License (album)

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License
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Studio album by Aya Ueto
Released March 8, 2006 (2006-03-08)
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Pop
Length 64:32
Label Flight Master
Producer Gorō Kumagai
Aya Ueto chronology
Uetoayamix
(2005)
License
(2006)
Best of Uetoaya: Single Collection
(2006)
Alternative cover
Limited edition cover
Singles from License
  1. "Yume no Chikara"
    Released: June 8, 2005
  2. "Kaze wo Ukete"
    Released: August 3, 2005
  3. "Egao no Mama de"
    Released: February 15, 2006

License is the fourth studio album by Japanese pop singer Aya Ueto. It was released on March 8, 2006 on Flight Master.

Background[edit]

License includes Ueto's previous singles "Yume no Chikara", "Kaze wo Ukete", and "Egao no Mama de." The album took a more adult direction than her previous releases. The last track, "Fermata", was penned by Ueto's brother Makoto. License was released in two formats: limited CD+DVD edition, which includes a DVD featuring the music video and making of "Egao no Mama de" as well as a special interview, and the standard CD only edition.

Chart performance[edit]

License peaked at #9 on the Oricon Daily Albums Chart and debuted at #19 on the Weekly Albums Chart with 16,029 copies sold. The album charted for a total of four weeks and sold over 22,000 copies.[1][2][3]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Egao no Mama de" Ryoji Ryoji 5:14
2. "1 Million Thanks" Tōko Furuuchi Yōji Noi 5:04
3. "Kaze wo Ukete" Ryoji Ryoji 5:06
4. "Nukumori" (ぬくもり Warmth) Masaru Shimabukuro Shimabukuro 4:30
5. "Yakusoku no Basho" (約束の場所 Promised Place) Ryoji Ryoji 5:16
6. "Moshimo Negai ga Kanau Nara featuring Kohei Japan" (もしも願いが叶うなら If My Wish Comes True) Gajin, Kohei Sakama Gajin, Sakama 5:02
7. "Look Into the Future" Kei Yoshikawa, Shoko Yoshikawa 5:22
8. "Hoshizora Haiuei" (星空ハイウエイ Starry Sky Highway) Shoko Miki Watabe 4:14
9. "Kagiri Aru Toki no Naka de" (限りある時の中で In the Little Time We Have) T2ya T2ya 4:59
10. "Yume no Chikara" Toshihiko Takamizawa Takamizawa 4:57
11. "Shiroi Yuki ga Furu Yori ni" (白い雪が降る夜に On the Night When the White Snow Falls) Takamizawa Takamizawa 4:38
12. "Kono Sekai ni Umarete" (この世界に生まれて Born in this World) Yuki Nakajima Sin 6:14
13. "Fermata" Makoto Ueto Sin 3:51
Total length: 64:32

Charts and sales[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Sales
Japan Oricon Daily Albums Chart[1] 9 21,746[3]
Japan Oricon Weekly Albums Chart[2] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Oricon (2006-03-07). 3/7付デイリーアルバムチャートチェック:うっきーのチャートチェック (in Japanese). Star-Blog. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b Oricon. "上戸彩のCDアルバムランキング、上戸彩のプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE". Oricon (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b Oricon (2011-01-21). "ポニーキャニオン@売上データ補完スレ - 売上スレ避難所@JBBS掲示板" (in Japanese). JBBS Live Door. Retrieved 2011-01-23.