CaptivAte ~jouka~

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CaptivAte~浄化~

Song Information

Artist: A/I
Composition/Arrangement: DJ YOSHITAKA
Lyrics/Vocals: A/I
BPM: 160
Length: 2:13
Genre: NOSTALISH REQUIEM
VJ: F-FLY (overlays by GOLI)
First Music Game Appearance: beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY
Other Music Game Appearances: None.

Lyrics

Japanese

Do you know the reason why she's gone?
Has she led to the bright red world?
How can I also go to the world?
Her singing voice is heard.
Whenever her singing voice is found,
my soul is purified.
Where is she? Where is she...? 

赤く染まる 月の雫 涙 空
私には声にならない程深く
and so for you・・・居続け愛した人よ
繰り返して心が凍てついてく 

I love you ...

Romaji

Do you know the reason why she's gone?
Has she led to the bright red world?
How can I also go to the world?
Her singing voice is heard.
Whenever her singing voice is found,
my soul is purified.
Where is she? Where is she...? 

akaku somaru tsuki no shizuku namida sora
watashi ni wa koe ni naranai hodo fukaku
and so for you... itsuzuke ai shita hito yo
kurikaeshite kokoro ga ite tsuiteku 

I love you ...

English

Do you know the reason why she's gone?
Has she led to the bright red world?
How can I also go to the world?
Her singing voice is heard.
Whenever her singing voice is found,
my soul is purified.
Where is she? Where is she...? 

A drop of the moon, my tears, the sky are dyed red
So much that I can't put a voice to it
and so for you... my beloved who stayed with me,
My heart begins to freeze as it all repeats

I love you...

Song Connections / Remixes

  • CaptivAte~浄化~ is the first song of the CaptivAte series.
  • CaptivAte~浄化~ is based on the beatmania IIDX 11 IIDX RED ending theme.
  • A remix of CaptivAte~浄化~, titled CaptivAte~浄化~ (Wiegenlied Mix), appears on the beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY Original Soundtrack album.

Trivia

  • The Japanese part of the title (浄化, jouka) means "Purification".
  • CaptivAte~浄化~'s genre was displayed as "NOSTALISH REQIEM" in beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY. The spelling was corrected on CaptivAte's New Song Introduction page on the official HAPPY SKY website.
  • Xiatian appears in CaptivAte~浄化~'s video.
  • CaptivAte~浄化~ was one of 30 possible picks for songs for REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper's 7th Set (Users' SELECTION) of the BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS unlocking system. It ranked 5th overall in number of votes.
  • CaptivAte~浄化~ is unlockable in beatmania IIDX INFINITAS from February 8th, 2017, after purchasing its NORMAL, HYPER, and ANOTHER charts for 5000, 9000, and 11000 BITs respectively.

Song Production Information

A/I

This song, CaptivAte〜浄化〜, is based around the concept of following your heart until the very end. It ended up as a pretty raw mix with piano in the first half and synth in the second that brought out that sort of atmosphere of not-quite weakness very well. The lyrics start out with "Akaku somaru tsuki no shizuku namida sora ... "; the very important idea that lurks behind each of these seemingly unrelated phrases is "emotion". Please look forward to gradually brighter "CaptivAte"s.

Video Production Information

GOLI

This is DJ Yoshitaka's popular song. The ending song of the last version of the game was still fresh in everyone's mind during the location test, and it gave rise to this song.

I really like the part that goes "Akaku somaru ... ". Somehow it really conveys the feeling of delicateness you get standing in front of a piece of glass before it's broken. If it's broken, it can be brought back ... I suppose. I listened to this song over and over during production.

Difficulty & Notecounts

beatmania IIDX difficulty rated from 1 to 12. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from BEMANIWiki 2nd.)

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
BEGINNER NORMAL HYPER ANOTHER LEGGENDARIA NORMAL HYPER ANOTHER LEGGENDARIA
Notecounts 144 541 946 1243 - 540 936 1235 -
beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY 1 5 9 11 - 5 9 11 -
beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD→Present - 5 9 11 - 5 9 11 -
beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY CS 2 5 9 11 - 5 9 11 -
beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS + PREMIUM BEST 2 5 9 11 - 5 9 11 -
beatmania IIDX INFINITAS - 5 9 11 - 5 9 11 -
DJ YOSHITAKA's CaptivAte series of songs
CaptivAte~浄化~ - CaptivAte~誓い~ - CaptivAte~裁き~ - CaptivAte2~覚醒~
CaptivAte~浄化~ (Wiegenlied Mix) - CaptivAte~裁き~(SUBLIME TECHNO MIX)