Maki Nomiya

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Maki Nomiya
野宮 真貴
Born (1960-03-12) March 12, 1960 (age 59)
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan[1]
Years active1980–present
LabelsColumbia Music Entertainment
Rhythm Zone
Associated actsPizzicato Five
WebsiteCahier de la Mode

Maki Nomiya (野宮 真貴, Nomiya Maki, born March 12, 1960) is a Japanese singer and musician. She released her first solo album in 1981, and worked through the 1980s as the lead vocalist of the new wave band Portable Rock [ja].[1] In 1991, she became the lead singer of the band Pizzicato Five.[1] When the group disbanded in 2001, she embarked on a solo career. She also appears singing solo on the soundtrack of the game We Love Katamari and in the 2008 Japanese version of Just One Second (Jikan Wo Tomete) by London Elektricity.

Solo discography[edit]

  • 1981: Pink no Kokoro (Pink Heart)
  • 2000: Miss Maki Nomiya Sings
  • 2002: Lady Miss Warp
  • 2004: Dress Code
  • 2005: Big Bang Romance EP (a/k/a Maki Nomiya Loves M-Flo) (with M-Flo)
  • 2005: Party People
  • 2009: Maki-Takai No Jetlag (with Fernanda Takai)
  • 2012: 30 Greatest Self Covers & More!!!
  • 2014: Miss Maki Nomiya Sings Shibuya-kei Standards
  • 2015: What the World Needs Now Is Love
  • 2016: Un homme et une femme
  • 2017: Vacances Shibuya-kei wo Utau – Wonderful Summer


  1. ^ a b c Yang Jeff, Dina Can, Terry Hong, (1997) Eastern Standard Time pg 277 New York: Mariner Books ISBN 0-395-76341-X

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