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With its first week on sale drawing to a close, it has been confirmed that “RED” has become the latest B’z single to debut at the top of the Weekly Oricon Singles charts in Japan. The single sold over 157,000 copies in its first week.
This extends their record of consecutive number one singles to 48 in a row, dating all the way back to the release of their first chart-topper, “Taiyou no Komachi Angel”, in June of 1990. The band’s nationwide tour titled B’z LIVE-GYM 2015 -EPIC NIGHT- is currently underway.
B’z 52nd single 「RED」 is officially out today, and has already sold 71,001 copies pre-release day, topping the Oricon daily chart. As usual, Tak and Koshi turn to their fans and released a message celebrating the release of their new CD. We have translated it for you — as always! Don’t forget to check out the translated lyrics in the B’z Wiki!
For those of you that have ordered the “Wristband Edition”: 100 copies have been signed by Tak, Koshi and Hiroki Kuroda! Perhaps you’re one of the lucky ones to receive one!
With under one week until the release of 「RED」, music channels have started airing the short version of the music video, which basically is the first half of the song. Furthermore, promotion for the new single has started in the streets of Hiroshima. Trams are decorated with posters advertising the new single.
Check out the short version of the music video below!
If you haven’t pre-ordered 「RED」 yet, you can do it HERE.
The band has launched a social network campaign, which will be conducted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The campaign runs from May 23 to June 14 23:59. You can find more details regarding the respective social networks below.
Facebook / Twitter
Post your versification beginning with “R” “E” and “D”! From all published posts, a few will be randomly chosen and awarded with a “RED” present.
An example given on the website:
renai demo shigoto demo
( R ENAI… )
en wo taisetsu ni
( E NWO… )
deai wo taisetsu ni
( D EAIWO… )
- Follow @Bz_Official (Twitter) or like https://www.facebook.com/bz.official (Facebook)
- Post your versification using the hashtag #BzRED!
- In case of Facebook, make sure your post’s privacy setting is set to public
Post your “RED” pictures using the hashtag on Instagram!
- Follow bz_red on Instagram
- Post your picture on Instagram using the hashtag #BzRED
As the release of the band’s 52nd single titled 「RED」 is forthcoming, TV commercials have started airing throughout Japan. You can check it out below!
Furthermore, the band has announced today, that 「RED」 will be featured in SKY PerfecTV!’s Baseball TV commercials. Three versions were produced for broadcasting: A 30 second one that is broadcasted nationwide, a 30 second one that is broadcasted only in Hiroshima, and a Hiroshima-exclusive 60 second version. All three of them feature Hiroshima Toyo Carp’s pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, for whom the song has been produced. You can check out the 60 second version below!
The fifty-second single from B’z, 「RED」, will be released on June 10th, 2015 in three editions. The regular single edition will contain only the CD, while the CD & DVD edition will come with the single and a special DVD containing the title song’s dedicated music video which features footage from B’z LIVE-GYM 2015 -EPIC NIGHT-. Lastly, for the first time, the band are also releasing a special edition that contains the CD single and a red and white themed wristband. You can now pre-order the single in any of its editions from the retailers listed below:
Along with the initial announcement, the official B’z website made available a preview of the aforementioned music video, which we have subtitled for you below:
B’z New Single
「RED」 Music Video
(Featuring footage from B’z LIVE-GYM 2015 -EPIC NIGHT- at Yokohama Arena)
Price: 650 Yen (CD Only), 1000 Yen (CD+DVD), 1600 Yen (Red CD Case+Special Edition Wristband)