Koda Kumi, Kaela Kimura, AAA and More to Pay Tribute to globe on New Cover Album

globe is currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut. As part of this celebration, several acts will come together to pay tribute to the group on a new cover album. Out December 16, “#globe20th -SPECIAL COVER BEST-” will feature several acts covering globe’s songs. The album will come in 2 editions: a 2CD edition which will feature the covers along with the original songs, and a CD only edition that will have just the covers.

The first set of acts paying tribute to globe have been announced. They are Kaela Kimura, GReeeeN, Koda Kumi, Miu Sakamoto, Da-iCE, Chotokkyu, TRF, AAA, and hitomi. A second set of acts will be announced in November, as will the songs these acts will be covering.

Tetsuya Komuro decided to use a picture of globe’s vocalist KEIKO, who is also his wife, as the cover for “#globe20th -SPECIAL COVER BEST-.” The picture was taken in 1997 and it currently hangs in the couple’s home. Check it out after the jump!