18 (Nana Kitade album)

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18: Eighteen
Nana Kitade 18 Cover.png
Studio album by Nana Kitade
Released August 24, 2005 (Japan)
July 11, 2006 (United States)
Genre Rock, punk rock, pop
Length 55:22
Label Sony Music Japan
Nana Kitade chronology
18: Eighteen
Slave of Kiss
Singles from 18: Eighteen
  1. "Kesenai Tsumi"
    Released: October 28, 2003
  2. "Utareru Ame"
    Released: February 4, 2004
  3. "Hold Heart"
    Released: July 22, 2003
  4. "Pureness / Nanairo"
    Released: November 17, 2004
  5. "Kiss or Kiss"
    Released: June 1, 2005
  6. "Kanashimi no Kizu"
    Released: July 20, 2005

18: Eighteen is the debut studio album by Nana Kitade. It was originally released August 24, 2005 in Japan, the album peaked at #16 on the Oricon chart and charted for five weeks.[1] On September 7, Kitade held a special one-man live show, which was titled Nana Kitade Live Showcase '18: Eighteen', in Shibuya-Ax. First press editions of the album included a ticket to the live show and handshake event, on December 7, she released a DVD called Nana Kitade: 18Movies. The DVD consists of all her music videos up until this point, clips from her one-man live show, commercials for her releases, and a studio recording of "Kesenai Tsumi", the album was released in The United States on July 11, 2006 through Tofu Records due to increased popularity overseas.

Track listing[edit]

Japan Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Kiss or Kiss" 4:00
2. "Kesenai Tsumi (消せない罪, Indelible Sin)" 4:16
3. "Rasen (螺旋, Spiral)" 4:12
4. "Pureness" 3:51
5. "Hold Heart" 4:02
6. "Alice" 4:47
7. "Kanashimi no Kizu (悲しみのキズ, Scars of Sadness)" 4:26
8. "Utareru Ame (撃たれる雨, Striking Rain)" 4:03
9. "Fake" 4:30
10. "Shunkan (瞬間, Instant)" 4:56
11. "Eighteen Sky" 4:19
Total length: 55:22
  • "Utareru Ame" is titled "Break Out" on the U.S. Edition of the album.



Chart (2005) Peak
Japan Oricon Albums #16

Sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
Oricon physical sales 25,000
RIAJ physical shipping certification -


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