角松敏生 元ネタ探し

〜新鮮保証56.5.10迄〜 でおなじみ (?)、僕が大好きな角松敏生の楽曲の「元ネタ」を探してみました。リンクは YouTube の検索ページに飛ぶ他、「(検索)」は Google 検索へのリンクとしているので、実際の楽曲を聴き比べてみてください。

曲名 収録シングル・アルバム名 元ネタ
Dancing Shower 1981 Sea Breeze
2016 Sea Breeze 2016
Stuff - Foots
Elena 1981 Sea Breeze
2016 Sea Breeze 2016
Airplay - Nothin' You Can Do About It
Still I'm In Love With You 1981 Sea Breeze
1985 T's Ballad
2016 Sea Breeze 2016
Airplay - It Will Be Alright
Rush Hour 1982 Weekend Fly To The Sun
2012 Rebirth 1
Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
Brunch 1982 Weekend Fly To The Sun Al Jarreau - Breakin' Away
4 A.M. 1982 Weekend Fly To The Sun Al Jarreau - Teach Me Tonight
Crescent Aventure 1982 Friday To Sunday
1985 T's Ballad
2020 Earplay Rebirth 2
Nite Flyte - If You Want It
Take Me Far Away 1983 On The City Shore
2003 君のためにできること
High Fashion - I Want To Be Your Everything
It's Hard To Say Good-Bye 1983 Do You Wanna Dance
1986 T's 12 Inches
Narada Michael Walden - Never Wanna Be Without Your Love
If You... 1984 After 5 Clash High Fashion - Feelin' Lucky Lately
Maybe It's Love Affair 1984 After 5 Clash Carol Douglas - My Simple Heart
Will You Wait For Me 1984 After 5 Clash Airplay - It Will Be Alright
Step Into The Light 1984 After 5 Clash
1984 Girl In The Box
1986 T's 12 Inches
Unique - What I Got Is What You Need
Armenta & Majik - I Wanna Be With You
Never Touch Again 1984 After 5 Clash Armenta & Majik - I Wanna Be With You
Girl In The Box 1984 Girl In The Box
1986 T's 12 Inches
1993 1981-1987
2012 Rebirth 1
Change - Paradise
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
Springin' Night 1985 Gold Digger Titus Williams - Give Me Some Love Tonight
Secret Lover 1985 Gold Digger
1985 Tokyo Tower
Hey DJ - World's Famous Supreme Team
初恋 1985 初恋 / Snow Lady Fantasy
1986 T's 12 Inches
M'Lady - Baby You Lied
Alton McClain & Destiny - It Must Be Love
Lucky Lady Feel So Good 1986 Lucky Lady Feel So Good
1986 Pile Driver
1986 T's 12 Inches
Tululah Moon - If You Want Love
Luther Vandross - She's a Superlady
Take Off Melody 1986 Touch And Go
1986 T's 12 Inches
Billy Crystal - You Look Marvelous
Pile Driver 1986 Pile Driver
1986 Touch And Go
1986 T's 12 Inches
System - I Don't Run From Danger
ドアの向こう 1986 ドアの向こう
1993 1981-1987
Chapter 8 - How Can I Get Next To You
中山美穂 - Rising Love 1986 Summer Breeze Total Contrast - Takes A Little Time
Total Contrast - Hit And Run
This Is My Truth 1987 This Is My Truth
1993 1981-1987
System - Come As You Are Superstar
She's My Lady 1987 She's My Lady
1993 1981-1987
Luther Vandross - She's a Superlady
Jadoes - Shining You 1987 Free Drink Change - Change Of Heart
Jadoes - Step Into The City Light 1988 Step Into The City Light / Days Gone By
1989 Dumpo
1994 J's Hot
Scritti Politti - Perfect Way
Okinawa 1989 Reasons For Thousand Lovers
1989 Okinawa
2000 1988-1993
System - Don't Disturb This Groove
I Must Change My Life & Love For Me 1990 I Must Change My Life & Love For Me
2000 1988-1993
Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
夜離れ 1991 All Is Vanity Steely Dan - Home At Last
Aki - ふりむかないで Don't Look Back 1996 ふりむかないで Don't Look Back Love To Infinity - Keep Love Together
吉沢梨絵 - Never Gonna Miss You 1997 Vocaland Never Gonna Miss You Change - Say You Love Me Again
Time Tunnel 1999 Time Tunnel Yes - Close To The Edge
心配 2001 心配 / Yokohama Twilight Time
2011 1998-2010
David Foster - Love At Second Sight
David Foster - Chaka
Views 2004 Fankacoustics Zinc - Street Level

僕はこれらの類似を、パクリ・盗作といったネガティブな捉え方はしていません。いずれも、元ネタにリスペクトを込めた意図的なオマージュであると認識しています。元ネタのミュージシャンを呼び寄せて製作している楽曲も多く、なんなら「公認」で真似ている、といえます。さらに、いずれの楽曲も「角松敏生らしさ」という唯一無二の明確なオリジナリティがあり、元ネタを超えるクオリティへと昇華させていることからも、単なる真似っこに留まらないことは一聴して分かることでしょう。