With a lot of artists in Asian entertainment, sometimes we cannot keep track of who is releasing what and when. Here’s a quick breakdown of the most anticipated releases in this week. The title of each release links to you to YesAsia for more information or for preorder, because YesAsia is of course the best and most convenient place to order Asian entertainment online.
Jay Chou 10th Anniversary Collection: March 28
‘Jay Chou 10th Anniversary Collection’ is the official special release to commemorate the first 10 years of the Mando-pop superstar’s phenomenal music career, putting in one deluxe box set the 10 albums he has released thus far.
Vivian Chow 2011 New EP: March 28
The ever-gorgeous ’90s pop idol Vivian Chow has come up with a brand-new EP, which features four new songs.
Maya Mini Album: March 29
Female rock singer Maya rolls out her powerful, dramatic vocals in her brand new mini album.
alcove / #1: March 30*
The 2010 activities of acid android comes in a set of 4 CDs, a live DVD and a special booklet.
Bible – SPEED Best Clips: March 30*
JPop girl group SPEED will be releasing a new DVD, ‘Bible – SPEED Best Clips,’ which will feature 20 of their music videos.
Love You, Need You: March 30
Rock Band The BAWDIES releases their collaboration single with AI, which is titled ‘Love You, Need You.’
ayu-mi-x 7: March 30*
Japanese pop diva Ayumi Hamasaki releases remixes of all of her 50 singles, which are spread out over four albums, each in a different style: version HOUSE, version Acoustic Orchestra, ayu trance 4, and ayu-ro mix 4.
Rock’n'Roll Circus Tour: March 30*
Inimitable diva Ayumi Hamasaki releases the ‘Rock’n'Roll Circus Tour FINAL-7days Special’ DVD, which offers a complete recording of the final show of her 2010 tour.
A 50 Singles – Live Selection: March 30*
Ayumi Hamasaki releases her unique live clip collection, which features her most memorable live performances of her singles over the last 11 years.
T-School: March 31
Popular single Kim Tae Woo releases his long-awaited second album ‘T-School,’ which shows his tremendous voice and catchy new songs.
The Next Me: April 1
Being the first member to develop his solo music career, Fahrenheit’s Aaron Yan is releasing his first mini-album ‘The Next Me,’ which contains five songs and a piano solo track and shows particularly a wild and passionate side of his.
Brand New KISS: April 2
U-Kiss reintroduce themselves with two new members and a new mini-album, ‘Brand New KISS,’ which leaves a strong impression with six new tracks.
*Japanese new releases are delayed due to Japan Earthquake.