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Sukiyaki (You Took Your Love Away) by Halie Loren

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Album Title: Dreams Lost and Found
Label: Justin Time Records
Released: 2024


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Halie Loren re: Sukiyaki (You Took Your Love Away from Me) Sad lyrics set to happy music are my favorite kind of salty-sugary treat. The original version of this song, “Ue o Muite Arukō” (sung by Kyu Sakamoto in 1963), was the first Japanese pop song I was introduced to many years ago, and it has been in my mind swimming around almost daily ever since. Though the lyrics I’m singing are different (these English lyrics are courtesy of A Taste of Honey circa 1980), I still feel that sense of bittersweet contrast of bouncy rhythm and lyrical heartbreak that I found so captivating about the original.


For All We Know; How High The Moon; Dance Me To The End Of Love; Sabor a Mí; All I Want; More; C’est le printemps (Prelude); It Might As Well Be Spring; All Night Long; Stop This World; Fool On the Hill; Under the Same Moon; Sukiyaki (You Took Your Love Away); I'll Be Seeing You


Date featured

June 13, 2024

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