The Night Without a Guide

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The Night Without a Guide
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Studio album by Yōsui Inoue
Released November 20, 1992
Recorded at Sedic, Heartbeat, Adagio Atelier, and the Paradise Studio Komazawa
Genre Folk rock
Length 53:32
Label For Life
Producer Yōsui Inoue, Jun Satō
Yōsui Inoue chronology
Handsome Boy
The Night Without a Guide
Under the Sun

The Night Without a Guide (ガイドのいない夜 Gaido no Inai Yoru?) is the studio album by Japanese singer-songwriter Yosui Inoue, released in November 1992.

The album comprises the newly arranged versions of the songs that Inoue himself had already recorded on his albums or singles, except "Just Fit" which was written for Mis Cast album by Kenji Sawada in 1982. Inoue stated that over 20 songs were re-recorded during the sessions. Rest of them excluded from the album have not been released, except "No-ichigo" appeared on the flip side of a single "Musubikotoba".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Yōsui Inoue, unless otherwise noted

  1. "Tsumetai Heya no Sekai Chizu (つめたい部屋の世界地図?)" - 4:32
  2. "Higashi e Nishi e (東へ西へ?)" - 4:32
  3. "Umi e Kinasai (海へ来なさい?)" (Katz Hoshi/Inoue) - 5:31
  4. "Canary (カナリア Kanaria?)" - 4:11
  5. "Shiroi Ichinichi (白い一日?)" (Kei Ogura/Inoue) - 5:18
  6. "Musubikotoba (結詞?)" - 4:07
  7. "Just Fit" - 4:26
  8. "Ai no Soubi (愛の装備?)" - 5:13
  9. "Natsu Matsuri (夏まつり?)" - 5:10
  10. "Nemuri ni Sasoware (眠りにさそわれ?)" - 5:22
  11. "Tomadou Pelican (とまどうペリカン?)" - 5:21

Chart positions[edit]


Year Album Chart Position Weeks Sales RIAJ Certification
1992 The Night Without a Guide Japanese Oricon Weekly Albums Chart (Top 100) 7[1] 10 205,000+ Platinum


Year Single B-Side Chart Position Weeks Sales
1992 "Musubikotoba"[2] "No-Ichigo" [New recording] Japanese Oricon Weekly (top 100) 33 7 70,000