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For You
Studio album by
Released21 January 1982
StudioCBS Sony Roppongi Studio A & B (Tokyo, Japan)
Genre
Length39:02
LabelAIR/RVC
ProducerTatsuro Yamashita
Tatsuro Yamashita chronology
On the Street Corner
(1980)
For You
(1982)
Greatest Hits!
(1982)
Singles from For You
  1. "Loveland, Island"
    Released: 23 January 2002

For You is the 6th studio album by Tatsuro Yamashita, released on January 21, 1982 .

BackgroundEdit

Following on the heels of his hit single, Ride On Time, and album of the same name, Yamashita released For You, sporting a refined sound as a result of his extensive touring. The album art was designed by Hideto Suzuki. Initially, Hiroshi Nagai was asked to make the album cover, but he declined in order to work on the jacket for Eiichi Ohtaki's album A Long Vacation.[1]

Track listingEdit

Side A[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Sparkle"4:13
2."Music Book"5:08
3."Interlude A Part I"0:23
4."Morning Glory"3:28
5."Interlude A Part II"0:25
6."Futari"5:46
Total length:19:23
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Loveland, Island"4:29
2."Interlude B Part I"0:16
3."Love Talkin' (Honey It's You)"5:50
4."Hey Reporter!"5:33
5."Interlude B Part II"0:17
6."Your Eyes"3:14
Total length:19:13
2002 CD Re-release[3][4]
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Sparkle"Minato YoshidaTatsuro Yamashita4:13
2."Music Book"YoshidaYamashita5:08
3."Interlude A Part I" Yamashita0:23
4."Morning Glory"YamashitaYamashita3:28
5."Interlude A Part II" Yamashita0:25
6."Futari"YoshidaYamashita5:46
7."Loveland, Island"YamashitaYamashita4:29
8."Interlude B Part I" Yamashita0:16
9."Love Talkin' (Honey It's You)"YoshidaYamashita5:50
10."Hey Reporter!"YamashitaYamashita5:33
11."Interlude B Part II" Yamashita0:17
12."Your Eyes"Alan O'DayYamashits3:14
13."Amaku kiken na Kaori" (あまく危険な香り Dangerous Fragrance)YamashitaYamashita3:22
14."Amaku kiken na Kaori (TV Instrumental Version 1)" (あまく危険な香り Dangerous Fragrance) Yamashita3:00
15."Amaku kiken na Kaori (TV Instrumental Version 2)" (あまく危険な香り Dangerous Fragrance) Yamashita1:44
16."Every Night"O'DayYamashita3:54
Total length:51:02

PersonnelEdit

Musicians[2]Edit

  • Tatsuro Yamashita - electric guitar, electric piano, percussion, backing vocals, marimba, piano, guitar synthesizer, glockenspiel, electric sitar
  • Minako Yoshida - backing vocals
  • Shunzo Sunahara - baritone saxophone
  • Kohki Itoh - bass
  • Jun Aoyama - drums
  • Hiroyuki Namba - piano, synthesizer
  • Takeru Muraoka - tenor saxophone
  • Shigeharu Mukai - trombone
  • Tadanori Konakawa - trombone
  • Masahiro Kobayashi - trumpet
  • Susumu Kazuhara - trumpet
  • Akira Okazawa - bass
  • Yuichi Togashiki - drums
  • Tsunehide Matsuki - electric guitar
  • Hiroshi Satoh - electric piano, piano
  • Motoya Hamaguchi - percussion
  • Ohno Group - strings
  • Takeru Muraoka - tenor saxophone
  • Sumio Okada - trombone
  • Yasuo Hirauchi - trombone
  • Hidefumi Toki - alto saxophone
  • Kazuo Shiina - electric guitar
  • Hiroyuki Namba - electric piano, piano, synthesizer
  • Keiko Yamakawa - harp
  • Chuei Yoshikawa - acoustic guitar

Production[2]Edit

  • Art Direction (Original) – Hiroshi Takahara
  • Coordinator (Production) – Nobumasa Uchida
  • Design (CD) – Hiroshi Takahara, Kayo Uehara
  • Engineer (Assistant) – Akira Fukada, Masato Omori, Shigemi Watanabe
  • Engineer (CD Mastering) – Mitsuharu Harada
  • Engineer (Recording) – Tamotsu Yoshida, Toshiro Ito
  • Executive Producer – Ryuzo Kosugi
  • Illustration – Eijin Suzuki
  • Mixed By – Tamotsu Yoshida
  • Producer, Arranged By – Tatsuro Yamashita

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tetsuro Yokegawa, "The Artisian: The Inimitable Genius of Tatsuro Yamashita", Red Bull Music Academy Daily, 10 December 2014
  2. ^ a b c Yamashita - For You (1982, Vinyl), Discogs
  3. ^ Yamashita - For You (2002, CD), Discogs
  4. ^ For You, Rate Your Music