Release information for the GazettE’s single, BEFORE I DECAY.

BEFORE I DECAY was released in two versions: an -Optical Impression- featuring special packaging, a two-track CD, and a DVD with the PV; and an -Auditory Impression- featuring special packaging, a 24-page booklet for first-press releases, and a two-track CD.


  • BEFORE I DECAY was used in the Japanese release of Fast & Furious (2009, fourth movie in The Fast & the Furious franchise).
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Photobook: [Verwelktes Gedicht]

Release information for the GazettE’s limited-release single, [Verwelktes Gedicht] / [Withered Poem] (see note below).

[Verwelktes Gedicht] was a special edition photobook that included a single bonus disc with one track.


  • The title of the photobook is German for “Withered Poem” – the same literal translation as the title of the bonus track included with the release, Kareuta / 彼詩. However, I chose to translate the name of the single itself as “Withered Song.” More details are provided in notes on the song translation if you’re interested.
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