"Hide and Seek" is the leading track of Japanese star Namie Amuro's 2007 album "Play" (released on June 27, 2007). This song won best Asian song at the World Music Awards 2010
World Music Awards 2010 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1SLBD719Vg
"Heaven" was released both as a digital single and on the studio album, "Feel" on July 10, 2013.
This song was also used in an advertising campaign for Vidal Sassoon:
"Go Round" was released on a single with "Yeah Oh" on March 21, 2012 and later included on Namie Amuro's 10th studio album, "Uncontrolled" on June 27, 2012. It was also used on the TV commercials for Kose Esprique..
Kose Esprique TV CM video:
"Fast Car" was released as the main promotional track from her 9th album, _ Past<Future_, in November 2009. The video centers around scenes shot in four different Palace of Versailles-inspired rooms: a bedroom, a hallway, a main hall, and a more contemporary striped alcove. In the bedroom, she performs a dance with Read more
"Damage" was released in 2012 as a Non-album single, digital download.
Making of video (with remix): http://youtu.be/FSA2fCa\_CxI
"Can You Celebrate?" is Namie Amuro's seventh solo single under the Avex Trax label. Released on February 19, 1997, "Can You Celebrate" is the best-selling single by a solo female artist in Japanese music history with sales of 2,296,200 copies. It is also the theme song for Japanese drama Virgin Road (バージンロード). It was re-released (featuring violinist Taro Hakase) on the album "Ballada" in June 4, 2014. (Wikipedia.org).
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"Break It" was released as a single (with the song "Get Myself Back") on July 28, 2010, through Avex Trax. "Break It" was used in a Coca-Cola Zero commercial. (Wikipedia.org)
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Some of my Japanese friends think it is funny that I am a fan of Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵), but I think she's a good singer, a good dancer, and I think she's gorgeous! :) So I will post some links to some of her music videos that I like.
"Alive" was released on July 10, 2013 on the "Feel" album.
Until last week, I never saw one of these in my yard: Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus). It quickly climbed up into my crepe myrtle. (it's non-venomous). They eat insects and spiders.
I went with some friends to shop for some bushes at some of the local Nurseries. I ‘ve wanted a linearilobum (thin, narrow, strap-like leaves) Japanese maple for awhile, and I have been looking at these having one of these two:Villa Taranto:
(photo from http://www.essenceofthetree.com/)
Koto No Ito:<...Read more