Arigatō (Miyuki Nakajima album)

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A Ri Ga To U
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Studio album by Miyuki Nakajima
Released June 25, 1977
Recorded Epicurus and the Hit Studios, Tokyo, Japan
Genre Folk
Length 43:10
Label AARD-VARK/Canyon, Yamaha Music Communications
Producer Genichi Kawakami
Miyuki Nakajima chronology
Minna Itte Shimatta
(1976)
A Ri Ga To U
(1977)
Aishiteiru to Ittekure
(1978)

A Ri Ga To U (あ・り・が・と・う) is the third studio album by Japanese singer-songwriter Miyuki Nakajima, released in June 1977. The album features "On the Platform", a song later released as B-side of her breakthrough single "The Parting Song (Wakareuta)" .

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Miyuki Nakajima.

Side one[edit]

All tracks arranged by Shun Fukui and Kinji Yoshino (except for arrangement of "Henro" by Yoshino, "Matsuribayashi" by Fukui)

  1. "Henro (遍路)" - 5:03
  2. "Mise no Na wa Life (店の名はライフ, Mise no Na wa Raifu)" - 5:47
  3. "Matsuribayashi (まつりばやし)" - 4:02
  4. "On'na Nante Mono ni (女なんてものに)" - 5:13

Side two[edit]

All tracks arranged by Shun Fukui and Kinji Yoshino (except for arrangement of "Katte ni Shiyagare" and "Toki wa Nagarete" by Yoshino, "On the Platform" by Fukui)

  1. "Asayake (朝焼け)" - 3:42
  2. "On the Platform (ホームにて, Hōmu Nite)" - 4:50
  3. "Katte ni Shiyagare (勝手にしやがれ)" - 3:02
  4. "Searchlight (サーチライト, Sāchiraito)" - 4:24
  5. "Toki wa Nagarete (時は流れて)" - 7:07

Personnel[edit]

  • Miyuki Nakajima - vocal, acoustic guitar
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto - keyboards
  • Ken Yoshida - bass guitar
  • Kiyoshi Sugimoto - guitars
  • Masao Komatsuzaki - drums
  • Shinji Hagiwara - drums
  • Naomi Kawahara - drums
  • Teruo Sato - drums
  • Masaki Nomura - drums

Production[edit]

  • Recording director; Yoshio Okushima
  • Assistant engineer; Koji Sakakibara
  • Manager; Kunio Kaneko
  • Director; Yūzō Watanabe
  • Cover designer; Natsuo Ueda
  • Photographer; Jin Tamura
  • Executive producer; Genichi Kawakami

Chart position[edit]

Year Country Chart Position Weeks Sales
1977 Japan Oricon Weekly LP Albums Chart (top 100) 6 [1] 54 210,000+
Oricon Weekly CT Albums Chart (top 100) 39 [1] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "- Yamachan Land (Archives of the Japanese record charts) - Albums Chart Daijiten - Miyuki Nakajima" (in Japanese). December 30, 2007. Archived from the original on June 19, 2007. Retrieved October 25, 2009.