Tenshi no Revolver

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Tenshi no Revolver
Buck-Tick - Tenshi no Revolver.jpg
Studio album by Buck-Tick
Released September 19, 2007 (2007-09-19)
Recorded April–June 2007 at Victor Studio in Tokyo; Heartbeat Studios in Tokyo; Studio Sound Dali in Tokyo
Genre Alternative rock
Length 55:41
Language Japanese, English
Label BMG Japan
Producer Hitoshi Hiruma
Buck-Tick chronology
13kai wa Gekkou
(2005)13kai wa Gekkou2005
Tenshi no Revolver
(2007)
Memento Mori
(2009)Memento Mori2009
Singles from Tenshi no Revolver
  1. "Rendezvous"
    Released: June 6, 2007
  2. "Alice in Wonder Underground"
    Released: August 8, 2007

Tenshi no Revolver (天使のリボルバー, "Angel's Revolver") is the 15th studio album by the Japanese rock band Buck-Tick. It was released on September 19, 2007 through BMG Records.[1] The limited edition came with a DVD of the music videos for the singles "Rendezvous" and "Alice in Wonder Underground". Tenshi no Revolver peaked at number five on the Oricon chart[2] and has sold 30,000 copies worldwide.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Atsushi Sakurai, except where noted; all music composed by Hisashi Imai, except where noted.

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Mr. Darkness & Mrs. Moonlight" Imai   4:29
2. "Rendezvous" (RENDEZVOUS ~ランデヴー~)     4:45
3. "Montage" (モンタージュ) Imai   4:27
4. "Lily" (リリィ) Imai   3:41
5. "La Vie en Rose" (La vie en Rose ~ラヴィアン・ローズ~)   Hidehiko Hoshino 3:59
6. "Cream Soda"   Hoshino 3:38
7. "Rain"     5:37
8. "Beast"     4:12
9. "Zekkai" (絶界)     3:56
10. "Snow White"   Hoshino 4:31
11. "Spider" (スパイダー)     3:35
12. "Alice in Wonder Underground" Imai   4:07
13. "Revolver"     4:51
Total length: 55:41

Personnel[edit]

Additional performers

  • Kazutoshi Yokoyama - keyboards
  • Katsushige Okazaki - timpani
  • Selia - counter tenor on "Mr. Darkness & Mrs. Moonlight" and "Revolver"
  • Mio Okamura - violin on "Rain" and "Snow White"

Production

  • Hitoshi Hiruma - producer, mixing, recording
  • Shigenobu Karube - executive producer
  • Kenichi Arai; Mikiro Yamada - engineers
  • Yosuke Watanabe; Kiyoko Asai; Seiji Toda - assistant engineers
  • Tim Young - mastering
  • Ken Sakaguchi - art direction
  • Kishin Shinoyama - cover art, photography
  • Mitsuaki Koshizuka; Hiroshi Harada - additional photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tenshi no Revolver". jame-world.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  2. ^ "BUCK-TICKのアルバム売り上げランキング". oricon.co.jp. Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Tenshi no Revolver review". Buck-Tick Zone.com. Retrieved 2012-01-28.