Mr.Children Release New Album ‘SOUNDTRACKS’ On Music Streaming Services

19.February.2021 | MUSIC

Mr.Children’s newest album SOUNDTRACKS was released on December 2 last year in Japan, and now fans worldwide can finally enjoy the record as it became available on music streaming and download services on Sunday (February 14) including Spotify.

Mr.Children – “SOUNDTRACKS”

 

Mr.Children began writing SOUNDTRACKS at the end of their 2019 “Against All GRAVITY” tour in July 2019, which was held to 400,000 fans. The band wanted to explore new musical territory which resulted in this 10-track record, one produced together with Grammy Award-winning mixer and producer Steve Fitzmaurice who has worked with some huge names including Seal, U2, Sting, Sam Smith, and more. The album was mastered by Randy Merrill of Sterling Sound.

 

Hear SOUNDTRACKS on all major music streaming and download platforms now.

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    ■Information

    “Juryoku to Kokyu”

    Release Date: October 3, 2018

    Price: ¥2,913 (+Tax)

    *Comes in a silver box with 28 page booklet. Includes Play Pass (Music + Music Video) – valid until April 30, 2019.

    Music Videos: “here comes my love,” “SINGLES,” “Your Song,” “Your Song(Original Story)”

    Album Website: http://www.toysfactory.co.jp/artist/mrchildren/20181003/

     

    Mr.Children Tour 2018-19 Juryoku to Kokyu

    2018/10/6 @ Hiroshima Green Arena

    2018/10/7 @ Hiroshima Green Arena

    2018/10/13 @ Sekisui Heim Super Arena

    2018/10/14 @ Sekisui Heim Super Arena

    2018/10/20 @ Wakayama Big Whale

    2018/10/21 @ Wakayama Big Whale

    2018/10/27 @ Hakodate Arena

    2018/10/28 @ Hakodate Arena

    2018/11/3 @ Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center – Hokkai Kitayell

    2018/11/4 @ Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center – Hokkai Kitayell

    2018/11/10 @ Sun Dome Fukui

    2018/11/11 @ Sun Dome Fukui

    2018/11/17 @ Saitama Super Arena

    2018/11/18 @ Saitama Super Arena

    2018/11/23 @ Beppu B-Con Plaza

    2018/11/24 @ Beppu B-Con Plaza

    2018/11/28 @ Yokohama Arena

    2018/11/29 @ Yokohama Arena

    2018/12/5 @ Nippon Gaishi Hall

    2018/12/6 @ Nippon Gaishi Hall

    2018/12/15 @ Marine Messe Fukuoka

    2018/12/16 @ Marine Messe Fukuoka

    2018/12/22 @ Osaka-jō Hall

    2018/12/23 @ Osaka-jō Hall

    2019/2/2 @ Taipei Arena

    Tour Website: http://tour.mrchildren.jp

     

    Mr.Children “Your Song” – Complete Lyrics Book

    On Sale: October 3, 2018

    Price: ¥2,200 (+Tax)

    Sales Page: https://books.bunshun.jp/articles/-/4350

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