Chara has transferred to Universal Music and will be releasing a new album titled "Baby Bump" on December 19.
With the theme "to conceive love," the album is a fusion of Chara's roots of soul and dance music. It will feature a total of 11 tracks including songs produced by Takahashi Kai (LUCKY TAPES), TENDRE, Gakushi, mabanua, and SWING-O. The Limited Edition will come with an additional CD containing live audio tracks from her Tokyo stop of her nationwide tour 'Shut Up And Kiss Me! ～Sweet Soul Sessions Supreme～' held in July.
To commemorate the release of "Baby Bump," Chara will hold a nationwide tour called 'Chara Live Tour 2019: Baby Bump' starting in January. The tour will kick off on January 19 at Zepp Namba, and will wrap up on February 16 at Sapporo PENNY LANE. Check out the tour schedule below!
01. Pink Cadillac
02. Chocolate Wrapping Paper
03. Baby Bump ～Intro～
04. Baby Bump
05. Ai no Heaven
07. Cheek to Cheek
09. Akai Ringo
10. Everybody Look
11. Chiisana Ai no Koujou
DISC 2: (Limited Edition Only)
Live audio tracks from「Shut Up And Kiss Me! ～Sweet Soul Sessions Supreme～」at Blue Note Tokyo on July 4 and 5, 2018.
02. Naze Waratteru no ka
04. Tiny Dancer
05. Setsunakute Gomen ne
06. Swallowtail Butterfly～Ai no Uta～
07. Yasashii Kimochi
08. call me
10. Ai no Kizuna
[Chara Live Tour 2019 "Baby Bump"]
Saturday, January 19 - Zepp Namba (Osaka)
Sunday, January 20 - Zepp Nagoya (Aichi)
Saturday, January 26 - Zepp Fukuoka (Fukuoka)
Sunday, January 27 - YEBISU YA PRO (Okayama)
Friday, February 1 - Zepp Tokyo (Tokyo)
Saturday, February 2 - Zepp Tokyo (Tokyo)
Saturday, February 9 - Sendai PIT (Miyagi)
Sunday, February 10 - Hokkoku Shimbun Akabane Hall (Ishikawa)
Saturday, February 16 - PENNY LANE24 (Hokkaido)