Crucify My Love

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"Crucify My Love"
File:XJ CrucifyMyLove.jpg
Single by X Japan
Released August 26, 1996 (1996-08-26)
Format 8cm CD
Recorded One on One Recording, Hit Factory, December 31, 1995 at Tokyo Dome (track 2)
Genre Heavy metal
Length 10:53
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Yoshiki
Producer(s) Yoshiki
Certification Gold (RIAJ)
X Japan singles chronology
"Forever Love"
(1996)
"Crucify My Love"
(1996)
"Scars"
(1996)

"Crucify My Love" is the fifteenth single by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, released on August 26, 1996.

Summary

Its B-side is a live version of one of the band's earlier singles, "Week End", recorded on December 31, 1995 at the Tokyo Dome.

Commercial performance

The single reached number 2 on the Oricon charts, and charted for 9 weeks.[1] It is certified Gold by RIAJ.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Yoshiki

No. Title Length
1. "Crucify My Love"   4:38
2. "Week End ('95 Tokyo Dome Live Version)"   6:15

Personnel

  • Co-Producer – X Japan
  • Orchestra arranged by – Yoshiki, Dick Marx, Shelly Berg
  • Scored by – Tom Halm
  • Orchestra – American Symphony Orchestra
  • Mixed by – Mike Ging
  • Recorded by – Mike Ging, Rich Breen
  • Assistant engineers – Tal Miller, Carl Nappa, Paul Falcone
  • Mastered by – Stephen Marcussen
  • A&R directed by – Osamu Nagashima
  • Art directed by – Shige "#11" Komai
  • Executive producers – Ryuzo "Jr." Kosugi, Yukitaka Mashimo[2]

References

  1. X JAPANのシングル売り上げランキング. oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved December 10, 2011. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Crucify My Love (CD liner). X Japan. Japan: Atlantic. 1996. AMDM-6171.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>