Original Article from Oricon here.


Singer Hamasaki Ayumi’s new mini-album 『FIVE』 (released 31 August), which contains 5 songs, continues to rank in as No.1 on the Album Rankings chart for the week of 19/9, achieving V2. The last time Hamasaki Ayumi’s work maintained No.1 position for 2 weeks straight was back in January 2006, with 7th original album 『(miss)understood』, 5 years and 8 months ago.

This work contains 5 songs, including 「Why・・・」 featuring JUNO, the elder twin of Junsu from popular Korean unit JYJ, a duet 「ANother song」 with AAA’s Urata Naoya, and the theme song for PS3 game 『Tales of Xillia』 「progress」. The DVD contains the PVs and making-of clips from these 5 songs, to make a total of 10 tracks.

Read more about new work 『FIVE』 here!