Synonyms for akina_nakamori or Related words with akina_nakamori
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Best III is a 1992 compilation album by
. The album followed the earlier Best and Best II onto the album charts, but peaked at No.6.
Best is a 1986 compilation album by
. It was No.1 in the Japan album chart for 3 weeks.
It was used for the theme song of the drama "素顔のままで Sugao no Mama de", which starred 80's idol singer
This song has also been covered by Yumi Matsutoya, Yūko Andō,
and Ken Hirai, the latter version being used for the 2012 iteration of the book's story into a TV drama.
In a May 2011 Oricon survey crowned her the No. 1 everlasting idol of all time, beating the Momoe Yamaguchi (2), Kyoko Koizumi (3), Morning Musume (4) and
Best II is a 1988 compilation album by
. It went to No.2 on the Japanese album chart on the week of release and remained at No.1 for two weeks.
In music, the 36th Kōhaku Uta Gassen was won by the Red Team (women). They were: Hidemi Ishikawa, Naoko Kawai, Teresa Teng, Kyōko Koizumi, Yoshie Kashiwabara, Hiromi Iwasaki,
, Rumiko Koyanagi, Naoko Ken, Nobue Matsuhara, Yū Hayami, Seiko Matsuda, Tomoyo Harada, Miyuki Kawanaka, Kyoko Suizenji, Chiyoko Shimakura, Aki Yashiro, Sayuri Ishikawa, Sachiko Kobayashi and Masako Mori. Masahiko Kondō won the Japan Music Awards and the Nippon Television Music Festival.
won the 27th Japan Record Awards and the FNS Music Festival with the song "Meu amor é". The May edition of the Yamaha Popular Song Contest was won by ROLL-BACK with the song "You & Me Tonight".
Suzuki was most active in the 1980s and wrote for many performers. His 1982 song was performed by Mariko Takahashi; a Cantonese translation of this song, was performed by the Hong Kong singer Alan Tam. In 1986, his song , performed by
, won the top prize at the 28th Japan Record Awards.
Hikawa's song "Ikken" won the grand prix at the 48th Japan Record Awards on December 30, 2006. Kanjani Eight was transferred to the pop/rock record label Imperial Records, the sub-label of Teichiku Records in 2007. In the same year, 80s superstar
paid her respect to enka music by releasing an album—full of light enka songs.
Yamada later passed NMB48's 1st generation auditions in September 2010. Her audition song was "Shoujo A" by
. Her debut was on October 9, 2010. Her stage debut was on January 1, 2011. In March 2011, she was selected to Team N. Her first NMB48 Senbatsu was for Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shōjo.
Tokunaga took part in the Japanese television program "Star Tanjō!" in 1982. The program produced many Japanese stars such as Momoe Yamaguchi, Pink Lady and
. However, Akiko Matsumoto passed the test at that time, while Tokunaga and Minako Honda were rejected.
She briefly hosted her own television show, "Ayuready?" (October 2002), on Fuji Television. The talk show, aired on Saturday nights from 11:30 to midnight, often featured her performing songs with guests, among whom were Goto Maki, Puffy, and
. To promote the program (and her album "Rainbow"), Hamasaki opened a restaurant, Rainbow House, on Shōnan Beach; it was occasionally used in episodes of "Ayuready?". After less than two years, the last episode aired in March 2004.
A song "Kokoro Moyou" was released as a lead single in September 1973 and became his first top-ten charting hit consequently, peaking at #7 on the Oricon. It was originally titled "Futsū Yūbin" and written for the folk duo Betsy & Chris, but the pair refused to record his song. A pop idol Saori Minami covered "Kokoro Moyou" on her album "Natsu no Kanjou" released in a following year. Ayaka Hirahara and
also recorded the song in later years.
Other female idol singers achieved significant popularity in the 1980s, such as
, Yukiko Okada, Kyōko Koizumi, Yoko Minamino, Momoko Kikuchi, Yōko Oginome, Miho Nakayama, Minako Honda, and Chisato Moritaka. Okada received the Best New Artist award from the Japan Record Awards in 1984. Nakamori won the Grand Prix award for two consecutive years (1985 and 1986), also at the Japan Record Awards; she made a suicide attempt in 1989.
Mita debuted as an idol singer in 1982, the same year as Kyoko Koizumi and
. Her first single, "Kakete kita otome" reached number 21 on the Oricon Singles Chart., and her second single "Natsu no shizuku" reached number 28. She also appeared in film and television. She met the kabuki actor Nakamura Hashinosuke III, the son of the living national treasure Nakamura Shikan VII, on the set of "Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial" and the two married in 1991. She has continued to act while raising their three sons.
Since the album was produced to create the image of a Japanese idol, its music was very Japanese-based. Eight of the ten tracks are covers of popular Japanese songs. The music was chiefly composed by Hong Kong singer Kwok Siu Lum, with lyrics by Calvin Poon. The lyrics are meant to reflect typical thoughts and expressions of a teenage girl. The music is done in the style of
and Seiko Matsuda, making heavy use of guitar and drum machines to create rock-disco genre songs. Two of the songs ("I Don't Know About Love" and "Red Lips") even covered Seiko Matsuda.
Her songs are regularly covered by other performers. Ayako Fuji released an "enka" version of her hit "Manjushaka" in 2003. "Cosmos" has been covered by many artists, including its creator, Masashi Sada, as well as
. "Imitation Gold" was covered by Tak Matsumoto with Mai Kuraki in 2003. In 2004, a tribute album "Yamaguchi Momoe Toribyuto Thank You For ..." appeared of Yamaguchi covers by singers such as Masaharu Fukuyama, Sowelu, and Hiromi Iwasaki. A second volume, "Yamaguchi Momoe Toribyuto Thank You For ... Part 2", with more covers, came out in 2005.
In 1982, he had a big hit with the
song "Shōjo A". From there, he wrote the lyrics for a series of hit songs sung by Hiroaki Serizawa, and for the J-pop group The Checkers ("Namida no Request"). He has written lyrics for artists including Hidemi Ishikawa, Jun'ichi Inagaki, Daisuke Inoue, Hiromi Iwasaki, Yoshimi Iwasaki, Tomio Umezawa, Yukiko Okada, Yōko Oginome, Carlos Toshiki & Omega Tribe, Naoko Kawai, Yuri Kunizane, Masahiko Kondō, Kiyotaka Sugiyama, Tomomi Nishimura, Yū Hayami, Chiemi Hori, Junko Miyama, and others.
Yamaguchi intentionally tried to create uncool and old-fashioned lyrics, in order to juxtapose with the song's modern sound. He wrote the lyrics an hommage to kayōkyoku pop lyrics of the 1970s and 1980s, specifically the songs of Momoe Yamaguchi and
. Yamaguchi felt that stylistically, the song's chorus melody was directly inspired by Shōwa period kayōkyoku, but someone unfamiliar with the genre might misinterpret as purely inspired by dance music. After Yamaguchi finished songwriting, the band's guitarist Motoharu Iwadera arranged the initial demo, with bassist Ami Kusakari later reworking the demo to blend Iwadera's style with hers.
Prior to the album, "Jinsei ga Nido Areba" came out as a single (B-Side was the album's title track which features his aggressive vocals that homage Paul and Linda McCartney's song "Monkberry Moon Delight"). "Danzetsu" is best known by "Kasa ga Nai" which was released as the second single from the album. It became one of his signature songs, and later recorded by multiple artists like Off Course, Kazuyoshi Saito, UA, Mucc, and
. Bank Band, the charity project formed by Mr. Children's frontman Kazutoshi Sakurai and his musical collaborator Takeshi Kobayashi, interpreted the song "Kagirinai Yokubō" on their album "'Soushi Souai" released in 2004.
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