Umbrella (Shota Shimizu album)

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Umbrella
ShotaShimizu Umbrella.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 26, 2008
Recorded2008
October Studio, Giallo Polta, Studio Z'd, Tiny Voice Studio, Bunkamura Studio, Burnish Stone Komazawa, DGM Studio, Studio Somewhere, Sony Music Studio Tokyo, Prime Sound Studio Form, On Air Azabu
GenreR&B, Soul, Dance-pop, Funk, Acoustic music, Hip hop, Jazz, J-Pop
Length60:11(standard edition)
65:51(Japan edition)
LabelMastersix Foundation, Sony Music Records, Sony
Producer3rd Productions, Coney's Jelly, Sty, Yanagiman, Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Shota Shimizu chronology
Umbrella
(2008)
Journey
(2010)
Singles from Umbrella
  1. "Home"
    Released: February 20, 2008
  2. "Aishiteru"
    Released: June 4, 2008
  3. "Diggin' on U"
    Released: September 10, 2008
  4. "My Treasure"
    Released: October 22, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Umbrella is the debut album by Japanese R&B singer Shota Shimizu, released on November 26, 2008 in Japan. The album ranked at #2 and sold 56,442 units in its first week.[2] After 8 weeks, it sold 115,863 copies.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Shota Shimizu.

  1. "Diggin' on U"
  2. "Home"
  3. "With You"
  4. "My Treasure"
  5. "One Last Kiss"
  6. "Love Story"
  7. "Rainy Day's Morning"
  8. "Unhappy"
  9. "Lovin U"
  10. "Aishiteru"
  11. "My Love"
  12. "Soulmate"
  13. "Sorezore"
  14. "Home" (Hip hop remix) (Japanese bonus track)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Japan[3] November 26, 2008
Korea[4] November 27, 2008
Hong Kong[5] November 28, 2008
Taiwan[6][7] December 5, 2008 (CD +DVD)
January 9, 2009 (CD)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Oricon Rankig Search" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-07-25.
  3. ^ Umbrella CDJapan.co.jp. Neowing. Retrieved on 2009-7-25.
  4. ^ Shimizu Shota ..... Umbrella Archived 2009-05-28 at the Wayback Machine. maniadb.com Retrieved on 2009-7-25.
  5. ^ http://www.hmv.com.hk/product/japanese.asp?sku=196303
  6. ^ http://www.gmusic.com.tw/GMusicProduct.aspx?ProductID=0886974310723
  7. ^ http://www.gmusic.com.tw/GMusicProduct.aspx?ProductID=0886974310822