A “BEST ALBUM” commemorating BABYMETAL’s 10th anniversary will be released with 10 songs in 10 different editions, 1 standard, 3 limited, 2 THE ONE, 3 “prophet”, and 1 “X” version.
It will releases December 23rd
- Only sold in Japan (for now)
- Tracklist not revealed yet
- All the editions include the ① Standard Edition CD (except for the vinyl) and a “Prophet Card” (see below for more info)
① Standard Edition
- 10 Songs
Should continue to be sold later on. However, the “PROPHET CARD” (see below for more info) is only for pre-orders.
② INITIAL LIMITED VERSION A
Blu-ray disc with all 16 previously released music videos (“Doki Doki Morning”, “Iine!’, “Headbanger!, “Ijime Dame, Zettai”, “Megitsune”, “Gimme Chocolate!!”, “Road of Resistance”, “KARATE”, “THE ONE”, “Distortion”, “Starlight”, “PA PA YA!!”, “Elevator Girl”, “Shanti Shanti Shanti”. “DA DADANCE”, and “BxMxC”)
③ INITIAL LIMITED VERSION B
10 different LP-sized jackets composed of 10 new pictures of SU-METAL and MOAMETAL reflecting on the past 10 years they have journeyed.
④ INITIAL LIMITED VERSION C
A poster and a Blu-ray Disc featuring 10 LEGEND MOVIES. The “10 LEGEND MOVIES” will be selected on the “10 LEGEND SONGS TOURNAMENT”, a fan vote. Each of the chosen songs will be compiled with past live footage from different performances.
THE ONE Versions
- Both come in special packages.
- THE ONE members only [How to become a THE ONE member]
⑤ THE ONE LIMITED EDITION VERSION A “KARUTA BATTLE SET”
Comes with Battle Cards (42 member photos), a battle CD with KARUTA BATTLE track, and also a battle field to play KARUTA.
- ¥12.000 + tax
- Pre-order ends Tue, Oct 13th at 12 PM (JST)
⑥ [THE ONE LIMITED EDITION VERSION B “CHRONICLE SET”
Contains 2 Blu-ray discs, a photo book (72 pages), and a big flag. Blu-ray Disc-1 showcases an interview of SU-METAL and MOAMETAL looking back on the past 10 years of their journey. Blu-ray Disc-2 features live footage of the 10 songs featured on the CD. This edition also contains a big flag with a special 10th year design and a photo book capturing exclusive photos of BABYMETAL’s journey over the past 10 years.
- Pre-order ends The, Oct 22nd at 12 PM (JST)
⑦ SU-METAL VERSION
⑧ MOAMETAL VERSION
⑨ KOBAMETAL VERSION
These feature a selection of their personal 10 best songs.
They are not for sale. To obtain, one must one must first purchase any one of the initial limited versions ①〜⑥, which come with a randomly distributed PROPHET CARD. Each version contains 1 PROPHET CARD at random (PROPHET CARD S, M, or K) which has a unique serial number on it. Whichever card the purchaser received, he or she will have the privilege to obtain this very special version only if he or she correctly guesses what 10 songs were selected by that person (SU-METAL, MOAMETAL, or KOBAMETAL) and in the correct order.
Example: You buy the standard vinyl and get an “S” card, you would have to pick and choose what you believe are SU-METAL’s favorite BABYMETAL songs, and in order. If you get them right, you get a “⑦ SU-METAL VERSION”.
The page to enter your answers opens on December 22nd.
⑩ – X Version
Will not release alongside the other versions. The release date for this X version is something ONLY THE FOX GOD KNOWS. Wait and see what the FOX GOD has in store for the final piece to complete the 10 BABYMETAL YEARS!
These are different bonus items for pre-ordering from different store or before a certain date:
Note: THE ONE editions do not come with bonuses.
Pre-order before November 23rd at 23:59 PM (JST) and get a B2 Calendar Poster
A!Smart: Sticker sheet
Amazon Japan: Ticket file
Other stores (such as CD Japan): Postcard
TOWER RECORDS: A4 clear file (TOWER RECORDS version)
HMV: A4 clear file (HMV version)
TSUTAYA RECORDS: Magnetic sheet
Rakuten Books: Big Badge
DISK UNION: Carabiner
Seven Net Shopping: Acrylic phone stand
TOYS’STORE: Postcard set