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Yamashita Tatsurō (born on Feb 4, 1953 in Tokyo, Japan) is a well established Japanese singer and composer. Known for his singles to constantly reach super hit status, most of which were released in the 80's, his music incorporates elements of soul-funk, jazz, blues and the occasional disco.In 1973, Yamashita formed the band Sugar Babe with the musicians including 大貫妙子(Taeko Onuki) and 村松邦男(Kunio Muramatsu). His most well-known song is arguably 'Christmas Eve', which has unfailingly received heavy… read more

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  • I feel this.
  • This guy kinda changed my life
  • vapourwave king \m/>_<\m/
  • For You is literally the greatest pop record of all time, not even exaggerating
  • If only synth pop from the UK and US sounded this good! Not cliched, not new either - he just does what sounds good.
  • man i'd love to get some of his cds, particularly the for you album. All the stuff in the web isnt very high quality tbh.
  • I discovered Yamashita (and other great 80's Japanese artists) through this: http://boingboing.net/2015/02/02/a-70-minute-mix-of-japanese-19.html
  • So addicted to Ride on Time lately.
  • The War Song
  • クリスマス・イブ....

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