Only 3 more days to go until the release of “Sands of time”

Are you excited? I can hardly wait! With the days are crawling by so slowly, it doesn’t help that I know I have to wait up to an additional week to receive the pre-ordered Sands of time CD! :)

If you’re wondering where to buy your copy, we’ve done a little bit of research on a few major online retailers who are stocking the single, and have provided a table below for your general reference. For the sake of convenience, we’re listing prices in USD (even though I personally live in the UK) as it makes it far easier to compare the ‘true’ costs.

Retailer Price($) Delivery($) Total($) Comment
Play-Asia $9.90 $2.90 $12.80 N/A
Yesasia $12.49 $2.99 $15.48 Orders over $25 qualify for free shipping.
CDJapan ~$9.45 ~$7.70 ~$17.15 N/A
JPOPHelp $15.54 $4.95 $20.49 N/A
HMV (Japan) ~$10.10 ~$11.55 ~$22.65 Maybe EMS Shipping cost
Amazon (Japan) ~$10.10 ~$19.23 ~$29.23 EMS shipping cost (avg. 3 day delivery)

*Prices originally listed in Japanese Yen have been converted using the Interbank rate listed on OANDA on May 18th 2008. These are annotated with a ‘~’.
*The shipping costs are for a standard Air Mail delivery (not EMS) to the US which usually means a delivery time of around a week (7 days) except when this is not available.

Although this is only a very crude guide, there is some variation in price so it’s a good idea to shop around. I have only made purchases from Play-Asia, Yesasia and HMV (Japan) [we’re not affiliated with any retailers!] and can’t complain about their service at all. For CDJapan, I have corresponded with the support team by email, and have found them to be very helpful.

Hopefully some will find this comparison table useful. :) If there are any errors or mistakes, of if anyone can suggest any alternative sources, please let us know in the comments!

p/s: We’ve just updated the Discography section with the (reported) track times of songs from the new single!