Minako Honda 本田美奈子. Satsui No Vacance 殺意のバカンス (Rare)

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"Satsui No Vacance 殺意のバカンス" (Vacation of the Murderous Intent) was Minako Honda's debut recording, released as a single April 21, 1985, and in the album, "M'Syndrome M'シンドローム, released November 21, 1985.

This is a rare video, different than her other performances of the song. It was performed at a televised dinner show, and is nearly a minute longer than other versions one might see or hear. I apologize for the annoying buzz in the audio track; the video came with it. Attempts to remove the buzz destroyed the audio so it was best to leave it. Reducing the treble will make a signicant difference..

Please help the people of Japan recover from the tragedy of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami of 11 March 2011. Donations can be made to the NPO LIVE FOR LIFE MINAKO FOUNDATION
http://www.live-for-life.org/
Non-Japanese viewers please go to Google, paste in the link on the Google page and please click "Translate This Page."

2 comments

Thank you so much, Ted-san. I had forgotten that I had this video; it is one of the first I had downloaded. I agree about "the diamond in the rough." Her first notes were so different than J-Pop Idol songs that one had heard. One can imagine that the audience in Japan had a reaction similar to that of an audience in Wien in 1805 when those two discordant notes were heard --- Eroica. Even in her earliest days, Minako was developing what would become one of the greatest voices of our time...michael
By toscanini9 2 years ago
The debut song of Minako-san has the wonderful brightness of the diamond in the rough.
Thanks for uploading this superb video, Michael-san.
By Ted 2 years ago