If you are a fan of the Japanese group X JAPAN then you cannot miss their first single, “Born To Be Free“, from their upcoming new studio album!
It was finally revealed that the Japanese group X JAPAN will release their single “Born To Be Free” on November 6th! Check the teaser image below!
The song, which the band has performed live to sold out shows around the world over the years, has never before been released as a studio recording. The new studio recording of the song will appear on X JAPAN’s upcoming new album, which will be released worldwide on March 11th, 2016. This is what X JAPAN’s leader Yoshiki had stated about it: ”As soon as I started composing “Born To Be Free,” I knew it was going to be a special song for X JAPAN. We want people to interpret the song as a reflection of their personal journey. All of us are born free to dream what we want without any limits”.
The band has been working on their upcoming album, their first new studio album in 20 years, in Los Angeles. “Born To Be Free” was recorded at Yoshiki’s own recording studio, formerly Larrabee East, in Los Angeles, where the X JAPAN leader lives, and mixed by 5-time Grammy Award-winning engineer Chris Lord-Alge. It will come out in conjunction with #XDAY, a special album release concert and worldwide film premiere event at London’s SSE Arena at Wembley on Saturday, March 12th, 2016.
If this wasn’t already enough, X JAPAN will premiere its untitled documentary film on March 12th at the #XDAY event prior to the band’s performance, making the event a 4 hour, multimedia rock experience. The film is produced by two-time Academy Award winner (“Searching For Sugar Man” & “One Day In September”) John Battsek of the UK based Passion Pictures. Directed by Stephen Kijak (“Stones In Exile”), and it takes viewers on a 20 years journey about the tumultuous history of the legendary Japanese band and their dynamic leader Yoshiki.
The much awaited return to the studio comes after decades of highs and lows in the band’s tumultuous and legendary timeline. Through triumph and tragedy, X JAPAN has remained resolute about reuniting in the studio to produce a follow up to their 1996 studio album Dahlia, their fifth studio release that went platinum in Japan. Dahlia preceded the band’s break up in 1997 following their fifth consecutive sold out New Year’s Eve concert at Japan’s famed 55,000 seat Tokyo Dome.
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source: Resonance Media