Helix Sounds Gift Guide: Japanese City Pop Edition

Helix Sounds Gift Guide: Japanese City Pop Edition

From Tatsuro Yamashita to Anri to Tomoko Aran, get a taste of our favorite Japanese City Pop albums.

Do you know someone with an old soul with an eclectic Japanese Jazz / Funk / Soul / Disco / Boogie taste in music? If so, you're in for a treat. We have a massive collection of Japanese City Pop albums on vinyl and some CDs and tapes. To name a few, here are 10 albums for your perusal. But definitely explore the rest of our expansive city pop collection.

#1

For You
Tatsuro Yamashita
1982

#2

Timely!!
Anri 
1983

#3

Love Trip
Takako Mamiya 
1982

#4

Sunshower
Taeko Onuki 
1977

#5

Fuyuu Kuukan (aka Floating Space)
Tomoko Aran 
1983

#6

Tokyo Sniper
Ryusenkei 
2006

#7

Adventure
Momoko Kikuchi 
1986

#8

First Light
Makoto Matsushita 
1981

#9

Pacific 
Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki & Tatsuro Yamashita 
1978

#10

Communication
Junko Yagami 
1985

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