"EXODUS" has reached one million sales in only its 7th week on sale in Japan.
According to Oricon Music Charts, "EXODUS" achieved the fastest million in Japanese history for an English album.
New article from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
check it out here
According to this aricle in The Honolulu Advertiser, Utada's "Exodus" is the number one album in Hawaii!
Also there is a new 15s NintendoDS Commercial featuring Utada once again, show her and others playing the games. More from IGN.com
A new article today from the Daily Yomiuri.
The author seems rather critical of the American music industry.
Check out the article here
Update: also www.Utada.jp has also just been updated with the news about Devil Inside being No.1 on Billboard Dance charts
Here is a new and very interesting article on Utada from The Washington Post.
It isn't like the same old interview where nothing is said that we don't already know. It's rather intriguing and has a good length to it, although a few people found it to be somewhat depressing... or that Utada may have seemed a bit depressed.
Read it HERE
Also, for today, if you goto www.WashingtonPost.com you can see a link featured on the main page under 'In Style'
The UTADA PROMOTIONAL PROJECT
Here will be a complete list of ways to promote & request Utada.
A full list of radio stations, TV stations / shows, online shops, etc ...
Please help add to this list, send the info in this format:
City/Location: Website | Request WebPage | Request email | Request phone line
Universal Music has created a mini-site for Exodus in Hong Kong.
Utada will be appearing on CNN Financial Networks' "The Biz"
10/12/04 - 12:30 pm ET (premiere)
10/12/04 - 04:30 pm ET (repeat)
10/12/04 - 09:30 pm ET (repeat)
ROCKONTV guide to music on television
The Biz @ CNN.com
Credit to Zacho-san from NHW
Here's another article, from NY Daily News, in anticipation of the release of 'EXODUS'!
"Found in translation, Hikaru"
"EXODUS" comes out tommorow, so don't forget to grab your copy!
Another one from Mercury News
If you goto the link to the article on mercurynews.com (you may need to register to see it) you can see some pictures and audio clips from the cd, and as well as the interview itself!
Another article from America Magazine
Article From Curlio.com
A German article here from Netzeitung
Exodus might be coming out in Europe soon. (It will be available October 19th on Amazon.de in Germany)
Utada is currently featured on MTV News' You Hear It First
You can see it now on MTV and MTV2
or online here: http://www.MTV.com/news/yhif/utada/
Read more for air times.
"EXODUS" the album is in stores now!
You can now pick up Utada's debut U.S. album now in stores. The CD went on sale today, October 5th, 2004. It features 14 tracks of an eclectic mix of many genres, including pop, hip-hop, R&B, and rock. It also features Jon Theodore, the drummer from Mars Volta and 3 tracks with Timbaland.
Pick up "EXODUS" now!
There is a new Press Release from IDJ reguarding the upcoming release of "Exodus".
But there isn't really anything that we don't already know...
"EXCITING US DEBUT ALBUM 'EXODUS' TO BE RELEASED OCT. 5 ON ISLAND"
Recently there have been several articles featuring Utada.
10/01 - "Popular female singer Utada to make U.S. debut" - Kyodo News
9/30 - "Utada is Japan's stealth pop star debuting over here" - Baltimore Sun
October - "Rising Star: UTADA" - Teen People Magazine
Also here are some other articles where Hikki is just briefly mentioned: