Mioko Yamaguchi "Tokisakashima"
Mioko Yamaguchi released a new album for the first time in 35 years. She thinks "Tokisakashima" as the sequel to "Tsukihime | Moon-Light Princess" released on vinyl in 1983. -------------------------------- ■Label: pinewaves ■Cat No: PW-07 <TRACKLISTING> 01. Seirei no Mori 02. Tokisakashima 03. Koiwa Karageshi Natsunoyoi / Ton-Ten-Syan 04. Ikoku Choucho 05. Elf no Wa 06. Yo no Hana 07. Shiawase no Tsubu 08. Seirei no Mori Prologue 09. Tokyo Lover（Single Version / 1981） *only in CD PRODUCED BY MIOKO YAMAGUCHI & LOGIC SYSTEM WRITTEN BY MIOKO YAMAGUCHI ARRANGED BY MIOKO YAMAGUCHI EXCEPT TRACK9 KEYBOARDS: MIOKO YAMAGUCHI SYNTHESIZER PROGRAMMING: HIDEKI MATSUTAKE -------------------------------- Mioko Yamaguchi released three original albums in early 80's and they have been well received outside Japan. Japanesque and oriental taste is very characteristic of her music. And she composed several hundreds songs for very popular singers groups idols. 1st album "Yumehiko" and 2nd album "NIRVANA" have been reevaluated as 80s Japanese City pop and kayokyoku like Taeko Onuki Akiko Yano and Minako Yoshida in recent years whereas 3rd album "Tsukihime" has come into the limelight as 80s Japanese Techno pop Ambient Pop and New age. Interestingly enough some fans especially in overseas music scene love her music as vaperwave and future funk. Reappraised these albums were reissued on CD for the first time in 2017. In this January she released a new album titled "Tokisakashima" for the first time in 35 years. It was co-produced by herself and Logic System (Hideki Matsutake who is well known as "fourth member" of Yellow Magic Orchestra). Hideki participated in her all albums in 80's and also in "Tokisakashima" as a synthesizer programmer with his new and classic analogue synthesizers. She said this album is the sequel to "Tsukihime" released in 1983 and we can listen to beautiful synth sound and ambient pop.