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Progress (Hamasaki Ayumi)

FIVE Cover
Hamasaki Ayumi
Hamasaki Ayumi
Nakano Yuta
Other Information
Arrangement: Nakano Yuta
Programming & Strings Arrangement: Nakano Yuta
Additional Drums: Tom Tamada
Bass: Chiharu Mikuzuki
Guitar: Phil X
Addiotional Guitar: Ryota Akizuki
Strings: Suzie Katayama & The Strings
Addiotional Violin: Yuko Kajitani
Mixed by David Reitzas

"progress" is a pop song recorded by Hamasaki Ayumi. The song is found on her second mini-album FIVE as track #1. The song was used as theme song for the PS3 game Tales of Xillia.

Live Performances

Music Video

PV Shot

The music video for "progress" was directed by Muto Masashi.

It shows footage of walking through the streets of a city, the underground, the outskirts, through a nightclub, a riverside, the mountain, the skies (among others), stopping in-between to focus on a person before continuing, until finally it stops to where Hamasaki is in the middle of a road.


The following are the different versions of this song released throughout Hamasaki Ayumi's discography, listed chronologically.

Found on the FIVE mini-album as track #1. This is the standard version of the song.
progress - ayumi hamasaki ~POWER of MUSIC~ 2011 A ver.
Found on the ayumi hamasaki ~POWER of MUSIC~ 2011 A LIMITED EDITION live album as track #2. This is the live recording of her performance on the ayumi hamasaki ~POWER of MUSIC~ 2011 A tour.

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