Music (Mika Nakashima album)

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Music
Mika MUSIC.jpg
Studio album by Mika Nakashima
Released 2005-03-09
Genre J-pop, Adult Contemporary, Easy Listening, International
Length 1:09:04
Label Sony Music Associated Records
Mika Nakashima chronology
Oborozukiyo: Inori
(2004)Oborozukiyo: Inori2004
Music
(2005)
Best
(2005)Best2005

Music is the third album by Mika Nakashima (fifth overall release). It sold only 231,521 copies in its first week but went to #1 on the Oricon 200 Album Chart. The album charted for 31 weeks and has since sold over 500,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Sakurairo Mau Koro (桜色舞うころ, When We Dance in the Cherryblossom's Color)" Minako Kawae Minako Kawae Satoshi Takebe 4:54
2. "Oborozukiyo: Inori (朧月夜~祈り, A Misty, Moon-lit Night~Prayer)[1]" Tatsuyuki Takano, Mika Nakashima (additional lyrics) Teiichi Okano, Taro Hakase (additional music) Taro Hakase 5:59
3. "Hi no Tori (火の鳥, Phoenix)" Reiko Yukawa Hidekazu Uchiike Keiichi Tomita 4:31
4. "Kumo no Ito (蜘蛛の糸, Spider's Thread)" Mika Nakashima Yoshiko Goshima Toshiyuki Mori 5:54
5. "Rocking Horse" mmm.31f.jp, Mika Nakashima Lensei Yasuharu Konishi 3:37
6. "Carrot & Whip" Mika Nakashima Yoshiko Goshima Chokkaku 5:21
7. "Shadows of you" Lori Fine (Coldfeet), Mika Nakashima Celetia Martin (Big Life Music) Takefumi Haketa 4:25
8. "Legend (Main)" Mika Nakashima Yasunari Okano Coldfeet 5:46
9. "Hemurokku (ヘムロック, Hemlock)" Mika Nakashima Kazuo Yoda Yoshito Tanaka 6:42
10. "Seven" Mika Nakashima Lori Fine (Coldfeet) Coldfeet 4:25
11. "Fake" Ayumi Miyazaki, Mika Nakashima Ayumi Miyazaki Ayumi Miyazaki 5:13
12. "Fed Up" Mika Nakashima Hiroshi Hayashi Takamune Negishi 6:05
13. "Hitori (ひとり, Alone)" Satomi Ryouki Matsumoto Ken Shima 5:53

Charts and sales[edit]

Oricon sales charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
March 9, 2005 Oricon Daily Albums Chart 1
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 1 231,521 547,148 33 weeks
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart 1
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 16

Singles[edit]

Date Title Peak Position Weeks
2004-04-07 Seven 3 7
2004-06-02 Hi no Tori 9 8
2004-10-20 Legend 5 12
2005-02-02 Sakurairo Mau Koro 5 14
2005-05-25 Hitori 15 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oborozukiyo is a Japanese nursery rhyme.

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