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Colours (Hamasaki Ayumi)

CD+DVD / iTunes Cover
CD+Blu-ray Cover
CD Only Cover
TeamAyu CD+DVD Cover
TeamAyu CD+Blu-ray Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Album
Colours
Released
2014.06.18 (Digital)
2014.07.02 (Japan)
2014.07.18 (Taiwan)
Catalog Number
AVCD-38965/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-38966/B (CD+Blu-ray)
AVCD-38967 (CD Only)
AVZ1-38968/B (TeamAyu CD+DVD)
AVZ1-38969/B (TeamAyu CD+Blu-ray)
Price
¥4,104 (CD+DVD)
¥4,536 (CD+Blu-ray)
¥3,240 (CD Only)
¥11,000 (tax out) (TeamAyu CD+DVD)
¥11,400 (tax out) (TeamAyu CD+Blu-ray)
CD Tracklist
  1. Feel the love
  2. XOXO
  3. What is forever love
  4. Hello new me
  5. Pray
  6. Terminal
  7. Angel
  8. Merry-go-round
  9. Lelio
  10. NOW & 4EVA
DVD Tracklist
  1. Feel the love ["ayupan × Bloody Bunny" ver.] (video clip)
  2. XOXO (video clip)
  3. Angel (video clip)
  4. Merry-go-round [Appearance by VERBAL ver.] (video clip)
  5. Lelio (video clip)
  6. Feel the love (making clip)
  7. XOXO (making clip)
  8. Angel (making clip)
  9. Merry-go-round (making clip)
  10. Lelio (making clip)
  11. Creators Special Interview (TeamAyu Editions only)
  12. A interview (TeamAyu Editions only)


Information

Colours is the fifteenth full-length studio album released by Hamasaki Ayumi. It was released in five versions: a limited CD+DVD edition, a limited CD+DBlu-ray edition, a regular CD Only edition, and a limited TeamAyu CD+Blu-ray and CD+DVD+Milena's Boutique aroma candle (Plumeria) sold through the TeamAyu shop and mu-mo.

Credits

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  • Produced by max matsuura


  • Mastered by Dave Kutch at The Mastering Palace, NYC
  • Recorded & Mixed at Record Plant Recording Studios, prime sound studio form, avex studio, avex studio azabu
  • Recordist: Naoki Yamada, Yuichi Nagayama, Koji Morimoto, Hiroshi Sato (prime sound studio form), Hideaki Jinbu (avex studio)
  • 2nd Engineer: Bradford H Smith, Dustin Capulong (Record Plant Recording Studios, LA), Ryan Kaul (Larrabee Sound Studios, LA), Yujiro Yonetsu, Yuji Tanaka, Ryota Gomi, Shuhei Shimizu, Yushi Iwata (prime sound studio form)
  • Super Coordination: Mai Takamizawa (Plenty)
  • Producer Coordination: Terry "TR" Ross (Innersound/Noontime), NObby uNO (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Producer Management: Ray Hatoyama (Sanrio Inc.), Kevin Inoue, Daisaku Ito, Noboru Kuroda, Hiroki Nakajima (Sanrio Entertainment Co., Ltd.), Takashi Honda (Sanrio Co., Ltd.), Sachiko Hanay (Y&Co.), Jr. Regisford and Alarn Melina (RedOne Productions Management), Maykei Piron, Nadine van Bodegraven, Gesine Pertenbreiter (Armada Music), Ichiro Shimizu (YANAGI CORPORATION,LTD.), Susanne Wolffensperger, Dick de Groot (Be Yourself Music), John Witsenburg (Solid Music Support)
  • Composer Management: Tomonori Takeda (Ryuken), Tadayoshi Matsuzaka, Yuki Iwabuchi (avex management inc.), Satoh Kohji (SCOOP MUSIC)
  • Product Coordination on trk.3: Sakimi Kanai (avex management inc.), Kazuki Kumagai (prime direction), Junichiro Kawata (avex entertainment inc.)
  • International Affairs: Natsuyo Ito, Erica M. Tsunoda, Dee Hattori (avex group holdings inc.)
  • Recording Support: Tetsuya "Remo-con" Tamura, Yumi Kawamura, CMJK
  • Studio Setup Assist: Noriko Yajima (prime sound studio form)
  • Director: Hidetomo 'KOME' Yoneda (avex trax)
  • A&R Coordination: Jiro Nakagiri (avex trax)
  • Artist Management: Takahiro 'SUGI' Sugiue (avex management inc.), Seiko Suzuki (A COLLECTION)
  • Artist Brand Management: Hideki 'Jackie' Endo (avex management inc.)
  • Visual Producer: Kiyoshi 'Mizumo' Utsumi (avex group)
  • Media Promotion: Hideki Hori, Tatsuya Ikeda, Yasushi Sakai & All Promotion and Publicity Room Staff (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Sales Promotion: Ayako Murakami (avex entertainment inc.) & All AMI Staff (avex marketing inc.)
  • Tie-up Coordination: Kenichiro Kimura, Masatomo Takagi, Shohei Taniishi, Reina Tsukada, Eiichi Sekine & All Tie-up Room Staff
  • Casting Coordination: All Casting Room Staff (avex management inc.)
  • Merchandising Director: Naomi Mayuzumi (avex management inc.)
  • Advisory Merchandising Producer: Koichiro Tanaka (avex marketing inc.)
  • Team Ayu Producer: Shinsuke Kubo (avex marketing inc.)
  • Team Ayu Operation: Yosuke Hojo (avex marketing inc.)
  • Web Designer: Yukiko Ito, Shunichi Yakuwa (avex marketing inc.)
  • Web Coordination: Yukiko Ogawa, Terue Saito (avex marketing inc.)
  • A&R Assistant: Takashi Saigo (avex trax)
  • A&R Desk: Hanako Kimura (avex trax)
  • Management Desk: Tamae Sasaki (avex management inc.)
  • General Supervisor: Shintaro Higuchi (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Executive Supervisor: Shinji Hayashi, Shigekazu Takeuchi, Ryuhei Chiba (avex group)


  • Photographer: G.T.GAN
  • Creative Direction, Image Design & Styling: Alvin Goh
  • Title Typography: Cheah Wei Chun / Clan House
  • Graphic Design: MAW. Limited
  • Wardrobe: Amato Couture by Furne Oné, Burberry Prorsum, David Yurman, Giuseppe Zanotti, Tex Saverio, Tom Ford, UnderCover, Versace, William Chang.
  • A Stylist: Kei 'Okei' Ito (ab fab)
  • A Make Up: Ryuji Nozaki (DONNA)
  • A Hair: Yoshiyuki 'Sukesan' Sukegawa (Allure)
  • A Assistant Hair: Kayo 'Okan' Iwabuchi (Allure)
  • A Nail Artist: Misako Matsui, Miki Nitta (es NAIL)
  • A Trainer: So 'kurisuteru' Nagashima (tune:up)


  • Location Support: Bounce Films
  • Creative Coordination: Naoki Ueda (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Quality Control: Masaya Ishida, Eiichi Yamamoto, Miyuki Sei, Sonoko Takemasa (avex marketing inc.)


  • A Special Thanks to All my family, All my friends ...and YOU♥

Charts

Oricon Chart Positions

Hamasaki Ayumi promoting the album
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 5 5 5 5 6 8 5 39,295
8 21 17 15 13 11 13 16 6,122
10 38 25 26 27 26 21 31 2,922
25 - 50 48 39 44 - 62 1,486
30 - - - - 50 48 65 1,022
- - - - - - - 95 704
- - - - - - - 103 670
- - - - - - - 157 437
- - - - - - - 196 413
- - - - - - - 222 335
Year Month Rank Sales
2014 July 12 50,847

Total Reported Sales: 53,406* (#98 album of 2014)

Recochoku Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
- - 2 5 3 6 7 3
5 6 14 15 8 12 18 13
34 12 6 5 5 8 7 7
7 14 - 24 31 44 39 27
35 - 35 22 31 28 - 30
47 - 37 47 x x x x

Billboard Japan Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Position 5 16 29 59 64

World Chart Positions

Week 1
Position 17

G-Music Japanese Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Position 1 2 12 - 7 6
Percentage 20.41% 16.18% 0.49% - 5.76% 0.55%

Gaon Foreign Albums Monthly Chart Positions

Year Month Rank Sales
2014 July 58 142

Total Reported Sales: 142*

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