will release a new album on October 27th.
will be his first original album in nearly three years, following December 2018's JAPRISON
. It is said to be an album packed with songs he created with people he wanted to work with, disregarding genres and rules and focusing
purely on his love for music and enjoying playing around with it to the fullest.
The exact tracklist has not been revealed just yet, but it is known that it will contain his previously released singles Mr. Psycho
, To The First
, me time
and Shiawase feat. Kan Sano
He also just released another preceding digital single from the release called Dive To World
on September 1st. The track was produced by KM
, a producer well-known in the hip-hop scene for work with artists like (sic)boy
. It features guitarwork and guest vocals from Takuya Yamanaka
frontman of rock band THE ORAL CIGARETTES
. Longtime friends, Yamanaka
wrote both the music and lyrics for the track together.
Links to download and stream Dive To World feat. Takuya Yamanaka (THE ORAL CIGARETTES)
are available here
The album will be available in five editions, including a CD-only version and two versions adding a bonus DVD or Blu-ray disc with music videos for the aforementioned singles and live footage from his YU GE ZAN MAI
show held at Zepp DiverCity on June
27th and footage from his SKY-HI ROUND A GROUND 2020
concert held at Osaka BIGCAT on August 24th.
The final two versions will be exclusive to AAA Party, AAA mobile and the mu-mo SHOP, adding a 100-page photo book on top of the DVD or Blu-ray disc.
In addition, on the September 7th and 8th dates of his Round A Ground
unveiled a new remix of me time
featuring Shota Watanabe
, a contestant from his audition show "THE FIRST"
who was not selected for the boy group BE:FIRST
was instead offered a solo artist contract with SKY-HI
's management company/label BMSG. After appearing as a surprise guest at both concerts, Watanabe
revealed his new artist name, Aile The Shota
The music video for Dive To World feat. Takuya Yamanaka (THE ORAL CIGARETTES)
and digest live footage of Mr. Psycho
, Sexual Healing
and To The First
from the YU GE ZAN MAI
concert can be viewed below.
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