Mariya Takeuchi, 64, becomes oldest singer to top Oricon singles chart


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I was curious, so I had a listen to this. Hard to see the appeal - one of those cliched songs you've heard a thousand times before, even if it's the first time you've heard this particular version of it. I'm assuming there's some nostalgia value with the current version.

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can be sure the magnificent Tatsuro produced

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It's great that such a positive and hopeful song is so popular in Japan. I'm sure it's at least partly because the people here appreciate some uplift and cheer in the midst of the daily grind.

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I love me some Mariya. Her song "Broken Heart" is one of my all time favourites.

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She is quite remarkable.

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Mariya takeuchi is my favorite singer.

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