IKOR

2012/9/9

(日本語) カントロワ ヤクサクノ アランケプ シネプ カイサム ー天の国から役目なしに降ろされたものはひとつもない(アイヌのことわざより)ー おおたか静流 すべての女たちに、魂に、歌う

Serenade

2008/12/7

Recorded with local musicians in Istanbul, Turkey. The traditional Turkish tunes and Sizzle’s original songs are arranged using folk instruments. Highly acclaimed in music circles around the world for unlocking another Sizzle’s world.

Bloom

2007/11/21

This marks her memorable 20th album. A collection of nostalgic and charming Japanese lyrical favorites sung a cappella. It includes footage of the northern lights from Yellowknife, Canada. With English translation of the lyrics for all songs.

Sugar Land

2006/8/6

Recorded on the southest island of Hateruma in Okinawa in collaboration with instrumentalists and children from there. The environmental sounds of wind, rain and thunder make this a very live recording. A well balanced mix of traditional songs from Okinawa and her original songs is delightful and soothing.

REPEAT PERFORMANCE V -Furusato-

2005/1/19

This is the 5th in the “Repeat Performance” Series. Recorded while attending the Estonian Choral Festival, one of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity. Sizzle is the first participant from abroad in 2004. Includes 4 traditional Estonian songs with the Grammy-winning Estonian girls’ choir, Ellerhein.

In a Silent Flow

2004/5/12

Features stringed instruments including the Chinese erhu, harp and the Japanese koto. Sizzle’s original songs as well as Chinese and Okinawan songs. Relaxed and laid-back songs share the theme of harmonious co-existence between humanity and nature.

HOME+5

2002/12/4

This is a re-release of the 1998 album Home. Five newer single releases are added. Includes “SUMMER-PAGE”, the theme song for the movie, “Zukkoke Sannin Gumi – Kaito X Monogatari” (Adventures of the Hilarious Trio – Story of the Master Thief X,) a TV commercial song classic, “Supli”, and the ending theme music, “Ai wa Umi” (“Ocean”) for the TV anime, “Tenshi ni Narumon!” (I’m Gonna be an Angel!)

LOVE LETTER

2002/9/19

Sizzle’s prime love song repertoire including “Suzhou Serenade”, “Kanashikute Yarikirenai” (Too Sad to Bear,) “Hana”, “He Ri Jan Zai Lai” (“When Will You Return”,) “Gondola no Uta” (The Gondola Song) and “Sukiyaki” from the big hit concert series, Love Letter . It also includes “Saja Dream” the theme song of the movie, “Tetto Musashino-sen”. Musical director: Febian Reza Pane.

Shizzle Ohtaka TWIN PERFECT COLLECTION

2002/2/27

A value-packed two CD release that contains unabridged songs from the past three albums. The best collection to experience and savour the unique world of Sizzle where she effortlessly crosses genres.

I remember you

2000/12/10

A cappella messages from a trip to Morocco recorded in the streets. The title song, “I remember you” was used for a TV commercial by NTT DATA and was awarded the World’s Best Radio and Television Advertising Award at the International Broadcasting Awards in the US.

sizzle

2000/12/1

The Best of Sizzle compilation album with favorites such as songs for the movie, “Tetto Musashino-sen”, the TV program, “Mushimaru Q Gold” and the television commercial for “Supli”. Filled with pleasant vocal sound.

HOME

1998/8/21

Sizzle’s monumental album encompassing her musical life is dedicated to Hamza El Din whom Sizzle reveres as her musical mentor. This is a culmination of Sizzle’s music until 2000.

RAINBOW MIX –Repeat Performace IV

1998/3/4

A cover of 7 artists including Keisuke Kuwata, Kazuhumi Miyazawa, UA, Kazutoshi Sakurai and Shokichi Kina. 7 different arrangers experimented with mixing and arranging. The multi-layers of Sizzle’s vocal present a magical kaleidoscopic world.

Voice Bathing

1997/7/24

A live recording at Theatre Cocoon in Tokyu Bunkamura, Tokyo in March 1997. Total of 14 songs include “Lovetune”, “Across the River”, and “Water Serenade”. Joint appearances by Kazuhisa Uchihashi (guitar), Masaki Yoshimi (Tabla), Keisuke Ohta (violin), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshigaki Yasuhiro (drums and percussion).

Lovetune

1997/2/5

Full of original songs reminiscent of a dreamy gentle sway. Includes “Water Serenade”, the ending theme music for NHK’s historical drama, “Toryanse – Fukagawa Ninjo Mio Dori”.

HANA / Voice Collection -VOICI VOILA

1995/7/26

“This album is the starting point of Sizzle Ohtaka who is now acclaimed globally not just a as a Japanese, but as an international singer” (“CD Journal”) Includes “Hana”, “Roaming Sheep”, “The Breeze” from “Final Fantasy III”, “MO・E・GI” based on the comic by Takako Yamazaki and three songs – “Voice of Time”, “Swallow” and “Secrets of Life” – for NHK’s program “The British Museum”.

REPEAT PERFORMANCE III

1995/5/24

The 3rd installation of the series that is committed to “Singing.” Intended as a requiem for the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake and the warfare. The selected songs cover a wide variety of genres, from classical, children’s songs, Japanese hit songs.

Shizzle Ohtaka Best Selection / HANA

1994/12/1

The Best Album compiles 2 original and 8 cover songs. The cover songs are uniquely selected by Sizzle in every genre you could think of including old-time favourites, classical, folk pop and traditional folk music. The 2 original songs have different colors as well. This album demonstrates the diverse sound of the singer’s liberated and boundless voice.

NOSTALGIA

1994/10/21

An album with messages for the children of the world. This has become the first step toward her new commitment to create music with children.

REPEAT PERFORMANCE II

1993/6/23

The 2nd in its series. The Japanese old favorites and original songs seem comfortable together and offer fusion-style ambience. (“CD Journal”, Japan)
Her bests including “Minna Yume no Naka” (It’s all dream,) “Tsuki ga Tottemo Aoi Kara” (Because the Moon is So Blue,) “Suzhou Serenade”, “Anmari Anata ga Suki Nanode” (Because I love you so much,) and “He Ri Jun Zai Lai” (When Will You Return).

RETURN

1992/9/23

“The ‘lean’ arrangements make her vocal to shine liberally. The songs remind us the extensive warmth of love for the humanity that transcends personal amours.” (“CD Journal”, Japan)

REPEAT PERFORMANCE

1992/1/22

The commemorative first album of Sizzle’s signature album series. The name comes from an antique shop near the recording studio in LA. The songs “Kanashiku te Yarikirenai” (Too Sad to Bear) and “Ringo no Ki no Shita de” (Under the Apple Tree) are an inserted song and the ending theme music respectively from the movie, “Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t”, directed by Masayuki Suo.

HANA

1990/12/21

This mini album features, “Hana”, the big-hit television commercial song for Fuji Film’s AXIA which pushed Sizzle into fame. Once discontinued, it made a come-back in 1993.