Made Series

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Made Series
BIGBANG - Made Series.jpg
Digital and black version cover
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 3, 2016 (2016-02-03)
Genre
Length40:16
LabelYGEX
Producer
Big Bang chronology
Alive
(2012)
Made Series
(2016)
Made
(2016)
Singles from Made Series
  1. "Bang Bang Bang"
    Released: January 5, 2016
Alternative album cover
White version
White version

Made Series is the fifth Japanese studio album (seventh overall) by South Korean boy band Big Bang. It was set to be released on February 3, 2016[1] including 11 songs: 3 Japanese versions and the original 8 songs already released in Korean in 2015 from the Made album.

Release[edit]

The album was released in seven different editions, including CD, Blu-ray, Photo book, music videos, dance videos, making of mv and live performance a-nation Stadium Festival 2015.[1] On January 6, 2016, the Japanese music video of "Loser" and "Bang Bang Bang" were released on their official channel on YouTube.[2][3]

Reception and chart performance[edit]

The album sold 80,262 copies on the first day and charted at number one on Oricon daily album chart,[4] then in the first week the album sold 128,000 copies, breaking their own record of first-week sales which held by their previous album The Best of Big Bang 2006-2014 in 2014.[5] In the year end the album sold 201,227, ranking 20th on the best-selling album in Japan, and becomes the highest charting album for Korean artist in 2016.[6]

The album was chosen as one of the best Japanese albums in 2016 by KKBox, while the Japanese version of "Bang Bang Bang" ranked 1st place on the top 10 track in Japan, and praising the song as energetic, and calling it a classical song from the band.[7]

The album won three awards in 31st Japan Gold Disc Award, best 3 albums in Asia, and the Japanese version of "Bang Bang Bang" won song of the year by download.[8]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[9]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Loser" (Japanese version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.P, Sunny BoyTeddy, TaeyangTeddy3:39
2."Bang Bang Bang" (Japanese version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.P, VerbalTeddy, G-DragonTeddy3:40
3."If You" (Japanese version)G-Dragon, Shoko FujibayashiG-Dragon, P.K, Dee.PP.K, Dee.P4:24
4."Loser" (Korean version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, TaeyangTeddy3:39
5."Bae Bae" (Korean version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy2:49
6."Bang Bang Bang" (Korean version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, G-DragonTeddy3:40
7."We Like 2 Party" (Korean version)Teddy, Kush, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, Kush, Seo Won-jin, G-DragonTeddy, Kush3:16
8."If You" (Korean version)G-DragonG-Dragon, P.K, Dee.PP.K, Dee.P4:24
9."Sober" (Korean version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, Choice37, G-DragonTeddy, Choice373:57
10."Zutter (GD & T.O.P)" (Korean version)Teddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy, G-Dragon, T.O.PTeddy3:14
11."Let's Not Fall in Love" (Korean version)Teddy, G-DragonTeddy, G-DragonTeddy3:32
Total length:40:16

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Japan Hot Albums (Billboard)[10] 1
Japan Top Albums Sales (Billboard)[11] 1
Japan Oricon Daily album chart[4] 1
Japan Oricon Weekly album chart[5] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly album chart[12] 20

Sales[edit]

Chart Sales
Oricon sales 202,600[13]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Japan (RIAJ)[14] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
Japan[1] February 3, 2016 YGEX, Avex Trax CD, CD+DVD, CD+blu-ray, digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Japan New Album [Made Series]" (in Japanese). YGEX. January 6, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "BANG BANG BANG M/V(JP Short Ver.)" (in Japanese). YGEX. January 6, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "LOSER M/V(JP Short Ver.)" (in Japanese). YGEX. January 6, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "デイリー CDアルバムランキング - 2016年02月02日付" (in Japanese). Oricon. February 3, 2016. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "週間 CDアルバムランキング 2016年02月15日付". Oricon. Retrieved February 10, 2016.
  6. ^ "2016 Oricon Chart Year End - Albums". Oricon. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "BIGBANGが楽曲部門1位に! KKBOX2016年年間チャート発表". Japan KKBox. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  8. ^ "The Japan Gold Disk Award 2017". Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  9. ^ a b "MADE SERIES(CD+Blu-ray+スマプラ・ミュージック&ムービー) [CD+Blu-Ray]" (in Japanese). Amazon. January 6, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "Japan Hot Albums". Billboard Japan. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  11. ^ "Japan Top Albums Sales". Billboard Japan. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  12. ^ "CDアルバムランキング-2016年度". Oricon. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  13. ^ "2016 Oricon Chart - December Week 4". Oricon Chart. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  14. ^ "Japanese album certifications – BIGBANG – MADE Series" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved April 11, 2016. Select 2016年04月 on the drop-down menu

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