Harajuku Lovers Live
is a video album
singer Gwen Stefani
, released on DVD
on December 5, 2006, under the Interscope
record label. The DVD was directed by Sophie Muller and produced by Oil Factory Productions. It is a recording of one of Stefani's concerts during her Harajuku Lovers Tour 2005
in late 2005 to promote her first album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
, released in November 2004. The performance was recorded in November 2005, in Anaheim, California
. The concert features performances of all twelve songs from Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
and two new songs from The Sweet Escape
, as well as interviews with the musicians and dancers and a documentary of tour preparation.Harajuku Lovers Live
was released in conjunction with the promotion for Stefani's second album, The Sweet Escape
, which was also released on December 5, 2006. The DVD received mixed reviews, with reviewers praising Stefani's musical performances and stage presence, but criticising the lack of material and the long costume changes. The DVD was certified gold in Australia by the Australian Recording Industry Association
and platinum in Canada by the Canadian Recording Industry Association
During her hiatus from the band No Doubt
, Gwen Stefani recorded and released her first solo studio album
, Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
on November 23, 2004. Between September 2004 and January 2006, Stefani released six of the album's twelve tracks as singles: "What You Waiting......