But the album didn't chart and didn't sell enough to make Matsuda an American idol. So, her passion to the music seems remain unchanged. A finger dancing like bass line Synth?. Since then, 82 singles, and 51 original, plus 42 best albums has been released until now. Since debut, she had been a unique top idol star particularly in the '80s. Ryo Ogura is a guitarist and composer debuted in 1980. By the end of 1980, she hit the top of the sales charts for the sale of and would go to win Rookie of the Year awards at various music festivals and award ceremonies.
She would later remarry to a close friend of two years in 1998 until they divorced in 2000. Her long staying power is mainly due to her continuous re-invention of herself, and was labeled as 'Mamadols' idols who remain popular even after having children. Attended by 5,000 fans, Matsuda showed off a new skill to them -- singing in Chinese. Or, more precisely speaking, she was a part of the Japanese culture at that time, and one of the most influential celebrity for the young. From the next time, we would like to start introducing topics which might be useful to feel her music better. To celebrate the new millennium, Matsuda once again changed labels to from 2002 until 2009, when she changed back to. The former is tied by Hamasaki and the latter was broken again by.
Both are so attractive, and it is a kind of irresistible charm for fans. Both were surpassed by in late 2000. Matsuda also hold records for the most top 10 albums 50 and most number 1 albums. And released a lot of nice songs of her own creation. In 2015, Matsuda caused a stir in the Japanese entertainment industry when she modelled for lingerie company,. Their only child and daughter, , is also a singer. Although there were rumours of an impending engagement, Go's traditional values would have required Seiko to give up her singing career and focus on raising a family instead.
Red Sweet Pea and Sweet Memories have been reinterpreted by other artists countless times, including cover performance by Akina Nakamori. Therefore, the self song writing is not so common among them. The single was certified a million-seller by. She was given the nickname Mama Idol afterward because of her wish to become a mother, but still be an idol. In May of 1985, Matsuda would go to Mexico to star in the television dorama , which became one of the top shows during the prime-time during that year. There are endless cover version of Matsuda songs and tribute albums being released every year.
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! She would also catch the No. The album sales were mediocre, and her follow-up Was it the Future failed to generate any significant sales. We would like to come back on him in other occasion, since we might have a chance to write. On 5 August 2009, Sony re-released 16 of Matsuda's early albums under the format. Matsuda was the first artist in the Oricon history to have a single and an album debut at No.
In addition to music, Matsuda's career include appearances in , , and. Seiko Matsuda's vocal is cheerful and lively, which can make listeners always happy. Matsuda is also listed as second only behind as an artist to have performed many concerts at the. In parallel, she is constantly releasing new albums even now. Her hair styles, fashion senses and makeup have all been copied by millions of girls and women in Japan and in certain parts of Asia.
Matsuda's streak for the most consecutive number 1 singles 24 by a female singer and any soloist was held from 1988-2010 for 22 years. Among those 'Diamond Eyes', 'Missing You' and 'Akai Sweet Pea' lit. The single was Matsuda's first 1 single to chart in eight years and sold over a million copies. After that release, Matsuda quickly became a top idol, recognized by her trademark short hairstyle. Index Unlike normal idol stars, Seiko Matsuda has been keen to participate with song writing.
From time to time, Albums get a re-release and some topping the Oricon Top 300 Charts, for example 's release on 2013 charted at 300. Her second husband, Hiroyuki Hatano, was a dentist whom she married from 1998 to 2000. She is known for having been reported in many scandals by the media and repeatedly changing record labels. In a May 2011 Oricon survey crowned her the No. Then two years later, she made her debut on the American music scene with her first U.
Usually for the idol stars like her, all the necessary things namely, songs, dancing, costumes, beauty care etc, are provided by the professionals taking care of them. The voices of friends are calling me from the outside. Along with other books about Matsuda and several books of her photos including Five Seasons, No Comments, Akai Sweet Pea, have been published. So many topics Because she is such a great personality, there are so many topics we would like to talk about. This will be the last post for this year.