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Best of Best 27

2CD Limited Ed. Cover
CD Only Regular Ed. Cover
Artist
Matsuda Seiko
Album
Best of Best 27 (2CD Limited Ed.)
Best of Best 13 (CD Only Regular Ed.)
Released
2004.04.14
Catalog Number
SRCL-5706~7 (2CD Limited Ed.)
SRCL-5708 (CD Only Regular Ed.)
Price
¥4,700 (2CD Limited Ed.)
¥3,000 (CD Only Regular Ed.)
CD1 Tracklist
  1. Anata ni Aitakute ~Missing You~ (あなたに逢いたくて)
  2. Akai Sweet Pea (赤いスイートピー)
  3. Taisetsu na Anata (大切なあなた)
  4. Natsu no Tobira (夏の扉)
  5. Hitomi wa Diamond (瞳はダイアモンド)
  6. SWEET MEMORIES
  7. Tenshi no Wink (天使のウィンク)
  8. 20th Party
  9. Cherry Blossom (チェリーブラッサム)
  10. Kagayaita Kisetsu e Tabidatou (輝いた季節へ旅立とう)
  11. Tengoku no Kiss (天国のキッス)
  12. Jikan no Kuni no Alice (時間の国のアリス)
  13. Aoi Sangoshou (青い珊瑚礁)
  14. Anata ni Aitakute 2004 (あなたに逢いたくて2004)
CD2 Tracklist
  1. Pearl-White Eve
  2. Rock'n Rouge
  3. Glass no Ringo (ガラスの林檎)
  4. Strawberry Time
  5. Shiroi Parasol (白いパラソル)
  6. Nagisa no Balcony (渚のバルコニー)
  7. Heart no Earring (ハートのイアリング)
  8. Ruriiro no Chikyuu (瑠璃色の地球)
  9. Boy no Kisetsu (ボーイの季節)
  10. Seifuku (制服)
  11. Kanashimi no Boat (哀しみのボート)
  12. Watashi Dake no Tenshi ~Angel~ (私だけの天使~Angel~)
  13. Suteki na Ashita (素敵な明日)
  14. Himitsu no Hanazono (秘密の花園)


Information

Best of Best 27/13 is Matsuda Seiko's 25th best album. The album was released in two editions, 2CD limited and CD Only regular, each one with a different title depending of the number of songs included. Best of Best 27 comes with 2CD featuring 27 tracks, while Best of Best 13 only comes with the first CD of the album (In total 28 and 14 songs are featured respectively because the inclusion of "Anata ni Aitakute 2004"). The selection of songs was made by a total of 15,000 different requests by fans. The song with more votes was "Anata ni Aitakute ~Missing You~", hence a new version titled "Anata ni Aitakute 2004" was included on the album.

Although the voting was restricted only to singles A-sides tracks, the songs "Ruriiro no Chikyuu" and "Seifuku" (album track and B-side respectively) were included on the album as they were the two most voted tracks for Another Side of Seiko 27 tracklist election. Another Side of Seiko 27 and Another Side of Seiko 13 were two similar compilations released five months earlier including the most voted album tracks and singles B-sides.

The 2CD limited edition comes housed in a special box with two "DIGI Books" and 21 postcards featuring Matsuda's singles covers from the 80's. For the limited edition cover art, an edited version of Matsuda's Bible II album photoshoot was used. The album reached #8 on Oricon charts and charted for 14 weeks.

On the same date of the album release, Matsuda's first 13 singles were released according to the release plan for her oldest singles. Another 13 singles were released two weeks later.

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