Iza, Now!

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Iza, Now!
いざッ、Now!
Arashi-album-04-01.jpg
Studio album by Arashi
Released July 21, 2004 (2004-07-21) (Japan)
August 24, 2004 (2004-08-24) (Taiwan)
September 8, 2004 (2004-09-08) (Hong Kong)
Genre Pop, rock, R&B
Length 64:10
Label J Storm
JACA-5014 (CD-DVD Limited edition)
JACA-5015 (Regular edition)
Arashi chronology
How's It Going?
(2003)
Iza, Now
(2004)
5x5 The Best Selection of 2002–2004
(2004)
Singles from Iza, Now!
  1. "Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba Yori Taisetsu na Mono"
    Released: September 3, 2003
  2. "Pikanchi Double"
    Released: February 18, 2004

Iza, Now! (いざッ、Now!?) is the fourth studio album of Japanese boy band Arashi. The album was released in two editions: a regular edition and a limited editions. Though the two editions contains the same tracks, only the limited edition contained a booklet and a DVD containing five music videos chosen by fans.

Content[edit]

The album contains the singles "Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono" and "Pikanchi Double". "Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono" is the theme song of the drama Stand Up!! starring Arashi member Kazunari Ninomiya, Anne Suzuki, NEWS member Tomohisa Yamashita, Shun Oguri and Hiroki Narimiya, while "Pikanchi Double" is the theme song of the movie Pikanchi: Life is Hard Dakara Happy, the sequel to Pikanchi: Life is Hard Dakedo Happy.

Commercial performance[edit]

Debuting at number-one on the Oricon weekly album chart, Iza, Now! sold 115,241 copies in its first week.[1] It went on to sell around 151,000 copies overall.[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Kotoba Yori Taisetsu na Mono" Takeshi, Sho Sakurai Takehiko Iida (飯田建彦?, Iida Takehiko) 4:02
2. "Jam" Yōji Kubota (久保田洋司?, Kubota Yōji) Tobias Lindell, Joel Eriksson, Victor Wiszniewski 4:12
3. "The Bubble" Spin, Sakurai Peter Bjorklund, Joel Eriksson 3:53
4. "Thank You for My Days" Takeshi Masayuki Iwata (岩田雅之?, Iwata Masayuki) 4:55
5. "Pikanchi Double" Spin, Sakurai Kōsuke Morimoto (森元康介?, Morimoto Kōsuke) 5:07
6. "Keep a Peak"   Taku Yoshioka (吉岡たく?, Yoshioka Taku) 1:51
7. "Eyes with Delight" Kubota, Sakurai Minoru Komorita (コモリタミノル?, Komorita Minoru) 4:29
8. "Right Back to You" Spin, Sakurai Peter Bjorklund, Joel Eriksson 3:53
9. "Rainbow" Kubota Komorita 3:35
10. "Hadashi no Mirai" Ayumi Miyazaki Miyazaki 4:41
11. "Yasashikutte Sukoshi Baka" Takeshi Inoue (井上貴志?, Inoue Takeshi) Inoue 3:43
12. "Dear My Friend" Takashi Ogawa (小川貴史?, Ogawa Takashi) Junjiro Seki (関淳二郎?, Seki Junjiro) 4:54
13. "Kimi Dake wo Omotteru" Kubota Kōji Makaino (馬飼野康二?, Makaino Kōji) 4:48
14. "Chekku no Muffler" Takeshi Morimoto 5:19
15. "Tochuu Gesha" Spin Morimoto 4:16
CD 2: DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Arashi"  
2. "A Day in Our Life"  
3. "Kimi no Tame ni Boku ga Iru"  
4. "Typhoon Generation"  
5. "Tomadoi Nagara"  

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Album Weekly Chart[1] 1

Certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 151,000[2] Gold[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2004年08月第1週のアルバムランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 
  2. ^ a b 嵐、昨年発売のベスト盤を上回る初日27.5万枚でデイリー1位 (in Japanese). Oricon. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  3. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2004年7月 (in Japanese). RIAJ. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Trunk by HY
Oricon Weekly number-one album
August 2, 2004
Succeeded by
Porno Graffitti Best by Porno Graffitti