On the 27th of January the next digital single of SUGIZO will be released on various platforms. The first song is named “FATIMA” and is the counterpart of his last single “MESSIAH”. The second song “DO-FUNK DANCE” is a remake of a song that was originally released on his remix album SPIRITUARISE.
On his last blog, he also talked about the shooting of X JAPAN’s new PVs in Hollywood and looked forward to a very eventful year.
You can read his blog here.
Posted: January 17th, 2010
Several japanese news websites posted a lot of interesting information about X JAPAN’s video shooting in Hollywood that took place on January 6 ~ 9.
All in all, the shooting’s costs were no less than 500.000.000￥- in words: five hundred million Yen!! (ca. 3,74 million € / 5,4 million $)
Around 8000 visitors were attending the PV shooting, while 800 staff members, and 100 policemen and firefighters were covering the event.
It has been revealed that another shooting for a new “Kurenai” PV is scheduled for January, 12~14.
Furthermore, several news sites also mention that X JAPAN received an offer to play at Lollapalooza – an annual rock festival in Chicago that will take place on August 6~8, 2010. Seems like X JAPAN start to take over the U.S.!
Posted: January 11th, 2010
Finally the mystery of the 4 songs that will get PVs is disclosed! As reported on the LA Weekly Blog, it will be Rusty Nail, Endless Rain, I.V. and Jade.
But they didn’t only mentioned the songs, but also posted a nice little article, mainly aimed at people that don’t know X JAPAN yet, but also gave backstage impressions. And they added pictures!
I don’t know what you think, but this seems to become indeed epic!
Posted: January 9th, 2010