Album Cover

Album Cover


Togawa Jun
Tamahime-sama (玉姫様; Princess Tama)
1984.01.24 (LP)
1984.03.25 (Cassette)
1984.09.25 (CD)
1987.03.25 (CD reissue)
1993.08.21 (CD reissue)
1994.12.21 (CD reissue)
1996.12.18 (CD reissue)
2006.02.22 (CD reissue)
2011.05.11 (CD reissue)
Catalog Number
YLR-28014 (LP)
YLC-28014 (Cassette)
38XA-22 (CD)
32XA-149 (’87 reissue)
ALCA-512 (’93 reissue)
ALCA-9125 (’94 reissue)
ALCA-5126 (’96 reissue)
MHCL-712 (’06 reissue)
MHCL-20132 (’11 reissue)
¥2,310 (’06 reissue)
¥2,500 (’11 reissue)
  1. Doto no Ren’ai (怒濤の恋愛; Equal Romance)
  2. Teinen Pushiganga (諦念プシガンガ; Singing and Dancing Resignation)
  3. Konchugun (昆虫軍; Military Insects)
  4. Yuumon no Giga (憂悶の戯画; Caricature of Distress)
  5. Tonari no Indojin (隣りの印度人; The Next Indian People)
  6. Tamahime-sama (玉姫様; Princess Tama)
  7. Mori no Hitobito (森の人々; People of the Forest)
  8. Odorenai (踊れない; Don’t Dance)
  9. Mushi no Onna (蛹化の女; Pupating Woman)
Togawa Jun promoting the album

Togawa Jun promoting the album


Tamahime-sama is the debut album released by Togawa Jun. The album is Togawa’s first solo work outside of her bands. The title track was composed by Hosono Haruomi, the bassist for YMO. The Japanese music magazine, Rolling Stone Japan, rated the album as “the 18th greatest Japanese album of all time.” The album has been described as very theatrical and dark, and it contains a large range of musical styles such as electronic to traditional folk, which are often all used in the same song. The cover of the album features Togawa as a dragonfly. During promotional events such as photographs and live performances of songs from the album, Togawa wore dragonfly wings. The album reached #14 on the weekly Oricon chart, during it’s original run. The 2006 reissue reached #236 on Oricon charts, and charted for 1 week. The 2011 reissue reached #254 on Oricon charts, and charted for 1 week. Transcribed from generasia. Credit by Pikirumuzu.