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Before I Decay [w/ DVD, Limited Edition]

the GazettE

(1836yen Tax incl. in Japan)
Points You Earn 3% (51p)
Release Date October 07, 2009
Availability Sold Out
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Product Details

Catalog No.KICM-91290
JAN/ISBN 4988003376406
Product Type CD
Number of Discs 2
Label/DistributorKing Records



New single release from the GazettE. Limited edition includes bonus DVD featuring music video for "Before I Decay." *The DVD disc is encoded for region 2 (Japan, Europe, and Middle East), and no subtitles are included.

Description in Japanese

BEFORE I DECAY [DVD付限定盤] / the GazettE

大ヒット中のアルバム「DIM」のリリース、ツアー「DIM SCENE」を経て興奮冷めやらぬ中、the GazettEが早くもニュー・シングルをリリース!! DIMで更に深く追求されたthe GazettEのサウンドに続く、突き抜けるスピード感溢れるダイナミックなサウンドに、the GazettEの強いメッセージを持った楽曲が完成! 「BEFORE I DECAY」のミュージッククリップを収録したDVD付。特殊パッケージ仕様。

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    Customer Reviews

    the GazettE never decay 5

    I feel as if Before I Decay is, in a while, an extension of DIM. The A-side sounds a lot like the style on DIM: hard core and fast, yet refined and pristine. [Mayakashi] is a lovely song. The guitar does this reaaally interesting thing at the beginning that attracts my attention immediately. The song is much lighter than [Before I Decay] and is a nice contrast to balance out the single. The special packaging is pretty cool. It's a cardboard slipcase, and the red triangle is actually seathrough. The DVD contains the PV for [Before I Decay] which I actually really enjoy watching. It's just the band rockin out, but the quality is soo superb that it's appealing to watch. The single is a solid release and, in a lot of ways, stands out than most other single releases with it's unique packaging and strong music. Get this single "Before you decay!"

    Quiet nice 4

    I admit this won't be my favorite single, but Before I Decay is in no way a disappointment! A lot of fans I know prefer 'Mayakashi' (the B-side track) over the title track 'Before I Decay', but for me the title track is in plain words , 'kick-ass'. It rocks! The song always gets me energized when i hear it. Of course compared to some of their other title tracks , this is not that impressive. It's catchy yes. I tend to think I would have still rated the single as excellent just for the title track had only Ruki-san wrote it in Japanese. The lyrics have more depth when he uses Japanese~ But sure as he said he felt English suited the mood of the song and I agree the use of English gives Before I Decay the edge it requires. And there is always 'Mayakashi' if one is into soulful lyrics~ But for me, 'Mayakashi''s melody is not that special. It might be pleasant but it's not something that left an strong impression ..just my personal opinion though. Overall it is a decent single and it's not a waste of money. The CD-Jacket is beautiful. I love the artwork and for me artwork of a CD is an important part of a visual-kei artist's work. I don't buy a CD just because the artwork is nice..but when it also contributes in making a single as a whole better and more memorable then why refrain from praising it? The PV is good! Again I think I would have rated this as excellent had they featured a 'making-of'. By the way, the poster that came with it is stunning ^^

    Loved this 5

    watching the DVD on and HDTV with surround sound...blew me much energy was seen and heard on this new single

    Not the Best GazettE, But Still Good 4

    The title pretty much says it all. Both songs are good. I actually like DAMASHI [瞞し] a little better than the title track. The video is good, but once again not one of the best the GazettE has done. The GazettE is such a great band I would have probably given a better review to anyone else, the GazettE just raises the bar. In spite of the review being just 'Good' & not 'Excellent' this cd is well worth owning & I DO recomend it.

    Truly GazettE 5

    Before I Decay is a speedy and heavy song that is quite expected of the GazettE. While not exactly a 'fresh' song, it is new in certain elements. It certainly sounds like a song to be enjoyed live. As for the B-side, personally, I feel that this song surpasses that of the A-side. There is a certain feeling in the song that reflects its title of 'Deceit' It's an emotional ride. And the PV that comes with this version of the single is a little different from the usual PVs of the GazettE. Lots of jerky camera movements were incorporated probably to give the viewer a sense of 'movement' or speed. It's an interesting technique, but it does get a little too jerky at times. Overall, it's a great single. 5 stars for this single!

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