Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* ‎– Misslim = ミスリム

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ETP-72001 Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* - Misslim = ミスリム(LP, Album) Express ETP-72001 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
ETP-72001 Yumi Arai Misslim(LP, Album, RE) Express ETP-72001 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
ZA-1579 Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* - Misslim = ミスリム(Cass, Album) Toshiba Records ZA-1579 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
ALR-4005 荒井由実* Misslim / ミスリム(LP, Album, RE) Alfa ALR-4005 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
ALC-505 Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* Yumi Arai = 荒井由実* - Misslim = ミスリム(Cass, Album, RE) Alfa ALC-505 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
32XA-122 荒井由実* Misslim / ミスリム(CD, Album, RE) Alfa 32XA-122 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
ALCA-5242 Yumi Arai Misslim(CD, Album, RE) Alfa ALCA-5242 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TOCT-10712 Yumi Arai Misslim(CD, Album, RE, RM) Express TOCT-10712 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TYCT-69032 Yumi Arai Misslim(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Express, Universal Music TYCT-69032 Japan 2013 Sell This Version

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cobalthour

cobalthour

September 10, 2018
referencing Misslim, CD, Album, RE, RM, TOCT-10712

On her second album, Yuming develops and expands her sound. With full-bodied arrangements and a wide range of musical styles, we get a solid record that shows off Yuming's skill as a songwriter. Wonderful stuff.

Album Highlights:
*Umareta Machi de (Bittersweet, nostalgic, and cinematic. Perfect opener that sets the tone for the album. A lush AM Pop opus complete with a jazzy flute solo.)
*Hitomi wo Tojite (Lovely mid-tempo ballad with a soaring chorus. Yuming shows off her Carole King influence here.)
*Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara (Optimistic track with a strong melody and a lovely arrangement that flirts with Country. A timeless J-Pop standard that was also featured in the film Kiki's Delivery Service.)
*12-gatsu no Ame (A spirited number with a vaguely '60s feel, a slight Latin beat and a memorable hook. One of many songs to feature great background vocals by fellow J-Pop pioneers Sugar Babe.)
*Anata Dake no Mono (Funky with a capital F! Ridiculously tight rhythmic work from the session players, soulful backing vocals, and all-around great musicianship from everyone.)
*Watashi no Françoise (Beautiful baroque pop tribute to French singer Françoise Hardy. Yuming gives one of her most emotionally vulnerable vocal performances on this heartfelt track.)