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Crossroad (Hamasaki Ayumi)

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CD+DVD Cover
CD-Only A Cover
CD-Only B Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
crossroad
Released
2010.09.22
Catalog Number
AVCD-31933/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-31934 (CD-Only A)
AVCD-31935 (CD-Only B)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD-Only)
CD+DVD CD Tracklist
  1. crossroad (Original mix)
  2. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix)
  3. blossom (Clockwork yellow remix)
  4. crossroad (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  5. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix -Instrumental-)
DVD Tracklist
  1. crossroad (video clip)
  2. crossroad (making clip)
  3. blossom (video clip)
CD-Only A Tracklist
  1. crossroad (Original mix)
  2. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix)
  3. blossom (Clockwork yellow remix)
  4. MOON (Orchestra version)
  5. crossroad (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  6. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix -Instrumental-)
CD-Only B Tracklist
  1. crossroad (Original mix)
  2. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix)
  3. blossom (Clockwork yellow remix)
  4. blossom (Orchestra version)
  5. crossroad (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  6. SEVEN DAYS WAR (Original mix -Instrumental-)


Information

"crossroad" is the 49th single released by Hamasaki Ayumi and the second release in the "50th Single Project". The title track was used as a QUALITA CM image song. The B-side "SEVEN DAYS WAR" is a cover of TM NETWORK's 14th single of the same name. The single included the music video for "blossom", which was going to be included on her previous single "MOON / blossom", and for the first time since "Connected" in 2001 Hamasaki doesn't appear on one of her own PVs, instead JEJUNG appears in it.

The single is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

Live Performances

Song Information

Lyrics
Hamasaki Ayumi
Music
Tetsuya_Komuro
Other Information
Arrangement: Tetsuya_Komuro
Programming: Tetsuya_Komuro
Drums: Yamaki Hideo
Bass: Mikuzuki Chiharu
Guitar: Michael Thompson
Strings Arrangement: Randy Waldman
Strings: Randy Waldman Strings
Mixing: Morimoto Koji

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 73,691
3 8 7 6 7 8 5 7 13,751
5 15 20 14 13 18 14 15 5,019
14 16 27 22 23 28 28 24 3,179
30 - - - - 46 - 57 1,287
36 - - - - - - 89 992
- - - - - - - 127 521
- - - - - - - 184 311

Total Reported Sales: 99,021 (#66 single of 2010)

Total Downloads Reported by RIAJ: 100,000 (crossroad)

Billboard Japan Hot Single Sales Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Position 1 7 13 24 50 100

G-Music Japanese Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Position 2 4 11 20
Percentage 12.46% 3.3% 1.86% 0.92%

Disambiguation

crossroad
Found on "crossroad" single as track #1 and on Love songs album as track #2. This is the standard version of the song.
crossroad (Original mix -Instrumental-)
Found on "crossroad" single as track #4. This is the standard song without the main vocals.
crossroad (Orchestra version)
Found on the CD Only Type A version of "L" single as track #4.
crossroad (Johnny Vicious Club mix)
Found on ayu-mi-x 7 -version HOUSE- remix album as track #12.

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