Ad

Release

Marketplace

40 For Sale from $27.37
Ad
Ad

Statistics

  • Last Sold:
  • Lowest:$29.72
  • Median:$36.00
  • Highest:$73.91

Videos (1)

Edit
Ad

Tatsuro Yamashita = 山下達郎*Melodies

Label:Moon Records (5) – MOON-28008
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold Sleeve
Country:Japan
Released:
Genre:Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style:Ballad, City Pop, Funk, Jazz-Rock, Soul

Tracklist

A1悲しみのJody (She Was Crying)
Drums, Bass, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic], Vibraphone [Vibe], Organ [Hammond], Percussion, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Tenor SaxophoneDaisuke Inoue
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
3:50
A2高気圧ガール
Backing Vocals [Kokiatsu-Girls & A Boy]Kazuhito Murata, Kumi Sano, Manaho Mori, Mariya Takeuchi
BassKohki itoh*
DrumsJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Electric Piano, PianoHiroyuki Namba
PercussionMotoya Hamaguchi
Synthesizer [OBX-a]Satoshi Nakamura
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
4:20
A3夜翔 (Night-Fly)
Alto SaxophoneHidefumi Toki
Baritone SaxophoneShunzo Sunahara
BassKohki Itoh*
DrumsJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Percussion, GlockenspielTatsuro Yamashita
Electric Piano, PianoHiroshi Satoh*
PercussionMotoya Hamaguchi
StringsOhno Group
Tenor SaxophoneTakeru Muraoka
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
4:22
A4Guess I'm Dumb
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano, Electric Piano [Acoustic], Drums, Percussion, Vibraphone [Vibe], Timpani, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Baritone SaxophoneShunzo Sunahara
BassKohki Itoh*
Music ByBrian Wilson
StringsOhno Group
Tenor SaxophoneTakeru Muraoka
Words ByRuss Tietleman*
3:11
A5ひととき
BassKohki Itoh*
DrumsJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, PercussionTatsuro Yamashita
PercussionMotoya Hamaguchi
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
3:59
B1メリー・ゴー・ラウンド
BassKohki Itoh*
Drums, PercussionJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Celesta, Electric Piano, Percussion, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Synthesizer [OBX-a]Satoshi Nakamura
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
6:17
B2Blue Midnight
Alto SaxophoneHidefumi Toki
BassAkira Okazawa
Electric GuitarTsunehide Matsuki
Music ByT. Yamashita*
Piano [Acoustic], Electric PianoHiroshi Satoh*
Sitar [Electric], Vibraphone [Vibe], Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
StringsOhno Group
Words ByMinako Yoshida
4:14
B3あしおと
BassKohki Itoh*
DrumsJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Percussion, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Organ [Hammond]Hiroyuki Namba
PercussionMotoya Hamaguchi
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
3:53
B4黙想
Piano [Acoustic], Effects [Echoes], Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
1:33
B5クリスマス・イブ
BassKohki Itoh*
DrumsJun Aoyama
Electric Guitar, Percussion, Backing VocalsTatsuro Yamashita
Piano [Acoustic], Electric PianoHiroyuki Namba
Synthesizer [OBX-a]Satoshi Nakamura
Words By, Music ByT. Yamashita*
4:13
Ad

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

With an obi strip and printed inner sleeve.

Romaji titles:
A1: Kanashimi no Jody (She Was Crying)
A2: Koukiatsu Girl
A3: Yashou (Night-Fly)
A5: Hitotoki
B1: Merry-Go-Round
B3: Ashioto
B4: Mokusou
B5: Christmas Eve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (Price indication, on obi strip and jacket): ¥2,800
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A, bracketed): MOON-28008-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B, bracketed): MOON-28008-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped): MOON-28008A 〄CS 395 2-B-15 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped): MOON-28008B 1-B-17 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped (variant 1)): MOON-28008A 〄CS 395 2-A-9 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped (variant 1)): MOON-28008B 1-B-8 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped (variant 2)): MOON-28008A 〄CS 3S5 2-B-2 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped (variant 2)): MOON-28008B 1-C-4 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped (variant 3)): MOON-28008A 〄CS 3S5 2-B-12 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped (variant 3)): MOON-28008B 1-B-14 I

Other Versions (5 of 17)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Melodies (Cassette, Album, Stereo)Moon Records (5)MOCT-28008Japan1983
New Submission
Melodies (LP, Promo, Gatefold Sleeve)Moon Records (5)MOON-28008Japan1983
Recently Edited
Melodies (LP, Album, Promo)ゆうせんYKL-026Japan1983
New Submission
Melodies (LP, Album)Moon Records (5), HKMOON-28008Hong Kong1983
New Submission
Melodies (Cassette, Album, Stereo, Blue Sticker Shell)Moon Records (5)MOCT-28008Japan1983

Reviews

Yohann26's avatar
Yohann26
One of the most afforable Yamashita LP. It is pretty much the middle road of his solo carreer at this point. He really perfected his City Pop style and sound. Yes the cover is ugly, but the music is good!
ironicmoustache's avatar
Edited 4 years ago
I stumbled upon a copy that's in a standard jacket and not a gatefold one. It is legit, as far as I can tell, just with a slightly different runout. Anybody happen to have any info (i.e., maybe it *is* some sort of pirated copy or something to that effect)?
puffketeer's avatar
puffketeer
the one with "christmas eve" on it. maybe you've heard that one covered by pentatonix, with full English lyrics, for the JP edition of their "that's christmas to me" album.

while this is definitely one of yamashita's most commercial albums (as evidenced by the extreme popularity of its closing track), it is no less an excellent listen than his others, and quite a bit less pricey than some of his earlier ones go for. you certainly can't go wrong with picking this one up, especially with other superb tracks like "kanashimi no jody" and "merry-go-round" present here.