Tokyo Groove

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Tokyo Groove
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 26, 2010
Genre J-pop, hip-pop
Label Sony Music Entertainment Japan
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Tokyo Groove is the fourth album by the female Japanese hip-hop unit Halcali. The album is their first in over three years. [1]


The album is a two-disc set. The first disc is compiled with new and original material, the second disc contains cover and collaboration songs. The lead song of the second disc "My Sweet Darlin'" features the original artist, Hitomi Yaida, herself on the track as well.

Artists and producers that Halcali worked with on the album include Verbal (m-flo), Scha Dara Parr, Nona Reeves, Bikke, Suneohair, Ram Rider, and Aigon. Artists that Halcali collaborated with or covered on the second disc include Judy and Mary, Chara, Tokyo No.1 Soul Set, Tamio Okuda, and The Magokoro Brothers. [2]

Tokyo Groove reached number 13 on the Oricon charts, and made its weekly ranking debut at number 20. [3]

Track listing

Disc 1: Original Songs

  1.  "Long Kiss Good Bye"
  2.  "カミナリ・GIRL" (Kaminari Girl, Thunder Girl)
    • (Produced by Shigekazu Aida)
  3.  "まばたき" (Mabataki, Flicker)
    • (Produced by Suneohair)
  4.  "Yes"
  5.  "Tears of Love"
    • (Produced by Bikke)
  6.  "Zig Zag Saturday Night"
    • (Produced by Nishidera Gouta) (Tokyo MX drama Musical 3 main theme)
  7.  "Endless Night"
  8.  "Halcali Tokyo Groove Two Turntable Mix"
    • (タンデム/エレクトリック先生/ギリギリ・サーフライダー/ストロベリーチップス (Tandem/Electric Sensei/Girigiri Surf Rider/Strawberry Chips)) (Mixed by Piston Nishigawa)

Disc 2: Cover Songs

  1.  "My Sweet Darlin' feat. 矢井田瞳" (My Sweet Darlin' feat. Hitomi Yaida )
  2.  "今夜はブギー・バック" (Konya wa Boogie Back, Boogie Back Tonight)
    • (Schadaraparr cover) (Produced by Tokyo No.1 Soul Set) (Nissan Cube commercial song)
  3.  "Re:やさしい気持ち" -Album ver.- (Re:Yasashii Kimochi, Re:Tender Feelings)
    • (Heavily sampled from Chara) (Produced by pal@pop) (Japanese Broadcast Radio Charity Musician image theme song)
  4.  "愛のために" (Ai no Tame ni, Because of Love)
    • (Tamio Okuda cover) (Produced by Kohei Japan from Mellow Yellow)
  5.  "愛" (Ai, Love) 
    • (Magokoro Brothers cover) (Produced by Kohei Japan from Mellow Yellow)
  6.  "すきすきソング" (Suki Suki Song, Like it Like it Song)
  7.  "ラッキープール" (Lucky Pool)
    • (Judy and Mary cover) (Produced by Kohei Japan from Mellow Yellow)
  8.  "You May Dream -Halcali ver.-"


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