Mamiko Asō

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Mamiko Aso
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Mamiko Aso in 1991
Background information
Birth name 麻生真美子 (Asō Mamiko)
Born (1964-02-05) February 5, 1964 (age 53)
Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Origin Torino, Italy
Genres Eurodance, J-pop, synthpop, hardstyle, Eurodance, Italo dance
Occupation(s) Musician, Actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1980s–present
Labels Victor Entertainment, Great Dance Records, Vibrative Records, Euronoize, Dance Or Die Records
Associated acts (麻生真美子&キャプテン, Asō Mamiko & Captain)
Past members (Kiyoko Kitazawa, Keiko Yamamoto. 1984–1987)

Mamiko Aso (麻生真宫子, Asō Mamiko, born February 5, 1964 in Fukuoka, Japan), whose real name is Miwa Tajima (田島 みわ, Tajima Miwa), is a former Japanese idol, singer and actress of the 1980s, who is currently a businesswoman.

She started in 1984, forming the group Asō Mamiko & Captain (or Aso Mamiko & Captain), with the duo of dancers and singers Captain. After their separation in 1987, she continued her solo career as Mamiko Asō, releasing two singles in Japan, and a few plays in drama and film. In the 1990s, she released three singles in Italy, including Drive me crazy to Love in 1995, which peaked #21 in the local charts. In 1998, she created a company name, TAJIMA, she directs and produces its own among other Italian wine. Now using the artist Mamiko name, she released a new single in 2000, Walking in the Sunshine, and then, Your Lies that she released in 2004, and a book on Italy in 2006, Torino. She then resumed her real name, Miwa Tajima, and entered politics, cash stand for elections in Japan in July 2010.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
ITA
JPN
1987 "Sasayaki wa Destiny (ささやきはデスティニー)" 22*
1988 "Dakara Nakanaide Otoko (男だから泣かないで)" 17*
1995 "Drive Me Crazy To Love" 21 21
1997 "My Girl"
(Paul Diamond Vs. Mamiko)
2000 "Walking in the Sunshine"
2004 "Your Lies"
  • *"Sasayaki wa Destiny" and, "Dakara Nakanaide Otoko" did not originally appear on the Japanese Oricon charts in Japan, but were released as singles only in Japan in 1987.

References[edit]

Aso Mamiko on Discogs [1]