BIG MACHINE

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BIG MACHINE
Studio album by B'z
Released September 17th, 2003
Genre Hard rock
Length 51:02
Producer Tak Matsumoto
B'z chronology
12th Album
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GREEN
(2002)
13th Album
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BIG MACHINE
(2003)
14th Album
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THE CIRCLE
(2005)

BIG MACHINE is the thirteenth studio album by B'z, released on September 17th, 2003.

Upon release, BIG MACHINE debuted at the top of the Weekly Oricon Album chart with 500,237 physical copies sold. The album would go on to rank at number 12 on the year end chart. To date, the album has sold in excess of 745,500 physical copies, qualifying it for Triple Platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan. In 2018, the album was reissued as a two vinyl set made available to visitors of their thirtieth anniversary public exhibition entitled "SCENES" alongside all other studio albums to that point.

Track listing

All music and guitar by Tak Matsumoto. All lyrics and lead vocals by Koshi Inaba.

  1. ArakurePanic, アラクレ
    .
  2. Yasei no ENERGYWild ENERGY, 野性のENERGY
    .
  3. WAKE UP, RIGHT NOW
    .
  4. Hakanai DiamondEmpty Diamond, 儚いダイヤモンド
    .
  5. I'm in love?
    .
  6. IT'S SHOWTIME!!
    .
  7. Ai to Nikushimi no HajimariThe Beginning of Love and Hate, 愛と憎しみのハジマリ
    .
  8. BIG MACHINE
    .
  9. Nightbird
    .
  10. Bluesy na AsaBluesy Morning, ブルージーな朝
    .
  11. Mabushii SignBrilliant Sign, 眩しいサイン
    .
  12. CHANGE THE FUTURE
    .
  13. ROOTS
    .

Reversion history

Original Song Reversion History
Yasei no ENERGY
SINGLE & ALBUM SONG* (2003)

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REMIX: Yasei no ENERGY [Album Version] (2003)
A remixed revision with an altered outro, found only on BIG MACHINE.

IT'S SHOWTIME!!
SINGLE & ALBUM SONG* (2003)

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RE-RECORDING: IT'S SHOWTIME!! (2003)
This reversion found on BIG MACHINE features live drums as opposed to the programming ones featured in the single version.

Live appearances

Live Performances

Arakure [39 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM The Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!" [2/23 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA" [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2007 -19- [5/6 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2007 -B'z In Your Town- [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png SUMMER SONIC 07 [2/2 SHOWS]
Yasei no ENERGY [45 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "IT'S SHOWCASE!!" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM The Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!" [23/23 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA" [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z Special LIVE at EX THEATER ROPPONGI [1/1 SHOWS]
WAKE UP, RIGHT NOW [20 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA" [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
Hakanai Diamond [20 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA" [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
I'm in love? [13 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
IT'S SHOWTIME!! [126 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "IT'S SHOWCASE!!" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM The Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!" [23/23 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA" [7/7 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2005 "Abashiri Extra Edition" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2005 "CIRCLE OF ROCK" [41/41 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2006 "MONSTER'S GARAGE" [7/17 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2010 "Ain't No Magic" [19/19 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png Pepsi NEX presents B'z PREMIUM LIVE [2/2 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2012 -Into Free- [11/11 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z Special LIVE at EX THEATER ROPPONGI [1/1 SHOWS]
Ai to Nikushimi no Hajimari [13 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
BIG MACHINE [13 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
Nightbird redx.png
Bluesy na Asa [13 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
Mabushii Sign redx.png
CHANGE THE FUTURE [13 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z SHOWCASE 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [1/1 SHOWS]
crossbracket.png B'z LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE" [12/12 SHOWS]
ROOTS redx.png

Home Videos

Arakure
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!"
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA"
crossbracket.png Hidden Pleasure: LIVE-GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE"
crossbracket.png SHOWCASE 2007 -19-
Yasei no ENERGY
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!"
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA"
crossbracket.png Uchouten Limited Edition DVD: EX THEATER ROPPONGI Special LIVE
WAKE UP, RIGHT NOW
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA"
Hakanai Diamond
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA"
I'm in love? novid.png
IT'S SHOWTIME!!
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM Final Pleasure "IT'S SHOWTIME!!"
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2003 "BANZAI IN NORTH AMERICA"
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2010 "Ain't No Magic"
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2012 -Into Free- (Web Stream)
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2005 -CIRCLE OF ROCK-
crossbracket.png LIVE-GYM 2012 -Into Free- EXTRA
Ai to Nikushimi no Hajimari novid.png
BIG MACHINE novid.png
Nightbird redx.png novid.png
Bluesy na Asa novid.png
Mabushii Sign redx.png novid.png
CHANGE THE FUTURE novid.png
ROOTS redx.png novid.png

Sales data

No. Cover Album Physical Copies Sold Chart Positions Certification
FIRST WEEK LIFETIME WEEK MONTH YEAR
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BIG MACHINE
2003.09.17

500,237+

746,451+

1

12

3x Platinum

Personnel

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