Aneka - Japanese Boy (1981)

This video features Aneka performing Japanese Boy on Top Of The Pops (UK), with Legs & Co doing the dancing.

The single was a #1 hit for one week in August 1981, and adopted an oriental image, although some critics claimed that the music was more Chinese than Japanese.

A follow-up single "Little Lady" saw Aneka adopt the image of a 19th century lady, rather than a Japanese one. This proved to be a big mistake as the single only crawled to No.50 in the UK singles chart, although it reached No.7 in Austria, No.10 in Germany and No.14 in Sweden.

Aneka - Japanese Boy (single sleeve)

 

 

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