Ultra Blue is the fourth studio album by Utada Hikaru, released in 2006 (see 2006 in music). It debuted at #1 on the Oricon daily, weekly and monthly charts and sold 500,317 copies in its first six days of sales. Ultra Blue had sold more than one million copies worldwide and almost four million digital single tracks and ringtones as of July 13, 2006 according to EMI.
Ultra Blue was also a strong online digital seller. After two months of digital downloads, Ultra Blue remained in the top ten album downloads in Japan's largest online music store, iTunes Japan. This album also became the fourth most downloaded album on iTunes Japan of the year and won an "Album of the Year" title at the 2007 Nihon Golden Disk Awards. On July 30, 2007, EMI Group released its Annual Report for 2007, and in it reported that Utada’s album ULTRA BLUE had sold 1.3 million units worldwide, making it EMI Music’s 10th-best selling album of 2006.
- This Is Love
- Keep Tryin'
- Nichiyou no Asa (日曜の朝; Sunday Morning
- Making Love
- Dareka no Negai ga Kanau Koro (誰かの願いが叶うころ; When Someone's Wish Come True)
- One Night Magic (feat. Masashi Yamada of The Back Horn)
- Kairo (海路; Sea Route)
- Be My Last
- Eclipse (Interlude)
Oricon sales chart (Japan)
Current total Sales (worldwide): 1.3 million
|Release||Chart||Peak Position||First Week Sales||Sales Total||Chart Run|
|14 June 2006||Oricon Daily Charts||1|
|14 June 2006||Oricon Weekly Charts||1||500,317||909,113||53|
|14 June 2006||Oricon Monthly Charts||1|
|14 June 2006||Oricon Yearly Charts||7||882,343 (2006)|