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sixxxxxx is the fifth mini-album released by Hamasaki Ayumi (6th overall). The EP was released on August 5, 2015 by Avex Trax and was produced by long-time collaborator Max Matsuura. Tracks include “Step by step”, the theme song for dorama Bijo to Danshi, starring Yukie Nakama, the song was released as an exclusively digital single on July 1, 2015, with July 1st serving as a digital B-side. It charted for three weeks and sold 28,432 units and in its first week it charted at number two, and “Sayonara”, a collaboration with Taiwanese boy band SpeXial and produced by electronic music producer, DAISHI DANCE.

 With all the tracks written by Hamasaki herself, the EP features five original tracks and one hidden track to commemorate the “six” tracks.


1.Step by step

2.Summer diary

3.Sayonara feat. SpeXial


5.Shape of Love

6.Sky high

5 stars