長渕剛

長渕剛

japanese, folk, singer-songwriter, rock, j-pop

Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi (長渕剛), born September 7, 1956 in Hioki, Kagoshima Prefecture is a Japanese musician and actor. He has produced many hit singles as a singer-songwriter, such as "Junko"(1980), "Tonbo"(1988), "Kanpai"(1988), "Shabondama"(1991) and "Close Your Eyes"(2005). And he has released twelve albums which have gone on to reach number-one in the Japanese Oricon album chart. Along with Yosui Inoue and Noriyuki Makihara, he sold over 10 million single records.