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HAPPY
The Best First Step of Ohara Sakurako
Date:08, Dec, 2015
Investigated and Written by Kishimoto Kazuya
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Ohara Sakurako is a Japanese young actress and also a singer who made her debut in 2013. She released her first original album “Happy” in 2015. According to Oricon, it sold over 30,000 copies at the initial and totally, over 60,000. That got No. 2 on Oricon Weekly Album Chart.


HAPPY
Released on March 25, 2015

Victor Entertainment

01. Over The Rainbow
02. サンキュー。
03. 瞳
04. 無敵のガールフレンド
05. 明日も
06. 頑張ったっていいんじゃない
07. Happy Days
08. のり巻きおにぎり
09. READY GO!
10. ただ君のことが好きです
11. ちっぽけな愛のうた
12. ワンダフル・ワールド


Blue lines are my recommendations.

Produced by Kameda Seiji
First, they prepared the great musicians for Ohara Sakurako. For instance, Nishikawa Susumu who has been concerned with aiko, Arashi, Nakajima Miyuki and other amazing singers, joined as a guitarist.

Second, Ohara Sakurako got the marvelous one, Kameda Seiji, produce. He has produced Spitz, Hirai Ken, Glay, Juju and other J-pop musicians. In fact, Ohara had longed for him. Kameda Seiji has written and composed most of the songs in “Happy.”

Finally, they utilized a skillful engineer Imai Kunihiko for the “Happy.” He has engineered some songs of Mr.Children, Kuwata Keisuke, Yuzu and others.

It means Ohara Sakurako’s first album had to be created by those luxurious members. In order to return her talent, they were necessary although it is said Japanese pop music business doesn’t get out of the recession yet. Then, fine is its quality, needless to say.

She was born in 1996 and is still a teenager. I have no idea about her future. Everything is going to go well or get weaker and weaker? God knows. It is unshakably true that she took the best first step with “Happy,” however.


SAKURAKO OHARA Official Website





 

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