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Lete by Sakana

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"Sakana", a Japanese band, finished their 34 years activities in 2018. "Lete" is their 4th album released in 1991.Their music at that time were like a twisted bossa nova, so I loved them. I think this album is perfect for those who are new to Sakana music.

JOY by Tatsuro Yamashita

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'JOY' is Tatsuro Yamashita's live album released in 1989. In this album, he covers Mariya Takeuchi's 'Plastic Love'. She is his wife. What a couple!To be honestly, I like his live performance than his records. It is so overwhelming. I recommend you to go to his concert, but it is hard to get the ticket unless you are a member of his fan club.

Sandal by Tama

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'Sandal' is Tama's first album released in 1990 and remastered in 2012. Four singer-songwriters had consisted the band. Their songs were ingenious, weird and beautiful.You may listen to some of Tama's songs on YouTube. 'さよなら人類' (Sayonara Jinrui, means 'Good-bye, Human Race') was their debut single. Sandal includes the original version of it.