Japonicana [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Somewhere between an EP and an album, Japonicana is Japanese pop star Jin Akanishi's attempt to break the American market. Formerly the lead singer in popular boy band Kat-Tun, Jin leaves behind any traces of the teen pop sound of his past in favor of a sleekly produced modern R&B/club sound. With guest spots from rapper Prophet, production from techno lifer Static Revenger, club girl Uffie, and pop star Jason Derulo, almost all the modern pop bases are covered as Jin cruises through uptempo club bangers, midtempo loverboy grooves, and slow jam ballads. The guests are mostly top quality, the production, which is often done by Jin himself, is computer perfect, and the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Somewhere between an EP and an album, Japonicana is Japanese pop star Jin Akanishi's attempt to break the American market. Formerly the lead singer in popular boy band Kat-Tun, Jin leaves behind any traces of the teen pop sound of his past in favor of a sleekly produced modern R&B/club sound. With guest spots from rapper Prophet, production from techno lifer Static Revenger, club girl Uffie, and pop star Jason Derulo, almost all the modern pop bases are covered as Jin cruises through uptempo club bangers, midtempo loverboy grooves, and slow jam ballads. The guests are mostly top quality, the production, which is often done by Jin himself, is computer perfect, and the songs are consistently pop radio-friendly.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/6/2012
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 825646610143
  • Catalog Number: 529786
  • Sales rank: 74,908

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sun Burns Down (3:36)
  2. 2 California Rock (3:28)
  3. 3 That's What She Said (3:33)
  4. 4 Like You (4:07)
  5. 5 Set Love Free (3:30)
  6. 6 Aphrodisiac (3:43)
  7. 7 Oowah (3:38)
  8. 8 Test Drive (3:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jin Akanishi Primary Artist
Jon Asher Vocals
J.R. Rotem Various
Chris Wood Vocals
Technical Credits
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Pablo César Engineer
Static Revenger Producer
Charles Moniz Engineer
J.R. Rotem Arranger, Producer
TJ Landig Director, Marketing
Gelly Kusuma Engineer
J. Reeves Composer
J. Desrouleaux Composer
Teturo Takeuchi Engineer
Jin Akanishi Composer, Producer
Ron Cerrito Management
Jon Dixon Remixing, Additional Production
Johnny Kitagawa Executive Producer
Angello Cortes Engineer
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