Title: kick start

Release date: 2014.02.19

Catalog nr: XQMJ-1001
Label: SMC Entertainment

First press: no


«kick start» is Ayumi Shibata‘s debut album and it is a cover album. This is her first release under her new label SMC Entertainment. Prior to this release, she had released three singles and one digital single under Universal Music.

This album sold 386 copies, charting at #194 on the Oricon Charts for one week.

In the winter of 2013, it was announced that Shibata had found a new record company and that she was going to release her debut album. It was revealed early on that the album title was «kick start» and that it would contain cover songs of ten rock tunes. In November, one track was revealed to be Return to Myself, and in December four more tracks were revealed (on cdjapan): 男 (Otoko), 今すぐ Kiss Me (Ima Sugu Kiss Me), 天使の休息 (Tenshin no Kyuusoku) and BREAK OUT. The full track list and cover was revealed on December 25th on her official site.

Music video for DEAR FRIENDS

Music video for DEAR FRIENDS


TRACK LIST



01. DEAR FRIENDS
02. 私は嵐 (Watashi wa Arashi; I Am the Storm)
03. BREAK OUT!
04. Return to Myself
05. 天使の休息 (Tenshin no Kyuusoku; An Angel’s Vacation)
06. 今すぐKiss Me (Ima Sugu Kiss Me; Kiss Me Now)
07. 「男」 («Otoko»; «Men»)
08. CHANCE!
09. 世界でいちばん熱い夏 (Sekai de Ichiban Atsui Natsu; Hottest Summer in the World)
10. フレンズ (Friends)


CREDITS


DEAR FRIENDS

Lyrics: JILL | Music: Mitsugu Watanabe | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by PERSONZ.

 

私は嵐 (Watashi wa Arashi)

Lyrics: Yoshihiko Ando | Music: Keiko Terada | Arrangement: junchi.

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by SHOW-YA

 

BREAK OUT!

Lyrics & Music: Tetsuro Oda | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by Nanase Aikawa.

 

Return to Myself

Lyrics: Mari Hamada | Music: Hiroyuki Otsuki | Arrangement: junchi.

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by Mari Hamada.

 

天使の休息 (Tenshi no Kyuusoku)

Lyrics: Fumina Hisamatsu, Yukari Fujiu | Music: Yukari Fujiu | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by Fumina Hisamatsu.

 

今すぐKiss Me (Ima Sugu Kiss Me)

Lyrics: Miyuki Asano | Music: Tatsuya Hirakawa | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by LINDBERG.

 

男 (Otoko; Men)

Lyrics: Ruriko Kubo | Music: Hiromasa Ijichi | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by Ruriko Bou

 

CHANCE!

Lyrics & Music: Takako Shirai | Arrangement: R_MEN_SOUL

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by Takako Shirai.

 

世界でいちばん熱い夏 (Sekai de Ichiban Atsui Natsu)

Lyrics: Kyoko Tomita | Music: Kaori Okui | Arrangement: R_MEN_SOUL

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by PRINCESS PRINCESS.

Kaori Okui was Peachy’s manager. Peachy released three singles before joining H!P as Rika Ishii in 2002.

 

フレンズ (Friends)

Lyrics: NOKKO | Music: Akio Dobashi | Arrangement: X.L.H

This track is a cover of the song of the same title by REBECCA.


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