Bumpin' Voyage

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Bumpin' Voyage
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Studio album by Toshinobu Kubota
Released January 28, 1995
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre R&B, pop
Length 54:36
Label Sony Music Entertainment Japan
Producer Toshinobu Kubota, Yoichiro Kakizaki
Toshinobu Kubota chronology
The Baddest II
(1993)The Baddest II1993
Bumpin' Voyage
(1995)
Sunshine, Moonlight
(1995)Sunshine, Moonlight1995
Singles from Bumpin' Voyage
  1. "Yoru ni Dakarete (A Night in Afro Blue)"
    Released: November 2, 1994
  2. "Za-Ku-Za-Ku Digame"
    Released: December 1, 1994
  3. "Sunshine, Moonlight"
    Released: December 1, 1994

Bumpin' Voyage is the seventh studio album of Japanese singer Toshinobu Kubota, released on January 28, 1995. The album charted at number 1 on the Oricon Albums chart and remained on the charts for total of 12 weeks.[1] The album sold a total of 600,000 units, reaching double platinum certification. In September 1995, Kubota re-recorded most of the album into English language and released the material on his eighth studio album Sunshine, Moonlight.

Track listing[edit]

  1. PaLaLeYa (Sayonara)
  2. Sunshine, Moonlight
  3. Kimi Wa Nani O Miteru
  4. Za-Ku-Za-Ku Digame
  5. D.J. "Fonk"
  6. Too Lite 2 Do
  7. Not Yet!
  8. 6 to 8
  9. Dive Into The Base
  10. Sagashiteta Wasuremono
  11. Yoru Ni Dakarete (A Night In Afro Blue)

Personnel[edit]

  • Arranged By – Yoichiro Kakizaki
  • Backing Vocals – Andres Levin, Andricka Hall, Audrey Wheeler, Camus Celli, Fonzi Thornton, John James, Joi Cardwell, Ralph Rolle, Robin Clark, Tawatha Agee, Toshinobu Kubota
  • Bass – Victor Bailey, Wayne Pedzwater
  • Co-producer – Andres Levin, Andy Marvel, Camus Celli, Jeff Bova, Yoichiro Kakizaki
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Ben Arrindell, Chris Theis, Dan Ricci, Donal Bray, John Seymour, Martin Czembor, Mike Fisher, Tim Donovan
  • Engineer [Recording] – David O'Donnell, Ray Bardani, Steve McLaughlin
  • Guitar – Jeff Mironov, Nile Rodgers, Randy Bowland
  • Keyboards [Additional] – Eric Cody, Kitaro Nakamura
  • Lyrics By – Man Izawa, Toshinobu Kubota
  • Music By – Toshinobu Kubota, Yoichiro Kakizaki
  • Producer – Toshinobu Kubota
  • Programmed By – Andres Levin, Andy Marvel, Camus Celli, Jeff Bova, Yoichiro Kakizaki

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart[edit]

Release Chart
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart[1] 3
Oricon Yearly Albums Chart 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Toshinobu KubotaのCDアルバムランキング" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2012-08-05.