Star (Mika Nakashima album)

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Star
Studio album by Mika Nakashima
Released October 27, 2010 (2010-10-27)
Genre J-pop
Label Sony Music Associated
Mika Nakashima chronology
No More Rules
(2009)
Star
(2010)
Real
(2013)

Star is Mika Nakashima's 11th album (sixth studio release); it was released on October 27, 2010 in both CD only and CD+DVD formats. This album, which peaked at #3 on the Oricon 200 Album Chart, sold only 92,962 copies in its first week. Its sales total later rose to 155,457 copies, 4 weeks after its release. However, this sales figure was still lower than the debut sale of her previous studio album, Voice. To date, the album has sold over 180,000 copies in Japan alone.


Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Always" Rui Momota Rui Momota Kenji Tamai,
Rui Momota
5:13
2. "Ichiban Kirei na Watashi o" (一番綺麗な私を) Katsuhiko Sugiyama Katsuhiko Sugiyama Katsuhiko Sugiyama 4:30
3. "Baby Baby Baby" Mika Nakashima Ryosuke Sakai Shin Kono 5:42
4. "Over Load" Mika Nakashima Kosuke Morimoto Kazuto Okawa 4:42
5. "Game" Mika Nakashima Kaoru Kami,
Tomokazu Matsuzawa
Tomokazu Matsuzawa,
The Hot Pantz(P.G.L.M)
4:14
6. "Smiley" Mika Nakashima Atsushi Kimura Kota Hashimoto 4:43
7. "Candy Girl" Ayumi Miyazaki Hipjoint Icedown 4:06
8. "Lonely Star" Mika Nakashima Shinya Fujiwara Tomokazu Matsuzawa 4:33
9. "No Answer" Mika Nakashima Kenichi Takemoto Yoshito Tanaka 4:14
10. "Spiral" Ayumi Miyazaki,
Mika Nakashima
Red-T Yoshito Tanaka 4:40
11. "Memory" (feat.Daishi Dance) Lori Fine(from Coldfeet) Daishi Dance,
Tomoharu Moriya
Daishi Dance,
Tomoharu Moriya
6:51
12. "16" Mika Nakashima Yoko Kuzuya Makoto Saito 4:37
13. "Nagareboshi" (流れ星) Kenji Kubo,
Yusuke Tanaka
Yusuke Tanaka Yusuke Tanaka 6:07
14. "Song For A Wish" Ryoichi Higuchi Ryoichi Higuchi Shinya Kiyozuka 5:50
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Always" (Music video)  
2. "Ichiban Kirei na Watashi o" (Music video)  
3. "Over Load" (Music video)  
4. "Game" (Music video)  
5. "Candy Girl" (Music video)  
6. "Nagareboshi" (Music video)  

Charts and sales[edit]

Oricon sales charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
October 27, 2010 Oricon Daily Albums Chart 2 180,000 6 weeks
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 3 92,962
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart (October 2010) 6

Year-end sales charts (Japan)[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak Position
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 44[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "アルバム 年間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング" (in Japanese). Oricon. December 20, 2010. Archived from the original on December 20, 2010. Retrieved December 20, 2010.