3rd: Love Escalation!

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3rd: Love Escalation
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 12, 2008 (JP)
Cute chronology
2 Mini: Ikiru to Iu Chikara
3rd: Love Escalation
4 Akogare My Star
Singles from 3rd: Love Escalation
  1. "Sakura Chirari"
    Released: February 21, 2007
  2. "Meguru Koi no Kisetsu"
    Released: July 11, 2007
  3. "Tokaikko Junjō"
    Released: October 17, 2007
  4. "Lalala Shiawase no Uta"
    Released: February 27, 2008

3rd ~Love Escalation!~ (3rd~LOVEエスカレーション!~, Sādo ~Rabu Esukarēshon~) is the third album from the Japanese girl idol group Cute. It was released in regular and limited editions on March 12, 2008[1] on the Zetima Records label. The regular has catalogue number EPCE-5547 and the limited edition, which includes a bonus DVD, has catalogue number EPCE-5545~46.

The album debuted at number 10 in the Oricon Weekly Albums Chart, staying in the chart for 4 weeks.[2]

As of 2011, it still remains C-ute's best selling album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tsunku.


  1. "Tokaikko Junjō" (都会っ子 純情)
  2. "Image Colour" (イメージカラー)
  3. "Otome Cocoro" (乙女Cocoro)
  4. "Lalala Shiawase no Uta" (LALALA 幸せの歌)
  5. "Homerare Nobiko no Theme Kyoku" (ほめられ伸び子のテーマ曲)
  6. "Meguru Koi no Kisetsu" (めぐる恋の季節)
  7. "Sweeeets→→→Live" (スイーーツ→→→ライブ)
  8. "Sakura Chirari" (桜チラリ)
  9. "Hare no Platinum Dōri" (晴れのプラチナ通り)
  10. "Do Don Ga Don Ondo" (ドドンガドン音頭)


  1. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Hello! Project 2008 Winter ~Kettei! Hello☆Pro Award '08~ live version)
  2. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Erika Umeda close-up version)
  3. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Maimi Yajima close-up version)
  4. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Saki Nakajima close-up version)
  5. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Airi Suzuki close-up version)
  6. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Chisato Okai close-up version)
  7. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Mai Hagiwara close-up version)
  8. LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta (Kanna Arihara close-up version)


Chart (2008) Peak
on chart
Japan (Oricon Daily Albums Chart) 5
Japan (Oricon Weekly Albums Chart) 10 4[2] 13,780 17,099


  1. ^ "℃-uteが3rdアルバム発表でさらなる大躍進". Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2011-07-11.
  2. ^ a b "3rd~LOVE エスカレーション!~ ℃-uteのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon Inc. Retrieved 2011-07-12.
  3. ^ "℃-uteのCDアルバムランキング、℃-uteのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon Inc. Retrieved 2011-07-12.

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