Immigration (album)

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Immigration
Show ya immigration.jpg
Studio album by Show-Ya
Released 5 November 1987
Recorded Music Inn Yamanakako, Take One Studio, Hi Tech Lab, Digital Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Genre Rock, hard rock
Length 47:28
Language Japanese
Label EMI Japan
Producer Show-Ya
Show-Ya chronology
Trade Last
(1987)
Immigration
(1987)
Turn Over
(1988)
Singles from Immigration
  1. "Mizu no Naka no Toubousha / Fermata"
    Released: 25 May 1987
  2. "Kodoku no Meiro (Labyrinth) / Uso Da To Itte Yo, Moon Light"
    Released: 26 October 1987

Immigration is the fifth album of the Japanese rock group Show-Ya. The album was released on 5 November 1987 in Japan. Yasushi Akimoto and Kyōhei Tsutsumi worked together again in song composition. Makoto Matsushita arranged all the music, this time collaborating with the band. This album was mixed by Andy Johns in Los Angeles.[1] Immigration peaked at position No. 12 in the Japanese Oricon chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dare Mo Wakara Nakute Ii (Toki no Wana)" (誰もわからなくていい ―時の罠―) (Miki Igarashi, Yasushi Akimoto) - 4:32
  2. "Mizu no Naka no Toubousha (U.S.A. Version)" (水の中の逃亡者 (U.S.A.バージョン)) (Kyōhei Tsutsumi, Akimoto) - 3:59
  3. "Free Birds" (Satomi Senba & Miki Tsunoda, Keiko Terada) - 3:54
  4. "Uso Da To Itte Yo, Moon Light" (嘘だと言ってよMoon Light) (Tsutsumi, Akimoto) - 4:45
  5. "3 Dome no Christmas" (3度目のクリスマス) (Tsutsumi, Akimoto) - 4:34
  6. "Kodoku no Meiro (Labyrinth)" (孤独の迷路(ラビリンス)) (Tsutsumi, Akimoto) - 4:52
  7. "Origination ~" (Miki Nakamura) - 0:47
  8. "That Was Then, This Is Now" (Terada) - 4:03
  9. "Be Quiet!!!" (Terada, Akimoto) - 6:52
  10. "2000 Mairu no Koi" (2000マイルの恋) (Tsutsumi, Akimoto) - 5:02
  11. "Spider 23" (Terada) - 4:08

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Keiko Terada - Vocals
  • Miki Igarashi - Guitars
  • Miki Nakamura - Keyboards
  • Satomi Senba - Bass
  • Miki Tsunoda - Drums

Production[edit]

  • Yoshikazu Nakabayashi, Nobuo Maeda, Satoru Kawaguchi - engineers
  • Yoshiaki Kennmochi, Nobuo Namie, Ikuo Honma - assistant engineers
  • Andy Johns, Paul Wertheimer - mixing
  • Terry Dunavan - mastering at Amigo Studios, Hollywood, USA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Show Ya Immigration". Heavy Harmonies.com. Retrieved 23 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Immigration Oricon chart" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 

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