Akiko Yano (矢野 顕子, Yano Akiko, born February 13, 1955) is a Japanese pop and jazz musician and singer. She was born Akiko Suzuki (鈴木 顕子 Suzuki Akiko) in Tokyo and raised in Aomori, Aomori, and later began her singing career in the mid-1970s. Her vocals and singing style have been compared to British singer Kate Bush.
She has recorded with Yellow Magic Orchestra and its members Ryuichi Sakamoto, Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi, as well as with Swing Out Sister, Pat Metheny, The Chieftains, Lyle Mays, members of Little Feat, David Sylvian, Mick Karn, Kenji Omura, Gil Goldstein, Toninho Horta, Mino Cinelu, Jeff Bova, Charlie Haden, Peter Erskine, Anthony Jackson, David Rhodes, Bill Frisell, Thomas Dolby, the band Quruli, Rei Harakami as yanokami and her daughter Miu Sakamoto.
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Tracklist: VTM Super 50 - The Greatest Dance Hits Volume 3
|2||It's A Rainy Day||4:12|
|3||Cotton Eye Joe||3:20|
|4||Eins, Zwei, Polizei (Radio Edit)||3:25|
|6||Let Me Be Free||3:25|
|7||Out Of My Mind||3:37|
|8||Move It Up||4:04|
|10||Freaks Elevation Party||3:51|
|11||Feel What U Want||4:10|
|12||Give Me Life||4:08|
|13||Don't You Feel The Beat||3:38|
|14||Where Are U Now||3:40|
|15||Let The Dream Come True||3:58|
|16||Angel (Atlantic Ocean Remix)||3:18|
|17||Cotton Eye Joe (Bonus Mix)||4:46|