11.21.07
  • AIDS Charity Project - RED RIBBON Spiritual Song ~umare kuru kodomo tachi no tameni~


  • Warner Music Japan is releasing AIDS charity single 'RED RIBBON Spiritual Song ~umare kuru kodomo tachi no tameni' on November 28, 2007. Originally sung at RED RIBBON LIVE 2006, the song was partly written by Kazutoshi Sakurai in addition to him singing part of the song at the live in 2006. However, although he helped write it, Sakurai will not be participating in the studio recording of the single. The single will be in production for only 6 months with all net profits donated to the Japan AIDS stop fund.


    Source:
    Warner Music Japan


    11.20.07
  • FNS 2007


  • Mr.Children will be attending FNS 2007. The 4 and a half hour event will air on December 15, 2007 from 19:00 through 23:30, with the group most likely performing 'Tabidachi no uta' once again.


  • HOME TOUR 2007 #1


  • HOME TOUR 2007 DVD debuted at #1 on ORICON, selling 118,000 copies its first week.


  • ORICON Poll: Artist I like to hear when I'm disappointed with love


  • 1. aiko
    2. Koda Kumi
    3. Hamasaki Ayumi
    4. DREAMS COME TRUE
    5. Nakajima Miyuki
    6. Mr.Children
    7. Makihara Noriyuki
    8. Utada Hikaru
    9. HY
    10. Porno Graffitti

  • ORICON Poll: Song I like to hear when I'm disappointed with love


  • 1. Mr.Children - Over
    2. Princess Princess - M
    3. Makihara Noriyuki - Mou koi nanteshinai
    4. SEAMO - Mata aimasho
    5. SMAP - Orenji
    6. HY - NAO
    7. Utada Hikaru - First Love
    8. Porno Graffitti - Saudade
    9. Ofukosu - Syonara
    10. Koda Kumi - You

    Sources
    FNS | ORICON | ORICON Poll (for both polls)


    11.16.07
  • Music Station Special 2007


  • Mr.Children will be attending Music Station's annual special. The show will air on December 21, 2007 from 19:00 through 23:00, with the group most likely performing 'Tabidachi no uta'.


    Source:
    Music Station


    11.09.07
  • Bank Band is back


  • Bank Band is back with a new DVD and new album.


    Soushi Souai 2
    Release date: 01/16/2008
    TFCC-86247

    1. Nanno hentetsu monai Love Song
    2. Hitotsu dake
    3. Kino no No, Ashita no Yes
    4. to U
    5. Slow ballad
    6. Tooi sakebi
    7. Yasumi no nichi
    8. Iro toridori no sekai
    9. Entotsu noaru machi
    10. Harumatsu ibuki
    11. MR.LONELY
    12. evergreen
    13. Utautai no ballad
    14. Yoku kita ne



    Bank Band with Great Artists 「ap bank fes ’07」
    Release date: 1/16/2008
    TFBQ-18081
    3-Disc DVD set + photo book

    Disc 1:
    1. Yoku kita ne - Bank Band
    2. Merushi-teremekashi-arigato oburigado (DJ TATSUTA) - GAKU-MC
    3. Kyoshu - GAKU MC
    ―Documentary 1―
    4. I'll Remember You - AI
    5. Story - AI
    6. Kurebaiinoni - KREVA
    7. Aguresshi bu - KREVA
    ―Documentary 2―
    8. Jewelry day - ayaka
    9. Peace loving people - ayaka
    10. Nagare uta - Higashida Tomohiro
    ―Documentary 3―
    11. Hitotsu dake (Akiko Yano ) - Bank Band
    ―Documentary 4―

    Disc 2:
    1. Utautai no ballad (Saitou Kazuyoshi) - Bank Band
    2. Totsuzen no okuri mono - Onuki Taeko
    3. Shikisai Toshi - Onuki Taeko
    ―Documentary 5―
    4. Sekai de ichiban suki na hito - KAN
    5. Ai wa katsu - KAN
    6. Kono sora wo tobe tara - Kato Tokiko
    7. Ai no sanka - Kato Tokiko
    ―Documentary 6―
    8. Tsubomi - Kobukuro
    9. Kimi toiu na no tsubasa - Kobukuro
    10. WINDING ROAD - Kobukuro
    11. B ・E ・L ・I ・E ・V ・E - Kyosuke Himuro
    12. CALLING - Kyosuke Himuro
    ―Documentary 7―
    13. Iro toridori no sekai (JUDY AND MARY) - Bank Band
    14. MR.LONELY (Koji Tamaki) - Bank Band

    Disc 3:
    ―Documentary 8―
    1. Eenen - ulfuls
    2. Nake tekuru – ulfuls
    3. Gattsu daze!! – ulfuls
    ―Documentary 9―
    4. Kaze ~The wind knows how I feel~ - Mr.Children
    5. Mirai – Mr.Children
    6. my life - Mr.Children
    7. I’ll be - Mr.Children
    8. Sora kaze no kaerimichi – Mr.Children
    ―Documentary 10―
    9. to U - Bank Band with Great Artists & Mr.Children
    End Roll: Harumatsu ibuki

    Extra track: ap bank dialogue


    Source:
    ap bank


    11.06.07
  • Mr.Children's 27th consecutive #1 single


  • 'Tabidachi no uta' gained the #1 spot for the week on ORICON and sold 238,000 copies its first week, bringing their record up to 27 consecutive #1 singles.

  • Sakurai to appear in MUSICA


  • Sakurai will be in the December 2007 issue of MUSICA magazine. Topics that his interview will cover range from his personal life, bank band, ap bank fes '07, and Mr.Children.


    Sources:
    ORICON | MUSICA


    11.04.07
  • Premium 10 - Koi uta 2007


  • Mr.Children are expected to appear on NHK's 'Premium 10 - Koi uta 2007'. Like the title says, the program will feature the love songs of 2007. The show will air on November 16, 2007 from 22:00 through 23:28, with Mr.Children most likely performing 'Tabidachi no uta'.


    Source:
    NHK - Premium 10


    11.03.07
  • CD DATA appearance


  • Mr.Children will be in the December issue of CD DATA. The magazine will be released on November 14, 2007.


    Source:
    CD DATA



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