From tokyohive.com, English announcements, brought to my attention by aramatheydidnt! comm, original source, natalie (you need to check out the natalie version, to link to purty pictures of Beloved):
On August 24th, Kiyoharu held a release event for his latest single, “Namida ga Afureru / sari“, at Shinsaibashi BIG CAT in Osaka. During this event, he revealed the details on his upcoming solo album.
Kiyoharu’s first album in 3 years will be titled “UNDER THE SUN“, and the release date has been postponed to November 7th. It will feature colloberation by guest artists MIYAVI, TOKIE (unkie), Kitada Maki (ex. Syrup 16g), Kashikura Takashi (toe), and Akiyama Takahiko (downy). For the jacket covers and PV, Kiyoharu also collaborated with designer Akai Masaru.
To coincide the postponed release date, Kiyoharu’s upcoming nationwide tour has also been rescheduled. His concert on September 28th at Okayama CRAZYMAMA KINGDOM will be held as a one-man live concert called ‘EVERLASTING TRUTHS‘. Then he’ll hold his birthday live concert, ‘The 44th Birthday‘, on October 29th at SHIBUYA-AX. The remaining 13 shows has been pushed back to early next year.
The tour dates can be seen below.
Friday, September 28th – Okayama CRAZYMAMA KINGDOM (Okayama)
<The 44th Birthday>
Monday, October 29th – SHIBUYA-AX (Tokyo)
<Kiyoharu Tenshi no Shi 2012 ‘UNDER THE SKIN’>
Friday, January 18th – Nagano CLUB JUNK BOX (Nagano)
Saturday, January 26th – Sendai Rensa (Miyagi)
Friday, February 1st – KYOTO MUSE (Kyoto)
Saturday, February 2nd – KYOTO MUSE (Kyoto)
Friday, February 8th – Hamamatsu Live House Madowaku (Shizuoka)
Saturday, February 9th – Gifu club G (Gifu)
Friday, February 15th – Kashiwa PALOOZA (Chiba)
Saturday, February 16th – HEAVEN’S ROCK Saitama Shintoshin VJ-3 (Saitama)
Saturday, February 23rd – HEAVEN’S ROCK Utsunomiya VJ-2 (Tochigi)
Sunday, February 24th – HEAVEN’S ROCK Kumagaya VJ-1 (Saitama)
Saturday, March 2nd – Mito Lighthouse (Ibaraki)
Saturday, March 9th – Matsuyama Salon Kitty (Ehime)
Friday, March 15th – Fukuoka DRUM LOGOS (Fukuoka)
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Say, I notice that that Kiyoharu's release dates and event dates have been pushed back quite a bit, since middle of the year. Does anyone know why?
New album on CDJapan, LE and regular (which also has special stuff, per usual)