Mr.Children has announced that they will simultaneously release a new single and a live DVD/Blu-ray on April 18th!
Their new single, titled “Inori ~Namida no Kidou / End of the day / pieces“, will be their first in about 3 years and 7 months. “Inori ~ Namida no Kidou” and “pieces” are the theme songs to Ikuta Toma and Yoshitaka Yuriko’s upcoming movie, “Bokura ga Ita“.
Meanwhile, the live DVD/Blu-ray, “Mr.Children STADIUM TOUR 2011 SENSE -in the field-“, will feature the Nagai Stadium performance from their nationwide tour last year.
Mr. Children will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this year with the theme, “POPSAURUS 2012″. Previously, the band announced that they will simultaneously release two best-of albums and will embark on a nationwide tour. They have just revealed that the limited edition of both best-of albums will come with a DVD containing video clips.
Additionally, the dates and venues of “MR.CHILDREN TOUR POPSAURUS 2012” has been announced. The tour will kick off on April 14th at Kyocera Dome Osaka, and will wrap up on June 6th at Nagoya Dome. You can check out the full details below!
<MR. CHILDREN TOUR POPSAURUS 2012>
April 14th – Kyocera Dome Osaka (Osaka)
April 15th – Kyocera Dome Osaka (Osaka)
April 29th – Fukuoka Yahoo! JAPAN Dome (Fukuoka)
April 30th – Fukuoka Yahoo! JAPAN Dome (Fukuoka)
May 19th – Sapporo Dome (Hokkaido)
May 23rd – Tokyo Dome (Tokyo)
May 25th – Tokyo Dome (Tokyo)
May 26th – Tokyo Dome (Tokyo)
June 5th – Nagoya Dome (Aichi)
June 6th – Nagoya Dome (Aichi)
<"Mr.Children STADIUM TOUR 2011 SENSE -in the field-" Tracklist>
M1. Kazoe Uta
M5. I'm talking about Lovin'
M6. innocent world
M8. Kimi ga Suki
M12. CENTER OF UNIVERSE
M13. 365 Nichi
M15. Rock'n'Roll wa Ikiteiru
M16. Nishi e Higashi e
M17. Everything is made from a dream
M18. Kaze to Hoshi to Moebius no Wa
En2. Hoshi ni Naretara
En3. Tomorrow never knows
En4. Kazoe Uta
En5. Owarinaki Tabi
And it's a Dome Tour! How I wish I can go. Also a 3A-side single! And another SENSE DVD! Plus the 2 best albums in May! One of the big boys are returning with a bang, I'm more than happy! XDDD
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