Midas (Japanese band)

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Background information
Origin Osaka, Japan
Genres Progressive rock, symphonic rock, art rock
Years active 1983 (1983) – present
Labels Made in Japan Record
King Records
Musea Records
Website www.hcn.zaq.ne.jp/midas/
  • Eigo Utoh
  • Eisho Lynn
  • Izumi Takeda
  • Masaru Henmi

Midas are a Japanese progressive rock band which was formed in Osaka in 1983.


Their debut album Beyond The Clear Air was released in 1988 and was well received abroad. In 2009 they released the album 25th Anniversary Concert & Early Rare Tracks, which was accompanied by a re-release of their first album, to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The seventh album Touch The Clear Air was released in the spring of 2013.


  • Eigo Utoh – Violin、Guitar & Vocal
  • Eisho Lynn – Keyboards
  • Izumi Takeda – Bass & Pedal Synthesizer & Vocal
  • Masaru Henmi – Drums & Percussion


  • Beyond the Clear Air (1988)
  • Midas II (1996 MARQUEE Bell Antique)
  • Third Operation (1999 MARQUEE Bell Antique)
  • international popular album (2000 King Records)
  • In Concert (2002 MARQUEE Bell Antique)
  • 25th Anniversary Concert & Early Rare Tracks (2009 Musea Records)
  • Beyond the Clear Air (2009 Re-release Musea Records)
  • Touch the Clear Air (2013 MARQUEE Bell Antique)
  • Eternal Voyage (2017 MARQUEE Bell Antique)

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