Rise was Japanese J-pop band, Speed's second album following their first album, Starting Over. The album was released on 29 April 1998 and contains the singles "Wake Me Up!", "My Graduation" and their all-time biggest hit, "White Love". The album successfully topped the Oricon sales charts eventually selling 2.09 million copies making it the best selling original studio album by female group in Japan. They later embarked on a summer tour titled "Rise Dome Tour" to promote their album becoming the first female Jpop group ever to complete the dome tour in Japan.