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My Favorite 360 or so…. J-Pop Songs of All-Time (Vol.2)

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Sure you know the feeling, you’ve just completed a massive “best~of” list and then immediately without fail you begin questioning yourself.. did I leave a song out? Should this one or that one be higher? Lower? Or these ten I … Continue reading

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d-project with ZARD

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(d-project with ZARD w/ first press extra post card) Usually when it comes to remixes/rearrangements of beloved songs I often shiver @ just the notion of them, and yet there are always exceptions surely. Like consider The Beatles being rearranged … Continue reading

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~ZARD Forever Best~♡

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Tonight’s Idols♥ Unzipped is being preempted by the following: Remember your very first time hearing what digital-remastering could do? Sure original recordings free from further edits or enhancements speaks volumes for purists… (what Ozzy did all those years ago to … Continue reading

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おやちゅ♥みなしゃい( 」´0`)」~♪

今、眠い。。。眠い。。 今夜の眠いタイム曲は?♥ ↓↓↓↓ おやすみ(´-ω-`) ZARD "Yureru omoi" single cover (Scan0008) 02 ジャスト・フォー・ユー Zard "Just for you" Faindaa no naka tereta shigusa wa (The gestures shined in the finder) ano koro to kawaranai (Is the same as that time) chikaku ni … Continue reading

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「Featured Post」~Zard Forever~

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Sakai Izumi (edit: all audio & video clips which were lost during my move from Vox to WordPress have been re~uploaded to this post. If there are any other older posts dated before September 12th, 2010 (originally “Vox” posts) in … Continue reading

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Sakai Izumi~ “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”~♪♪

Sakai Izumi & Konishi Yasuharu "Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You" ("Eien" album first press extra) Zard ("Eien" album first press extra 3" CD single) I originally didn't include this with my recent "~ZARD forever~" post here….but with a … Continue reading

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14 J-Pop songs of Christmas :)…….an updated post..sort of~. ^ ^

C-ute Christmas (December 2009~! yet another re~posting Σ( ̄◇ ̄*)!) I really thought I would have more songs♪♪ to add here….and if anything pops~* up I'll be sure to update this post~ but for now this is for anyone who hasn't enjoyed … Continue reading

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NHK’s Kouhaku to pay tribute to Sakai Izumi & finding closure in “Tooi hi no nostalgia.”

Zard’s final single "Glorious Mind" On December 12th Zard released the final works of vocalist and lyricist Sakai Izumi. Just that sentence alone fills me with a strange disbelief and although months have gone by since her sudden and tragic … Continue reading

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A beautiful mind…a beautiful life. Sakai Izumi.

Zard "Brezza di mare" & "Soffio di vento" tribute albums On December 12th Zard's final recording "Glorious Mind" (jbcj-4003) will be released placing the final bookend to what has been one of the most loved and celebrated works in J-Pop … Continue reading

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Zard’s “Oh My Love” and “My Friend” translations.

Here a 2 songs that I linked Youtube clips of in my previous post The following romanizations and translations were done by Eugene Mok. Oh My Love Lyrics by Sakai Izumi/ Music by Oda Tetsuro/ Arranged by Akashi Masao Yurui … Continue reading

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