This should've been released somewhere around 1996 when it was actually used as the fourth ending theme of the animated series "Rurouni Kenshin" but it was at that time that the band faced some hard time and this single was postponed up until 2006. Those who know about the band's history knows the trouble that they went through at that time and many thought they would disband and give up but in the end they made a come back and kept making success. This single has two tracks where the B track is an almost 17 minute long track of D'arc~en~Ciel. This is probably the only known material of this L'arc project (later revived as P'unk~en~Ciel) and have a pretty polluted sound. I've never heard anything similar from L'arc and, unfortunately, I have never found much information about this project.
First Press / External Bonus*Details
|First Press Detail||
|Number of Discs||1|
|Label/Distributor||Sony Music Distribution|
Description in Japanese
the Fourth Avenue Cafe / L'Arc～en～Ciel
Related Offer & Feature
the Fourth Avenue Cafe
the Fourth Avenue Cafe
D'Ark-En-Ciel: Dark Song/D A R K-Dark In My Life-/Accident/Insanity/From Hell
D'ARK～EN～CIEL:DARK SONG/D・A・R・K～DARK IN MY LIFE～/ACCIDENT/INSANITY/FROM HELL
L'Arc-en-Ciel Related Items
actually, the Fourth Avenue Cafe version on this cd is different from the one on True... but i bought this single because it has D'Ark~en~Ciel. which is a really cool song, totally different from their other stuff. haha, it even has a red parental advisory label on the inside sleeve, well, it is explicit.
I love both these songs... I'd only heard poor quality versions of the DARK song before, I love hearing it in all its stereo glory. Good buy for newer fans, older fans will be disappointed about the title track as it's the same exact version on "True." Still good, though.
A great Laruku single! Very upbeat and has a nice tune! I also really liked the D'Ark~en~ciel song included. A must buy!!
difficult times to laruku but they came up again ^^!! words by hyde, music by ken I love strong drums by sakura here!!!! it was an ending for the anime Rurouni Kenshin
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