Synonyms for tamio_okuda or Related words with tamio_okuda
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explained it in the magazine "PEN"'s interview featured the Beatles:
2010 saw the release of "World Ska Symphony", featuring guest vocals from
, Crystal Kay, and Kazuyoshi Saito.
All songs written and composed by Yōsui Inoue and
, except lyrics for "Tsuki Hitoshizuku" co-written by Kyoko Koizumi
They have mentioned
, The Blue Hearts, Boom Boom Satellites, and Blankey Jet City as their main influences, and named their album "Jet CD" after Blankey Jet City.
Artists and producers that Halcali worked with on the album include Verbal (m-flo), Scha Dara Parr, Nona Reeves, Bikke, Suneohair, Ram Rider, and Aigon. Artists that Halcali collaborated with or covered on the second disc include Judy and Mary, Chara, Tokyo No.1 Soul Set,
, and The Magokoro Brothers.
After Jellyfish's demise, Sturmer began a new career as a producer and writer, most notably for the Japanese pop band Puffy AmiYumi. He was already a friend of main Puffy composer and producer
, and was credited as "The Godfather" of the band for giving them their name.
"Asia no Junshin(Japanese:アジアの純真, Lit."Asia's Innocence")" or "True Asia" is a song recorded by the Japanese pop rock duo Puffy, released in May 1996 as their debut single. It was produced and composed by
, with lyrics written by Yōsui Inoue.
Since its inception, the band has gone on several nationwide tours of Japan, and have toured extensively worldwide. They have collaborated with several vocalists outside of their band, including Shiina Ringo, Akira Kobayashi, Kyōko Koizumi, Schadaraparr, PUFFY, Yoshie Nakano and
. They also performed the Japanese theme song to the PlayStation 2 game "Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus", entitled "Black Jack", as well as numerous songs for the PlayStation game Incredible Crisis released in 1999.
For their next record, "Stomping on Downbeat Alley", the band invited three guest singers: Yusuke Chiba (Thee Michelle Gun Elephant), Tajima Takao (Original Love, Pizzicato Five) and
(Unicorn). The album and singles were a huge success and a gig at Yokohama Arena (with all three guest singers) was released as "Downbeat Arena". The band also embarked on a European tour which was documented on the DVD "Catch the Rainbow".
According to the manga, "Strawberry Marshmallow" is set in Hamamatsu, Japan. Seasons play an important role throughout "Strawberry Marshmallow" as the characters are involved in many normal seasonal activities. The series is speckled with many small, music-related allusions, such as Ana's dog Frusciante being named after John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, while episode eight of the anime sees two goldfish called Richard and James. The title itself was inspired from "Mashimaro", a single by Japanese rock artist
"All Because Of You" is the 25th single from Japanese pop duo Puffy AmiYumi released on May 21, 2008. The title song is written and composed by Avril Lavigne and Butch Walker, and is performed entirely in English. The second song "Frontier no Pioneer" is a cover originally produced by
and was used as a CM song for Kagome vegetable juice "Yasai Seikatsu 100!".
Despite the death of their lead singer, the band continued with the remaining three members. In 2010, the band switched labels from EMI Music Japan to Sony Music Associated Records. The three remaining members performed a memorial concert in August 2010, Fujifabric Presents Fuji Fuji Fuji Q, which featured many friends of the band substituting as lead vocalist including Quruli, Kishidan, Puffy,
, Polysics, and more. The DVD and Blu-ray from this concert was released on July 20, 2011. In August 2011, they announced that their sixth album, titled "Star", would be released September 21 with lead guitarist Sōichirō Yamauchi as the new vocalist.
Inoue has released 22 solo studio albums, and also produced 2 albums with
. He has been one of the most commercially successful Japanese male solo recording artists of the last 40 years, selling in excess of 10.9 million copies on the country's Oricon albums chart up to May 2009 and has had seven number-one albums; "Kori no Sekai", "Nishoku no Koma", "Good Pages", "Shoutaijou no Nai Show", "9.5 Carats", "Under the Sun", and the compilation "Golden Best" which was released in 1999 and has shipped over 2 million units.
Their music has been largely a collaboration between producer
, American singer-songwriter Andy Sturmer, and Ami and Yumi themselves. Ami and Yumi's vocals have been likened to U.S. vocal sister group The Roches. They often sing whole songs together with harmonies and their sound borrows heavily from The Beatles and other artists such as ABBA, The Who, and The Carpenters. Both Ami and Yumi themselves have openly admitted that their music is hard to put into just one genre because of the many different influences.
Jordan formed a band with his wife, Meegan Voss, and they have toured and recorded under the band name, The Verbs. The music has been described as "The perfect cocktail of girl group, Brit-pop, country, ska and rock and Roll." They toured Japan in 2006 in support of their first release, "And Now... The Verbs". They followed their debut album with "Trip", the next release by Jordan and Voss. As in their previous release, this album features
on lead guitars, Pino Palladino on bass and additional classic guitar work by Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar.
He has continued concert touring repeatedly after 2004. His latest album as a solo artist is "Love Complex", released in 2006. Also in 2006, he restarted the project with
. They worked together mainly during the following year, releasing the album "Double Drive" and carrying out the tour (their performance was later compiled on DVD entitled "Double Shopping Drive"). In June 2015, it was announced that Inoue would be releasing a new album of cover songs in July, "United Cover2", including songs from co-founder of For Life Records Takuro Yoshida.
Separately, Yumi had learned of the Chotto Sokomade talent search underway by Sony Music Artists when she was "around 18". She also auditioned and passed. She moved on her own from Osaka to Tokyo, where she eventually met Ami by chance in the Sony Music offices and then at a concert after-party, when the two hit it off. Both felt alone within the large Sony organization and neither were confident in their abilities as solo artists, so even though Ami had already recorded a solo CD under the guidance of former Unicorn front-man
(it would later become half of solosolo), they requested Sony pair them as a duo.
When paired together, their voices blended well and they had a close rapport. Producer and American pop musician Andy Sturmer christened them "Puffy", and is considered by Ami and Yumi as "the godfather of Puffy". Ami had previously met
at a SPARKS GOGO concert, and he had produced her then-unreleased solo CD. He was eventually signed on to produce Puffy's first album "AmiYumi". Their debut single, "Asia no Junshin", launched Puffy-mania. Asked if they were surprised by the attention after its success, Yumi told an interviewer "... everything that was put together for that song all came together and made it happen, but we didn't expect it. It was luck."
X -Cross- (simply read as "Cross") is the 57th studio album released by Japanese kayōkyoku singer Sayuri Ishikawa, celebrating her 40th anniversary in the music industry. She collaborated with Shigeru Kishida of Quruli, Kazufumi Miyazawa of The Boom,
, Michiru, Hako Yamasaki, Neko Saito, and Hiroko Taniyama to write the tracks on the album. The cover was drawn by "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" author Hirohiko Araki, displaying Ishikawa in one of his characters' iconic poses and wearing hair accessories inspired by his works. Ishikawa's performance at the 63rd NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen would also involve a collaboration with Araki.
, a member of the band Unicorn who suspended the group's work and began his solo career in 1994, became a collaborator for Inoue during the mid-1990s. Reportedly, sending a letter from Inoue (who was impressed by the Unicorn's song "Yuki no Furu Machi" written by Okuda) to Okuda became a trigger for them to form a songwriting team. At first, they contributed a song "Tsuki Hitoshizuku" for a pop idol/actress Kyoko Koizumi (who also wrote part of the lyrics with them). "Asia no Junshin", a debut single for Puffy (the duo that Okuda produced), is the most successful song that they wrote together. It was released on CD in March 1996 and sold more than a million copies, peaking at the number-three on the Japanese chart. Along with "Nagisa ni Matsuwaru Et Cetera", another massive hit they wrote for Puffy in 1997, it has been Inoue's live favorites in recent 10 years. Inoue and Okuda formed the group called "InoueYosuiOkudaTamio" in 1997. After their duet "Arigato" became a smash hit, they released an album entitled "Shopping". It comprises 12 songs Inoue and Okuda recorded together, including "Arigato" and their own adaptation of "Asia No Junshin" and "Tsuki Hitoshizuku".
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