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Glitter / Fated

CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
glitter / fated
Released
2007.07.18 (Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan)
2007.07.25 (China and Singapore)
2007.07.28 (South Korea)
Catalog Number
AVCD-31274/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-31275 (CD Only)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD Only)
CD Tracklist
  1. glitter "original mix"
  2. fated "original mix"
  3. Secret "original mix"
  4. glitter "original mix -Instrumental-"
  5. fated "original mix -Instrumental-"
DVD Tracklist
  1. "Kyoai ~Distance Love~" (glitter/fated) short film (距愛)


Information

"glitter / fated" is Hamasaki Ayumi's 41st single. "glitter" was used as the Zespri "Gold Kiwi" CM song, while "fated" is the theme song for the movie Kaidan, starring Onoe Kikunosuke and Kuroki Hitomi. The song "Secret" from Hamasaki's previous album Secret is also included on the single as it is the Chinese movie Confession of Pain's Japanese release theme song. In her official site this single was called the starting of her third chapter. The DVD side of the single contains her second mini movie that was shot in Hong Kong, directed by Wong Hoi and featuring Shang Yue (余文乐) at the Intercontinental hotel. It was her first single to be released in Japan and other country on the same day. This single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for 11 weeks. It sold 166,203 copies, becoming the #39 single of 2007.


Live Performances

Credits

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Hamasaki Ayumi promoting the single.


  • Produced by max matsuura


  • Directed and Recorded by Koji Morimoto
  • Mastered by Shigeo Miyamoto at form THE MASTER
  • Recorded & Mixed at prime sound studio form
  • A&R: Kentaro Furusawa (avex trax)
  • A&R Direction: Hidetomo Yoneda (avex trax)
  • Artist Management: Kouji Hashimoto, Tadashi Urakami, Masaaki Gyobu (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Artist Management Supervisor: Motohiro Abe (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Visual Producer: Kiyoshi 'Utsumizm' Utsumi (avex group)
  • Visual Assistant Producer: Eisuke Yoshida (MiDEA)
  • Media Promotion: Takeshi Mori & All Media Division Promotion Room staff (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Media Promotion Supervisor: Akira Akutsu (avex entertainment inc.)
  • Sales Promotion: Jun Yogi & All AMI Staff (avex marketing inc.)
  • A&R Supervisor: Hiroshi Ishimori, Takashi Okuda (avex trax)
  • A&R Executive Supervisor: Jun Harada (avex trax)
  • General Producers: Shinji Hayashi, Takashi Araki, Ryuhei Chiba (avex group)


  • Art Direction: Shinichi Hara
  • Design: Tomokazu Suzuki (momoya)
  • Photographer: ND CHOW (angle)
  • Lighting Direction: Danfo Sze
  • Assistant Photographer: Ai Abe, Lester Cheung, Alfons Poon
  • Stylist: Kei 'Okei' Ito (ab fab)
  • Assistant Stylist: Yoko Honda (ab fab), Hitomi Yamamoto
  • Costume Creator: Akira Noda (Workaholik)
  • Nail Artist: Kanako 'Bancho' Miura (Three Peace)
  • Assistant Nail Artist: Shingo 'Minazo' Sano
  • Hair & Make up: Jin 'Gori' Kiyota (Rond.)
  • Assistant Hair & Make up: Shoichi 'Sho' Nakamura
  • Trainer: So Nagashima (Three Line Trainers)
  • Location Support: Stanly Izumi Kim (s.i.k.e), Akifumi Kojima (Master Work)
  • Location by InterContinental Hong Kong
  • Creative Coordination: Naoki Ueda (avex marketing communications inc.)
  • CG Treatment: Makoto Harikae, Hiroko Tanaka, Hiroki Yura (amana)
  • Quality Control: Masashi Shinabe, Toshiyuki Suzuki (avex marketing communications inc.)
  • DVD Authoring: Yohei Sato (avex marketing inc.)
  • Team Ayu: Kazuki 'Mr' Okabe (avex entertainment inc.)


"Kyoai ~Distance Love~" Short Film
Directed by Wong Hoi

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales Total Sales
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 110,165 110,165
1 5 6 5 4 4 4 4 23,826 133,991
4 15 17 12 12 12 12 15 13,311 147,302
12 29 31 27 28 23 20 28 7,133 154,435
18 26 24 - - - - 25 4,844 159,279
- - - - - - - 53 2,494 161,773
- - - - - - - 72 1,639 163,412
- - - - - - - 113 983 164,395
- - - - - - - 125 700 165,095
- - - - - - - 118 713 165,808
- - - - - - - 198 395 166,203

Total Reported Sales: 166,203
Total Reported Downloads: 500,000 (glitter)
Total Reported Downloads by RIAJ: 250,000 (glitter)

Other Charts Positions

This single was her first to chart in United World Chart in more than 2 years. It failed to chart in the global chart of Hong Kong.
Country Chart Weeks

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5

6

All Global Chart 30 - - - - -
Hong
Kong
Asian Chart 31 28 - 31 - -
Japanese Chart 5 4 16 9 16 17

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