Koda and her newly formed gang dance their way to the club while mingling and taking shots. has an exclusive special version of the PARTY MV, click here to watch it.
On April 29th she will be embarking on a fanclub only tour in support of the album.
In 1999 Kumi participated in "avex dream 2000", a singing competition in which hopefuls audition for a chance to become part of avex's next popular idol group of the new millenium. After placing second in the contest, she was signed onto the rhythm zone sub-label of avex trax.
It is unclear whether or not she made it into Morning Musume when she auditioned, and if she turned it down due to the fact that she signed a contract with avex trax.
Near the end of 2001, Koda joined Komuro Tetsuya's charity drive, song nation.
The song project, featuirng other popular avex artists such as Hamasaki Ayumi and Amuro Namie, came together to help raise money for victims of the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Luckily, her big break came with the release of "real Emotion / 1000 no Kotoba".Koda then started working on her image, keeping a strict diet and committing to a vigorous exercise routine.She has also mentioned that moral support from her then boyfriend helped motivate her to stick with the routine.Koda collaborated with avex label-mate Bo A on the single, "the meaning of peace".In March of 2002, Koda released the single "So Into You".