty is Hamasaki's highest selling studio album according to Oricon, while her compilation A Best retains her highest selling effort in her career.[53] Duty remains the twenty-second highest selling Japanese album and the sixth highest Japanese album in the 21st Century, with total sales of three million units sold.[54]

Promotion[edit]

Several tracks from Duty were released on remixed compilations during 2000 and 2001. The first was her February 2001 non-stop remix album ayu-mi-x III Non-Stop Mega Mix Version. It peaked at number six and was certified platinum by RIAJ.[55] The second album from the series was Ayu-mi-x III Acoustic Orchestra Version, an orchestral version of Duty. It reached four and was certified platinum by RIAJ.[55] Two Eurobeat albums were released on 27 September 2001 to promote Duty: Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix 2 and Cyber Trance Presents Ayu Trance. They peaked at number three and four and were certified platinum by RIAJ, respectively.[56]

To promote Duty, Hamasaki performed on several tours and concert shows; the first was her Ayumi Hamasaki Concert Tour 2000 Vol. 1. She promoted the album on her Ayumi Hamasaki Concert Tour 2000 Vol. 2, Ayumi Hamasaki Stadium Tour 2002 A and Ayumi Hamasaki Arena Tour 2003–2004 A, and her music videos for "Vogue", "Far Away", "Seasons", "Surreal" and other album promotional footage were featured on her 2004 video box set Ayumi Hamasaki Complete Clip Box A. Her dome tours in Japan attributed to her being one of few "top-drawer" Japanese artists to hold a concert at the Tokyo Dome.[57]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Ayumi Hamasaki. 

No. Title Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Starting Over" (instrumental) Ken Harada Ken Harada 1:36
2. "Duty"   Ken Harada Naoto Suzuki, Ken Harada 5:15
3. "Vogue"   Kazuhito Kikuchi Naoto Suzuki, Kazuhito Kikuchi 4:27
4. "End of the World"   Yasuhiko Hoshino Naoto Suzuki 4:40
5. "Scar"   Kunio Tago Naoto Suzuki 4:17
6. "Far Away"   Kazuhito Kikuchi, D.A.I HΛL 5:34
7. "Surreal"   Kazuhito Kikuchi HΛL 4:42
8. "Audience"   D.A.I HΛL 4:06
9. "Seasons"   D.A.I Naoto Suzuki 4:15
10. "Teddy Bear"   D.A.I Shingo Kobayashi 4:18
11. "Key ~Eternal Tie Version~"   Kunio Tago Naoto Suzuki 3:14
12. "Girlish"   Yasuhiko Hoshino Shingo Kobayashi 4:55

Charts[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A Song for ×× received a 3× Platinum certification for 1,200,000 copies, however the 3× Platinum threshold was redefined as 750,000 copies in 2003.
  2. ^ The exclamation "Yes" is commonly used in the English-language and alternative European-languages. Technically, "Yes" is spoken and written in an English format and has been listed in the 1913 Webster Dictionary, so it proves that "Audience" is her third song to use an English-language word.
  3. ^ Hamasaki's 1999 EP A was identified by Oricon as a single, so it was listed as her best-selling single. However, because A alongside her 2002 EP H, 2003 EP &, and 2012 EP's Love and Again all featured more than four original tracks, it is classified as an EP. Furthermore, "Seasons" was released solely with remixes and classifies it as a single than an EP, which leads to making "Seasons" her highest selling single and A her highest selling EP.
  4. ^ "Audience" was her first stand-alone single to not feature a music video and does not include her 1999 EP A. A featured "Monochrome", "Too Late", "Trauma" and "End roll" and didn't receive a music video for each track, making it her first EP to not feature music videos. This repeated on H (2002), but her third EP & did for all tracks.[39][40][41] To date, Hamasaki has four solo singles that have no music videos: "Audience", "Unite!", "Blossom" and "Terminal".

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