SA (album)

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SA
SA(Album).jpg
Studio album by Ami Suzuki
Released25 March 1999
Recorded1998
GenreJ-Pop
Length58:11
LabelSony
AICT-1050 (Japan, CD)
AIYT 9002 (Japan, MiniDisc)
ProducerTetsuya Komuro
Ami Suzuki chronology
SA
(1999)
infinity eighteen vol.1,
(2000)
Singles from SA
  1. "Love the Island"
    Released: 1 July 1998
  2. "Alone in My Room"
    Released: 17 September 1998
  3. "All Night Long"
    Released: 5 November 1998
  4. "White Key"
    Released: 16 December 1998
  5. "Nothing Without You"
    Released: 17 February 1999
  6. "Don't Leave Me Behind/Silent Stream"
    Released: 17 March 1999

SA is Ami Suzuki's debut album released under label Sony Music Japan on 25 March 1999.

Background information[edit]

The album was released on March 25, 1999, through True Kiss Disc, former sub-label of Sony Music Japan dedicated exclusively to artists produced by Tetsuya Komuro. The album was then released on MiniDisc format on April 29, 1999. Its title comes from Suzuki's initials.

The album also received the "Pop Album of the Year" award at the 14th Japan Gold Disc Awards.

A digitally remastered version of the album was subsequently released on Blu-spec CD format on September 11, 2013, simultaneously with her second album Infinity Eighteen Vol. 1.

Chart performance[edit]

The album topped the Oricon charts, sold over 2.5 million copies and achieved platinum status by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.

Track listing[edit]

CD, MiniDisc
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Nothing Without You"MarcTetsuya KomuroKomuro, Cozy Kubo4:13
2."Stories Behind"Marc, Ami SuzukiKuboKubo2:00
3."Alone In My Room"Komuro, MarcKomuroKomuro5:00
4."White Key"Marc, KomuroKubo, KomuroKubo, Komuro3:46
5."Another World"MarcKuboKubo3:46
6."Love The Island"Komuro, MarcKomuroKomuro4:55
7."Don't Leave Me Behind"Panther, AmiKomuroKubo, Komuro4:39
8."Boku no Shiawase (ボクのしあわせ)"Takahiro MaedaKuboKubo4:32
9."In My Diary..."MarcKuboKubo3:40
10."Asu, Atsuku, Motto, Tsuyoku (明日、あつく、もっと、つよく)"Komuro, Hiroshi HirumaKomuroKubo5:06
11."Private Sky"MarcKuboKubo3:41
12."All Night Long"Komuro, MarcKomuroKomuro4:50
13."Silent Stream"MarcKuboKubo5:18
14."...Smile"MaedaKuboKubo1:52

Singles[edit]

Date Title Peak position Sales
1 July 1998 "Love the Island" 5 288,000
17 September 1998 "Alone in My Room" 2 353,000
5 November 1998 "All Night Long" 2 346,820
16 December 1998 "White Key" 2 503,000
17 February 1999 "Nothing Without You" 3 411,000
17 March 1999 "Don't Leave Me Behind/Silent Stream" 3 273,000