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Alphaville - Big In Japan Album
Alphaville - Big In Japan Album
Performer: Alphaville
Title: Big In Japan
Label: Atlantic
Country: US
Released: 1984
Style: Synth-pop
Cat: 7-89665
Rating: 4.4/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1704 mb | MP3 size: 1262 mb | WMA size: 1479 mb
Genre: Electronic

1Big In Japan (Vocal)3:52
2Big In Japan (Vocal)3:52


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
24-9505-7, 24-9505-7-NAlphaville Big In Japan ‎(7", Single)WEA, WEA24-9505-7, 24-9505-7-NGermany1984
X9505, 249505-7Alphaville Big In Japan ‎(7", Single, Lar)WEA, WEAX9505, 249505-7UK1984
24-9505-7 NAlphaville Big in Japan ‎(7", Advance, TP, W/Lbl)WEA24-9505-7 NGermany1983
24 95057Alphaville Big In Japan ‎(7", Single)WEA24 95057Canada1984
WIS 600Alphaville Big In Japan ‎(7", Single)WEAWIS 600South Africa1984


  • ProducerOrlando
  • Written-ByLloyd, Mertens, Gold, Simon


Same song on both sides.


Pressed by Specialty Records Corporation based on the "-SP" at the end of the matrix numbers.

Center labels:
Pub. Rolf Budde GmbH & Co. Musikverlag KG; all rights for the Western Hemisphere administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI
℗ 1984 WEA Musik GmbH
Mfg. by Atlantic Recording Corp., 75 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. (W logo) a Warner Communications Company.


  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): ST-A-46320-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side AA): ST-A-46320-SP


  • Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation


Текст песни: Winter's cityside Crystal bits of snowflakes All around my head and in the wind I had no illusions. Big in Japan is the debut single of the German synth-pop band Alphaville. It was taken from their 1984 album Forever Young. The single was a success in many countries, including Germany, Sweden and Switzerland. It was also the group's only UK Top 75 hit, reaching No. 8 on the UK Singles chart. The song also reached number one on the Hot Dance Club Play in December 1984. You're watching the official music video for Alphaville - Big In Japan from the 1984 album Forever Young. Subscribe to the Rhino the video for Big In Japan from Alphaville's Forever Young for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. For instance, many rock bands that are well past their prime continue to be Big in Japan long after they cannot draw a large audience in the UK or US. However, this song is mostly about a couple, who tries to get off a heroin addiction. The lead signer Marian Gold explains this this way: I must admit the only ones who understood the meaning of the song correctly were Bernhard Lloyd and our then publisher Andy Budde. Bernhard recognized the quality of the song and Andy the ability of its marketing. read more. Big In Japan' tells about a couple of lovers trying to get off Heroin. They both imagine how great it would be to love without the drug: no steal, no clients, no ice age in the pupil, real emotions, true worlds. Till nowadays Berlin station Zoo is an important meeting place for junkies. I bought the album of a British band named Big In Japan. Big in Japan meant so much as if you are nothing in your environs, you can be big somewhere else. You can be a king in another world. And if you aren't that, you can tell it at home. Alphaville - Big In Japan Şarkı Sözleri. winter's cityside crystal bits of snowflakes all around my head and in the wind I had no illusions that I'd ever find a glimpse of summer's heatwaves in your eyes you did what you did to me, now it's history I see here's my comeback on the road again things will happen while they can I will wait. here for my man tonight, it's easy when you're big in japan. when your big in japan, tonight big in japan, be tight, big in japan where the eastern sea's so blue big in japan, alright, pay, then I'll sleep by your si. Alphaville - Big In Japan 1984. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Songs in album Alphaville - Big In Japan 1984. Alphaville - Big In Japan Extended Remix. Alphaville - Big In Japan Extended Instrumental. Total votes: 17. Other albums by Alphaville. Forever Young. Album 1984. In playlists. View all. User 958879540. Big in Japan is the debut single of the German band Alphaville. It is from their 1984 album Forever Young. The title comes from the phrase Big in Japan, which was used to describe Western bands who are popular with Japanese audiences while garnering little attention in their home country. The video was directed by Yello's Dieter Meier. 0Check in. X I'm Watching This Keep track of everything you watch tell your friends