GACKT announces 5 more releases for next year

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Christmas has arrived earlier for GACKT fans without a doubt! The rocker has announced earlier this month the release in 2014 of “P.S. I LOVE U” single that will be released on 12/02/2014 but more than that it was announced today that we can expect another 5 releases next year so start saving up money this Christmas because next year is gonna weight on your wallets.

The first release will be, of course, the single “P.S. I LOVE U” that we already reported this week. The single will be available in regular and deluxe editions and can already be preordered on CDJAPAN.

The tracklist will be the following:

1. P.S. I LOVE U
2. RIDE OR DIE
3. P.S. I LOVE U -Instrumental-
4. RIDE OR DIE -Instrumental-

The second release is the live tour photobook titled “GACKT LIVE TOUR 2013 BEST OF THE BEST vol.1 M/W [LIVE PHOTOBOOK]“. It’s scheduled to be released in March but still without a settled day for the release.

Contents (confirmed):

  • Rehearsal photos
  • Tour opening day
  • GACKT’s birthday

This one isn’t available for preorder at the time but as soon as the pre-orders open we’ll update the news.

The third and forth releases will be two live DVD’s/Blu-ray discs titled “BEST OF THE BEST I ~40TH BIRTHDAY~ 2013” and “BEST OF THE BEST I ~XTASY~ 2013“. These are scheduled to be released on 26/03/2014. Both releases will include three discs and come with a documentary.

The tracklist for each one is the following already confirmed by GACKT:
BEST OF THE BEST I ~40TH BIRTHDAY~ 2013

 01.WHITE LOVERS-shiawase na toki-
 02.REDEMPTION
 03.GHOST
 04.emu ~FOR MY DEAR~
 05.JOURNEY THROUGH THE DECADE
 06.-HAKURO-
 07.LAST SONG~UNPLUGGED~
 08.PAPA LAPPED A PAP LOPPED
 09.MIRROR
 ~40TH BIRTHDAY & MC~
 10.U+K
 11.koakuma heaven
 12.GRAFFITI
 13.FARAWAY~hoshi ni negai wo~
 14.DEARS
 15.STAY THE RIDE ALIVE
 16.sakura, chiru

 + Documentary "Prologue"

BEST OF THE BEST I ~XTASY~ 2013

01.WHITE LOVERS-shiawase na toki-
02.UNTIL THE LAST DAY
03.GHOST
04.DISPAR
05.REDEMPTION
06.FLOWER
07.SAYONARA
08.PAPA LAPPED A PAP LOPPED
09.MIRROR
~MC~
10.U+K
11.koakuma heaven
12.jounetsu no inazuma
13.GRAFFITI
14.FARAWAY~hoshi ni negai wo~
15.MISSING~egao wo misete~
16.kimi no tame ni dekiru koto
17.STAY THE RIDE ALIVE
18.sakura chiru...

 + Documentary "Memories"

The fifth release will be another DVD to add to the already announced two DVD releases. “PLATINUM BOX~XIV~ [PLATINUM BOX]” is scheduled to be released in April so be on the lookout for it.

It will be a year full of great GACKT releases tand we couldn’t get more excited for!

We’ll be on the lookout for more information regarding each release and we’ll provide that information as soon as it’s available.

SOURCE: GACKT.com

Author: midorin

The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. After a 6 month stint in Macau SAR, I am back to being based in Cascais, Portugal. Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" was the catalyst to completely focus on writing about male seiyuu music.