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CITY POP on VINYL 2021! Pre-order starts from June 23, 12:00 noon.Starting from midnight on August 28, 2021, titles participating "CITY POP on VINYL" will be on sale at stores and online shopping sites. The lineup at "CITY POP on VINYL" is amazing, offering the best titles from Japan to the world. From GREAT TRACKS, we offer 10 titles for this event. Please check them out!

Hiroshi Satoh FUTUREFILE Hiroshi Satoh AQUA CASIOPEA CASIOPEA CASIOPEA MINT JAMS EPO DOWN TOWN -Clear Green Vinyl- Platinum 900 Free (At Last) QUJILA Tamago Chappie Suichu Megane / Tanabata no Yoru, Kimi ni Aitai Takashi Fujii Mikakunin Hikoutai / Zetsubo Good Bye Rainych RIDE ON TIME / Say So-Japanese Version (tofubeats Remix)



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Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki, Tatsuro Yamashita

PACIFIC

LPCLEAR BLUE VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-151

Price: ¥4,070JPY+tax

2020.8.8 Release

First vinyl from the "Sound Image Series". Theme of this vinyl is the "beautiful sea of the South Pacific" and songs are composed by Haruomi Hoshino, Shigeru Suzuki, and Tatsuro Yamashita. The original version of "Cosmic Surfin'" in YMO's debut album is also included. The image of this vinyl is just like its cover art by Shinpei Asai, very tropical and exotic sound. (1978)

Kazumasa Akiyama, Kenji Omura, Shigeru Suzuki, Kazuo Takeda, Tsunehide Matsuki, Masaki Matsubara, Kimio Mizutani, Ken Yajima

NEW YORK

LPCLEAR ORANGE VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-152

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.8.8 Release

Second vinyl from the "Sound Image Series". With the theme "New York", this is a masterpiece of Japanese fusion music by 8 super guitarists who represents Japan. They all have their own unique sounds with roots in jazz, fusion, rock, pops, etc., and their sound will never fade even after many years since the original release. (1978)

Haruomi Hosono, Takahiko Ishikawa, Masataka Matsutoya

THE AEGEAN SEA

LPCLEAR VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-153

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.8.8 Release

Third vinyl from the "Sound Image Series". Haruomi Hosono, Masataka Matsutoya, and Takahiko Ishikawa illustrates the Aegean Sea with full of exoticism. Using folk guitar, mandolin, harp, strings, etc., it creates delicate, profound, yet passionate European essence. (1979)

Akira Inoue, Masataka Matsutoya, Hiroshi Satoh

SEASIDE LOVERS

LPAQUA BLUE VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-154

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.8.8 Release

Fourth vinyl from the "Sound Image Series". This a story-based album set in a beach house based on the concept of Naoki Tachikawa. Vinyl includes high-quality music by Akira Inoue, Mastaka Matsutoya, and Hiroshi Satoh. They are all keyboard players, so it shows that the music scene at that time was led by keyboard instruments, especially synths. (1983)

Ryuichi Sakamoto & The Kakusougi Session

SUMMER NERVES

LPCLEAR YELLOW VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-155

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.8.8 Release

Extra edition of the "Sound Image Series". Ryuichi Sakamoto (Yellow Magic Orchestra) plays the central role, this is a mix up of fusion and rock musicians. Album has a pop sound while incorporating the essence of reggae music. (1979)

Miho Yonemitsu

SHOOTING STAR OF LOVE / MOONLIT MERCY

7inchBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHKL-29

Price: ¥1,980(tax included)

2020.8.8 Release

Miho Yonemitsu was a member of the idol group "Tokyo Performance Doll". This is her first 7-inch vinyl, including 2 songs from her solos. Both songs are produced by Toshiki Kadomatsu, and they both have sophisticated sounds. "SHOOTING STAR OF LOVE" is a cover of Minako Yoshida. (1994/1995)

Minako Yoshida

FLAPPER

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-148

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.7.22 Release

Minako Yoshida's third album after transferring to RCA label. This is a historical masterpiece which includes the song "Yume de Aetara" (composed by Eiichi Otaki), a song covered by many artists. (1976)

Minako Yoshida

TWILIGHT ZONE

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-149

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.7.22 Release

Co-produced by Minako Yoshida and Tatsuro Yamashita. This vinyl contains 9 songs, including the album version of the popular song "SHOOTING STAR OF LOVE". (1977)

Minako Yoshida

MINAKO

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-146

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.7.15 Release

The album was produced by Kunihiko Murai. It contains total of 9 songs, including her own original songs and cover songs such as Yumi Arai's "Chinese Soup" and Haruomi Hosono's "Rock A By My Baby". (1975)

Minako Yoshida

MINAKO Ⅱ

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-147

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.7.15 Release

This album features the live tracks recorded at the Nakano Sun Plaza on November 3, 1975. Includes her original songs, and a cover of Happy End, Diana Ross, Carole King, and others. (1975)

SING LIKE TALKING

Reveal SING LIKE TALKING on VINYL Vol.1 
Compiled by NIGHT TEMPO

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-158

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

2020.7.15 Release

This is SING LIKE TALKING's first vinyl. Night Tempo, who is a DJ leading the vaporwave and future funk, selected the tracks. Cover art is by Hiroshi Nagai. (2020)

Motoharu Sano

BACK TO THE STREET

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-2

Price: ¥4,400(tax included)

Now On Sale

Motoharu Sano appeared in the music scene with a new style that was never been seen before, which was a combination of rock beats with lyrics that describe the emotions of young people living in the city. Japanese rock in the 80's started from here. (1980)

Motoharu Sano

Heart Beat

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-3

Price: ¥4,400(tax included)

Now On Sale

Motoharu Sano's second album that expanded the range of his expression. It was highly valued as the album with strong messages and sounds. There are many who review this album as one of his masterpieces. (1981)

Motoharu Sano

SOMEDAY

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-4

Price: ¥4,400(tax included)

Now On Sale

Third album is appraised as the completed version of Motoharu Sano's earlier works. It's produced by himself for the first time, and the album contains many songs that has deeper expressions, which goes into the insights of human emotions and messages backed by his experiences. (1982)

Minako Yoshida

LET'S DO IT

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-12

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

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Minako Yoshida's sixth album, it is the first album release after transferring to Alfa label. It was produced by Gene & Billy Page. Top musicians in L.A. participated in this album, and it is a masterpiece with sophisticated sounds. (1978)

Minako Yoshida

MONOCHROME

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-13

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

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Minako Yoshida's first self-produced album. Participating members are Tsunehide Matsuki, Akira Okazawa, Yuichi Togashiki, Yasuaki Shimizu, Mike Mainieri, and others. One of the highlights is the overdub chorus by herself (1980)

Minako Yoshida

MONSTERS IN TOWN

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-16

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

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The Brecker Brothers and David Sanborn participated in this album. This is a rare groove masterpiece that shows outstanding talents in songwriting, production and vocals. (1982)

Minako Yoshida

LIGHT'N UP

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-18

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

Now On Sale

This vinyl includes the popular TV commercial song "BLACK EYE LADY", it was well known because Minako Yoshida herself appeared in that commercial. Another featured song is "TOWN", it's a song often played in clubs by DJs. You can enjoy Minako Yoshida's funkiness through this album. (1981)

Minako Yoshida

IN MOTION

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-19

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

Now On Sale

The vinyl features the live tracks recorded at the Roppongi Pit Inn and additional recordings has been added to the sound It is an epoch-making piece that combines the lively sounds from the live performances with the precise sounds produced from the studio recording. (1983)

Taeko Onuki

ROMANTIQUE

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-22

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

Taeko Onuki's fourth album was produced with the concept of "European sound". The arrangement is by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kazuhiko Kato, and Nobuyuki Shimizu.
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi, and others fully backed up the album as the performer. Kenji Ohmura and Hideki Matsutake, who joined the YMO tour at the time, also participated in this album. (1980)

Taeko Onuki

AVENTURE

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-38

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

This is the second album of the series "European trilogy". Compared to the first album of this series, the album has brighter pop sound. The arrangement is by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Norio Maeda, Kazuhiko Kato, Kenji Ohmura, and Nobuyuki Shimizu. Tatsuro Yamashita also participated in the chorus arrangement. (1981)

Taeko Onuki

Cliché

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-39

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

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This is Taeko Onuki's sixth album recorded in Tokyo and Paris. The Tokyo recordings are arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto and the Paris recordings are arranged by Jean Musy, who is known the arranger for Francis Lai’s works and the music director of the movie " Les Uns et les Autres ". (1982)

Taeko Onuki

SIGNIFIE

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-46

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

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Taeko Onuki's seventh original album, produced by herself. Vinyl contains 10 songs, including a well-known song "Natsu Ni Koi Suru Onna Tachi" which was also a theme song of a TV drama. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Nobuyuki Shimizu, Keiichi Suzuki, and others participated as arrangers. (1983)

Taeko Onuki

CAHIER(カイエ)

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-48

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

Recorded in Japan and Paris. Arrangements are by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yasuaki Shimizu, Nobuyuki Shimizu, and Jean Musy, known as the arranger who works with Francis Lai, the music master of the French movie. The sound is filled with beauty, as if you were listening to the soundtrack of a French movie. (1984)

Taeko Onuki

copine

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-99

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

This is Taeko Onuki's ninth original album, and it is her first album after she transferred to MIDI label. The album includes fan's favorites such as "Vegetables" and “Tintin No Boken”. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Nobuyuki Shimizu, and Yasuaki Shimizu participated as arrangers. (1985)

Taeko Onuki

Comin' Soon

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-100

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

The concept of this album is "the music that you can enjoy together with your kids". The album features songs that has familiar melodies such as "Metropolitan Museum of Art" and "Zazie dans le métro”. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Nobuyuki Shimizu, and Kenji Ohmura participated as arrangers. (1986)

Taeko Onuki

A Slice of Life

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-118

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

Kenji Ohmura, Yasuaki Shimizu, Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono, Hiroshi Satoh, and other amazing musicians participated in the creation of this album. French arranger Jean Musy, who is one of the leading players on European style, also participanted. Vinyl includes the song "His and her sonnet", which is the Japanese version of Elsa's "T'en va pas" with lyrics written by Taeko Onuki herself. (1987)

Taeko Onuki

PURISSIMA

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-119

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

The album includes various elements such as jazz, bossa nova, and tango all played by acoustic instruments. Marty Paich, the leading jazz musician, joined the team as the arranger. Jeff Porcaro, Nathan East, David Paich, Lisa Ono, Akiko Yano, and others participated in this album as well. (1988)

Akiko Yano

OH HISSE, OH HISSE(オーエスオーエス)

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-120

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

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This is Akiko Yano's seventh album released in 1984, with Ryuichi Sakamoto as a co-producer. It was recorded in Tokyo and Los Angeles. Many American musicians participated in the album such as Willie Weeks for the bass and Carlos Vega for the drums. (1984)

Akiko Yano

HOME ON THE RANGE(峠のわが家)

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-121

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

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Akiko Yano's first original album after transferring to MIDI label. Co-produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Yukihiro Takahashi and Kenji Ohmura also participated in the recording, but this album has more jazz-like approach rather than techno pop. (1986)

Chu Kosaka

People

LPCLEAR VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-140

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

This is a masterpiece album released by Chu Kosaka, who has been involved in the church music for about 25 years, making a comeback to popular music scene. It is produced by Haruomi Hosono. Chu Kosaka sings with his soulful vocals along with the performance by amazing musicians. (2001)

Tomita Lab

Shiplaunching [2019Mix]

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJL-83

Price: ¥4,070(tax included)

Now On Sale

The second original album released as CD in 2006, will be converted to vinyl for the first time under the supervision of Keiichi Tomita himself. Keiichi Tomita is not only the producer of this album, he does all the composition, arrangements, and performs every instrument. (2006)

Chiemi Manabe

SO FAR AWAY(うんととおく)

7inchBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHK7-5

Price: ¥2,090(tax included)

Now On Sale

Chiemi Manabe is known as the original techno idol. This is a single from the masterpiece techno pop album "Fushigi Shyo-jyo" supervised by Haruomi Hosono. Lyrics are written by Akiko Yano, music is by Kenji Ohmura, and programming is by Hideki Matsutake. (1982)

Mai Hoshimura

PLASTIC LOVE

7inchBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHK7-6

Price: ¥2,090(tax included)

Now On Sale

The cover of Mariya Takeuchi's masterpiece "Plastic Love". This is a single from the compilation album "RELAXIN' WITH JAPANESE LOVERS VOLUME 4", which compiled the sweet and sorrow lovers' rock sung by Japanese artists. (2006)

CHOCOLATE LIPS

CHOCOLATE LIPS

LPBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJ7-10

Price: ¥4,950(tax included)

Now On Sale

CHOCOLATE LIPS is formed by Miho Fujiwara (Vocal), Jimmie L. Weaver (Sax, Vocal), and James W. Norwood (Bass, Vocal). Their only album which is the masterpiece of Japanese urban funk / electro boogie will be reissued in vinyl. (1984)

MIHO

CALIFORNIA CRISIS

12inchBLACK VINYL

Cat. No.: MHJ7-11

Price: ¥3,850(tax included)

Now On Sale

This 12-inch single by MIHO (Miho Fujiwara, the vocalist of CHOCOLATE LIPS) will include 4 songs (45 rpm). Both vocal and sound has evolved, and its quality will surpass "CHOCOLATE LIPS". (1986)

Hiroshi Satoh FUTUREFILE

Hiroshi Satoh

FUTUREFILE

LP 33 1/3RPM CLEAR BLUE VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-181

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

Besides AWAKENING, FUTURE FILE is another popular album from Hiroshi Satoh. This is the seventh album which is known as urban pop masterpiece that illustrates the shadow of the city. This vinyl will be in clear blue with new liner notes. Work from 1987.

Hiroshi Satoh AQUA

Hiroshi Satoh

AQUA

LP 33 1/3RPM AQUA BLUE VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-182

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

Original eighth album, including sophisticated city pop masterpiece such as "Love Is The Answer" and "Transfusion", will be reissued in aqua blue vinyl. Comes with a liner note (reprint from the CD liner). Work from 1988.

CASIOPEA CASIOPEA

CASIOPEA

CASIOPEA

LP 33 1/3RPM BLACK VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-184

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

First album CASIOPEA was released in 1979, with Brecker Brothers and David Sanborn as guest artists. This vinyl reissue contains all 8 songs, including "Time Limit", "Tears of the Star", and many more. Cutting by Bernie Grundman, and their rare cover art is reproduced.CASIOPEA Special Site ▶︎

CASIOPEA MINT JAMS

CASIOPEA

MINT JAMS

LP 33 1/3RPM BLACK VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-185

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

This album is one of the representative works of Casiopea, all 7 songs were recorded at the hall to bring out "the best performance". The album was selected as the best album by "ADLIB" and "JAZZLIFE" magazines in 1982. It is a masterpiece that remains in the history of Japanese fusion. Cutting by Bernie Grundman.CASIOPEA Special Site ▶︎

EPO DOWN TOWN -Clear Green Vinyl-

EPO

DOWN TOWN -Clear Green Vinyl-

LP 33 1/3RPM CLEAR GREEN VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-186

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

EPO's debut single "DOWN TOWN" was a cover of Sugar Babe. It was used as the ending theme for the TV program "Ore Tachi Hyokin Zoku" and it became a huge hit. This limited edition clear green vinyl will contain tracks from their first album released in 1980, including "DOWN TOWN".

Platinum 900 Free (At Last)

Platinum 900

Free (At Last)

LP 33 1/3RPM BLACK VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-187

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

A rare groove from Japan. Platinum 900's album released back in July 1999 will be converted to vinyl for the first time! Under the supervision of the members, 8 songs were selected from the original album. Latest interviews with Naoko Sakata and Kazuhiko Nishimura are included as well.Platinum 900 Special Site ▶︎

QUJILA(くじら)Tamago

QUJILA

Tamago

LP 33 1/3RPM BLACK VINYL

Cat. No.:MHJL-189

Price:¥4,070(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

QUJILA, a mysterious pop band, is formed by Yasuo Sugibayashi, Hitoshi Kusunoki, and Kioto. Their second album "Tamago" was released in 1986, and its team was a dream team with Yasuaki Shimizu and Seigen Ono as co-producers, recorded in Paris and mixed in Berlin. Original vinyl is very difficult to find and purchase. The long-awaited reissue is on its way! Includes new liner notes written by Yasuo Sugibayashi.

Chappie Suichu Megane / Tanabata no Yoru, Kimi ni Aitai

Chappie

Suichu Megane / Tanabata no Yoru, Kimi ni Aitai

7inch 45RPM CLEAR VINYL

Cat. No.:MHKL-47

Price:¥1,980(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

"Chappie" is the dress-up character developed by the design group GROOVISIONS. Chappie's third single, which was originally released on CD on July 7th 1999, will now be released on 7-inch vinyl with new cover art!

Takashi Fujii Mikakunin Hikoutai / Zetsubo Good Bye

Takashi Fujii

Mikakunin Hikoutai / Zetsubo Good Bye

7inch 45RPM BLACK VINYL

Cat. No.:MHKL-48

Price:¥1,980(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

Takashi Matsumoto was the producer when Takashi Fujii's third and fourth singles were released from Antinos Records. We compiled these two singles and they will be released on 7-inch vinyl for the first time!

Rainych RIDE ON TIME Say So-Japanese Version (tofubeats Remix)

Rainych

RIDE ON TIME / Say So-Japanese Version (tofubeats Remix)

7inch 45RPM AQUA BLUE VINYL

Cat. No.:MHKL-49

Price:¥1,980(tax included)

2021.8.28 Release

Adorable Indonesian YouTuber Rainych, her second vinyl release is on its way! The vinyl will include Tatsuro Yamashita's "RIDE ON TIME" and a Japanese version of "Say So" by Doja Cat.

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