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Heavy Gauge

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Released  October 20, 1999
Release date  20 October 1999
Producers  Plastics, Glay
Artist  Glay
Label  UNLIMITED RECORDS
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Heavy Gauge (1999)  Drive Glay Complete Best (2000)
Genres  Rock music, Pop music, J-pop, Pop rock, Power pop
Similar  Glay albums, J-pop albums

Heavy Gauge is the 6th album by Japanese rock band Glay. In this album Glay dabbles in the gospel genre for the first time, using gospel choirs in songs such as "Will Be King" and "Happiness". This album also marks a milestone in Glay's career with their hit song "Winter, Again". The song won Single of the Year (1999) at the Japan Record Award. Many songs from the album were used in the Meiji Seika Kaisha advertising campaigns for their "Horn" and "Flan" product food lines. The album reached #1 on Oricon charts and sold about 2,370,000. The album was certified "Double Million" by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).

Contents

Track listing

  1. Heavy Gauge - 6:52
  2. Fatsounds - 3:50
  3. Survival - 4:24
  4. Koko Dewanai, Dokoka e (ここではない、どこかへ) (Translation: To somewhere, that is not here) - 5:49
  5. Happiness - 5:51
  6. Summer FM - 5:11
  7. Level Devil - 5:06
  8. Be with You - 5:10
  9. Winter, Again - 5:14
  10. Will Be King - 7:30
  11. Ikigai (生きがい) (Translation: Something to live for) - 5:57
  12. Savile Row -3 Savile Row- (Savile Row ~サヴィル ロウ 3番地~) - 4:35

Bonus Tracks:

  1. Young Oh! Oh!
  2. Hello My Life
  3. Doku Rock (毒ロック) (Translation: Poisonous Rock)

Album chart information

Oricon Top Ranking: #1

Songs

HEAVY GAUGE6:53
FATSOUNDS3:51
SURVIVAL4:24

References

Heavy Gauge Wikipedia


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