Happy End: Kazemachi Roman

On November 20, 1971, “URC Records” label released “Kazemachi Roman”, the second Happy End studio album. It was recorded May – September 1971, at “Mouri Studio” in Tokyo, and was produced by Haruomi Hosono, Eiichi Ohtaki, Shigeru Suzuki and Takashi Matsumoto.

Personnel:

  • Haruomi Hosono– vocals, bass, piano, organ, acoustic guitar,  claves, cowbell, chorus, flat mandolin
  • Eiichi Ohtaki– vocals, acoustic, electric and slide guitars, güiro, chimes, chorus
  • Shigeru Suzuki– vocals, acoustic, electric and slide guitars, cowbell, chorus
  • Takashi Matsumoto- drums, , taiko, congas, cowbell, chorus
  • Shiba – mouth harp
  • Komazawa – steel guitar

Track listing:

  1. Dakishimetai – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Eiichi Ohtaki
  2. Sorairo no Crayon – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Eiichi Ohtaki
  3. Kaze wo Atsumete – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Haruomi Hosono
  4. Kurayamizaka Musasabi Henge – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Haruomi Hosono
  5. Haikara Hakuchi – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Eiichi Ohtaki
  6. Haikara Beautiful – lyrics and music by Bannai Tarao
  7. Natsu Nandesu – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Haruomi Hosono
  8. Hana Ichi Monme – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Shigeru Suzuki
  9. Ashita Tenki ni Naare – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Haruomi Hosono
  10. Taifuu – lyrics and music by Eiichi Ohtaki
  11. Haru Ranman – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Eiichi Ohtaki
  12. Aiueo – lyrics by Takashi Matsumoto, music by Eiichi Ohtaki

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