Naotarō Moriyama

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Naotarō Moriyama (森山直太朗?, Moriyama Naotarō) is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter born on April 23, 1976. His mother is Ryōko Moriyama, who is a well-known folk singer. He came out with the album "Kawaita Uta wa Sakana no Esa ni Chōdo Ii" in 2002, and distinguished himself by creating the song "Sakura".[1]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Hoshikuzu no Serenade" (星屑のセレナーデ?, Hoshikuzu no Serenāde, "Stardust Serenade") - November 27, 2002
  • "Sakura" (さくら?) - March 5, 2003
  • "Natsu no Owari" (夏の終わり?, "Summer's End") - August 20, 2003
  • "Taiyō/Koe" (太陽/声?, "The Sun/Voice") - January 10, 2004
  • "Ikitoshi Ikeru Mono e" (生きとし生ける物へ?, "To All Living Things") - March 17, 2004
  • "Ima ga Jinsei ~Hishō-hen~" (今が人生~飛翔編~?, "My Life Is Now ~Flight Chapter~") - August 4, 2004
  • "Toki no Yukue ~Jo: Haru no Sora~" (時の行方~序・春の空~?, "Time's Outcome ~Overture: A Spring Sky~") - February 23, 2005
  • "Chiisana Koi no Yūmagure" (小さな恋の夕間暮れ?, "A Little Love in the Twilight") - June 15, 2005
  • "Kazahana" (風花?, "A Snow Flurry in a Clear Sky") - November 16, 2005
  • "Kimi wa Gobanme no Kisetsu" (君は五番目の季節?, "You're the Fifth Season") -
  • "Kaze ni Natte" (風になって?, "Become the Wind") - September 13, 2006
  • "Koishikute/Yume Mitai ~Dakara Kumo ni Akogarete~" (恋しくて/夢みたい~だから雲に憧れた~?, "I Miss You/It's Like a Dream ~That's Why I Yearn for the Clouds~") - October 25, 2006
  • "Mirai ~Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo ni Umareta Sonnet~" (未来~風の強い午後に生まれたソネット~?, Mirai ~Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo ni Umareta Sonetto~, "Future ~A Sonnet That Arose On a Windy Afternoon~") - May 9, 2007
  • "Taiyō no Nihohi" (太陽のにほひ?, "Scent of the Sun") - August 8, 2007
  • "Snowdrop" (スノウドロップ?, Sunōdoroppu) - January 30, 2008
  • "Ikiteru Koto ga Tsurai nara" (生きてることが辛いなら?, "If Life Is Tough") - August 27, 2008
  • "Namida" (?, "Tears") - October 21, 2009
  • "Kachōfūbetsu/Kotoba ni Sureba" (花鳥風月/言葉にすれば?, "Beauties of Nature/If the Words") - September 29, 2010

Albums[edit]

  • Kawaita Uta wa Sakana no Esa ni Chōdo Ii (乾いた唄は魚の餌にちょうどいい?, Dry Songs Are Suitable For Feeding Fish) - October 2, 2002
  • Ikutsumono Kawa o Koete Umareta Kotobatachi (いくつもの川を越えて生まれた言葉たち?, Words Coming Across Numbers of Rivers) - June 18, 2003
  • Aratanaru Kōshinryō o Motomete (新たなる香辛料を求めて?, Looking for New Spices) - May 26, 2004
  • Kazemachi Kōsaten (風待ち交差点?, At an Intersection Waiting For the Wind) - November 29, 2006
  • Shokun!! (諸君!!?, Folks!!) - March 5, 2008
  • Arayurumono no Mannaka de (あらゆるものの真ん中で?, In the Middle of Everything) - June 9, 2010
  • Suteki na Something (素敵なサムシング?, Suteki na Samushingu, Something Wonderful) - April 11, 2012
  • Toaru Monogatari (とある物語?, A Certain Story) - April 24, 2013
  • Jiyū no Genkai (自由の限界?, The Limits of Liberty) - December 11, 2013

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Kessakusen 2001 ~ 2005 (傑作撰 2001〜2005?, Masterpieces From 2001 to 2005) - June 15, 2005
  • Rare Tracks Vol.1 (レア・トラックス vol.1?, Rea Torakkusu vol.1) - December 15, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guilty Pleasures (EP) : Allister - Spirit of Rock Webzine (fr)". Spirit of Rock Webzine. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 

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