As previously reported during Kanjani8's 5 Dome Tour announcement, the popular Johnny's group will be releasing their 5th full album in December!
The album will be titled “FIGHT“, and is slated for release on November 16th. The members decided to take a fun twist with the title, by replacing the ‘E’ in ‘EIGHT’ with a ‘F’. It will feature a total of 14 songs, including their latest singles, “Tsubusa ni Koi“, "365 Nichi Kazoku", “My Home“, and “T.W.L./Yellow Pansy Street."
“FIGHT” will come in three different versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Regular Edition. The Limited Edition A will come with a DVD, a 48-page “HOT FIGHT PHOTO BOOK“, and a three-way folding case. The Limited Edition B will come with a DVD, a 48-page “COOL FIGHT PHOTO BOOK” and a three-way folding case. Meanwhile, the regular edition will come with two discs, and will feature solo & unit songs by the members.
Also previously reported, songs in the album are contributed by various respected and popular musicians like Yuzu, Ketsumeishi, Sukima Switch, Dohatsuten, Aobozu, ROCK'A'TRENCH and Kusuo, besides Kanjani8 members themselves.
<Tracklist info (songs written by members are bold)>
01. Monjai Beat
Lyrics: Masuko Naozumi (Dohatsuten)
Music: Kamiharako Tomoyasu (Dohatsuten)
02. Uchuu ni Itta Lion
Lyrics & Music: Fujimori Shinichi (Aobozu)
03. Fight for the Eight
Music, Lyrics & Arrangement: Hayama Hiroaki
Music & Lyrics: Kitagawa Yujin (Yuzu)
05. Fly High
Music & Lyrics: Yamamori Daisuke (ROCK‘A’TRENCH)
06. 365 Nichi Kazoku
Lyrics: Tanaka Hanano
Music: Taniguchi Naohisa
07. Dye D?
Lyrics & Music: Yasuda Shota (Kanjani8)
08. Water Drop
Music: KIYO TSURUMI / JOEY CARBONE
09. Tsubusa ni Koi
Music & Arrangement: Face 2 fAKE
10. Yellow Pansy Street
Lyrics & Music: TAKESHI
11. Freedom Riron
Lyrics & Music: Sukima Switch
12. Kagayakeru Butai e
Lyrics: Tanaka Ryo (Ketsumeishi)
Music: Kohno Kenta (Ketsumeishi) / YANAGIMAN
13. My Home
Lyrics & Music: A.F.R.O
Lyrics & Music: Kusuo
<Limited Edition A>
“Monjai Beat” Music Clip & Making + Uniform ga Dekiru Made
<Limited Edition B>
“Fight for the Eight” Music Clip & Making + Unit & Solo Song Recording Clips
01. Scarecrow (Nishikido Ryo)
Lyrics & Music: Nishikido Ryo
02. Yona yona Yo NIGHT (Murakami Shingo, Yasuda Shota & Ohkura Tadayoshi)
Lyrics: Murakami Shingo, Yasuda Shota & Ohkura Tadayoshi
Music: Yasuda Shota
03. Pan Panda (Yokoyama Yu & Maruyama Ryuhei)
Music: Tanaka Hidenori
04. a (Shibutani Subaru)
Lyrics & Music: Shibutani Subaru
Additionally, their 5 Dome Tour now has a new name:
KANJANI∞ GO DAI DOME TOUR EIGHT×EIGHTER Omonnakattara Dome Suimasen!
or KANJANI∞ 5 DOME TOUR EIGHT×EIGHTER Sorry if it's not fun!
Dome Suimasen is a play of words from 'domo suimasen' or 'I'm sorry/excuse me'.
Check out the new tour logo below!
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