Release date: 2005.05.27
Catalog nr: ?
First press: no, this was only sold at her concerts
«Mika» is Mika Todd‘s first music release after graduating from Hello! Project. She had joined P-RO Entertainment agency in 2005, and released this mini-album. It contains one original song and several famous jazz songs.
The album is produced by Shiro Gutzie, and was recorded at Superb Records Studio in
Los Angeles, on April 18th and April 23rd, 2005. Johnny Todd (her father, a jazz pianist) did all the arrangements for the tracks.
01. Medley: The Look of Love / Killing Me Softly
02. Moody’s Mood for Love
03. You Took My Breath Away
04. At Last
05. Pick Yourself Up
Medley: The Look of Love / Killing Me Softly
Lyrics: Hal David / Norman Gimbel | Music: Burt Bacarach / Charles Fox | Arrangement: Johnny Todd
The Look of Love is a cover song, released in 1967 and originally sung by English pop singer Dusty Springfield. Killing Me Softly is also a cover song, released in 1973 by Roberta Flack.
Moody’s Mood for Love
Lyrics: Dorothy Fields | Music: Jimmy McHugh | Arrangement: Johnny Todd
You Took My Breath Away
Lyrics & Music: Mika T. Todd | Arrangement: Johnny Todd
This track is an original song
Lyrics & Music: Mack Gordon, Harry Warren | Arrangement: Johnny Todd
This track is a cover song, released in 1960 and originally sung by Etta James.
Pick Yourself Up
Lyrics: Dorothy Fields | Music: Jerome Kern | Arrangement: Johnny Todd
This track was written for the film Swing Time (1936), where it was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers