Gotouchi Disco Hits Series – Update

Posted by DanceMaster on August 27, 2009

I did a few posts recently about a series of Disco albums from EMI, Sony, and Victor. The releases, titled Shinjuku, Roppongi, and Shibuya Disco Hits, were supposed to feature disco hits popular in each area of Tokyo and were all set for release on September 16. Due to unknown reasons, however, the whole series has been postponed and possibly canceled altogether. I’ll post an update in the future if plans change.

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Around 40 Eurobeat – Digital Downloads

Posted by DanceMaster on August 27, 2009

R40 EuroAround 40 Eurobeat -Download Selection-
Release Date: 8/12/09
Price: 1200-2700 yen

Wa Euro Best isn’t the only recent EMI release to receive the digital treatment. Around 40 Eurobeat also has a selection of tracks up for download. Once again, iTunes or Musico are pretty much the only choices for those outside of Japan.

Interestingly, Around 40 Eurobeat has been selling very well, with almost 20,000 copies sold after four weeks of release. And much like Wa Euro Best, it’s actually been selling more copies each week it’s out. Could Eurobeat be on the verge of a comeback?

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27Aug