Earlier this summer PTA fans were called to help film a special PV for one of Perfume’s highly loved live songs, FAKE IT. This PV was announced to be included in the special edition of LOVE THE WORLD Global Compilation. Today a short version of the PV went up on the official YouTube channel.
The LOVE THE WORLD Compilation will be released 9/12. Pre-order your copy today!
Perfume will also embark on their first World Tour in the Asian countries of Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore. Details on ticket release are coming out slowly on their official site, so stay tuned to Perfume WORLD TOUR 1st.
In other overseas live news, Perfume was also invited to the ABU TV Song Festival in South Korea before the tour starts. The music festival features various international artists from their respective countries that are popular among their youth, and we are happy that Perfume was chosen to represent Japan. You can read more about the song festival on its official site.
The covers for Perfume’s global compilation album LOVE THE WORLD have been revealed!
One may remember the prelaunch action involving perfume-global.com, and the covers aptly reflect the design team’s 3D star formation concept for the website. This compilation disc is purposefully prepared for Perfume’s global expansion as their first official “best hits” album. The tracklist has been revealed as follows:
2. edge (-mix)
3. love the world
4. Electro World
5. Chocolate Disco (2012-Mix)
6. SEVENTH HEAVEN
8. Secret Secret
9. NIGHT FLIGHT
10 .Baby cruising Love
12. FAKE IT
13. Laser Beam
15. MY COLOR (LTW-Mix)
16. Dream Fighter
[DVD (Limited Edition Only)]
1. FAKE IT -Video Clip-
2. FAKE IT -Video Clip Making-
3. Polyrhythm -Historical Live Act Version-
Notably among the list of fan favorites are special remixes created especially for the compilation, including Chocolate Disco 2012 mix and MY COLOR LTW mix. The FAKE IT PV is also highly anticipated, as PTA members were selected to be a part of the PV this past month.
LOVE THE WORLD releases September 12. You can pre-order your copy of the compilation now!
Today it was announced that Perfume will participate alongside 11 other popular artists for the theme song of feature-length film 「今日、恋をはじめます」 (Kyo, Koi wo Hajimemasu/Today, I’ll Start Our Love),or KyoKoi. Their double-A side 2010 coupling song Natural ni Koishite was chosen for this film.
The KyoKoi film is based on the popular shojo manga of the same title by Kanan Minami. Other adaptations of the series includes a direct-to-DVD 2-episode OVA; a light novel prelude, written by Yunoka Takase; and an original live-action drama featuring AKB’s subgroup French Kiss.