After releasing two singles in October, BUMP OF CHICKEN is finally releasing their long-awaited fifth album, the band’s first full-length album since 2004’s Yggdrasil. The album’s name, Orbital Period, is actually inspired by the band members’ ages. The period of time it takes for the same date to fall on the same day of the week again is six, five, six, then eleven years, totaling to 28 for a complete orbital period. As all the members turned 28 this year, they took this “orbital period” theme to their album, creating a new solar chapter with their earthy sounds. The album comes with 17 tracks including their singles Planetarium (Track 5), supernova, Karma (Track 14), Namida no Furusato (Track 16), and the most recent Hana no Na (Track 10) and Mayday (Track 3). There are also brand new songs from the band, as they continue to make hearts and ears happy with their introspective, Beatles-inspired pop rock.
#01 at Oricon Top Album Charts
Catalog No.: TFCC-86245
Number of discs (or other units): 1
Release Date: 2007/12/19
Price: 2913yen (3059yen Tax incl.)
Item weight: 120 g
(BUMP OF CHICKEN – orbital period Album Regular Edition)
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