Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue

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Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue
Sparkle Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue jacket.jpg
Studio album by Garnet Crow
Released April 24, 2002 (2002-04-24)
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre J-Pop
Length 51:48
Label Giza Studio
Producer Hirohito Furui, Kanonji
Garnet Crow chronology
First Soundscope: Mizu no Nai Hareta Umi e
(2001)First Soundscope: Mizu no Nai Hareta Umi e2001
Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue
(2002)
Crystallize: Kimi to Iu Hikari
(2003)Crystallize: Kimi to Iu Hikari2003
Singles from Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue
  1. "Last Love Song"
    Released: May 9, 2001
  2. "call my name"
    Released: August 8, 2001
  3. "Timeless Sleep"
    Released: November 21, 2001
  4. "Yume Mita Ato de"
    Released: March 13, 2002

Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue (SPARKLE~筋書き通りのスカイブルー~) is the second studio album by Japanese group Garnet Crow. It was released on April 24, 2002 under Giza Studio.

Background[edit]

The album consist of four previously released singles.

Two out of twelve tracks, Mysterious eyes and Timeless Sleep received in this album new album mixes under title dry flavor of "G" mix, which has more techno sound and Flow-ing surround mix which is slower and less rock than original. Both of the bonus tracks were arranged by Miguel Sá Pessoa.[1]

The singles call my name was released in Giza Studio compilation album Giza Studio Masterpiece Blend 2001 and Yume Mita Atode was released in another compilation album Giza Studio Masterpiece Blend 2002.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue" made its chart debut on the official Oricon Albums Chart at #4 rank for first week with 73,010 sold copies. It charted for 9 weeks and sold 156,410 copies.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are composed by Yuri Nakamura, written by Nana Azuki and arranged by Hirohito Furui.[3]

No.TitleLength
1."Yume Mita Ato de (夢みたあとで)"4:58
2."call my name"4:51
3."Timeless Sleep"4:37
4."pray"4:29
5."Naked Story"3:51
6."Last love song"3:24
7."Sky Blue (スカイ・ブルー)"3:32
8."wish★"4:18
9."Please, forgive me"4:20
10."Holy ground"4:40

Bonus tracks[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Mysterious Eyes" (dry flavor of "G" mix)4:46
2."Timeless Sleep" (flow-ing surround mix)4:07

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the CD booklet of Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue.[4]

Usage in media[edit]

  • Last Love Song - ending theme for TV Asahi program Beat Takeshi's TV Tackle
  • Call my name - ending theme for Anime television series Project ARMS
  • Timeless sleep - ending theme for Anime television series Project ARMS
  • Yume Mita Ato de - ending theme for Anime television series Detective Conan
  • Naked Story - opening theme for Anime television series Secret of Cerulean Sand
  • Sky Blue - ending theme for TBS Television program Sunday Japan
  • Holy Ground - ending theme for Nihon TV program Bakushou Mondai no Susume

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography Garnet Crow". garnetcrow.com. 
  2. ^ "SPARKLE~筋書き通りのスカイブルー~ (Garnet Crow)". Oricon News. 
  3. ^ "SPARKLE~筋書き通りのスカイブルー~ (Garnet Crow)". beinggiza.com. 
  4. ^ Garnet Crow (2002). Sparkle: Sujigakidōri no Sky Blue (CD Album; Booklet). Garnet Crow. Japan: Giza Studio. GZCA-5013.