Rebirth (Gackt album)

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Rebirth
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Studio album by Gackt
Released April 25, 2001
Recorded 2001
(Recording Studio)
Crescent Studio
West Side Studio
Gajaya Studio
(Mastering Studio)
Rolling Sound Mastering Studio
Genre Art rock, neo-prog, alternative rock
Length 49:02
Label Nippon Crown
Producer Gackt
Gackt chronology
Mars
(2000)
Rebirth
(2001)
Moon
(2002)
Singles from Rebirth
  1. "Sekirei ~seki-ray~"
    Released: March 8, 2000
  2. "Secret Garden"
    Released: November 16, 2000
  3. "Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto"
    Released: March 14, 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Rebirth is the second full-length studio album released by Japanese solo artist Gackt on April 25, 2001.

Release[edit]

The album was released on April 25, 2001, by Nippon Crown. In the initial counting week of May it reached number three on the Oricon charts, with sales of 108,390 copies. In the upcoming week, it was at the number fifteen, with sales of 25,910 copies. It charted for 21 weeks.[2] In 2001, with sales of 214,220 copies, it was the 100th best selling album of the year, certified Gold by the RIAJ.

Preceding the album release, were released three singles, "Seki-Ray", "Secret Garden" and "Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto". The first single "Seki-Ray" reached number seven on the third counting week of March 2000, with sales of 70,820 copies. In the upcoming two week, it was at number ten, with sales of 16,120. It charted for 6 weeks,[3] and sold over 108,000 copies. The second single "Secret Garden" reached number ten on the fourth counting week of November 2000, with sales of 50,110 copies. It charted for 5 weeks,[3] and sold over 83,000 copies. The third single "Kimi ni Tamei Dekiru Koto" reached number six on the fourth counting week of March 2001, with sales of 50,720 copies. In the upcoming three weeks, it was at number thirteen, sixteen and eighteen respectively, with sales of 18,490, and 14,550, and 9,590 copies. It charted for 18 weeks,[3] and sold over 146,770 copies.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gackt. C.

No. Title Length
1. "4th…" 3:22
2. "Secret Garden" 4:39
3. "Maria" 4:20
4. "Uncontrol" 4:14
5. "Sekirei ~seki-ray~ (ЯR ver.)" (鶺鴒 ~seki-ray~; "Wagtail ~seki-ray~" (ЯR Ver.)) 4:10
6. "Kalmia" 4:54
7. "Sayonara" ("Goodbye") 5:20
8. "Marmalade" 4:08
9. "Papa lapped a pap lopped" 3:46
10. "Seven" 4:06
11. "Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto (ЯR Ver.)" (君のためにできること; "What I can do for you" (ЯR Ver.)) 5:10

Notes[edit]

  • Like "Ares", the intro of Mars, "4th..." is not sung in any actual language. Again, the booklet provides the lyrics.
  • "Pappa lapped a pap lopped" was used in the 'Mitsubishi DVD & Navi V7000' cm.

Album credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gackt - Rebirth". sputnikmusic.com. July 5, 2015. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Gackt albums on Oricon" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Gackt singles on Oricon" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved November 28, 2012.