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  • Makihara Noriyuki arrested again for drug possession

    February 14, 2020 @ 2:56 am

    On February 13, Tokyo police arrested singer-songwriter Makihara Noriyuki (50) on suspicion of possessing stimulant drugs.This is Makihara's second time being arrested for drug possession. The first time occurred back in September of 1999.  A statement has been released on Makihara's 30th anniversary website, stating, "It was reported today that our Makihara Noriyuki was arrested. We regret that something like this has happened. We sincerel

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  • Check out the digest video for Inoue Yosui's tribute album

    November 13, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    The digest video for Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" (November 27 release) has been uploaded onto YouTube. As previously reported, 15 artists will be covering Inoue's songs for this album. In the digest video, you can listen to a clip of each song.Source & Image: natalie

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  • Songs covered by participating artists for Inoue Yosui's tribute album announced

    October 29, 2019 @ 3:00 am

    Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" is scheduled to drop on November 27.At last, we know which artist will be covering which song. You can check it out below!ACIDMAN - "Kasa ga Nai"iri - "Higashi e Nishi e"Makihara Noriyuki - "Yume no Naka e"Orquesta De La Luz - "Dance wa Umaku Odorenai"Tajima Takao(ORIGINAL LOVE) - "Crazy Love"Fukuyama Masaharu - "Riverside Hotel"Saito Kazuyoshi - "Canary"SIX LOUNGE - "Just Fit"Sheena Ringo - "Wi

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  • Fukuyama Masaharu to participate in Inoue Yosui's tribute album + track list revealed

    October 12, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Fukuyama Masaharu will also be participating in Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" to drop on November 27. In addition, the track list has been revealed. The tribute album will be released to commemorate 50 years since Inoue made his debut as Andore Kandore on September 1, 1969. As previously reported, Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Ulfuls, Saito Kazuyoshi, Tajima Takao (ORIGINAL LOVE)

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  • Makihara Noriyuki unveil short PV for covers of YUKI's 'Kikimachigai'

    October 9, 2019 @ 3:13 am

    Makihara Noriyuki has unveiled the short PV for his cover of YUKI's "Kikimachigai." This will be included in Makihara's cover best album "The Best of Listen To The Music" to drop on October 23. On the PV, directed by Minami Hayashi, Makihara commented, "It's a really wonderful PV. It illustrates things like the reassurance of having someone close or the anxiety everyone has. I really like it. I think you will like this song more after w

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  • Artist line up for MUSIC STATION's 3-hour special revealed

    October 9, 2019 @ 3:11 am

    The artist line up for MUSIC STATION's three-hour special, which will air on October 18th, has been revealed.The airtime for MUSIC STATION will be changing this month. The upcoming broadcast will be a special program titled 'Viewers & Artists Participate... MUSIC STATION that everyone creates together.' At this time, we know that 14 artists will be making appearances including Ikimonogakari, King & Prince, Cocco, THE YELLOW MONKEY, Johnny's WES

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  • Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Saito Kazuyoshi, and more to provide songs for Inoue Yoshi's tribute album

    September 24, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    The artists who will be participating in Inoue Yoshi's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" (November 27 release) have been announced.The tribute album will be released to commemorate 50 years since Inoue made his debut as Andore Kandore on September 1, 1969. Beginning with Hosono Haruomi, who also celebrates his 50th anniversary this year, the artists who will be providing songs to the tribute album include Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Ulfuls, S

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  • Makihara Noriyuki to release new album 'Design & Reason'

    November 27, 2018 @ 3:12 am

    Makihara Noriyuki will release his new album "Design & Reason" on February 13, 2019.  This comes about two years after Makihara's previous album "Believer" was released in December of 2016. More details, such as the jacket covers and track list, will be revealed later so stay tuned!Source: natalie

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  • Makihara Noriyuki to set out on a nationwide tour next spring

    November 19, 2018 @ 3:16 pm

    Makihara Noriyuki will set out on a nationwide tour next spring.The tour will held to coincide the release of the singer's new album (currently untitled). It will kick off on March 2 at Kawaguchi Sogo Bunka Center Lilia in Saitama with the finale on July 28 at NHK Hall in Tokyo for a total of 42 shows. [Makihara Noriyuki 2019 Nationwide Tour] Saturday, March 2 - Kawaguchi Sogo Bunka Center Lilia (Saitama)Saturday, March 9 - Nagoya Congress Ce

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  • Makihara Noriyuki to release first single in over 2 years

    August 15, 2018 @ 3:23 am

    Makihara Noriyuki will release a new single, titled "Kioku," on October 10.  It's been over two years since Makihara's last single "Riyuu," which was the theme song for TV Asahi's drama 'Hajimemashite, Aishiteimasu,' was released. The title track of the upcoming single will be used in a NIVEA CM starting next month. The single will include the song's original version, strings version, and English version.Source & Image: natalie

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