- 1 ABSOLUTE
- 1.1 Song Information
- 1.2 Lyrics
- 1.3 Song Connections / Remixes
- 1.4 Trivia
- 1.5 Song Production Information
- 1.6 CS Information Data
- 1.7 Video Production Information
- 1.8 Difficulty & Notecounts
Artist: dj TAKA
Composition/Arrangement: Takayuki Ishikawa
Length: 2:09 (beatmania IIDX, REFLEC BEAT), 1:49 (DanceDanceRevolution)
Genre: EPIC TRANCE
VJ: VJ YUZ and GOLI
First Music Game Appearance: beatmania IIDX 4th style
Other Music Game Appearances:
- DanceDanceRevolution 5thMIX
- Dance Maniax 2ndMIX APPEND J-PARADISE
- REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper
- REFLEC BEAT plus BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS PACK 01
Song Connections / Remixes
- A rock remix of ABSOLUTE by good-cool, simply titled ABSOLUTE, can be found in pop'n music 9.
- A trance remix of ABSOLUTE by good-cool, titled ABSOLUTE (Ultimate Remix), appears on good-cool's second album, good-cool ultra expander. This version is based in the pop'n music remix.
- A remix of ABSOLUTE by Thuggie D., titled ABSOLUTE (Cuff -N- Stuff it Mix), appears in DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX.
- An extended trance version of ABSOLUTE, titled ABSOLUTE 2007, appears in dj TAKA's first album milestone.
- A speed remix of ABSOLUTE by Ryu☆, titled ABSOLUTE (Ryu☆ Remix), appears on the cyber beatnation 2 -Hi Speed conclusion- album.
- The DanceDanceRevolution series use a shorter version of ABSOLUTE.
- This song has different backgrounds, banners, jackets, or other related images. For more information, please see this page.
- According to dj TAKA's twitter, ABSOLUTE was originally named Special Thanks, but both VJ GYO and GOLI thought the name of the song was "lame", and rejected it.
- ABSOLUTE is included as a preview song on the beatmania IIDX 3rd style Original Soundtracks album.
- ABSOLUTE received Single and Double ANOTHER charts in beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS + PREMIUM BEST. Those charts are carried over to beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem.
- In DanceDanceRevolution, ABSOLUTE received a unique background video in DDRMAX2, featuring most of the DanceDanceRevolution character cast at the time.
- Despite that ABSOLUTE's BPM is simply displayed as 144 in the DanceDanceRevolution series, it actually slows down to 38 at the end.
- ABSOLUTE received a Single BEGINNER chart in DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME.
- ABSOLUTE received a different banner in DanceDanceRevolution KONAMIX.
- ABSOLUTE received a Double BEGINNER chart and a different jacket in DanceDanceRevolution UNIVERSE3.
- In DanceDanceRevolution UNIVERSE3, ABSOLUTE can be unlocked in QUEST MODE by beating Milan in Club Tucana.
- ABSOLUTE could be unlocked in REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper as part of the 1st Set (DJ TOTTO's SELECTION) of the BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS unlocking system.
- ABSOLUTE received a new jacket in the REFLEC BEAT series, which is based on its beatmania IIDX video.
- ABSOLUTE is one of the songs featured on the BEMANI SONGS ～Best of beatmania IIDX～ video.
- ABSOLUTE is unlockable in beatmania IIDX INFINITAS from July 5th, 2017, after purchasing its NORMAL, HYPER, and ANOTHER charts for 6000, 8000, and 10500 BITs respectively.
- After being removed from the initial release of REFLEC BEAT 悠久のリフレシア, ABSOLUTE was revived on August 3rd, 2017.
- ABSOLUTE received ✝ charts in beatmania IIDX 25 CANNON BALLERS. These charts can be unlocked by reaching DJ RANK BRONZE.
- It is tied with Clione for being the oldest song in beatmania IIDX with ✝ charts.
Song Production Information
CS Information Data
You have unlocked the song "ABSOLUTE" by dj TAKA. Debuting on Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX, "ABSOLUTE" is an absolutely cool song to dance to with its driving bass line, classical piano melodies and modern day electronic music sounds. Check out other songs by this artist in this game and Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX, DDRMAX Dance Dance Revolution, and DDRMAX2 Dance Dance Revolution.
Video Production Information
Difficulty & Notecounts
beatmania IIDX to 10th style difficulty rated from 1 to 7+ (up to 9th style) or 8 (10th style), from 1 to 8+ in IIDX RED, and from 1 to 12 from HAPPY SKY onwards.
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty from 2ndMIX CLUB VER. through 5thMIX (and the Solo games) rated from 1 to 9, 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2, and 1 to 20 from X onwards.
REFLEC BEAT to groovin'!! Upper difficulty rated from 1 to 10+, 1 to 13 in VOLZZA/VOLZZA 2, and 1 to 15 in 悠久のリフレシア. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from BEMANIWiki 2nd and TexTage.)
|Game||SP Difficulty||DP Difficulty|
|beatmania IIDX 4th style→11 IIDX RED||-||5||7||-||5||7||-|
|beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY→17 SIRIUS||-||5||↑8||-||↑6||↑8||-|
|beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem||-||5||8||10||6||8||11|
|beatmania IIDX 19 Lincle→Present||-||↑6||8||10||6||8||11|
|beatmania IIDX 4th style CS||-||5||7||-||5||7||-|
|beatmania IIDX 5th style CS||※3||5||7||-||5||7||-|
|beatmania IIDX 6th style CS||※3||5||7||-||5||7||-|
|beatmania IIDX 7th style CS||-||5||7||-||5||7||-|
|beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY CS||2||5||8||-||6||8||-|
|beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS + PREMIUM BEST||2||5||8||10||6||8||11|
|beatmania IIDX INFINITAS||-||6||8||10||6||8||11|
※ These BEGINNER charts are different from their later console appearances (total notes: 514)
|Game||SP Difficulty||DP Difficulty|
|Notecounts / Hell Charge Notes||-||-||-||1412 / 52||-||-||1488 / ?|
|beatmania IIDX 25 CANNON BALLERS→Present||-||-||-||11||-||-||11|
|Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows||123 / 0||142 / 0||252 / 0||311 / 0||- / - / -||135 / 0||215 / 0||303 / 0||- / - / -|
|DDRMAX2 location test||-||↓1||5||↓5||-||↓2||↓3||↓6||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution 5thMIX CS||-||3||5||8||-||3||5||8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution KONAMIX / Dancing Stage PARTY EDiTiON||-||3||5||8||-||3||5||8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution Party Collection||1||3||5||8||-||3||5||8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME CS US||1||3||5||8||-||3||5||8||-|
|REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper→VOLZZA 2||4||6||10||-|
|REFLEC BEAT plus||4||6||10||-|
|REFLEC BEAT 悠久のリフレシア||4||8||12||-|
|BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS|
|1st Set (DJ TOTTO's SELECTION)||ABSOLUTE - CHOCOLATE PHILOSOPHY - LOGICAL DASH - era (nostalmix)|
|2nd Set (TAG's SELECTION)||DROP THE BOMB - AXIS - fellows - MAD BLAST|
|3rd Set (Des-ROW's SELECTION)||大見解 - Funky sonic World - BE LOVIN - CURUS|
|4th Set (Ryu☆'s SELECTION)||GENOM SCREAMS - Presto - JET WORLD - Go Beyond!!|
|5th Set (TOMOSUKE's SELECTION)||I'M GONNA GET YOU! - the keel - LOVE IS ORANGE - Gamelan de Couple|
|6th Set (kors k's SELECTION)||Flash Back 90's - White Eve - HELL SCAPER - starmine|
|7th Set (Users' SELECTION)||明鏡止水 - Pink Rose - sync - Beyond The Earth|
|8th Set (PHQUASE's SELECTION)||COSMIC COWGIRL - BOBBY SUE AND SKINNY JIM - 男々道 - Spica|
|9th Set (wac's SELECTION)||PULSE - GRADIUSIC CYBER - Nova emoção - 踊るフィーバーロボ|
|10th Set (dj TAKA's SELECTION)||♥Love²シュガ→♥ - Lucy - GUILTY - V - V₂|
|CONTENTS SELECTION||ZERO-ONE - MAKE A JAM! - Ping×Pong×Dash - DAY DREAM|
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