Naotarō Moriyama

Naotarō Moriyama (森山直太朗, Moriyama Naotarō) (born April 23, 1976) is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter. His mother is Ryōko Moriyama, a well-known folk singer.

Moriyama came out with the album "Kawaita Uta wa Sakana no Esa ni Chōdo Ii" in 2002, and distinguished himself with the song "Sakura".[1]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

  • "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

AlbumsEdit

  • 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 albumsEdit

  • 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

ReferencesEdit

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

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