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Old 2008-10-02, 22:25   Link #81
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^ yeah Utada Hikaru's english music wasen't that bad. The Exodus cd which I bought had some pretty decent songs in it. I also listen to a few Korean singers that made remakes of english songs that aren't so bad.
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Old 2008-10-10, 23:31   Link #82
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And if any of you here watched School Rumble Nigakki, I would say whoever was singing Karen's song was pretty good. The lyrics don't make much sense, but it is still alrite. . .
its by Lia, her other english songs are very good too
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Old 2008-10-29, 02:06   Link #83
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There are some really good Japanese covers of English songs, and also some fricking crazy ones. Case in point.
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Old 2008-10-29, 18:06   Link #84
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I like Engrish songs to be honest. I think it's great that they want to try to sing in a foreign language, but then... I like to try (and fail horribly) at singing in Japanese.

As long as I suck at Japanese I have no issues with them sucking at English. As for the lyrics, they are pretty nonsensical (but.. the translated lyrics sound pretty weird too most of the time), and I kind of think you have to weed out the whole grammar/sense of word order in english and just try to grasp the general concepts.

Euphoric Field is one of my favorite songs. I also really liked the English OP to Rental Magica in addition to the Japanese version (Faith I think the english one is called).

I couldn't disagree more with some of those in this thread who I'd very nearly call haters...
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Old 2008-10-29, 21:19   Link #85
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Although Halko Momoi can sing fluent English, yet her song "Sunday early morning" is hardly understandable.

http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=SXv2RsU7z3I
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Old 2009-10-30, 12:11   Link #86
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i thought most english by the japanese artists was sung quite well, as well as for chinese, taiwanese and korean. sometimes their english is worded weird but thats because of translating directly from japanese. you could take the mick out of my japanese and chinese pronounciation, even though i've studied both for a while now, i bet my accent is as weird as everyone else's.
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Old 2009-11-07, 06:13   Link #87
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Winter Sleep by Olivia Lupfkin (Reira Serizawa) from the anime NaNa is one of the greatest english songs I've heard, I've been trying out singing the english versions but I get off tune..
Utada Hikaru's english version of First Love is quite good too..
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Old 2009-11-07, 21:17   Link #88
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Joe Inoue is possible one of the few singers that you can understand when he's singing in English.
Ex. Closer, Hello!, and Gravity.
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Old 2009-11-08, 05:50   Link #89
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Japanese Singer Rin Oikawa Often Sings In English

Japan's Rin Oikawa (及川リン, Oikawa Rin) often sings in English.

及川リンさん(Q;indivi) NEWS リアルタイム インタビュー
Oikawa Rin-san (Q;indivi) NEWS Real Time Interview



Q;indivi Starring Rin Oikawa / Celebration

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Old 2012-12-10, 06:48   Link #90
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2 good songs

gensis of aquarion its in english and jap.you'd never gues its a japanese sing i think akino sings it plus rhe opening the world god only knows
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Old 2012-12-10, 08:29   Link #91
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Old 2012-12-10, 13:49   Link #92
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Allow me to add BOOM BOOM SATELLITE and their awesome single for the Gundam Unicorn series, BROKEN MIRROR (I'm not shouting! Their song titles and band name are in all caps )

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Old 2012-12-10, 23:44   Link #93
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Winter Sleep by Olivia Lupfkin (Reira Serizawa) from the anime NaNa is one of the greatest english songs I've heard, I've been trying out singing the english versions but I get off tune..
Utada Hikaru's english version of First Love is quite good too..
One of the reasons I really enjoyed Nana was for the music. All the Olivia songs are awesome.

Utada is favorite of mine as well, I own her exodus and 'This is the one' album. Exodus was a little better IMO.

I don't know if X-Japan was mentioned but that are really good if you like rock ballads from the 90's
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