Akina Nakamori revisits “Evangelion” opening on her new cover album

On November 30, Akina Nakamori will release her 9th cover album, “Belie”. The legendary singer selected a range of songs from the 1970s to mid 2000s to cover, including the Neon Genesis Evangelion opening “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis”, Momoe Yamaguchi’s, who is Nakamori’s spiritual predecessor, “Shanikusai” and SHOW-YA’s “GENKAI LOVERS” that was remade to celebrate the band’s 3oth anniversary by featuring Namie Amuro last year.

The Analog Edition of the album is set to be released on December 21. Other than being in high quality, it will include 6 additional “Vampire” songs.

Check out the full tracklist and the preview.

On her previous cover album, “Uta-Hime 4 -My Eggs Benedict-, Nakamori’s choice of songs was restricted to the 2000s, highlighting Mika Nakashima (“Yuki no Hana”), EXILE (“Lovers Again”) and Every Little Thing (“fragile”).

Regular Edition album cover


Limited Edition album cover


“Belie” Tracklist

  1. Saudade (Porno Graffitti)
  2. Yashashiku Naritai (Kazuyoushi Saito)
  3. WHITE BREATH (T.M.Revolution)
  4. A Cruel Angel’s Thesis (Yoko Takahashi)
  6. Shanikusai (Momoe Yamaguchi)
  7. Suteki na Koe no Wasurekata (Hiroko Yakushimaru)
  8. Mou Hitotsu no Doyoubi (Shogo Hamada)
  9. One more time, One more chance (Masayoshi Yamazaki)
  10. Tashika no Koto (Kazumasa Oda)

“Vampire” Tracklist

Side A

  1. Dounimo Tomaranai (Linda Yamamoto)
  2. Aa Mujou (Ann Lewis)
  3. Yado Nashi (Twist)

Side B

  1. Sexual Violet No.1 (Masahiro Kuwana)
  2. Dancing All Night (Monda&Brothers)
  3. Kizetsu Suru Hodo Nayamashii (Char)