Heaven's Drive

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"Heaven's Drive"
Single by L'Arc-en-Ciel
from the album Ark
Released April 21, 1999
Format CD
Genre Alternative rock
Label Ki/oon Records
Songwriter(s) Hyde
Producer(s) L'Arc-en-Ciel, Hajime Okano
L'Arc-en-Ciel singles chronology
"Forbidden Lover"
(1998)
"Heaven's Drive"
(1999)
"Pieces"
(1999)
"Forbidden Lover"
(1998)
"Heaven's Drive"
(1999)
"Pieces"
(1999)

"Heaven's Drive" is the sixteenth single by L'Arc-en-Ciel, released on April 21, 1999. The single sold over 634,000 copies in the first week of release.[1] It topped the Oricon chart for two weeks and sold over one million copies.[2] The band performed the song at the 50th Kōhaku Uta Gassen.

The length of its b-side "Metropolis ~Android Goes to Sleep Mix~" is 9 minutes 59 seconds. The song "Metropolis" was originally included in the single "Winter Fall" as the b-side.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Lyrics Music
1 "Heaven's Drive" Hyde Hyde
2 "Metropolis ~Android Goes to Sleep Mix~" Hyde Ken*

* Remix by Yukihiro.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oricon Weekly Single Charts for the first week of May 1999" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2008-12-05. 
  2. ^ L'Arc〜en〜Cielのアルバム売り上げランキング Retrieved May 18, 2011
Preceded by
"Love (Destiny)" by Ayumi Hamasaki
Japanese Oricon weekly number-one single
May 3, 1999 – May 10, 1999 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Grateful Days" by Dragon Ash