アルルカン (Arlequin) is finally putting out the album we’ve all been waiting for.
Arlequin is quickly rising as one of visual kei’s hottest bands. Their first anniversary one-man live at TSUTAYA O-WEST this October sold out in minutes. Now, they’re releasing their first full album 「ニア・イコール」(Near Equal). It drops on November 12th in two types. Type A comes with a DVD featuring a PV of one of the tracks, and Type B includes 11 tracks total.
Arlequin 1st album 「ニア・イコール」 Type A – 3780yen
1. 暁 (Akatsuki)
4. ヒマニマヒ (Himanimahi)
5. 墓穴 (Hakaana)
6. 像 (Zou)
8. あの窓に教わった事 (Ano Mado ni Oshiwatta Koto)
9. ステラ (Stella)
11. 似非林檎 (Ese Ringo)
1. Alive PV
Arlequin 1st album 「ニア・イコール」 Type B – 3240yen
9. カレイドスコープ (Kaleidoscope)
Pre-order links are not available yet, but this post will be updated as soon as we receive word.
Arlequin has some in-store events planned for the release, including an acoustic live somewhere in Tokyo. Check out the full schedule and details below:
October 18th @ Tokyo (TBA)
Arlequin’s 1st acoustic live! (details TBA)
October 30th @ Fukuoka Skull Rose 12:00~
November 7th @ little HEARTS. Sendai 12:00~
November 15th @ Nagoya fiveStars 12:00~
November 16th @ little HEARTS. Osaka 12:00~
November 22nd @ Like an Edison Harajuku 17:00~
November 23rd @ Brand X 11:00~
December 14th @ Like an Edison Osaka All day (TBA)
December 27th @ Like an Edison Tokyo All day (TBA)
December 28th @ Like an Edison Nagoya All day (TBA)
January 25th @ little HEARTS. Shinjuku 12:00~
January 25th @ Jishuban Club 16:00~
Lastly, Arlequin is having another one-man live in Tokyo this January. It’s a show not to miss; according to the OHP, they have a big announcement planned. It takes place on January 18th at Ebisu LIQUIDROOM. Tickets are 4000yen advance, 4500yen same day. Regular ticket sales begin on October 1st.
P.S: Check back here on October 1st to read about another upcoming announcement!