Friends (B'z album)

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Friends
B'z F.jpg
EP by
ReleasedDecember 12, 1992
GenreAlternative rock
Length26:47
LabelVermillion Records
ProducerTak Matsumoto
B'z chronology
Mars
(1991)
Friends
(1992)
Friends II
(1996)

Friends is the fourth Mini-Album for the Japanese rock duo B'z, released in 1992. The album sold 1,355,530 copies and reached #1 at Oricon.[1] The track "Itsuka no Merry Christmas" became extremely commercially successful, being certified by the RIAJ as being downloaded 500,000+ times as a ringtone and more than 100,000 times as a full-length cellphone download, despite being released in the early 1990s and not as a single.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Prologue - Friends 1:48
  2. Scene 1 - Itsuka no Merry Christmas (いつかのメリークリスマス) - 5:03
  3. Scene 2 - Boku no Tsumi (僕の罪) - 4:19
  4. Love is... - 1:26
  5. Scene 3 - Koi ja Naku Naru Hi (恋じゃなくなる日) - 4:51
  6. Scene 4 - Seasons - 1:14
  7. Scene 5 - Dōshitemo Kimi o Ushinaitakunai (どうしても君を失いたくない) - 6:07
  8. Itsuka no Merry Christmas (Reprise) (いつかのメリークリスマス (Reprise)) - 1:23

References[edit]

  1. ^ B'z、さらなる記録更新へ!ニューアルバムリリース決定!
  2. ^ レコード協会調べ 2月度有料音楽配信認定 <略称:2月度認定>. RIAJ (in Japanese). February 20, 2011. Retrieved February 21, 2011.