Mika Nakashima (中島 美嘉 Nakashima Mika, born February 19, 1983) is a Japanese singer and actress. Five of her studio albums, one of her mini-albums and one of her compilation albums have reached number one in Japan's Oricon album chart. She also embarked on an acting career, most notably as Nana Osaki in the live action film adaptations of Nana. Born and raised in Kyushu, Mika was the youngest of three children.
Yes is the eighth album by Mika Nakashima; it is the fourth album to be released under her own name. The album boasts a slower and more gospel-orientated arrangement.
Star is Mika Nakashima's 11th album (sixth studio release); it was released on October 27, 2010 in both CD only and CD+DVD formats. This album, which peaked at on the Oricon 200 Album Chart, sold only 92,962 copies in its first week. Its sales total later rose to 155,457 copies, 4 weeks after its release. However, this sales figure was still lower than the debut sale of her previous studio album, Voice. To date, the album has sold over 180,000 copies in Japan alone.
Your browser does not support HTML5 Audio! play arrow. Yes' debuted at on the Oricon Daily Album Chart in Japan, but its weekly chart debut was at selling 153,261 copies in its first week. To date it has sold close to 296,000 copies in Japan alone.
Band Name Mika Nakashima. Album Name Yes. Type Album. Released date 14 March 2007. Members owning this album0. 1. I Love You (Album Ve. 2. Japanese Title. 5. All Hands Together. 6. Dance With The Devil.
YES" is Mika Nakashima's fifth Japanese album and the fourth original album released under her own name. It boasts a slower, more gospel-orientated arrangement, but sticks to Mika's traditional formula of soft, light, almost 'adult contemporary' pop songs
I Love You (Album Ve. Arranged By, Producer, Electric Piano – Akihisa MatzuraBass – Yuzo OkaDrums – Armin Takeshi LinzbichleMixed By, Recorded By – Tatsuya MorokajiOrgan – Yasuharu Nakanishi. Backing Vocals – Brenda VaughnBass – Tomoyuki IshikawaDrums – Toshiyuki SuginoGuitar – Masayoshi FurukawaProducer, Arranged By, Organ, Piano, Electric Piano – Takefumi HaketaRecorded By, Mixed By – Hiroto KobayashiStrings – Takayuki Oshikane Strings. Sony Music Associated Records. AICL 1798-9, 88697071872. Yes (CD, Album, Sli).
|A1||I Love You (Album Ver.)
Arranged By, Producer [Sound], Electric Piano – Akihisa MatzuraBass – Yuzo OkaDrums – Armin Takeshi LinzbichleMixed By, Recorded By – Tatsuya MorokajiOrgan [Hammond] – Yasuharu Nakanishi
Backing Vocals – Brenda VaughnBass – Tomoyuki IshikawaDrums – Toshiyuki SuginoGuitar – Masayoshi FurukawaProducer [Sound], Arranged By, Organ, Piano, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Takefumi HaketaRecorded By, Mixed By – Hiroto KobayashiStrings – Takayuki Oshikane Strings
Arranged By [Strings] – Yuichiro GotoArranged By, Producer – RyojiDrums – Shin TakadaGuitar – Kenji OkudaProducer [Sound], Arranged By, Bass, Programmed By – YanagimanRecorded By, Mixed By – Hiroshi HiranumaStrings – Yuichiro Goto StringsTrombone – Eijiro NakagawaTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Eric Miyashiro, Hitoshi Yokoyama
|A4||Cry No More
Backing Vocals – Andrea Hopkins*
|A5||All Hands Together
Recorded By – John Hampton, Niko Lyras
|A6||Dance With The Devil
Acoustic Guitar – Taiji SatoBacking Vocals – Aiko Haino, Yuno OtakiElectric Bass – Hideki MatsubaraElectric Guitar, Electric Guitar [Solo] – Tamio OkudaPercussion – Gen Ogimi*Producer [Sound], Arranged By, Organ [Hammond B3], Synthesizer [Mini Moog] – Toshiyuki MoriRecorded By – Masato Kamata
|A7||Black & Blue
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Lori Fine
|B2||The Dividing Line
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Steel Guitar [Lap] – Yoshiki SakuraiDrums – みとりんElectric Piano [Rhodes], Organ [Hammond B3] – Takahiro WatanabeRecorded By – Yoshiaki Onishi
|B3||My Sugar Cat
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – AsatoArranged By, Producer [Sound], Bass, Keyboards, Percussion – Shunya MoriCornet – Full Drums, Tambourine – Koji OishiFlute, Saxophone [Tenor] – Tetsu NishiuchiGuitar – Takashi YamamotoRecorded By – Toshihiko MiyoshiSaxophone [Alto] – Naomi ShibaiTrombone – Kenta Hamano
Backing Vocals – Megumi MashiroBass – Takashi NakajoKeyboards – Emerson KitamuraPerformer – Theatre BrookProducer [Sound], Arranged By, Guitar – Taiji Sato
|B5||Going Back Home
Drums – Naoya NumaElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Shin Kono*Harmonica [Chromatic] – Tatsuya NishiwakiMandolin – Koichiro TashiroOrgan [Hammond B3] – Daisuke Kawai
Guitar [Slide] – Nakaido "Chabo" Reichi*Piano – Shin Kono*
|B7||What A Wonderful World
Arranged By, Producer [Sound], Accordion, Mandolin – Dr. kyOn*Drums – OjiGuitar – Isao TsukamotoRecorded By, Mixed By – Masayuki Nakahara
|88697071872||Mika Nakashima||Yes (CD, Album, Sli)||SAR , Sony BMG Music Entertainment||88697071872||Taiwan||2007|
|AICL 1798-9, 88697071872||中島美嘉*||Yes (CD, Album, Sli)||Sony Music Associated Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment||AICL 1798-9, 88697071872||Japan||2007|
|AICL 1800||Mika Nakashima||YES (CD, Album)||Sony Music Associated Records||AICL 1800||Japan||2007|
|88697087392||Mika Nakashima||Yes (CD, Album + DVD-V)||SMEJ Associated Records||88697087392||Hong Kong||2007|
|ADCI 80322||中島美嘉*||YES (CD, Album, Promo)||SAR||ADCI 80322||Japan||2007|