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Taeko Onuki


Release Notes
  • Remastered and cut by Bernie Grundman
  • Pressed at Sony DADC Japan
  • Limited edition import Japanese press

Cliché is Taeko Ohnuki’s 6th album, originally released in 1982. Recorded in Paris and Tokyo, the album features arrangements by Francis Lai’s arranger and film composer Jean Musy for the Paris sessions, and by Ryuichi Sakamoto for the Tokyo sessions. With top-notch backing from Haruomi Hosono, Kenji Omura among others, songs like “Kuro No Clair,” “Shikisai Toshi,” and “Peter Rabbit To Watashi” are considered classics from the early era of her career.