Hikaru Utada’s greatest hits album SCIENCE FICTION to be released on 10 April

Last December, Hikaru Utada celebrated their 25th anniversary since their major debut and surprised fans with the announcement of their upcoming debut greatest hits album SCIENCE FICTION and the ‘HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024’ – six years since their last live tour. Today, the artist unveiled the details of the greatest hits album as well as the much anticipated tour dates.

Utada’s first greatest hits compilation encapsulates the evolution of the artist’s career and will take fans on a retrospective travel through their 25-year artistic journey, featuring; ‘Naniirodemonai Hana (A Flower of No Color)’ – theme song for Japan’s Fuji TV series ‘The Gift of Your Heart (Kimi ga Kokoro wo Kureta kara)’ premiered earlier this month, on 8 January; a brand-new song; newly recorded versions of ‘Addicted To You,’ ‘traveling’ and ‘Hikari’; ten songs in new mixed versions; and a special edit of their highly acclaimed song ‘Somewhere Near Marseilles’ as a bonus track. The CD pre-order is now available through major music retailers and EC websites (https://utadahikaru.lnk.to/SCIENCEFICTION).

To fans’ excitement, the album will include a serial number granting access to the advance application for the HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024, ahead of the regular release date. The Premium Tickets for each live venue can be purchasable only during the advanced application, accessed exclusively with this unique serial number. The HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024’s advance application period for album purchasers, including premium and regular tickets, starts from 9 April 2024, 0:00 am and ends on 30 April 2024, 11:59 pm (Japan Time).

Furthermore, the HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024 TRAILER was released on YouTube today:

Details for the live dates and venues are as follows, and ticket applications are available through the official mobile app Hikaru Utada Tour Official, downloadable on https://live.hikaruutada-tour-official.com. Tickets will be sold by lottery following the instruction within the official tour app, not on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hikaru Utada Official Website: https://www.utadahikaru.jp

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