Yoake Mae(夜明けまえ,Before the Dawn?) is the ninth studio album by Chara, which was released on March 19, 2003. It debuted at #17 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 5 weeks. It eventually sold 47,000 copies.
The entire album was produced and written by Chara. It was her last original album release on Sony.
Two singles were released from the album: Hatsukoi(初恋,First Love?) and Mieru wa(みえるわ,I Can See!?).