T.M.Revolution / Success at 15th anniversary tour final attracting 30,000 audiences in two days! Announced to release in 3 consecutive weeks on September.
Takanori Nishikawa (a.k.a. T.M. Revolution) held a concert titled “T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION’12 -15th Anniversary FINAL-”at Daiichi-Taiikukan, National Yoyogi Stadium in Tokyo on May 12th and 13th. Throughout this year, he had been active in holding anniversary events and this tour final was to commemorate the ending of15th anniversary and attracted 30,000 audiences in two days.
The reason for choosing the venue was that it had a capacity of 15,000 people which reminds us of the number“15”for his 15th anniversary.
May 13th was 16th anniversary of his debut which Takanori Nishikawa refers to“the first memorial day which T.M. Revolution began singing in front of the public”
and his extremely powerful performance had frenzied the audience.
When the show started, elliptical shaped LED screen seems like the shape of an egg or pupal had split in two and Takanori Nishikawa appeared on the stage
wearing white leather long coat. The floor was filled with deafening cries of joy from the audience and the first song he performed was ”BLACK OR WHITE”, a song in early days. Throughout his concert, he showed his future potentialities with his powerful singing voice and full-scaled dancing filling the venue with magnificent atmosphere. He sang 19 songs in total, with no intermission for two hours. The only phrase he yelled out was “I want to hear your shout!”
“T.M. Revolution is not only me->myself! It means all of you !!”
At encore, he appeared on the stage with T-shirt and shorts look and greeted to fans saying “Sorry for just shouting you for two hours without greetings! We’re T.M. Revolution”
He commented his anniversary as follows. “ Actually I don’t like looking back on the past, because now is the best!! The most precious thing is that I could be with you all, right at this moment together. T.M. Revolution is not only myself, it’s something which you take part in”
He mentioned his resolution as follows. “The only thing I can do is to sing. If my singing can help someone, I’ll go anywhere. I’ll keep on singing as long as I live! ” brimming with tears in his eyes.
After the concert, announcement that T.M.R would release musical packages in 3 consecutive weeks in September was shown on the screen.
First release will be live CD on September 12th titled“T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION 11-12 -CLOUD NINE”.
Second will be DVD and Blu-ray release titled “T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION 12 -15th Anniversary FINAL- 2012.5.12-13 Daiichitaikukan National Yoyogi Stadium”
Third will be the release of new version of greatest hit album “UNDER:COVER 2” on September 26th covering T.M.Revolution songs on his own->by himself.
There will be many well-known musicians participating in this album.
You can’t get eye off T.M.Revolution!
【T.M.Revolution (Takanori Nishikawa) 】
Born on September 19, 1970 in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.Debuted in May 1996 as “T.M.Revolution”.
Ever since, he has established a reputation as a singer with ear-catching tunes, intriguing, irresistible and perfect stage setting and live performances.
He established a new band called “abingdon boys school”in 2005 fronted by himself.
He was assigned a post as cultural ambassador for Shiga prefecture in 2008 and started to host->hosting first large-scale open-air music festival ever in history of Shiga
“The Inazuma Rock Festival”. Since this event was a big hit, it is becoming an annual event now.
He’s expanding his field as an actor, voice actor, and host for a media program.
Recently, he has been cast in TV commercial together with Portuguese boy “MIGERU”and this TV commercial ranked No.1 in monthly most favorable TV commercial chart in Japan.
T.M.Revolution is currently into musical activity with the scope of worldwide market.
Inazuma Rock Fes 2012
■September 15th to 16th
■Multi porpose field, west side of Biwako museum, Kusatsu-shi, Shiga prefecture
■Open 12:00 Start 14:00
■Inazuma Rock Fes Homepage
【Release in Japan】
【1st week】 September 12th First T.M.Revolution Live CD “T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION 11-12 -CLOUD NINE-”
【2nd week】 September 19th DVD and Blu-ray disc “T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION ’12 -15th Anniversary FINAL-”
【3rd week】 September 26th Self-cover greatest hit album “UNDER:COVER 2”
【T.M.Revolution Official homepage】