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Driving in the Silence

Limited Edition Cover
Regular Edition Cover
Sakamoto Maaya
Driving in the silence
Catalog Number
VTZL-33 (Limited Edition)
VTCL-60278 (Regular Edition)
¥3,045 (Limited Edition)
¥2,520 (Regular Edition)
CD Tracklist
  1. Driving in the silence
  2. Sayonara Santa (Goodbye Santa)
  3. Melt the snow in me
  4. homemade christmas
  5. Kotoshi Ichiban (今年いちばん; The Best Of This Year)
  6. Tatoeba Ringo ga Te ni Ochiru You ni (たとえばリンゴが手に落ちるように; For Example, An Apple That Falls Into Your Hands)
  7. Kyokuya (極夜; Polar Night)
  8. Chikai (誓い; Oath)
  9. Driving in the silence -reprise-
DVD Tracklist
Original Short Movie: "Driving in the silence"
  1. Driving in the silence
  2. Sayonara Santa
  3. Driving in the silence -reprise-


Driving in the silence is the third mini-album released by Sakamoto Maaya. It was produced and arranged by Kouno Shin. The limited edition includes a bonus DVD with a short movie filmed in Ireland, where the jacket photos for the album were taken, and a mail-postcard for a chance to win one of two prizes from a drawing. The mini-album reached #3 on the Oricon weekly charts and charted for 5 weeks.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2 3 3 5 x x 3 17,590
x x x x x x x 41 2,199
x x x x x x x x x,xxx
x x x x x x x x x,xxx

Total Reported Sales: 22,414

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