KAMIJO is in the midst of his 20th Anniversary Best World Tour, but that’s not the only way he’s celebrating 20 years of his career. Over the next few months, KAMIJO will be releasing not one but two best-of albums. The first will be released June 10th and is titled 20th Anniversary All Time Best ～革命の系譜～ (Kakumei no Keifu). The second will be released July 15th, just before KAMIJO’s birthday on the 19th, and is titled Royal Blood ～Revival Best～.
The 20th Anniversary All Time Best album will include all four of LAREINE’s major singles, six songs from Versailles, and three of KAMIJO’s solo songs for a total of thirteen tracks. The album will be released in a limited edition and a regular edition version, and the limited edition version will include a 24-page photo booklet and a slipcase. The regular version is 2000yen before tax, a special price for KAMIJO’s 20th anniversary. Both versions have the same tracklist.
1. Symphony of The Vampire 第七楽章 (Dai Nana Gakushou)「Throne」(KAMIJO)
2. Louis ～艶血のラヴィアンローズ～ (Tsuyachi no La Vie en Rose) (KAMIJO)
3. MASQUERADE (Versailles)
4. God Palace (Versailles)
5. DESTINY -The Lovers-(Versailles)
6. PRINCE (Versailles)
7. Aristocrat’s Symphony(Versailles)
8. The Love from a Dead Orchestra (Versailles)
9. あの人の愛した人なら (Ano Hito no Aishita Hito nara) (LAREINE)
10. 冬東京 (Fuyu Tokyo) (LAREINE)
11. Billet～幼き夏の便箋～ (Osanaki Natsu no Binsen) (LAREINE)
12. fiançailles (LAREINE)
13. 運命 (Unmei) (KAMIJO)
Royal Blood ～Revival Best～ will be comprised of re-recordings and three new songs. It, too, be released in a limited edition and a regular edition. The limited edition will include a photo booklet, a slipcase, liner notes by KAMIJO, and a DVD of footage of KAMIJO’s time in LAREINE and Versailles, an interview with KAMIJO, and clips from “TOUR2014 ‘THE DEATH PARADE’ FINAL The Empire of Vampire” at Aiia Theater Tokyo on December 13, 2014. Find a partial tracklist below. No cover art is available as of yet.
Royal Blood ～Revival Best～ Limited Edition — 4000yen + tax
Royal Blood ～Revival Best～ Regular Edition — 3500yen + tax
薔薇は美しく散る (Bara wa Utsukushiku Chiru)
冬東京 (Fuyu Tokyo)
蝶の花 (Chou no Hana)
Track order TBA.
In addition, since we last reported to you on KAMIJO’s world tour, the dates for South America and North America have been announced. Here is an updated list of upcoming tour dates:
South America Tour
5/23 (Sat) Sao Paulo, Brasil @ Clash Club
5/24 (Sun) Santiago, Chile @ Blondie Club
5/26 (Tue) Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Groove
5/29 (Fri) Bogota, Colombia @ Ozzy
5/31 (Sun) Mexico, Mexico @ Sala
North America Tour
6/4 (Thu) Los Angeles, USA @ Beyond the Stars
6/6 (Sat) New York, USA @ Highline Ballroom
7/24 (Fri) Sendai Macana
7/26 (Sun) Sapporo Cube Garden
8/1 (Sat) Yokohama NEW SIDE BEACH!!
8/9 (Sun) HEAVEN’S ROCK Saitama VJ-3
8/16 (Sun) Fukuoka DRUM SON
8/23 (Sun) Toyko Kinema Club
8/28 (Fri) Nagoya ell.FITS ALL
8/30 (Sun) OSAKA MUSE
As stated previously, the tour will include KAMIJO’s solo tracks, as well as songs from his time in NEW SODMY, LAREINE, and Versailles.
Get your tickets at B7 Klan.