Utakata (song)

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Uta-Kata PL.jpg
Single by Pink Lady
B-side"By Myself"
ReleasedSeptember 21, 1980
Songwriter(s)Noriko Miura, Michael Lloyd
Pink Lady singles chronology
"Sekai Eiyuu Shi"

"Uta-Kata" (うたかた, lit. "Bubble") is Pink Lady's 19th single release, and was released on May 21, 1980. This song was a Japanese version of "Strangers When We Kiss", a song which they recorded for their American debut album Kiss In The Dark.[1]

Pink Lady announced their breakup during a press conference held on September 1, 1980 in Tokyo, where was stated the duo would dissolve in March 1981, and would release four more major singles. Uta-Kata was the first of these four to be released after the announcement.[2]

It sold 250,000 copies.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Uta-Kata"
  • Japanese lyrics by Noriko Miura, composed by Michael Lloyd
  1. "By Myself"
  • Written by Noriko Miura, composed by Makoto Kawaguchi

Chart positions[edit]

Charts (1980) Peak
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart 48


  1. ^ "Pink Lady single overview & information". Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  2. ^ Billboard Magazine, September 1980. Retrieved 2011-10-25.
  3. ^ "Pink Lady single sales". Retrieved 2012-05-28.