Pre-order - Release Date 1/4/2019
Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition. Monster In Town was Minako Yoshida's self-produced 8th album released in 1981. She shifted her sound from introspective singer song writer to heavy funk in turn leading to her next albums Light'n Up and In Motion. During this time she became known as the Queen of Funk. Monster In Town established her producer career that was sonically defined by a tight groove of multi-layered backup tracks, with a focus on chorus arrangements. The album features the same musicians as her album Monochrome such as Tsunehide Matsuki, Yasuaki Shimizu, also featuring Akira Sakata on saxophone. Strings and Horns are arranged by Tatsuro Yamashita and Yasuaki Shimizu (Kakashi).