Life (Angela Aki album)

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Life
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 08, 2010
GenreJ-Pop
Length50:00
LabelEpic Records Japan
(Regular: ESCL-3520)[1]
(Limited: ESCL-3518/9)[1]
Angela Aki chronology
Answer
(2009)
Life
(2010)
White
(2011)
Singles from Life
  1. "Ai no Kisetsu"
    Released: September 16, 2009
  2. "Kagayaku Hito"
    Released: April 14, 2010

Life is the fourth full studio album by Angela Aki released on September 8, 2010.[2]

Singles[edit]

  • Ai no Kisetsu (愛の季節; Seasons of Love) is the first single from the album. Released on September 16, 2009, it was used as a theme song for NHK drama "Tsubasa".[3]
  • Kagayaku Hito (輝く人; Shining One) is the second single, released on April 10, 2010. For the first time Aki plays the guitar in a song. he title track was used as a theme song for NHK drama "Kokoro no Idenshi".[4]

Other Songs[edit]

  • Life was used as the CM for Nissay campaign "Mihai Support".[5]
  • Every Woman's song was released to promote the album. It reached the second position on the USEN J-Pop Chart; it's the first song with English lyrics to make it into the top three.[6]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Ai no Kisetsu"5:04
2."Kagayaku Hito (輝く人; Shining One)"5:21
3."Every Woman’s Song"4:45
4."Sign (サイン)"3:44
5."Remember Me"4:38
6."Unbreakable"4:04
7."What Are The Roses For?"3:37
8."Ai to Bansoukou (愛と絆創膏; Love and Plaster)"4:50
9."Mad Scientist"4:15
10."The Truth Is Like A Lie"4:53
11."Bop Bop Bop (Colors Of Your Soul)"3:33
12."Haha naru Daichi (母なる大地; Mother Earth)"6:41
13."Life"4:38

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
Position
Japan (Oricon Daily Charts)[1] 5
Japan (Oricon Weekly Charts)[8] 5
Japan (Oricon Monthly Charts)[9] 12

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Distributing label Catalogue codes
Japan September 8, 2010 (2010-09-08)[10][11] CD, CD/DVD, digital download Sony ESCL-3520, ESCL-3518~9
South Korea September 9, 2010 (2010-09-09)[12][13] CD, digital download 2398026
Taiwan September 10, 2010 (2010-09-10)[14][15] CD 88697767772
Hong Kong CD (Asian Special Edition) 88697795402
Taiwan September 17, 2010 (2010-09-17)[16]
Singapore September 24, 2012 (2012-09-24)[17]
Japan September 25, 2010 (2010-09-25)[18] Rental CD ESCL-3520

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Life (Angela Aki album)". Generasia. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "Amazon.co.jp: LIFE(初回生産限定盤)(DVD付): 音楽". Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Angela Aki – "Ai no Kisetsu" CD Cover and Tracklist". listentheworld.wordpress.com. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  4. ^ "(Single) 輝く人 - Kagayaku Hito". angelaakispain.blogspot.es. Retrieved August 9, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ ""LIFE", song of a CM". mykeysinternational.com. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  6. ^ "Angela Aki releases LIFE cover & makes history". Tokyo Hive. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Life -Asian Version- (Hong Kong Version) CD - Angela Aki, Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Hong Kong) Limited". YesAsia. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  8. ^ "Week's sales charts!". あらま They Didn't!. Archived from the original on December 3, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  9. ^ "LIFE". mykeysinternational.com. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  10. ^ "LIFE" (in Japanese). Sony. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  11. ^ "LIFE【初回生産限定盤】" (in Japanese). Sony. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  12. ^ "ANGELA AKI - LIFE" (in Korean). Hot Tracks. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  13. ^ "Life" (in Korean). Bugs. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  14. ^ "Angela Aki/ LIFE" (in Chinese). G-Music. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  15. ^ "ANGELA AKI - LIFE". hmv.co.hk. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  16. ^ "Angela Aki / LIFE 亞洲版" (in Chinese). Books.com.tw. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  17. ^ "ANGELA AKI - LIFE (ASIA VER)". hmv.co.sg. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  18. ^ LIFE /アンジェラ・アキ (in Japanese). Tsutaya. Retrieved June 6, 2014.

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