"I changed my icon. It’s now Autumn isn’t it. SCANDAL RINA here."
SCANDAL on Tuesday night’s (1 Oct) RADIO DRAGON’s 「Doors」programme aka “SCANOMICS”! Welcome to October everyone! On this week’s episode, SCANDAL records live for the first time in commemoration of their “Standard” album release (yay)! The radio personality has also changed and the girls are nervous when they first met but he feels like a nice person ^_^
Tomorrow is the official release of “Standard”, and Rina says she hopes for everyone to listen to it. Haruna says that it is an album they’re all confident of and today, at Marui Jam, there were humungous posters of them put up. It is probably one of the few times you’re glad for a red light (laughs). It is also revealed that Tomomi will be in charge of the script for the “Standard” CM! To kick off, Rina reveals her ‘live’ version of the CM, with ‘Metronome' as the BGM.
Rina was super nervous but Tomomi says it will make people want to run to the CD shop instantly. Following on, Tomomi does her version with ‘Brand new wave’, Mami with ‘Awanai Tsumori no, Genki Dene’, and Haruna with ‘OVER DRIVE’. The girls then discuss more about “Standard” and Tomomi recommends that everyone listen from the first to the last track without stopping. She reveals that the band has pondered hard over the arrangement of the tracks, but it will be good.
Mami talks about the DVD included in the album as well, and especially hopes for everyone to watch the PV for “SCANDAL IN THE HOUSE”. Rina says somehow SCANDAL has became some sort of avant-garde band, and with this album revolving around the meaning of ‘Standard’, it will challenge everyone to ‘pluck up their courage’. After all, the tagline is “What’s your standard?”.
That’s all for this week! (That was pretty fast :O)
Video upload w/ credits to sun201009 @ YT, translations by me.
SCANDAL’s TOMOMI; “First live broadcast of SCANOMICS! Thanks to all those who’ve listened (((o(ﾟ▽ﾟ)o))) Waーi Waーi Waーi”
SCANDAL; “Looking so forward to the live broadcast of SCANOMICS! (laughs) Thank youー! I hope STANDARD reaches out to all. Moving on, recording begins from here forth! - RINA”
SCANDAL; “Standard” album & tour promo on Kagoshima Terebi’s「amp」
Video upload w/ thanks to luck long @ YT! SCANDAL’s Kagoshima stop this tour will be on the 28th Oct.
"Is it already the 5th album? It’s still the 5th year isn’t it. Even though we do this everyday, the comments we get on Twitter and the blog increase each time there’s a release. No matter what, I understand the anticipation with this album. When I hear this「@scandal_rina Honestly from the bottom of my heart, I’m so glad I like this band」, I become all warm on the inside. I want to let all of you out there know that your words have changed things. I will definitely let these/your feelings stay. Thank you. - RINA, SCANDAL”
To further commemorate the “Standard” album for hitting the stores today, SCANDAL will be doing a live recording of their radio show ‘SCANOMICS" tonight! (^^)/
Here is SCANDAL on Terebi Asahi’s “musicる" from last night! Dressed in their "Standard" outfits, SCANDAL discusses their favourite songs on the programme!
It kicks off with SCANDAL commenting that they always watch this show, and Mami also says that to sit on the ‘る-shaped’ chair was really cute. The host says that they band has been gaining lots of popularity and they’ve even conquered the huge Budokan stage. Haruna goes, “Yeah, it was big. This year, we’d also managed to achieve the dream of performing at the Osaka-jo Hall, and that was really the biggest stage for us. We’d played street lives at the Shiroten so to perform at the Osaka-jo Hall was the most fun live we’d done up till now." The host also comments that everyone seems super close and the girls beam back in response.
Now, the girls will participate in picking their favourite tunes according to a selected theme, and SCANDAL’s theme was “A song that you’ll want to listen to when you think about your teen years”. Mami goes back to when the girls first came together and all in the name of bonding, the girls will eat nabe everyday. That was how they bonded within a week’s time. Tomomi says it is an activity that’ll link everyone’s hearts together (and even invites the host to do so with them, lol). So what are SCANDAL’s favourite 3 songs for this theme?
That is all for SCANDAL’s situation music segment ^^ When asked, Rina also replies instantly that she does use the programme’s official app to get to know more music.
Video upload w/ thanks to scandollvox2 @ YT, translated by me.
SCANDAL; “Standard” billboards up at Shibuya OIOI Marui Jam
The billboard tagline reads ‘The representative of Japan’s Girl Bands btw, photos grabbed from Timo and Rina’s Twitters. ^^*