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Yuri on Ice Sales - OST

Yuri on Ice’s Official Soundtrack or rather, the official songs used during the skating programs have been released in digital and physical forms on the 21st of December, 2016 and we have now received the information on the number of discs sold in the first week.

So, is Oh! SkaTra!!! Yuri!!! on Ice/Original Skate Song Collection selling?

Yes, it is.

And not only that, it is the third best selling CD and first best selling in digital sales in its first week.

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Considering that Oricon isn’t an anime-specific sales chart and in fact includes all of Japanese artist’s albums this is really good.

Adding up the units sold in the first week we get the number of 48183 CDs.

Considering that one CD costs 3000-3,240 yen (depending where you buy) this means that the OST has now generated at least 144,549,000 yen revenue.

Which is like $1,231,173 or €1,176,167 or £1,002,003.

Now, I am no expert in CD sales or how much it costs to make an OST (or specifically a skate song collection, featuring not only the composer but also guest artists), but I think it would be fair to assume that they’re making a profit already.

And according to these sources which suggest that soundtrack for an anime would cost about $200,000 and an entire anime would have an average cost of $2,000,000, then these sales look very promising, especially considering that they only account for one week of sales.

Of course, most sales happen in the first week, but the OST will most likely continue to sell, and hopefully sell well.

(And fyi, it is currently the best-selling CD on cdjapan.co.jp and the second best-selling CD on amiami.com, two big sites with anime goods.)

In any case, this is a very good sign.

Because you guys know what high sales and profits for the production team mean, right?

Yep, you guessed it.

It brings us closer to that next level.

I will be back with another sales report once we get the results for the first week of sales for the DVDs/BluRays. Cross your fingers and hope that they sell as well!!

Miranda says his favorite evening during the making of The Hamilton Mixtape started with a phone call. “We got a call from Alicia Keys, who had agreed to do ‘That Would Be Enough,’ saying, ‘She doesn’t want to just send it to you, she wants to play it for you in her studio and talk to you about it,’” Miranda recalls. “I turned to Jonathan Groff [who originated the role of King George on Broadway], who was my roommate at the time, and said, ‘Do you want to come listen to Alicia Keys’s version of the song with me?’” He breaks into excited giggles at the memory. “So we jumped in a car immediately after our show, raced to her studio downtown, and as the Great Blizzard of 2016 started, we were sitting in a room at midnight with Alicia Keys—not only hearing her amazing version of ‘That Would Be Enough,’ but she also played us half the tracks on her new album early.”
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On this day in music history: January 13, 1964 - “The Times They Are A-Changin’”, the third album by Bob Dylan is released. Produced by Tom Wilson, it is recorded at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City from August 6 - October 31, 1963. Right on the heels of the successful and acclaimed “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan”, the prolific songwriter and musician returns to the studio a few months later to record the follow up. The album is Dylan’s first to feature all original material written by him. The songs are more serious and are starkly arranged featuring Dylan accompanied only by his own acoustic guitar and harmonica playing. The album yields some of his best known and loved songs including “North Country Blues” and the anthemic title track. The mono version of the album is remastered and reissued on 180 gram vinyl by Sundazed Records in 2001, with the stereo mix also being reissued by Columbia. The CD version is remastered and reissued in 2005. Audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab reissues the titles as a limited double vinyl set mastered at 45 RPM in 2014, and as a hybrid SACD in 2015. “The Times They Are A-Changin’” peaks at number twenty on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

Excited (Youtuber!Yoongi)

Plot: #077: “Your dad is really excited to meet you soon, it’s driving me crazy.” with youtuber!Yoongi

Word Count: 508

A/N: so I’m hoping street racer!hobi will be up within the next few days (I’m aiming for tomorrow but I have no idea) but I figured I’d write a lil drabble about my favorite AU, the father AU so the links for this are father!Yoongi (all of the father related links are here) and youtuber!Yoongi (here)

Yoongi didn’t get too personal on his channel very often. He had made a few videos answering common questions but most of his videos were about music, whether it was a cover or his own original song or even reviewing an album. He had been making videos for years and yet you’d only ever met two appearances and you were about to make your third. You two were going to make a video announcing that you were expecting a baby, a little girl.

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On this day music history: December 20, 1986 - “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 4 weeks. Written by Liam Sternberg, it is the first chart topping single for the power pop/rock band from Los Angeles, CA. Songwriter Liam Sternberg (“21 Jumpstreet Theme”) is inspired to write the song after watching people trying walk while off balance on a ferry boat. Their movements remind him of movements of ancient Egyptians sculpted and painted on the walls of burial tombs. “Walk Like An Egyptian” is originally written for singer and choreographer Toni Basil who passes on recording it. While working on The Bangles’ second album in 1985, producer David Kahne finds the song through Sternberg’s publisher, presenting it to the band who record it for their second album “Different Light”. However, it creates tension in the band when drummer Debbi Peterson is regulated to a secondary role on the track, singing only background vocals and having her drum parts played by a drum machine. In spite of this the track is completed and included on the album. Released as the third single from “Different Light” in September of 1986, it becomes The Bangles biggest hit to date. The song is accompanied by a music video featuring the band performing live, inter cut with footage of various people on the street doing the signature “walk like an egyptian” dance and hand gestures. Entering the Hot 100 at #82 on September 27, 1986, it climbs to the top of the chart twelve weeks later. Following the 9/11 Attacks in September 2001, corporate broadcasting behemoth Clear Channel Media places “Walk” on its list of songs deemed “inappropriate” for broadcast radio play, due to the fact that some of the terrorist perpetrators were Egyptian nationals. The restriction on radio play for the song has since been lifted, and the record is a popular recurrent today. “Walk Like An Egyptian” is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

January 8th, 2017 marks Dame Shirley Bassey’s 80th birthday. Here she is pictured in the early 1970s.

Born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales in 1937, Shirley Veronica Bassey first achieved musical fame in the latter part of the 1950s. Enduring global stardom came in 1964 when she recorded the theme song to the James Bond film Goldfinger.

The ever glamourous Bassey recorded a slew of hit albums in mainly the 1970s and is the only singer to perform more than one James Bond theme song; she recorded three: Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979), which was originally intended for Johnny Mathis.

Ms Bassey received the Britt Award for Best Female British Artist in the previous 25 years in 1977 and was made a Dame for services to the performing arts in 2000. Her most recent album, Hello Like Before, was released in 2014.

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[NEWS] Listen: GOT7 Youngjae’s Personal Song Release Is Receiving Mad Love On Soundcloud

GOT7 member Youngjae’s personal song release “My Day” (literal translation) is receiving mad love on Soundcloud!

Just two days ago, Youngjae uploaded the original song to his Soundcloud under pseudonym Ars, and it has since racked up almost 70,000 listens and over 5,000 likes as of time of publishing.

Written and produced himself with contribution by Noday and Chloe, “My Day” is a catchy, medium tempo track that highlights Youngjae’s smooth vocals and pop songwriting skills.

Youngjae currently has only two tracks up on his Soundcloud, the first track, which was uploaded about a week ago, is his vocal-only guide for “Hey” off of GOT7’s newest album “FLIGHT LOG: TURBULENCE.”

You can listen to both “My Day” and the guide for “Hey” below! Would you like Youngjae to put out more original songs?

https://soundcloud.com/ars333ars/sing-by-ars

https://soundcloud.com/ars333ars/hey

source: http://www.soompi.com/2016/10/08/listen-got7s-youngjae-shares-soundcloud/

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I FINALLY FIGURED THIS OUT AFTER LIKE SIX YEARS OF IT RATTLING AROUND IN MY HEAD

This is the main melody to an original song of mine called Lone Wolf! A minor-key piano-driven song about being alone and miserable after being swiftly dumped by your lover (even though i knew nothing of that, being literally twelve years old).

On Sabrina’s twitter questions thing she said she only changed the name of one song, now when the original song list was released there was a song on their called ‘not about a boy’ and assuming she didn’t just choose not to put it on the album, I’m going to go ahead and say this was the song name she changed, so my question to you great people of the rilaya/rowbrina fandom which song of #EVOLution do we think was originally 'not about a boy’

album title: where are you papa ( remix )
release date: 01012017.
genre: electropop, dance, feels of trap, rap. 
language: french, and english
album type: soundcloud, youtube.  
originally released: [ x 

note:

in light of recent events in my life, i’ve remixed the most important song of my life. it no longer has names attached to it that have ceased to exist in my world and i’ve moved forward from reaching out to others to produce my music and solely do it myself. this song is too important to me to have it tainted, so on it’s anniversary i’ve given you a remix. included is an updated version of the dance, featuring @serentv. thank you. eventually i’ll be back with more. 

composed by; Originally, Ashe of REIGN, remixed by Akali.
written by; Akali 
arranged by; Akali
produced by; Akali
video concept; Akali
cheorographed by; Choi Areum who is my mother, and Akali.
dancers included; Akali, Serena of TQent! clad in simple black pants, converse and white tops in an empty dance room in TQ. 
            a short sample of the dance; [ x
styling by; Akali

Favourite Japanese releases of 2016

It’s the time of the year to list my favourite Korean and Japanese releases! Previous favourites can be found here!

[Alexandros] - EXIST!

I discovered the band this year and I listened to their previous album ALXD a lot!! This new album was not a disappointment either! As for my favourite songs ムーンソング and Feel Like make me smile everytime, Kaiju has a more heavier sound, O2 and NEW WALL are such a pretty song. To be honest this album has no bad songs so it’s hard to mention only a few songs.

DADAROMA - スタンチク

I think I’m finally moving on even though I still miss Crazy★Shampoo. This full album has songs from previous mini-album which I picked as one of my favourite releases last year. Songs like 「溺れる魚」, モルヒネ#2 and ベルカとストレルカ are still good but as for new favs I liked 「リズリーサーカス」, 月のうた, the piano version of KURT was as good as the original, and 「ルシッド•ドリーム」 was one of my most listened songs from 2016.

GACKT - Last Moon

I waited this full album for almost 10 years! I’m glad that older singles are finally on an album especially 雪月花 -The End of Silence- which is one of my favourite songs by him and P.S. I Love You. As for new songs I like キミだけのボクでいるから and 花も散ゆ the best.  I just hope I don’t have to wait that long for the next full album.

girugamesh - 鵺-chimera-

The last release of girugamesh and it’s kinda sad they decided to disband when their music was for my liking again. I really liked their releases until MUSIC and then it was just ok but this album showed to me they still had it. The title song 鵺-chimera-, slip out and END are my favourites.

Hirasawa Susumu - ash crow

I’ve heard his music before in anime but I’m not even joking when I say in the fall I was mostly listening to his Berserk music on repeat. I don’t think I’ve waited for a song as much/long as 灰よ, ever since I heard the short clip on Berserk. Sadly the new version of Forces is not as good as the original but I liked INDRA 2016 and Aria so much. I can’t explain why his music is so good, it just is.

Kiyoharu - SOLOIST

I had to wait for four years for a new album but when I listened to the first song ナザリー from this album I knew it was all worth the wait. I also really like ロラ, 夢心地メロディー, FUGITIVE and 海岸線 but the whole album is really solid. I like it how his songs sound like him but also bring something new at the same time.

LM.C - VEDA

They didn’t release music in 2015 and I missed them so I’m glad about the releases from last year! レインメーカー  and MONROEwalk were great singles and I also got a bit addicted to Avocado and Phobia from the album. They know how to mix guitar heavy music with electronic music!

NEWS - Quartetto

After all this years their songs still make me so happy, just like this album. ANTHEM was great from their previous release. New songs that I liked are シリウス, ライフ and ヒカリノシズク. As for the solo songs I think Tegoshi’s Encore is my favourite, his voice is great for ballads.

R-shitei - 八十八箇所巡礼

I liked Forest single too but I picked this one mostly for the fun value. I mean the title song 八十八箇所巡礼 is influenced by buddhism?! The other song メジャーデビューなんてクソくらえ!! is basically saying fuck you to major debut, how can I not like them!! haha

Utada Hikaru - Fantôme

If I’m honest I gotta say I didn’t really care about this album when I first listened to it but during the second listen I payed better attention to the songs. Her voice is really something nice to listen to and makes any song beautiful. My favourites from the album are 人魚, , 桜流し and 花束を君に.

Other favourite songs I didn’t mention:

Antic Cafe - 熱くなれ, BtoB - L.U.V, DADAROMA - 「夢タラレバ」 & KURT, LM.C - 左耳のピアス。, Matenrou Opera - 君と見る風の行方 & 嘘のない私で, REIGN - 約束の言葉 & Spiral Memory, R-shitei - forest, SHINee - WANTED, Taemin - さよならひとり, UVERworld - WE ARE GO, vistlip - La Vista

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On this day in music history: September 10, 1980 - “Uptown” by Prince is released. Written and produced by Prince, it is issued as the first single from his third album “Dirty Mind”. The songs’ lyrics address issues of racism, intolerance, and uses the concept of “Uptown” as utopia where none of those things exist, and a place where people are free to be who they are. ‘Uptown" also makes reference to an area in Minneapolis where the city’s musicians and artists hang out. The song is recorded in Prince’s home studio in Minneapolis on a 16-track multitrack tape machine in the Spring of 1980. Originally intended to only be a demo recording, Prince’s managers will tell him that the song is great and to release it as is. “Uptown” will peak at #5 on the Billboard R&B chart and #101 Bubbling Under on the Hot 100. The song will become a fan favorite, and is played on numerous Prince tours over the years. “Uptown” will also become the name of a long running Prince fan magazine featuring articles and photos of the musician.

thirliewhirl  asked:

17, 37, 51, 94 :)

Favorite graduate member/Kami 7?

  • Every Original Team K member (including Mocchi)
  • Takahashi Minami
  • Matsui Rena
  • Iwasa Misaki
  • Itano Tomomi 
  • Oshima Mai
  • Shimazaki Haruka

Favorite 48/46G drama?
First three seasons of Majisuka Gakuen were okay, and I semi-enjoyed Crow’s Blood!

Best 2017 song?
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f only I knew…. but I’m currently obsessed with Boku Igai no Dareka and that was released pretty late last year lol

Favorite album/single jacket?

My top three are: 

  • Sayonara Crawl (I loved the over all concept with the colourful flowers in the water and everyone just looked so damn good)
  • Green Flash (A different cover from everything else, really interesting and new so I enjoyed it a lot)
  • Futari Saison (The light, the costumes and the poses are so keyakizaka-like, I really appreciated these covers)
Woohyun and fandumb

I am very annoyed.

 I usually don’t respond to the crap that people say about Woohyun (like he’s “greasy” or “arrogant”) and have been ignoring that kind of shit for a while now, but some of the responses towards fans that want Woohyun to have a solo album are really going too far (and some are downright lies).

“Woohyun doesn’t want a solo album anyway” 

  • Woohyun originally wanted to be a solo artist and only auditioned for Woollim in the first place because they didn’t have idols. (And he was cheated by another entertainment company before he went to Woollim, poor boy).
  • He’s also mentioned multiple times that he wants a solo album and has even been composing songs for one.

“Woohyun probably doesn’t have a solo because he doesn’t put enough effort in Infinite”

  • I can’t believe that someone would actually say this. If you agree with that statement, please unfollow me right now.
  • If anything, Woohyun puts too much effort in Infinite, and I really wish he would try less, especially when it comes to endangering his health.
  • He performed at Infinite’s fanclub inauguration ceremony when he had a 40°C fever.
  • He performed after he injured his arm from playing futsal and was also in a car accident, and it took months for him to recover. He even apologised for mistakes in his performance on music shows. Yet when the Last Romeo practice video was released, I saw comments that were in the lines of “who does he think he is, dancing with one hand only?” or “does he think he’s cool like that?”.
  • He was really sick during Be Mine and Paradise era. He was also on Immortal Song 2 at the time, and he got scared about losing his voice because he was pretty much overusing it. He also had problems with his digestion so he lost a lot of weight. And remember all those vitamins that Sungyeol found in Sesame Player? They don’t belong to Sunggyu. They’re all Woohyun’s, and Sunggyu clarifies this in the Second Invasion Evolution Making of video (but of course everyone ignores Sunggyu whenever he tries to correct lies about himself, like how he “supposedly believes his solo was a failure”. Uh, no, he doesn’t. He knows it’s not a failure, and he’s been saying this for a while now. On Weekly Idol, he complained that on other shows, he always said that his solo album seems like a failure but he sold very well for a solo artist so it actually isn’t a failure. But other shows kept editing him so it seemed like he said it was a failure. Sunggyu’s probably all “eff this shit” at this point and doesn’t bother correcting fandom anymore because they keep getting everything wrong whenever he tries to anyway.)
  • Do I even need to talk about how skinny he got last year from promotions and his drama?
  • Other members have talked about how hard he works. Myungsoo mentioned it in his photobook. Sunggyu mentioned it on ASC. etc etc.
  • Like, there are so many examples of Woohyun working hard or overworking himself, so really, please explain to me: how the fuck does he not put enough effort? 

What she says: I’m fine

What she means: I really wish more people would stan up10tion their music is so good and the choreo just kills it and each member is so adorable n has a unique personality and they are so dedicated to what they do and they’re so nice to their fans did I mention their choreo is amazing they’ve only put out two mini albums but every single song is an absolute bop and they’re from the same company as teen top and 100% so they have great seniors and wow did I mention their choreography?? They’re all great pls stan up10tion.

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On this day in music history: October 15, 1984 - “Stop Making Sense”, the seventh album by Talking Heads is released. Produced by Gary Goetzman, it is recorded at The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA in December 1983. Recorded during the tour in support of the bands then current album “Speaking In Tongues”, the album is issued as the companion piece to the live concert film directed by Jonathan Demme (“The Silence Of The Lambs”, “Philadelphia”). The band’s main line up is augmented with additional musicians including Bernie Worrell (keyboards), Alex Weir (guitar), Lynn Mabry and Ednah Holt (backing vocals). The original LP release contains only nine songs and is heavily edited in order to fit it on one album, and also comes wrapped in a full color picture book. In 1999, an expanded edition of the album is released featuring the complete performance, matching the contents of the fifteenth anniversary theatrical re-release of the film. “Stop Making Sense” peaks at number forty one on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified 2x Platinum in the US by the RIAA.

got tatged by @leafytooru thx sm!!!!

  1. Countries I’ve lived in: canada
  2. Fave Fandom: nouba fndom im my own dogs fandom
  3. Languages you speak: english n french
  4. Favorite film of 2016: idk wat came out when but i think like the movie i saw int theatres in 2k26 was sw the force awkens so ima say dat its the only movie i can remebr rn woops
  5. Last article you read: idk liek mby a few weeks afo i think i read bout the origin of dogs
  6. Shuffle your music library and put the first three songs here: 
    lone digger - caravan place
    bumpy ride - the hoosiers
    impatience - we are scientists
  7. Last thing you bought online: double dare by waterparks like the physical album
  8. Any phobias or fears: okokok im jst gon like put like heights? bc ive got more fckd up 1s but like lets jst go with heights even tho dats not like dat bad
  9. How would your friends describe you?: i asked tyler n he said dat “ 1st: FUCK SCIENCE 2: Bubbly, funny Nice in general “
  10. How would your enemies describe you?: prolly like weirdo n like slurs bout mental illnesses or smth prolly
  11. Who would you take a bullet for?: my dog n also my friends 
  12. If you had money to spare what would you get first?: idk i mean rn i got money 4 my bday n stuff but idk im pprolyl jst gon save it try 2 4get it n then find it l8r once im like fck i have no cash n then b like WOAH IM RICH bc dis is wat happens usuallly

    n i tag uuhh @prynna @scaia @squirrelfights @maimai n any1 else who wants 2 do it u can say i taggd u!!!
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On this day in music history: October 5, 1973 - “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”, the seventh album by Elton John is released. Produced by Gus Dudgeon, it is recorded at the Château d'Hérouville in Hérouville, France in May 1973. Issued as the follow up to “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player”, initial recording begins in Kingston, Jamaica at Dynamic Sound, where The Rolling Stones have just completed work on their album “Goat’s Head Soup”. However, technical problems with the studios sound system, dissatisfaction with the studio piano and political unrest on the island, they move the recording sessions to France, where John has recorded his two previous albums (“Honky Chateau”, “Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player”). Consisting mostly of material written by Elton and Bernie Taupin over three days in Jamaica, one earlier song, “Grey Seal” (originally the B-side of “Rock & Roll Madonna” in 1970) is re-recorded for “Goodbye”. The album is a commercial and artistic triumph upon its release, and is regarded as a landmark release in Elton John’s career. It spins off three singles including “Bennie And The Jets” (#1 Pop) and the title track (#2 Pop), becoming John’s biggest selling studio album. “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” spends eight weeks at number one on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified 7x Platinum in the US by the RIAA.

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FAVORITE ALBUMS TAG GAME

Tagged by the awe-inspiring  aidanternur​ and dracoumalfoy.

Post a few of your currently favorite albums and tag [said amount of] people to do the same.

This was extremely difficult to chose just a few. I ought to do something like this but just with favorite songs. Yes. I think I will! Now, in no order of preference, I present to you:


1. James Blake - “Overgrown”

2. Meadowlark - “Dual EP”

3. Glass Animals - “Zaba”

4. Florence + the Machine - “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”

5. Thomston - “Backbone EP”

6. Hozier - “Hozier”

7. - “No Mythologies To Follow”

8. HAIM - “Days Are Gone”

9. Banks - “Goddess”

10. Alt-J - “This is All Yours”


(I’m breaking the original rules that restricted me to tagging only six people and posting only six albums. It’s just that I love this idea and couldn’t be confined to just a few. Plus, it’s an incredible way to gather more favorites, wouldn’t you agree?) 

I would like to tag: perksofbeingafanboy​, leedleleedlelawliet​, mydraco​, fearwakes, gwenstacys​, hediwig​, allyyyyson​, legilimen​, vanessayves​, aidanternur​, teaincheshire​, hungergasmes​, facinaoris​, antidottes​.