Matsuda quit him instead, and processed to marry the actor Masaki Kanda, and, later, to spawn rumors of her numerous love affairs, which even resulted in a special slang term being coined to describe faux-innocent ladies of the type she allegedly was. She even had an affair with Masahiko Kondo, the love of her arch rival, pop idol Akina Nakamori, which led to Nakamori's suicide attempt in Nakamori never recovered her career after that, but Matsuda continued to come on strong, leaving her management company to gain control of her own career and then attempting to break into the Western market during the early '90s, adopting a new dance music style and a sexier look similar to Madonna's.
Matsuda recorded a duet with Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block during that group's heyday in , and the single "The Right Combination" climbed all the way to number 54 on the Billboard charts.
Her album, Seiko, which was released in the U. She continued wooing the American public for several more years, working with Robbie Neville, David Foster, and Richard Carpenter, but took a break after her album, Was It the Future, failed to generate any significant buzz. Her third stab at the U. However, Matsuda still concentrated mainly on the Japanese market, where she maintained consistent popularity.
Her career wasn't hurt even by another tumultuous streak in her personal life in the mid-'90s, complete with a divorce, another marriage, and accusations of sexual harassment being filed against her by her dancer she won the case. In addition to continuing her music career -- she returned to Sony -- and being the country's most expensive dinner show performer, as well as a popular TV ad actor, Matsuda revived her movie career, appearing in seven movies between and , including a cameo in Michael Bay's Armageddon.
Meanwhile, her daughter Sayaka began her own idol career in , releasing the album Doll in and starring in several Japanese movies. Matsuda continued to release recordings steadily. Though she refrained from releasing an album in in order to coach her daughter, saw the release of her Top 10 Sunshine, led by its single "Smile on Me" a duet with Takaaki Ishibashi.
Between and , she issued four albums that included one compilation. All charted. Matsuda continued to draw admirers not only in Japan, but in Eastern Europe as well. Between and , she issued four full-length albums and half-a-dozen singles. Three of the former and all of the latter charted. In she toured as a guest vocalist with American jazzmen Fourplay.
Her album, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, peaked at number six on Japan's pop charts, followed by 's Shining Star that peaked at number five. Rock'n Rouge - 16th single, included in Tinker Bell 5. Strawberry Time - 23rd single, included in Strawberry Time Pearl-White Eve - 24th single, included in Snow Garden Marrakech - 25th single, included in Citron Precious Heart - 27th single 4.
Forever Love 6. It was her second studio album in english. All the way to Heaven - 28th single 2. Goodbye My Baby 6. Kiss Me Please 3. Africa 9. Drive Me To The Sky All the songs are covers of western songs. All of them have japanese lyrics except for "Hold On" and "Crazy For you". Hold On - cover of Wilson Phillips 2. How Can I Fall? All This Time - cover of Tiffany 4. Eternal Flame - cover of The Bangles 5. Here We Are - cover of Gloria Estefan 6.
Everything - cover of Jody Watley 7. Totally In Love With You - original song Crazy for You - cover of Madonna. It's a compilation of Christmas songs. Blue Christmas - included in Kiniro no Ribbon 5. Pearl-White Eve - 24th single, included in Snow Garden 8. Last Christmas - new song, cover of Wham. Only My Love - included in North Wind 5. Rock'n Rouge - 16th single, included in Tinker Bell 2.
Precious Heart - 27th single, included in Precious Moment All the way to Heaven - 28th single, included in Seiko Goodbye My Baby - included in Seiko English Version - new song, the version included in We are Love is the Japanese version Crazy for You - included in Eternal, cover of Madonna.
Believe In Love 3. I Want You So Bad! Kitto, Mata Aeru Baby Baby 8. You Wanna Know My Name? Fight and Believe. It includes new versions of old songs in a ballad style. Sweet Memories - 14th single, included in Seiko Plaza 2. Paradise 4.
Wanna know how 6. You and Me and Time 8. Paradise English Version 9. Move On 2. A Touch of Destiny - 35th single 3. Baby, Make Love Tonight 6. Hot Thing 7. Girl Friend 8. It's a Christmas Album. Together for Christmas 2. Time for Love English Version 5. Through Your Love 7. Time for Love Japanese Version You're My World English Version. Back for More 2. There for You Album Mix 3. Babies Breath 6. Sweet Memories - 14th single, included in Seiko Plaza 7.
Baby Baby - included in Nouvelle Vague Hot Thing - included in Diamond Expression Back for More - included in Glorious Revolution It's Style '95 - it's a different song from "It's Style" 2. Don't You Wanna Dance? Let's Talk Again 5. Akarui Mirai ni Shiyou ne, Positive ni! You Are My Fire Eighteen - 3rd single, included in North Wind 4.
Vacancy - included in The 9th Wave. Kimono Beat - included in Strawberry Time 4. Marrakech - 25th single, included in Citron 6. Precious Heart - 27th single, included in Precious Moment 7. We Are Love - 31st single, first included in this album 8.
Believe In Love - included in Nouvelle Vague 9. Why - included in It's Style' It was her third studio album in english. Let's Talk About It - 41st single 2.
Your Precious Love 3. Good For You - 44th single 4. Missing The Beat 5. Was It The Future 6. Show Me How It Feels 7. I Can't Believe My Eyes 8. First Time 9. It's Too Late A Little More Time Crazy Shopper 3.
Darling You're The Best 4. Shiroi Bara wo Anata ni Romantic ni Kiss Shimashou!! Dear My Children. Eighteen - double A-side of Kaze wa aki iro, included in North Wind 7. Rock'n Rouge - 16th single, included in Tinker Bell 4. Caribbean Wind - B-side of Boy no Kisetsu, first included in this album. Strawberry Time - 23rd single, included in Strawberry Time 2. Pearl-White Eve - 24th single, included in Snow Garden 4. Angel Tears - B-side of Tabidachi wa Freesia, first included in this album 9.
CD 5: 1. A Touch of Destiny - 35th single, included in Diamond Expression 6. Save the best for last Japanese Version 2. I'll never get over you getting over me Japanese Version 3.
If only Save the best for last English Version 5. I'll never get over you getting over me English Version 6. So much in love 2. Friend 4. Jealousy 9. Gone with the rain - 46th single 2. Why Say Goodbye 3. Gone with the rain English Version 5.
Why say goodbye English Version 6. Forever 2. Can't Say Goodbye 5. Dear Father I Love You. Touch the love - 48th single, first included in this album 2. Crazy Shopper - included in Vanity Fair 4. Gone with the rain - 46th single, included in Sweetest time Forever - included in Forever Seiko released her debut album, Squall in August ; it peaked at number two in Japan and has sold over , copies.
Her second album, North Wind , was released later in the year and became Matsuda's first number one album. One of her best-selling and critically acclaimed albums, Pineapple was released in The album peaked at number one in Japan and spawned two number one singles.
In , Matsuda released her most successful studio album to date, Utopia , which became the third best-selling album of the year in Japan. Her first English-language album, Sound of My Heart was released in The album was produced by Phil Ramone and peaked at number two in Japan. Her fifteenth studio album, Citron , which was produced by David Foster , was released in and became Matsuda's twelfth number one studio album.
Matsuda's global debut album, Seiko was released in The album has spawned a hit single, " The Right Combination ".
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