"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.
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