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Unite!

CD Art
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
UNITE!
Released
2001.07.11
Catalog Number
AVCD-30275
Price
¥1,260
Tracklist
  1. UNITE! "Original Mix"
  2. UNITE! "Huge UR-Chin mix"
  3. UNITE! "hecco's club vocal mix"
  4. UNITE! "re-Formation Mix"
  5. Endless sorrow "Dub's Forever Mercy Mix"
  6. UNITE! "PROJECT O.T ATOMIC MIX"
  7. UNITE! "PSYCHO TRANCE MIX"
  8. UNITE! "No.1 Blueberry Wonderful"
  9. Key "nicely nice waterfowl remix"
  10. UNITE! "Original Mix -Instrumental-"

Single Cover
Single
UNITE!
Released
2005.11.17 (Germany)
Tracklist
  1. UNITE! - Airwave Vocal Edit
  2. UNITE! - Moogwai Radio Edit
  3. UNITE! - ALT+F4 Radio Edit
  4. UNITE! - Robert Gitelman Radio Edit
  5. UNITE! - ALT+F4 Remix
  6. UNITE! - Robert Gitelman Remix
  7. UNITE! - Airwave Dub Mix

Part 1 Cover
Vinyl
UNITE!
Released
2005.10.21 (Germany)
Catalog Number
DRIZ3006-1
Tracklist
  1. UNITE! - Airwave vocal mix
  2. UNITE! - Airwave dub mix
  3. UNITE! - Moogwai instrumental mix

Part 2 Cover
Vinyl
UNITE!
Released
2005.10.24 (Germany)
Catalog Number
DRIZ3006-2
Tracklist
  1. UNITE! - ALT+F4 remix
  2. UNITE! - Robert Gitelman remix


Information

"UNITE!" is Hamasaki Ayumi's 23rd single. It was used as the Kirin Beverage "Sapuri" CM song. The single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for ten weeks. It sold 571,110 copies, becoming the #25 single of 2001, and being certified Platinum by RIAJ.

"UNITE! (part 1)" and "UNITE! (part 2)" are German vinyls, released under label Drizzly Records. They are the last German vinyl releases, being the single the last of all.


Live Performances

Song Information

Lyrics
Hamasaki Ayumi
Music
CREA
Other Information
Arrangement: HΛL
Keyboards: HΛL
Programming: HΛL
Guitar: Akimoto Naoya
Fundamental Track Making: Kikuchi Tadashi
Mixed by Inada Noriki

Music Video

An entire music video was not released for "UNITE!". Instead, only a short promotional clip featuring the chorus of the song was issued. It was directed by Ishii Takahide. The clip features moments from Hamasaki's ayumi hamasaki DOME TOUR 2001 A live concert performing the song.

Credits

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Hamasaki Ayumi promoting the single.


  • Production Assistant0: Yuka Akiyama (prime direction inc.)
  • Mastered by Shigeo Miyamoto at FLAIR
  • A&R Coordination: Yasuyuki Tomita (avex trax)
  • A&R Supervisor: Nobuhito Ikehata (avex trax)
  • Executive Supervisor: Katsuro Oshita (avex trax)
  • Artist Management: Yuka Kikuchi, Junichi Kamitoku, Kouji Hashimoto (avex inc.), Ayumi Ogata (Premium Promotion)
  • Artist Promotion: Toshiyasu Takahashi & avex Domestic Repertoire Promotion Dept3, Akira Akutsu & avex inc. Advertisement Division
  • Sales Promotion: Tomotsugu Ota, Kazuo Kosugi, Akihiro Terada, Yasuhiro Yamamoto (avex distribution)
  • Advisory Producers: Ryuzo Shoji (to max), Yoshihisa Nagata (prime direction inc.), Ryuhei Chiba, Motohiro Abe (avex inc.)
  • General Producer: Shinji Hayashi (avex trax)
  • Specially Coordinated by Tom Yoda (avex group)
  • Cooperation: Hiroaki Itoh, Kazuki Muraishi (avex inc. producers room)
  • Art Direction: Shinichi Hara
  • Design: Shigeru Kasai (RICE)
  • Creative Coordination: Naoki Ueda (avex trax)
  • Photographer: Keita Haginiwa
  • Stylist: Koji Matsumoto
  • Assistant Stylist: Hiroyuki 'Ushiko' Ishii
  • Hair & Make up: CHIKA (artifata)
  • Assistant Hair & Make up: Shunsaku 'macchi' Shoji (artifata)
  • Nail Artist: Kanako 'Bancho' Miura

Disambiguation

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

UNITE!
Found on the I am... album as track #4. This is the standard version of the song, and it is often referred to as "Original Mix".
UNITE! "Huge UR-Chin mix"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #2. This is a remixed version of the original song by Huge.
UNITE! "hecco's club vocal mix"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #3. This is a remix by HECCO.
UNITE! "re-Formation Mix"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #4. It was remixed by KO-I.
UNITE! "PROJECT O.T ATOMIC MIX"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #6. This is a remix of the original song by PROJECT O.T
UNITE! "PSYCHO TRANCE MIX"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #7. Remixed by 83key.
UNITE! "No.1 Blueberry Wonderful"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #8. This was remixed by Uehara Kikou.
UNITE! "Original Mix -Instrumental-"
Found on the "UNITE!" single as track #10. This is a vocal-less version of the original song.
UNITE! (Euro-Power Mix)
Found on the SUPER EUROBEAT presents ayu-ro mix 2 remix album as track #14. This was remixed by Dave Rodgers.
UNITE! (Airwave dub)
Found on the "M e.p." vinyl as track #3. This is a dub remix by AIRWAVE.
UNITE! "Airwave remix"
Found on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance remix album as track #4, on the "M e.p." vinyl as track #4 and on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance 2 remix album as track #7. This is a remix by DJ AIRWAVE.
UNITE! "Moogwai remix"
Found on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance remix album as track #13. This is a remixed version by MOOGWAI.
UNITE! (Moogwai dub)
Found on the "M e.p." vinyl as track #6. This was remixed by MOOGWAI.
UNITE! "Non-Stop Mega Mix Version"
Found on the ayu-mi-x 4 + selection Non-Stop Mega Mix Version remix album as track #3. This is a remix by Huge. Also known as "Huge under the weight of TRANCE mix".
UNITE! - Airwave vocal mix
Found on the first "UNITE!" vinyl as track #1. This is a remix by AIRWAVE.
UNITE! - Airwave dub mix
Found on the first "UNITE!" vinyl as track #2 and on the "UNITE!" German single as track #7. This is a dub remix by AIRWAVE.
UNITE! - Moogwai instrumental mix
Found on the first "UNITE!" vinyl as track #3. This is a vocal-less trance remix by MOOGWAI.
UNITE! - ALT+F4 remix
Found on the second "UNITE!" vinyl as track #1 and on the "UNITE!" German single as track #5. This was remixed by ALT+F4.
UNITE! - Robert Gitelman remix
Found on the second "UNITE!" vinyl as track #2 and on the "UNITE!" German single as track #6. This is a ROBERT GITELMAN remix.
UNITE! - Airwave Vocal Edit
Found on the "UNITE!" German single as track #1. This is and edited version of "Airwave vocal mix" by AIRWAVE.
UNITE! - Moogwai Radio Edit
Found on the "UNITE!" German single as track #2. This is a shorter version of the "Moogwai instrumental mix" by MOOGWAI.
UNITE! - ALT+F4 Radio Edit
Found on the "UNITE!" German single as track #3. This is an edited version of the "ALT+F4 remix" remix by ALT+F4.
UNITE! - Robert Gitelman Radio Edit
Found on the "UNITE!" German single as track #4. This is a shorter version of the "Robert Gitelman remix" remix.
UNITE! (EK's Big Room remix)
Found on the ayu-mi-x 7 -version HOUSE- remix album as track #11. This is a remix by Eric Kupper.

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