It was announced on the day of their Christmas day live that A9 would be releasing their 2nd EP, LIGHT AND DARKNESS, in Spring! From what we can gather, it will come three physical edition, in what they call “Normal edition”, “Special edition”, and “Deluxe edition”, and it will also be released digitally! However, all this seems to be not from the usual outlet of CDJapan, as you can see from their Peatix page, stating that they will have a music video for each of the members as they did for the release of Phoenix, amongst other things.

The album is actually currently purchasable through the aforementioned Peatix page, specifically for overseas fans, but you’ll have to settle with the information made available so far, as the band themselves most likely haven’t set every detail in stone yet.

Below is the first preview from the album, of the track ANIMUS.

Digital release version

  • Song data of the track “ANIMUS”
  • Album “LIGHT AND DARKNESS”

Special gift included for customers who pre-ordered.

  • Digital photobook (version 1)
  • Thumbnail

Normal edition

  • Song data of every song, attainable during official release date.
  • Album “LIGHT AND DARKNESS”

Special edition

  • Song data of every song, a week before the official release date.
  • Album “LIGHT AND DARKNESS”. Lossless audio, a week before the official release date.
  • High-definition music video, and camera angle footage of:
    • Show
    • Hiroto
    • Tora
    • Saga
    • Nao

Deluxe edition

  • Song data of every song, a week before the official release date.
  • Album “LIGHT AND DARKNESS”. Lossless audio, a week before the official release date.
  • Live footage of two songs performed during December 12, 2015.
  • Digital photobook (version 2)
  • High-definition music video, and camera angle footage of:
    • Show
    • Hiroto
    • Tora
    • Saga
    • Nao
A9 group

A9’s latest group photo, used for their 2016 calendar.

Promotion image of their upcoming EP "LIGHT AND DARKNESS".

Promotion image of their upcoming EP “LIGHT AND DARKNESS”.

Update: The article has been updated with a preview of the song ANIMUS.

More info:
Official Website
Peatix
Facebook
Twitter
Twitter
(Shou)
Twitter (Hiroto)
Twitter (Saga)
Twitter (Nao)

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