Synonyms for tetsurō_oda or Related words with tetsurō_oda
Examples of "tetsurō_oda"
In the "Being" agency, Show Wesugi (original vocalist with Wands) and
made song "Konomama Kimidake wo Ubaisaritai" (lit. "Now, I want to make off with only you"). The group was formed for singing this song. The band debuted by the single on March 10, 1993. The single was certified a million-seller by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ). Their 1994 song "Hitomi Sorasanaide" (lit. "Don't Avert Your Eyes"), written by Izumi Sakai and
, reached number-one position on the Japanese Oricon charts. Their first album "Deen" was also certified a million-seller by RIAJ.
The melodies of early Zard hits were written by prominent Japanese composers, most notably Seiichirō Kuribayashi and
. Izumi Sakai wrote nearly all of the lyrics to Zard songs, totalling over one hundred fifty. A veteran recording producer described that while most artists communicate through the transparent glass in the recording studio, Sakai preferred covering the glass with a curtain.
Following an overseas performance in Hong Kong on March 2009, Kawamura released the single "Heroine" on February 4, which was a collaboration with
. He then released the album "Piano" on April 1, which included the environmental-conservation themed single "Midori no Uta".
In 2006, Kawamura released his first cover album, titled "Evergreen ~Anata no Wasuremono~". He covered songs by artists such as Yutaka Ozaki and Akiko Kobayashi, as well as Luna Sea's "I for You". A year later, he released a second cover album to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his solo career. The covered songs included his original solo works and songs by other classic Japanese artists, such as Dead End, Kenji Sawada,
, and Dreams Come True.
"Usotsuki" is Ueto's first single without a tie-in since "Binetsu" (2003). The title track was written and produced by singer-songwriter
, marking their fourth consecutive collaboration. The song speaks about honesty in a relationship, and how a simple lie can change everything. CDJournal described "Usotsuki" as a "bittersweet folk-pop song that pulls at the heartstrings of Japanese people." "Usotsuki" marks Ueto's return to a darker image, reminiscent of her first two singles "Pureness" and "Kizuna".
"Afuresō na Ai, Daite/Namida o Fuite" is a double A-side single released only a month after "Kaze/Okuru Kotoba." Like "Kaze" before it, "Afuresō na Ai, Daite" was written by Yoshiko Miura, composed by
, and arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu. The song was used in commercials for the Lotte ice cream Soh, starring Ueto herself. CDJournal described it as an "unusual breakup song" and complimented its "literally fresh melody," while Barks likened the song to Seiko Matsuda's 1980 hit "Aoi Sangoshō," which was also written by Miura.
"Ai no Tame ni." was written, composed and produced by
, marking their first collaboration. The song served as theme song for the TV Asahi drama "Ace o Nerae!", starring Ueto herself. Unlike her previous singles, which were all based on a darker, edgier concept, "Ai no Tame ni." is Ueto' first light-hearted, cheerful single. CDJournal described the song as a "fresh, juvenescent ska-pop track," while Barks complemented Oda for composing a song that fit the modern take of the drama on the original "Ace o Nerae!" manga perfectly.
"Kaze/Okuru Kotoba" is a double A-side single released as the first of two back-to-back singles. The single was issued in CD+DVD format only. The DVD features the music videos for both A-sides. Like "Ai no Tame ni." before it, "Kaze" was composed by
, however this time the lyrics were written by Yoshiko Miura and the track arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu. The song served as ending theme for the 12th season (80 episodes) of the long-running educational anime series "Nintama Rantarō", which aired from April 5 to July 23, 2004. The chorus of the song features the vocals of the unit Kotsubu-gumi, which consists of the three youngest members of the idol group Bishōjo Club 31. Barks described the sound of "Kaze" as "Shōwa reggae," while CDJournal called it a "fun Okinawan-chic pop song" and complimented Ueto's "steady" vocal delivery.
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