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Taeko Onuki

Grey Skies

Nippon Columbia

CRJ1013

LP White $42

SHIPS BY 2024-08-23

  • Originally released in 1976
  • Pressed on white vinyl
  • Arranged by Tatsuro Yamashita, Haruomi Hosono, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Makoto Yano, Taeko Onuki and more...

Description

Exciting news! Taeko Onuki's iconic debut album, "Grey Skies," is getting a repress!

Following the disbandment of Sugar Babes, Taeko Onuki embarked on a solo career, signing with Crown Records. Her unforgettable first album hit the shelves on September 25, 1976.

During the recording sessions held between June and August 1976, luminaries such as Tatsuro Yamashita, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Makoto Yano, and Tin Pan Alley (Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki, and Tatsuo Hayashi) contributed their talents.

Interestingly, tracks like "Love Is A Vision," "Yakusoku," "Toki no Hajimari," and "Machi" were originally slated for the second Sugar Babes album before their breakup.

Arrangers: Tatsuro Yamashita, Haruomi Hosono, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Makoto Yano, Taeko Onuki

Participating musicians: Tatsuro Yamashita, Haruomi Hosono, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Shigeru Suzuki, Tatsuo Hayashi, Makoto Yano, Hiroshi Sato, Hirofumi Tokutake, Tetsuro Kashibuchi, Shigeharu Mukai, Tokuo Nakano, Motoya Hamaguchi, Yutaka Uehara, Akihiro Tanaka, Nobu Saito, Jiro Terao, etc.

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Preview Tracklist

  • 1 Toki no Hajimari
  • 2 Yakusoku
  • 3 One's Love
  • 4 Gogo No Kyuusoku
  • 5 Ai ha Maboroshi
  • 6 Wander Lust
  • 7 Machi
  • 8 Itsudemo Sobani
  • 9 When I Met The Grey Sky
  • 10 Breakin'Blue