Yumi Matsutoya

Yumi Matsutoya — 松任谷由実 (born Jan. 19, 1954) — is a Japanese art-pop singer/songwriter who released 30 albums on Express between 1973 and 2004. Her first two albums were issued under her birth name Yumi Arai (荒井由実), after which she adopted the moniker Yuming (ユーミン) for a pair of albums. Most of her albums since 1978 have bore her married surname Matsutoya.

Discography:

  • Hikō-ki Gumo (ひこうき雲) (1973 • Yumi Arai)
  • Misslim (ミスリム) (1974 • 荒井由実 〈Yumi Arai〉)
  • Cobalt Hour (1975 • Yuming)
  • The 14th Moon (1976 • Yuming)
  • 紅雀 (Beni Suzume) (1978 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • 流線形’80 (1978)
  • Olive (1979 • Yuming)
  • 悲しいほどお天気 (Kanashihodo Otenki) (1979)
  • 時のないホテル (Toki no Nai Hotel) (1980 • Yuming)
  • Surf & Snow (1980 • Yuming)
  • 昨晩お会いしましょう (1981)
  • Pearl Pierce (1982 • Yuming)
  • Reincarnation (1983 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • Voyager (1983 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • No Side (1984 • Yuming)
  • DA・DI・DA (1985 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • Alarm à la mode (1986 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • Before the Diamond Dust Fades……… (1987 • Yumi Matsutoya)
  • Delight Slight Light KISS (1988)
  • Love Wars (1989)
  • The Gates of Heaven (1990)

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