Choir!(ちょいあ!,Choia!) is a Japanese four-panelcomic stripmanga series written and illustrated by Tenpō Gensui, which began serialization in Tokuma Shoten's seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Ryū in October 2008. The manga follows the everyday life of three high school girls. The first bound volume was released on May 20, 2008, followed by the second volume on August 20, 2009.
Ø Choir (stylized as Ø CHOIR) is Uverworld's eight studio album. It was released on July 2, 2014 and there are a total of 14 tracks on the album. This is the first album that will included their sixth member Seika, who was before a support member for UVERworld over these years. Seika saxophone plays was also featured for some of the remakes of their album songs.
The album will contain "Fight For Liberty" which was used as the opening theme song for the anime series Space Battleship Yamato 2199 and "Wizard CLUB" used as the ending theme song for the TV series Kaikin! Bakuro Night. Plus with the other additional singles released in 2014 "Nano-Second (ナノ・セカンド)" and "Nanokame no Ketsui (7日目の決意)" will also be added to album. For the first time in their history that the band has decided to add a cover song to the album "Born Slippy" from Underworld.
The limited edition will come with the full 120 minute video footage "core ability 3" and 18 commercials of "John & Bob spot patterns". The album will also enclose a 24-page special booklet.
The album debuted at number eight on the UK Albums Chart with first-week sales of 16,121 copies. On 23 May 2008, it was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).I Created Disco had sold 223,845 copies in the United Kingdom by November 2014.
Writing and recording
Writing and recording for I Created Disco started in 2006 when Harris moved back to his hometown of Dumfries, Scotland, after living in London for two years. All recording and producing for the album took place on an Amiga computer with audio tracker OctaMED in Harris's home studio, called Calvinharrisbeats Studio. All fourteen tracks on the album were written, produced and performed solely by Harris.
Preceding the release of the album, Columbia released two singles, "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls", and Harris and his band supported both Faithless and Groove Armada on their live arena tours in the second quarter of 2007. The album cover was also used to promote the fourth generation iPod Nano in yellow.
Vegas is a one-off collaborative album between British solo-artist Terry Hall - formerly of the 2 Tone and ska revival band The Specials - with Dave Stewart formerly of Eurythmics. The duo working with Eurythmics assistants engineer and drummer Olle Romo and engineer Manu Guiot recorded under the group name Vegas. Vegas includes the singles "Possessed", "She" and "Walk into the Wind". Of the three only "Possessed" charted in the UK Top 40. Receiving positive reviews the album was released on CD, Cassette and vinyl LP by the major record label RCA/BMG in October 1992, but failed to chart. The album has since been deleted.
The album was written by Hall and Stewart with the exception of the musical standard "She". No performer credits are provided, Allmusic speculates that Vegas is almost certainly a Dave Stewart production. Dave Stewart likely was responsible for the lion's share of the musical backing with assistance from Romo and Guiot and Hall contributing his vocal.
Following the album's commercial failure the group split. Hall subsequently launched a solo-career, releasing Home in 1994. Stewart also returned to solo-work, releasing Greetings from the Gutter in 1994. The pair re-united in 1997 to support Bob Dylan during his Never Ending Tour for a pair of concerts in Japan.
The single version, also used in the video, is a completely re-recorded version of the song originally featured on the album. This version features saxophone credited to Morgan C. Hoax- an anagram of Graham Coxon from Blur who recorded his contribution after Sleeper supported Blur on tour.
7" SLEEP 008T
"Vegas (Single Version)" (Louise Wener)
"Hymn to Her" (Meg Keene)
12" SLEEP 008T / CD SLEEP 008CD
"Vegas (Single Version)"
"Hymn to Her" (Meg Keene)
"It's Wrong of You to Breed" (Andy MacLure, Diid Osman, John Stewart, Wener)