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178 Eiichi Ohtaki Songs Added to Streaming Services

22/03/2021 2021-03-22 23:07:00 JaME Source: Press Release Author: Christine

178 Eiichi Ohtaki Songs Added to Streaming Services

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of "LONG VACATION", 178 songs from renowned city pop artist Eiichi Ohtaki are now available on streaming services worldwide.


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On March 21st, the 40th anniversary of his hit album A LONG VACATION, 178 songs from renowned city pop artist Eiichi Ohtaki's back catalogue became available on streaming services worldwide.

Ohtaki's music can now be downloaded and streamed via SpotifyApple Music / iTunes and many other popular music platforms.

In addition, a remastered 40th anniversary edition of A LONG VACATION was released on the same day. The new version is available on CD and vinyl, and in a limited package featuring various bonus contents. Details on the release are available in Japanese here.

Also, as a surprise for longtime Ohtaki fans, a new music video for the song Kimi wa tennenshoku from A LONG VACATION was uploaded to YouTube on March 3rd.

The cover art for A LONG VACATION was created by Hiroshi Nagai, an illustrator who has attracted acclaim from overseas for his city pop artwork. The music video was created using his artwork and edited by Nobutaka Iida, who is known for his work on trailers for anime movies such as “Your Name.” and “Weathering With You”.

Born in 1948, Ohtaki first made a name for himself as a member of the rock band Happy End. After they disbanded in 1973, he started his own label Niagara and went solo, becoming a highly influential singer-songwriter. In addition to creating his own works, he produced and wrote songs for other artists and was active as a radio DJ and in various other fields. He passed away in 2013.

Watch the new music video for Kimi wa Tennenshoku:

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