Tuesday, December 11, 2012

YUI’s 2 best-of albums grab 2nd & 3rd on album chart

Singer-songwriter YUI, who will be going on hiatus after this year, simultaneously released her two best-of albums, “GREEN GARDEN POP” and “ORANGE GARDEN POP“ on December 5th.

“GREEN GARDEN POP” sold 117,000 copies and “ORANGE GARDEN POP” sold 116,000 copies in its first week, placing 2nd and 3rd on Oricon’s album ranking for the week of December 17th.

Since her first album, “FROM ME TO YOU” (February 2006), this marks YUI’s 8th consecutive album to make it into the top 10. This also marks her first time appearing in the top 10 with 2 releases since debuting in February of 2005.

The best-of albums feature a total of 18 tracks each, including YUI’s 21 singles such as her debut number “feel my soul” (February 2005) and hit song “CHE.R.RY” (March 2007).

YUI is scheduled to perform on the New Year’s Eve program, ‘NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen‘, and will go on her 2nd hiatus once the new year starts.

Source: Oricon
credit to tokoyhive

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