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& (Hamasaki Ayumi)

CD Art
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
&
Released
2003.07.09
Catalog Number
AVCD-30497
Price
¥1,320
Tracklist
  1. ourselves
  2. Greatful days
  3. HANABI ~episode II~
  4. theme of a-nation '03
  5. ourselves -Instrumental-
  6. Greatful days -Instrumental-
  7. HANABI ~episode II~ -Instrumental-


Information

"&" is Hamasaki Ayumi's 29th single. This single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for 16 weeks. It sold 591,481 copies, becoming the #8 single of 2003.

Oricon Chart Positions

Alternative cover
Week # Week Rank Sales Total Sales
1 1 287,002 287,002
2 2 108,224 395,226
3 2 74,867 470,093
4 4 42,733 512,826
5 9 26,749 539,575
6 11 22,447 562,022
7 23 11,271 573,293
8 30 7,050 580,343
9 x x x
10 x x x
11 x x 587,714
12 115 1,129 588,843
13 106 954 589,797
14 131 678 590,475
15 156 513 590,988
16 181 493 591,481

Total Reported Sales: 591,481

Credits

Hamasaki promoting the single.


  • A&R + Directed by Yasuyuki Tomita (avex trax)
  • Mastered by Shigeo Miyamoto at FLAIR
  • A&R Coordination: Kentaro Furusawa (avex trax)
  • A&R Chief: Nobuhito Ikehata (avex trax)
  • Executive Supervisor: Daisuke Shimokawa, Katsuro Oshita (avex trax)
  • Artist Management: Yuka Kikuchi, Junichi Kamitoku, Kouji Hashimoto (avex inc.)
  • Media Operation: avex Media room & Promotion room, 2nd A&R/Promotion Dept. Akira Akutsu, Koki Sato & avex inc. Advertisement Division
  • Sales Promotion: Taishi Nomura, Kazuo Kosugi, Tomoaki Sato & All avex distribution Staff
  • Advisory Producers: Motohiro Abe (avex inc.), Ryuzo Shoji (to max inc.), Yoshihisa Nagata (prime direction inc.)
  • General Producer: Shinji Hayashi (avex trax), Ryuhei Chiba (avex inc.)
  • Specially Coordinated by Tom Yoda (avex group)


  • Art Direction: Shinichi Hara
  • Design: Shigeru Kasai (RICE)
  • Creative Coordination: Naoki Ueda (avex trax)
  • CG Treatment: Makoto Harikae, Hiroko Tanaka (amana)
  • Quality Control: Shuichi Takahashi (avex trax)
  • Photographer: Leslie Kee (FEMME/TOKYO, JEDROOTS/NEW YORK)
  • Assistant Photographer: Nd Chow
  • Stylist: Hideo 'Kokomi' Suzue (H)
  • Assistant Stylist: Tomoko 'Yukinko' Takahashi (H)
  • Hair & Make up: Keizo Kuroda (THREE PEACE)
  • Assistant Hair & Make up: Yoshinori 'Barber' Ito (THREE PEACE)
  • Nail Artist: Kanako 'Bancho' Miura
  • Stand In: Atsuko 'Minori' Kubota

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