The Next Decade

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This article is about the album. For the George Friedman book, see The Next Decade (book).
"The Next Decade"
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Single by Gackt
Released August 11, 2009
Format DVD single
CD single
CD maxi single
Genre Hard rock, Symphonic rock
Length 5:05
Label Avex Entertainment
Writer(s) Shoko Fujibayashi (lyricist)
Ryo (composer, arranger)
Gackt singles chronology
"The Next Decade"
"Setsugekka (The End of Silence)/Zan"
Kamen Rider Series theme song chronology
"Journey Through the Decade"
"The Next Decade"
"W-B-X (W-Boiled Extreme)"
Alternative cover

"The Next Decade" is the thirty-fifth single by Japanese musical artist Gackt, released on August 11, 2009.


It will be used as the theme song for the Kamen Rider Series film Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker[1] in which Gackt portrays Riderman.[2] It was released as a CD single and a CD single coupled with a DVD of the music video.

The theme of "The Next Decade" is that of the "War" ( Ikusa?).[3]


  1. "The Next Decade"
  2. "T.N.D.Orchestra Attack Ride"
  3. "The Next Decade" (Instrumental)


The music video of "The Next Decade" was later released in Stay the Ride Alive,[4] "special memorial single" version which is a Digipak with a special cover, a third disc and a booklet describing Gackt's collaboration with the Kamen Rider Decade production.[5]

  1. "The Next Decade" music cinema film


On its first day of release, it hit #3 on the Oricon Daily Charts after selling 13,000 copies.[6]

Release Provider(s) Chart Peak position Sales total
August 11, 2009 Oricon Daily Singles 3 13,534
Weekly Singles 4 37,033
Monthly Singles 12 51,041
Yearly Singles 103 56,335
Billboard Japan
Charts (2009) Peak
Billboard Japan Hot 100[7] 11


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