Toshinobu "Toshi" Kubota (久保田 利伸, Kubota Toshinobu, born 24 July 1962) is a Japanese singer, songwriter, musician, music producer, and radio personality. Toshinobu Kubota has produced six million-seller records and thirty-three Top 40 singles during his career. He is currently part of Sony Music Japan. Toshinobu Kubota was born in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. At a young age, he came in possession of Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life album. In high school, Kubota formed a high school band. In January 1995, he released his seventh album, Bumpin' Voyage and his video album Super Duper Vol. 4. The album reached number 1 on the Oricon Albums chart. In July 1995, he released the single "Niji no Grand Slam", which charted at number 11 on the Oricon Singles chart. 1995–1998: Transition to American music and subsequent releases.
Toshinobu Kubota – Bumpin' Voyage. Label: Sony Records – SRCL 3116. Released: 28 Jan 1995. Producer – Toshinobu Kubota. Programmed By – Andres Levin (tracks: 4, 5), Andy Marvel (tracks: 7), Camus Celli (tracks: 4, 5), Jeff Bova (tracks: 9, 10), Yoichiro Kakizaki (tracks: 1 to 3, 6, 8, 11). Notes. Track title Romanization: Track 1: Sayonara Track 3: Kimi Wa Nani O Miteru Track 5: Onna Track 10: Sagashiteta Wasuremono Track 11: Yoru Ni Dakarete.
Bumpin' Voyage is the seventh studio album of Japanese singer Toshinobu Kubota, released on January 28, 1995. The album charted at number 1 on the Oricon Albums chart and remained on the charts for total of 12 weeks. The album sold a total of 600,000 units, reaching double platinum certification.
Toshinobu Kubota chronology. Nothing But Your Love (2000). On September 27, 2000, Kubota released "As One" on the recording label Sony Music Entertainment Japan. The album debuted at number 5 on the Oricon Albums chart and remained on the chart for a total of eight weeks. The album sold over 148,000 units in Japan. The Sound of Carnival" was released July 28, 1999.
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