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1990's J-POP artists that you hsould know!

NOKKO – Hallelujah! (1992)

Nokko (born November 4, 1963) is a Japanese singer-songwriter, producer, and actress. She was the lead singer of the popular band “Rebecca,” which had a string of hits in Japan in the 1980s. Nokko was born in Urawa, Saitama, as Nobuko Yamada (山田 信子, Yamada Nobuko). Under her stage name Nokko, she also had multiple hits in Japan throughout her solo career in the 1990s, and released an English-language album in the US produced and mixed by Goh Hotoda and Francois Kevorkian.
With ‘Hallelujah’, Nokko showcases the pure power of her honey-dipped voice. This album has a refreshing mix of soft lullabyes and pumping power ballads that we’re sure you’ll love!
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KEIZO NAKANISHI – Starting Over (1994)

Keizo Nakanishi (中西 圭三, Nakanishi Keizō, born 11 November 1964, in Nadasaki, Kojima District (now Minami-ku, Okayama) is a Japanese singer-songwriter and composer. With ‘Starting Over’, Keizo blesses us with rich sounds and engaging melodies that sooth a broken heart.
If you’ve ever lost the one you thought would be the love of your life, then you’ll be heartened to know you can find another Love, by starting over…
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