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It is written by Nozawa Hisashi, starring Miho Nakayama and Takuya Kimura, and features music by
(Theme song - Camouflage) and U2 (With or Without You).
Tatsuro Yamashita and his wife
became popular in this period. Yamashita's 1983 song "Christmas Eve" reached number one on the Oricon weekly single charts on December 25, 1989. In 1989, Ryuichi Sakamoto won the Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television for his contribution to the movie "The Last Emperor".
In 1990, Naval returned to the Philippines and released the single, "Lumayo Ka Man" ("Even If You Go Away"), a Tagalog adaptation of the song, "Single Again", originally released in 1989 by Japanese singer,
. Within two months, "Lumayo Ka Man" turned triple platinum. In late 1992, he released the album entitled "Once Again" with songs performed both in English and Tagalog.
, the writer of the song, recorded her own version in 1987. It was originally released as the B-side of her single in 1987, however was later added to her self-cover album, "Request". After being selected for use as a commercial song for watchmaker Seiko's range in 1988, the song was released as the album's 5th single.
"Daiginjo", her compilation which was released in March 1996, became her last number one song on the albums chart, making her the oldest female artist to produce a number one album on the Japanese music chart at that time (the record was overtaken by Yumi Matsutoya and
in later years).
In 2003, Martin contributed his version of "Cheer Up" to the Japanese release "Sincerely 2 –
Song Book" album. He also came to attention outside of his priority solo activities, portraying the character "Mr. Niko" for a 2004 "Genius" outing "In Search of The Little Prince".
Bi-Coastal is an album released in 1980 by Australian singer and songwriter Peter Allen. The album is Allen's most successful and was produced by David Foster who also wrote many of its songs. The hit "Fly Away", originally by Japanese artist
, was co-written by Foster and Carole Bayer Sager. The title tune co-written by Foster and Tom Keane is said to be about Allen's sexuality, who came out as gay after his marriage with Liza Minnelli ended.
Mochida made her debut as a baby in an advertisement for diapers as her mom hoped she would enter the entertainment business. In 1991, at the age of 13, she joined the eight-member girl group The Kuro Buta All-Stars. Though not successful, the experience convinced her to record a two track demo, featuring the two songs, "Mouichido" (The Kuro Buta All-Stars) and a cover song from 1970s/1980s singer-songwriter
As a solo artist, Yamashita has released 17 studio albums, 2 live albums, multiple compilations and over 40 singles. He has been one of the most commercially successful Japanese male solo recording artists in the history of the Japanese album chart, selling approximately 9 million albums in total. He has also composed for films and television commercials, and worked on records by other artists. He is particularly successful as a musical collaborator for
, who married him in 1982. They have one daughter.
American pop group Backstreet Boys' "Unbreakable" became the first album of a foreign male group to top the Oricon for two consecutive weeks since O-Zone's "DiscO-Zone" in 2005. Other artists who had an extended run on the charts include Kaela Kimura, Mr. Children, Yui,
, Namie Amuro, Sukima Switch, Hideaki Tokunaga, and Ketsumeishi. Folk rock singer Kazumasa Oda's "Jiko Best 2" makes him the oldest artist, at 60 years old, to have a number-one album on the chart. Canadian pop punk singer Avril Lavigne's "The Best Damn Thing" made her the first foreign artist to sell a million copies since her debut album.
After the breakup of Folk Crusaders in 1970, Kato gained success for his production works for other musicians, including Shigeru Izumiya,
, and Takuro Yoshida. In particular, Sadistic Mika Band, the acclaimed project he started with his first wife Mika Fukui, received international success. Their 1974 album entitled "Kurofune (The Black Ship)" is regarded as one of the most significant Japanese rock albums of the mid-1970s. The group was disbanded and reassembled again several times, with new vocalists such as Yumi Matsutoya, Karen Kirishima, and Kaela Kimura.
Before the album came out, "Koukiatsu Girl" was released as a lead single. It features chorus by
, who married Yamashita in 1982 and then temporarily suspended her recording career. The most well-known song appeared on "Melodies" is "Christmas Eve". The song did not receive much attention when it was released on 12-inch single in December 1983, but it was widely recognized through a television advertisement by the Central Japan Railway Company aired during the late 1980s. CD single of "Christmas Eve" reissued in 1986 gained huge commercial success, topping the chart in December 1989. The song was repeatedly reissued in later years and became a hit throughout the decades, entering the Oricon chart for over 20 consecutive years with sales of more than 1.8 million copies in total.
"Treasures" was the first compilation album spanning his post-RCA materials. The album features his only chart-topping million-seller "Christmas Eve", and also includes other smash hit singles like "Get Back in Love", "Endless Game", and "Sayonara Natsu no Hi". The running order of the compilation was finally determined by his spouse
. On the closing number for the album, Yamashita picked out one of his most early efforts called "Parade". It was originally included on the album "Niagara Triangle Vol.1" issued in 1976, the project recorded by the supergroup composed of Yamashita, Ginji Itō and Eiichi Ohtaki. The song (newly remixed by Ohtaki) became a minor hit 17 years after the first release, featured on the children's program "Ponkickies" and released as a solo single by Yamashita. Because it gained attention moderately at the time, he added the song as the bonus track to this compilation.
"Guilty" entered the Billboard Top Albums Sales Chart at number three, her first album to chart on the Billboard charts since its establishment the same year. It slipped to number five in its second charting week, and stayed in the top ten for two weeks. It lasted eight weeks in the top 100 chart, with a final charting position at 80. "Guilty" was certified double platinum in February 2008 by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for shipments of 500,000 units. This is Hamasaki's final album to shift over 500,000 physical units. At the end of 2008, "Guilty" sold over 568,288 units in Japan; this ranked the sixth best selling album by a female artist, just behind entries from Japanese singers Ayaka, Kumi Koda,
, Hikaru Utada, and Namie Amuro. Hamasaki's compilation "A Complete: All Singles" was also ranked that same year, placed third behind Utada and Amuro's entries. "Guilty" took the top spot on the Taiwanese East Asian Albums Chart, and two on the overall Taiwanese Albums Chart. To date, "Guilty" has claimed sales over 750,000 units in Japan.
The album features fourteen original songs, as well as a bonus extended play featuring five covers of songs by Japanese artists. The song "Sweetest Music" features vocals by
, the original singer of the song, who released it in 1980. On May 13, Superfly performed on the NHK music program "Songs", performing several songs from "White", while also collaborating with boyband SMAP on their television program "SMAP x SMAP" on May 25 to perform songs from the album. Her annual album release free live concert was held at the Nishinomaru Garden next to Osaka Castle on May 30, her first free concert held in Osaka. Superfly embarked on a national tour of Japan, entitled Superfly White Tour 2015. The tour began on July 4 at the Kawaguchi Lilia Cultural Center and featured 39 performances until December, including two performances at the Nagoya Congress Center, the Niigata Prefectural Civic Center, Festival Hall, Osaka and the Tokyo International Forum. Superfly's performance at the Nitori Culture Hall in Sapporo on October 8 was postponed due to the effects of Severe Tropical Storm Choi-wan, and was held two months later on December 14 instead.
The lead-off track of "Artisan" is a song dedicated to the late Osamu Tezuka, a Japanese cartoonist who deceased in 1989 ("Atom" is a protagonist for "Astro Boy", one of Tezuka's most prominent works). In 1992, it was released as the fourth single from the album. He also sings of a painting "Rain, Steam and Speed - The Great Western Railway" by J. M. W. Turner on the third track entitled "Turner's Steamroller" which similarly became a single. Fifth track of the album is a cover version of "New York is a Lonely Town", a song written by Anders/Poncia and recorded by their group The Trade Winds. Yamashita interpreted the mid-1960s U.S. top-40 charting hit, slightly changing the part of the lyrics. On the eighth track, Yamashita's spouse
wrote the lyrics to his composition. Aside from "Mighty Smile", the couple wrote three songs together for Masayuki Suzuki's second solo album "Radio Days" in 1988. Among them, Yamashita recorded "Misty Mauve" for "Artisan", although it was not released until 2002 on his "Rarities" album. The closing track of "Artisan" is a cover version of The Young Rascals' 1967 U.S. number-one hit. It has been also the ending theme for "Sunday Songbook", a weekly radio program that Yamashita has hosted since 1992.
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