A right announcement done just before their FNS 27…
It was announced that SMAP will be releasing a new album, titled: “Mr. S“, and will be embarking on 5 Dome Tour a day after the is album released. This is the first time in two years that the group will be doing a tour.
The tour will be called “Mr.S -SAIKOU DE SAIKOU NO CONCERT TOUR-” that will start at Tokyo Dome on Sept 4th followed by Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Sapporo Dome, Nagoya Dome, and Fukuoka Yahoo! Auctions. There will be a total of 22 performances in 5 locations that will end at Nagoya Dome on Jan 12th.
In a related news, it was revealed during one segment of “SMAPxFNS 27” that the group isn’t so concern with CD sales. Kimura reasoned-out that the means of getting music have changed much and [music] is not just delivered in CDs today.
“Mr.S” album will be released on Sept 3rd and “Mr.S -SAIKOU DE SAIKOU NO CONCERT TOUR-” will begin on Sept 4th.