Japanese versions of western songs

Created by Diazepan Medina on 29 Sep 2019 | Last edited by Diazepan Medina on 17 Jan 2021

My intention is to include only Japanese artists doing Japanese versions of western songs, and not adding more than 5 songs of each artist.

Original: "Livin la vida loca" by Ricky Martin
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Ricky-Martin-Livin-La-Vida-Loca-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Go

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Nathalie" by Julio Iglesias
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Julio-Iglesias-Nathalie-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Go

Translations:  EnglishRussianSpanish

Original: "Up where we belong" by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Joe-Cocker-Where-We-Belong-lyrics.html

He's performing it with Seiko Matsuda

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Go

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Careless whisper" by George Michael
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/george-michael-careless-whisper-lyrics.ht...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Go

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Careless whisper" by George Michael
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/george-michael-careless-whisper-lyrics.ht...

The only song with two different lyrics in this collection

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hideki Saijo

Original: "YMCA" by Village People
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Village-People-YMCA-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hideki Saijo

Original: "33 años" by Julio Iglesias
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Julio-Iglesias-33-anos-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hideki Saijo

Original: "In search for love" by Barry Manilow
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/barry-manilow-search-love-lyrics.html

It's a duet between Hideki and Barry

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Hideki Saijo

Original: "Kiitävän hetken hurma" by Eini
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/eini-kiit%C3%A4v%C3%A4n-hetken-hurma-lyri...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yoko Nagayama

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Venus" by Shocking Blue
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Shocking-Blue-Venus-lyrics.html

Though the version is in the style of Bananarama's cover

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Yoko Nagayama

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "You're My Love, you're my life" by Patty Ryan
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/patty-ryan-youre-my-love-youre-my-life-ly...

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Yoko Nagayama

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "New Day For You" by Basia
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/basia-new-day-you-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Yoko Nagayama

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "If we hold on together" by Diana Ross
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/diana-ross-if-we-hold-together-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yoko Nagayama

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Was Ich Dir Sagen Wil" by Udo Jürgens
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/udo-j%C3%BCrgens-was-ich-dir-sagen-will-l...

By the way the original Japanese version was recorded by Pedro & Capricious (Yoko Maeno was the singer in that time)

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yōko Maeno

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "In The Navy" by Village People
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Village-People-Navy-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Pink Lady

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Fame" by Irene Cara
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Irene-Cara-Fame-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Pink Lady

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "I will wait for you" from the movie "Les parapluis de Cherbourg" by Andy Williams
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/andy-williams-I-Will-Wail-You-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Iwasaki

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "I dreamed a dream" from the musical "Les Miserables"
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/les-mis%C3%A9rables-i-dreamed-dream-lyric...

These lyrics in japanese are from the 1987's production (in which she participated). In 2004 she did a version with different lyrics.

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hiromi Iwasaki

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "On my own" from the musical "Les Miserables"
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/les-mis%C3%A9rables-my-own-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Minako Honda

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "I'd give my life for you" from the musical "Miss Saigon"
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/miss-saigon-musical-id-give-my-life-you-l...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Minako Honda

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Chim chim cheree" from the movie "Mary Poppins" by Dick Van Dyke
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/dick-van-dyke-chim-chim-cheree-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Minako Honda

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Turn it into love" by Kylie Minogue
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Kylie-Minogue-Turn-It-Love-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Wink

Translation:  English

Original: "Sugar Baby Love" by The Rubettes
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/rubettes-sugar-baby-love-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Wink

Translation:  English

Original: "Sexy Music" by The Nolans
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Nolans-Sexy-Music-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Wink

Translations:  ChineseEnglish

Original: "Get Out And Get Under The Moon" by Annette Hanshaw
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/annette-hanshaw-get-out-and-get-under-moo...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hibari Misora

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Danny boy", traditional English song
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/traditional-folk-song-danny-boy-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Hibari Misora

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "La vie en rose" (English version) by Edith Piaf.
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/%C3%A9dith-piaf-la-vie-en-rose-english-ly...

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Hibari Misora

Translation:  English

Original: "Save the last dance for me" by The Drifters
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Drifters-Save-Last-Dance-Me-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Fubuki Koshiji

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Amapola" (English version) by Benny Goodman & Helen Forrest
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/helen-forrest-amapola-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Kenji Sawada

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "I believe in music" by Gallery
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/gallery-i-believe-music-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Kenji Sawada

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Dio come ti amo" by Domenico Modugno and Gigliola Cinquetti
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/gigliola-cinquetti-dio-come-ti-amo-lyrics...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Where the boys are" by Connie Francis
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/connie-francis-where-boys-are-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/little-eva-loco-motion-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Follow the boys" by Connie Francis
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/connie-francis-ill-follow-boys-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Don't cry out loud" by Melissa Manchester
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Melissa-Manchester-Dont-cry-out-loud-lyri...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "La pioggia" by Gigliola Cinquetti
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/gigliola-cinquetti-la-pioggia-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yukari Itō

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Through the window" by Grace Slick
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/grace-slick-through-window-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Naoko Kawai

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Sweet home Chicago" by Robert Johnson
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/blues-brothers-sweet-home-chicago-lyrics....

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Aki Yashiro

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Amigo" (Portuguese version) by Roberto Carlos
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/roberto-carlos-amigo-original-em-portugu%...

It's mostly the portuguese version with some japanese lyrics

Song languages:  Japanese, Portuguese

Artist:  Hiroshi Itsuki

Translation:  Portuguese

Original: "Gotta pull myself together" by The Nolans
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/nolans-gotta-pull-myself-together-lyrics....

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mako Ishino

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Speak Softly Love" from the movie "The Godfather" by Andy Williams
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Andy-Williams-Speak-softly-love-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Kiyohiko Ozaki

Original: "You don't have to say you love me" by Elvis Presley
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/elvis-presley-you-don039t-have-say-you-lo...

Which is based in "Io che non vivo (senza te)" by Pino Donaggio
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/pino-donaggio-io-che-non-vivo-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Kiyohiko Ozaki

Original: "Vacation" by Connie Francis
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/connie-francis-vacation-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mieko Hirota

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Be my baby" by The Ronettes
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Ronettes-Be-my-baby-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mieko Hirota

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Don't Treat Me Like A Child" by Helen Shapiro
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/helen-shapiro-dont-treat-me-child-lyrics....

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mieko Hirota

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Lock Your Heart Away" by Susan Singer

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mieko Hirota

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Stupid Cupid" by Connie Francis
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Francis-Connie-stuped-cupid-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Candies

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "All you get from love is a love song" by The Carpenters
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/carpenters-all-you-get-love-love-song-lyr...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Candies

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Woman, I love you" by Scott Baio

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Toshihiko Tahara

Original: "A night to remember" by Shalamar
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/shalamar-night-remember-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Toshihiko Tahara

Original: "My way" by Frank Sinatra
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/my-way-lyrics.html

Which is based in "Comme d'habitude" by Claude François

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Akira Fuse

Original: "Petite fleur" by Henri Salvador
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/henri-salvador-petite-fleur-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  The Peanuts

Original: "Passion flower" by Fraternity Brothers (which uses Beethoven's "Fur Elise" melody)
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/fraternity-brothers-passion-flower-lyrics...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  The Peanuts

Original: "Like I do" by Nancy Sinatra (which uses the "Dance of the Hours" melody)
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/nancy-sinatra-i-do-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  The Peanuts

Original: "The rhythm of the rain" by The Cascades
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/cascades-rhythm-rain-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  The Peanuts

Original: "Music Box Dancer" by Frank Mills

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mizue Takada

Original: "Le déserteur" by Boris Vian
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Boris-Vian-Le-Deserteur-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Linda Yamamoto

Original: "Mais que nada" by Jorge Ben Jor
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/jorge-ben-mas-que-nada-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Saori Yuki

Original: "L'amour est bleu" by Vicky Leandros
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Vicky-Leandros-Lamour-est-bleu-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Ryoko Moriyama

Original: "Eternally" by Engelbert Humperdinck
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/engelbert-humperdinck-eternally-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Ryoko Moriyama

Original: "You raise me up" by Secret Garden
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/secret-garden-you-raise-me-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Ryoko Moriyama

Original: "When children rule the world" from the musical "Whistle down the wind"

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Ryoko Moriyama

Original: "She's my kind of girl" by Bjorn and Benny (ABBA)
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/abba-shes-my-kind-girl-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Love Story (Japan)

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Hero" by Mariah Carey
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Mariah-Carey-hero-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Miho Nakayama

Translation:  English

Original: "T'en va pas" by Elsa Lunghini
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/node/256596

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Taeko Ōnuki

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Moliendo Cafe" (it has many versions)
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/julio-iglesias-moliendo-cafe-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Yōko Oginome

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Vaya con Dios" by Les Paul and Mary Ford
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/les-paul-mary-ford-vaya-con-dios-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Chiemi Eri

Original: "Come on a my house" by Rosemary Clooney
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/rosemary-clooney-come-my-house-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Chiemi Eri

Original: "Love in the first degree" by Bananarama
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/bananarama-love-first-degree-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Lemon Angel

Original: "The house of the rising sun" (American Folk song)
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/animals-house-rising-sun-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Naomi Chiaki

Original: "Foi ontem" by Amalia Rodrigues
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/amalia-rodrigues-foi-ontem-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Naomi Chiaki

Original: "Holding out for a hero" by Bonnie Tyler
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Bonnie-Tyler-Holding-Out-Hero-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Miki Asakura

Translation:  English

Original: "What a feeling (Flashdance)" by Irene Cara
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Irene-Cara-What-feeling-lyrics.html

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Miki Asakura

Original: "Runaway" by Bon Jovi
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Bon-Jovi-Runaway-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Miki Asakura

Original: "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/taylor-swift-we-are-never-ever-getting-ba...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  MACO

Original: "Bon voyage" by Gloria Lasso
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/gloria-lasso-bon-voyage-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Keiko Matsuzaka

Original: "I just called to say I love you" by Stevie Wonder
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/Stevie-Wonder-I-just-called-say-I-love-yo...

Song languages:  English, Japanese

Artist:  Bread & Butter

Original: "Here we are" by Gloria Estefan
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/gloria-estefan-here-we-are-lyrics.html

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Seiko Matsuda

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Original: "Poupée de cire, poupée de son" by France Gall
https://lyricstranslate.com/es/France-Gall-Poupee-de-cire-poupee-de-son-...

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  Mie Nakao

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