Japanese Boy

song written and composed by Bob Heatlie, originally recorded by Mary Sandeman and released in 1981

"Japanese Boy" is a 1981 debut single by Scottish singer Aneka. It was taken from her self-titled debut studio album Aneka. It went to number 1 in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland, number 3 in Germany, number 4 in Austria, France and Norway, number 5 in Israel, number 7 in the Netherlands, number 18 in Italy, number 19 in South Africa, number 42 in Canada and number 57 in Australia. It did not chart in Japan and New Zealand.

"Japanese Boy"
Single by Aneka
from the album Aneka
B-side"Ae Fond Kiss"
ReleasedJuly 1981 (1981-07)[1]
Songwriter(s)Bob Heatlie
Producer(s)Bob Heatlie, Neil Ross
Aneka singles chronology
"Japanese Boy"
"Little Lady"
Music video
"Japanese Boy" (TopPop, 1981) at YouTube

References change

  1. "Where Are They Now? Aneka". Talk About Pop Music. 25 September 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kantor, Justin. "Aneka – Aneka". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 May 2013. "Japanese Boy," which is a unique fusion of new wave guitars and synths and disco rhythms.