Yashiro Aki "Songs Around Midnight"

Yashiro Aki is a famous enka singer who has been around since the early 70's. This time she releases her first jazz album, and it's produced by Konishi Yasuharu (ex-Pizzicato Five)! Included are covers of well-known songs from the world and Japan. The CD comes as a high-fidelity SHM-CD (plays in regular CD players).

Lead track "Fly Me To The Moon" is available in advance on iTunes Japan.

A live event will be held at Blue Note Tokyo on November 9 (official page). Few tickets are left at time of writing.

Yashiro Aki "Songs Around Midnight"
八代亜紀 「夜のアルバム」

Japanese title: "yoru no Album"

(Original artist in parentheses)
1. Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) フライ・ミー・トゥ・ザ・ムーン - フライ・ミー・トゥ・ザ・ムーン - Single
2. Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton)
3. Johnny Guitar (The Spotnicks)
4. Lullaby of Itsuki ~ The Shadow of Your Smile
5. Summertime (George Gershwin)
6. Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma)
7. Sway (Pablo Beltran Ruiz)
8. watashi wa naiteimasu (Lily)
9. One Rainy Night In Tokyo (Wada Hiroshi & His Mahinastars)
10. saikai (Matsuo Kazuko)
11. tada sore dake no koto (Ibuki Jirō)
12. Over The Rainbow (Julie Garland)

Emarcy UCCJ-2105
Out 10/10, ¥3000 (excl. tax)
Order: CDJapan, YesAsia, Play-Asia, Amazon, HMV, Tower Records , Fly Me to the Moon - Songs Around Midnight (World), フライ・ミー・トゥ・ザ・ムーン - 夜のアルバム (Japan)
† Tower Records ships within Japan only

"Fly Me To The Moon"

Find out more about: KONISHI Yasuharu, YASHIRO Aki

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