Kazumi Yasui, a female lyricist who created a new image of Japanese women. Now finally we have the long-awaited reprint of her incredible record, “Sora ni Ichiban Chikai Kanashimi”! Katsuhisa Hattori’s smart music making and the global world that fit together have a unique beauty, and it is an interesting work that shows the troubles of a woman in the process of growing up. Her hippie style, which can be seen in visuals shot by Kishin Shinoyama, is still fresh. Released in 1971.