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Additional soundtrack includes two songs by Japanese hip hop artists Zeebra and
; Zeebra collaborated later with the "Yakuza 4" opening theme, "Butterfly City".
The title track and the B-side, "Yakusoku no Basho," were written and produced by Ryoji from
. The collaboration came about as Ueto's record label was looking for new songs Ueto could record for her next album. Being a big fan of
, her team offered Ryoji to produce a few songs for her, which he readily accepted. Ryoji also remixed Ueto's "Yume no Chikara" for the single, which features a verse by Ryoji himself.
The three "Yakuza" original soundtrack albums are composed by Hidenori Shoji, Hideki Sakamoto "et alii" and are published by Wave Master. Additional soundtrack features songs from Japanese artists Crazy Ken Band, Zeebra,
and Eikichi Yazawa.
"Dear…" is May J.'s second solo single, released on May 30, 2007. The A-side is described as a high quality ballad full of bitter-sweet sadness. The song was produced by Ryoji of
. The single includes a remix of the previous single, "Here We Go", in the same way that "Here We Go" contained a remix of "My Girls". This is May J.'s lowest charting releaseever, singles and albums included.
"Egao no Mama de" was written and produced by Ryoji from
, while its title was chosen by Ueto. The song marks Ueto's second consecutive collaboration with Ryoji, who also wrote and produced "Kaze o Ukete" (2005). "Egao no Mama de" is Ueto's first single to not contain a B-side, instead two "mega mixes," one featuring a mash-up of Ueto's singles to date, and the other featuring songs from "License", were included.
In the first decade of the 21st century, hip hop music and contemporary R&B influences in Japanese music started to gain attention in popular mainstream music. In November 2001, R&B duo Chemistry's debut album "The Way We Are" sold over 1.14 million copies in the first week, and debuted at the number-one position on the Oricon weekly album charts. Hip hop bands such as Rip Slyme and
were also at the top of the Oricon charts.
In 2003 Dio married fashion model Yu-ko, and retired as a circus performer when his daughter was born. During Dio's marriage, he worked a variety of odd jobs. Dio's first major film role was in Princess Raccoon, a 2005 operetta directed by Seijun Suzuki, as an itinerant entertainer. He joined the CD work for Japanese musician ‘
’, a popular musician among young Japanese people. He was in charge of the cast of the CD jacket. In 2005, Dio and Yu-ko divorced.
The album debuted at number four in Japan underneath
, Shōgo Hamada and Def Tech, selling 85,000 copies. In its second week, it remained at number four. The album spent seven weeks in the top 10, and 33 in the top 100. When it had stopped charting in November 2006, it had spent a total of 76 weeks on the charts, selling five and a half times its first week sales. It was initially certified platinum by the RIAJ after its release, but was eventually certified double platinum in October 2006. This is Ai's most commercially successful work, as of 2012.
"Happy Magic: Smile Project" is Ueto's first original album in over three years. It features songs written and composed by artists including Kohmi Hirose, Tortoise Matsumoto (from Ulfuls), Ryoji (from
), Kiroro, Shintarō Tokita (from Sukimaswitch), and Hitomi Yaida as well as a cover of Begin's "Smile". The album was released in two formats: limited CD + DVD + photo book edition and standard CD-only edition. The standard edition features eleven tracks, including the two singles "Way to Heaven" and "Namida no Niji". These two songs are omitted from the limited edition CD, however the DVD includes their music videos. Despite "Save Me" being an A-side, it was not included in the album.
American pop group Backstreet Boys' "Unbreakable" became the first album of a foreign male group to top the Oricon for two consecutive weeks since O-Zone's "DiscO-Zone" in 2005. Other artists who had an extended run on the charts include Kaela Kimura, Mr. Children, Yui, Mariya Takeuchi, Namie Amuro, Sukima Switch, Hideaki Tokunaga, and
. Folk rock singer Kazumasa Oda's "Jiko Best 2" makes him the oldest artist, at 60 years old, to have a number-one album on the chart. Canadian pop punk singer Avril Lavigne's "The Best Damn Thing" made her the first foreign artist to sell a million copies since her debut album.
"Smile for...," was written, composed, and produced by singer-songwriter Kohmi Hirose. It served as ending theme for the TV Tokyo anime "Katekyō Hitman Reborn!", from episode 127 to episode 139, which aired from April 4 to June 27, 2009. The song was made available in Chaku-Uta ringtone format on April 1, 2009. "Mō Ichido Dake" was composed by
member, Ryoji. The song marked her fourth collaboration with Ryoji, who also composed her single "Kaze o Ukete," and its B-side "Yakusoku no Basho," and "Egao no Mama de." It served as ending theme for the TV Asahi late-night program "Ren'ai Hyakkei". Its Chaku-Uta ringtone was released on May 8, 2009.
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