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Kawai Miya => Naoko Kawai — Smile For Me

When we was examination my really initial Kohaku Utagassen (紅白歌合戦)on TV here in Toronto in early 1982 (the strange promote was upon Dec 31, 1981), a tip beat for the Women’s (Red) Team was this cute-as-all-get-out 18-year-old lady from Osaka who sang “Smile For Me”. She had a standard aidoru looks for the 1980s: reduced hair, feathery skirt as good as a snaggle-toothed grin (known as yaeba in Japanese, it was seen as a pointer of cuteness) which an orthodontist would love. Naoko Kawai’s (河合奈保子)5th single came out upon June 1 1981, just a singular year after her entrance singular had been released. It coming during No. 4 upon a charts as good as finished up as the 59th-ranking singular of a year. It additionally warranted Kawai a Golden Idol Award … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Sonoko Kawai — Jessy no Higeki (ジェシーの悲劇)

(Using Youtube’s embedding formula here, since for a little reason a video poke upon Blogger doesn’t move a right results.) This entrance is essentially a reply of sorts to a contention about idols as well as inventive leisure which took place in a criticism territory of Marcos V‘s entrance upon Akina Nakamori’s strike “Aibu”. Do check it out if we haven’t yet. It’s an engaging read. Sonoko Kawai (河合その子), additionally well known as a Onyanko Club (おニャン子クラブ) member #12, had a comparatively reduced though yet appealing career. When she assimilated Onyanko Club in 1985 during a age of 20, she became an benefaction a a singular preferred between a fans for her lovable looks as well as honeyed voice. She launched her square for a singular person career which same year with … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Naoko Kawai/Mariya Takeuchi — Kenka wo Yamete (けんかをやめて)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NN36tqAVyE  “Kenka wo Yamete”(Stop Fighting) by 80s aidoru Naoko Kawai(河合奈保子) is only flushed with Mariya Takeuchi’s(竹内まりや) bobbysoxer ballad arrangements. It can go toe-to-toe with Olivia Newton-John’s “Hopelessly Devoted to You”, as well as could substantially get extrinsic in to the “Gidget”movie. It’s the swayworthy song. While listening to it, we can suppose the little man declared Billy Joe using up to his girl’s house….feeling awf’ly contemptible about the quarrel as well as perplexing to have up. Meanwhile, Daddy is removing his Winchester for battle… Released in September 1982, Kawai’s 10th single went as tall as No. 5 as well as was the 64th-ranked strain of the year. It sole the really important 200,000 copies as well as even won a Gold Prize during the Japan Record Awards which year.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcpt4h7av2s   Mariya Takeuchi also did … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Sonoko Kawai — Aoi Station (青いスタスィオン)

nikala has already since a little excellent contributions for Sonoko Kawai(河合その子). Allow me to give a singular as well. Back in my university days, we was means to steal a brew fasten of aidoru songs from my crony for which, unfortunately, a singers’ names as well as titles weren’t listed. A integrate of of a songs did mount out, together with a singular which had this pitter-patter which sounded similar to a heart estimate a bit as well most sugar, as well as a French accordion-like synth creation a spacious entrance. Finally, we found out a integrate of sleeps ago which it was Kawai’s 3rd single, “Aoi Station” (Blue Station), combined by Yasushi Akimoto(秋元康) and stoical by Tsugutoshi Goto(後藤次利), as well as expelled in March 1986. we consider it was which … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => SIPCA Stage we Day One / Afternoon session

Afternoon session One of the favourites was Alexei Yemtsov (25, Australia, Steinway), who mostly lived up to his pre-competition reputation. While his Rachmaninov Etude-tableau in B teen (Op.39 No.4) was accurate as good as big-boned, it could have finished with some-more irony as good as humour. The unaccompanied good opening of the afternoon was his celebration of the mass of Ravel’s Ondine (from Gaspard de la nuit) that had that ravishing bright peculiarity that all pianists mental condition about, bringing it to an ardent consummate that in jeopardy to brush all as good as various away. Now the single longs for his Scarbo. His Chopin Fantasy in F teen (Op.49) was well-schooled, provision the brain as good as muscle that the song needed.The initial lady to underline was Aiko Yajima (26, … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Carriage Hill MetroPark

This summer, you detected a unequivocally tidy place called Carriage Hill MetroPark. It’s only about thirty mins from a house. We went for a initial time with a friends Anne as well as Linden as well as motionless we’d have to come behind an additional time to uncover Yusaku. Here have been a cinema from both a visits. … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Naoko Kawai — Half-Moon Serenade (ハーフムーン・セレナーデ)

I had the integrate of surprises come to me currently connected with Naoko Kawai’s(河合奈保子) 27th single, “Half-Moon Serenade”. For the single thing, when my brother’s family came to revisit currently for dinner, my lovable small 8-year-old niece longed for to uncover me something. She unwrapped the square of paper which had the set of lyrics, as good as the lyrics incited out to be those for this unequivocally song. Well, we thought, it has begun. The subsequent era of kayo kyoku air blower has come forward. Alas, we might be jumping the gun the bit here given it is only the a single song, yet we was utterly taken by surpise which the relations innate in the 21st century would take an seductiveness in an aidoru thespian from the 1980s. Apparently, … Read entire article »

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Kawai Miya => Natalie Miya Kawai is here: a bieing born story

Natalie was innate during 4:37 am upon Aug twelve (her due date). She weighed in during 7 lbs fifteen oz (1 oz not as large than Olivia) as well as totalled twenty-one in prolonged (1 in longer than Olivia).  Before we forget, we longed for to jot down a sum of Natalie’s birth. It was fast, intense, as well as opposite in roughly any approach from Olivia’s birth. For a integrate of days beforehand, a Braxton Hicks contractions that we had had via my conceiving physically proposed entrance most some-more frequently. They were somewhat uncomfortable, yet not painful. This was my customarily genuine pointer of “early labor”. Starting Sunday sunrise (August 11), we began carrying contractions that were a small some-more worried as well as entrance about any 10-20 minutes. Even … Read entire article »

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