Mr.Children’s latest album “SENSE” is on sale today!

Mr.Children has bee so successful since early 90s, it practically owns a small part of Japanese economy. ;-)

This time, the band completely kept any information regarding with the latest CD till just 3 days prior to the release date. As the band has sold more than 1 million copies with 12 consecutive records, these mysteries surely stirred the expectations even more towards another million seller.

“SENSE”, which was just released in Japan today, December 1st 2010, contains 12 songs, which includes the track “fanfare” – the theme song for the “ONE PIECE FILM Strong World”. For the first time in the band’s history, not one track is that of a previously released single.

With the announcements made this time, Mr.Children also announced their Arena tour, which will lead them through 12 places all over Japan, starting February 2011. If I am lucky enough to score a ticket myself, I will be so happy I might pass out like a teenage girl. :-D The last time I saw their live show was 15 years ago so this is actually a big deal to me! :-)

In any case, for those who haven’t noticed, I have slowly begun translating Mr.Children’s lyrics into English. On the top navigation bar, you’ll find a link called “Mr.Children’s Lyrics”. From there, you will be able to access to the translated lyrics.

Below are featured songs for “SENSE”:

01. I
02. 擬態 (Gitai)
03. HOWL
04. I’ m talking about Lovin’
05. 365日 (365 Nichi)
06. ロックンロールは生きている(Rock’n’Roll Wa Ikite Iru)
07. ロザリータ (Rosalita)
08. 蒼 (Ao)
09. fanfare
10. ハル (Haru)
11. Prelude
12. Forever

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4 Responses to Mr.Children’s latest album “SENSE” is on sale today!

  1. yukou says:

    Hello,
    I came across your blog while searching for any info in English regarding Mr. Children’s upcoming tour.
    I’m currently outside Japan, but would love to attend one of Mr. Children’s concerts next year.
    Could you share with me about how and where to purchase the tickets?
    Thank you so much in advance!

    • admin says:

      Hi Yukou-san,

      Here is a link for the official website “Mr.Children’s SENSE Concert Tour 2011″.
      http://www.mrchildren-tour2011.jp/#ticket

      According to the above web site, there are 3 ways to purchase the tickets:

      Method #1. HOW: Entering the 9 digit serial code attached to the purchased SENSE album for your chance to win tickets before the general sales date.
      WHEN: December 25th to 29th, 2010.

      Method #2. HOW: Registering through the official site for your chance to win tickets before the general sales date.
      WHEN: January 14th to 23rd, 2011.

      Method #3. HOW: Contacting the local ticket offices on the general sales date.
      WHEN: February 5th, 2011 at 10 A.M.

      Good luck! :-)

      Best Regards,
      Kako

  2. Frances says:

    I appreciate all your translations, but could you also post the romaji lyrics for ‘SUPERMARKET FANTASY’ and ‘SENSE’? ^^

  3. Emad says:

    Thanks so much for translating the songs by mr. children! I really enjoy reading them.
    arigato!

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