Miki Matsubara (Japanese: 松原 みき; Romachi: Matsubara Miki, November 28, 1959 – October 7, 2004) was a Japanese singer and songwriter. Well known for her debut song. "Mayonaka no Doa (Stay With Me)"
Matsubara was born on November 28, 1959, has one younger sister. Her father was a member of the board of directors of a hospital. Her mother is a jazz vocalist for the comedy and jazz band Crazy Cats. Matsubara started piano lessons at the age of three. and later became very familiar with jazz music junior high school She was interested in rock music and joined the rock band "Kurei" later in 1975 when she was in high school. She became the band's keyboardist. "Yoshinoya Band" (Yoshinoya Band), who plays music at the life house Takutaku in Kyoto, when she was in school, she was often recognized as a good student. And many expect her to go to higher education. However, she had plans to become a professional singer in 1977 at the age of 17 while still in high school. She traveled to Tokyo on her own to debut as a singer, pianist Yuzuru Sera, who previously stated to the media that she had seen Matsubara play and sang along in various places. Kanto region Especially at the live music venue Birdland in Roppongi.
Matsubara began her musical career in 1979 and was immediately known for her debut song. "Mayonaka no Doa (Stay With Me)", which was later covered by a number of musicians, including Akina Nakamori. The song peaked at #28 on the Oricon chart after the release of "Neat na gogo san." -ji" She became one of the most well-known singers at the time. had the opportunity to perform