Ayumi Hamasaki uploads her entire music video collection on YouTube ahead of 'LOVEppears' commemoration album

Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki performs during JJ Lin's concert "Time Line" at Taipei Arena in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki. (Photo: AP/Chiang Ying-ying)

Following the news that her biographical novel is being made into a drama series, Ayumi Hamasaki released her full-length music videos to the public on her birthday on 2 October. A playlist of these music videos were added to her own YouTube channel Ayu, where fans can now reminisce about all the good ol’ memories of her hit songs.

You can catch music videos like that of her 1998 debut song Poker Face among the 128 uploads. Iconic songs like SEASONS, Voyage and Dearest are also available. Our recommendations if you prefer something more upbeat are Sexy little things, SURREAL, and Bold & Delicious.

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The 41-year-old J-pop diva, affectionately known as Ayu, has released a total of 60 singles and 60 albums, including remix and compilation albums. After exactly 20 years since the release of her album LOVEppears and single appears, the J-pop icon will be releasing a commemoration album titled LOVEppears / appears -20th Anniversary Edition- on 10 November next month.

Hamasaki’s new release will repackage and remaster her album LOVEppears which sold more than 2.5 million copies, and her single appears which was launched on the same day as the album in 1999. It will also be using the same impactful and much-talked-about cover artwork as the 1999 album, where Hamasaki is seen topless with her long brown hair and a pair of dark blue jeans.

In case you are wondering how appears sounds like, you can also watch the music video in her new YouTube playlist. Other songs in the upcoming album which you can watch the music videos of include Fly high, Boys & Girls, TO BE, WHATEVER, LOVE ~Destiny~ and kanariya.