Album artwork for To Ki Me Ki by Akiko Yano

Wewantsounds is proud to continue it's Akiko Yano reissue series with the release of the singer's third studio album 'To Ki Me Ki', recorded in New York and originally issued in 1978 in Japan. It follows her cult "Iroha Ni Konpeitou" LP and retains a similar blend of Japanese pop and New York funk. "To Ki Me Ki" features such musicians as Rick Marotta, Will Lee and David Spinozza and also programmer Hideki Matsutake who would soon join the YMO with Akiko for their international 1979/1980 tour before she recorded her next studio album "Tadaima" that year, featuring the YMO musicians. "To Ki Me Ki" is reissued outside of Japan for the first time, remastered in Tokyo by revered engineer Mitsuo Koike and featuring original artwork by Tsutomu Murakami with 8 page colour bookler and new liner notes by Paul Bowler.

Akiko Yano

To Ki Me Ki

WEWANTSOUNDS
Album artwork for To Ki Me Ki by Akiko Yano
LP

$39.99

Black
Released 11/24/2023Catalog Number

WEWA73.1

Akiko Yano

To Ki Me Ki

WEWANTSOUNDS
Album artwork for To Ki Me Ki by Akiko Yano
LP

$39.99

Black
Released 11/24/2023Catalog Number

WEWA73.1

Wewantsounds is proud to continue it's Akiko Yano reissue series with the release of the singer's third studio album 'To Ki Me Ki', recorded in New York and originally issued in 1978 in Japan. It follows her cult "Iroha Ni Konpeitou" LP and retains a similar blend of Japanese pop and New York funk. "To Ki Me Ki" features such musicians as Rick Marotta, Will Lee and David Spinozza and also programmer Hideki Matsutake who would soon join the YMO with Akiko for their international 1979/1980 tour before she recorded her next studio album "Tadaima" that year, featuring the YMO musicians. "To Ki Me Ki" is reissued outside of Japan for the first time, remastered in Tokyo by revered engineer Mitsuo Koike and featuring original artwork by Tsutomu Murakami with 8 page colour bookler and new liner notes by Paul Bowler.