Meanwhile Kyohei Tsutsumi's（筒美京平）soft and strolling melody seems to take one on that barefoot walk along a sunny and warm beach. On reading that this song came out in February 1983, my initial impression had been that this was a bit atypical for Iwasaki since she was doing some fairly dramatic ballads during this part of the 80s with all those ending themes for the weekly suspense dramas. "Suteki na Kimochi" sounded more akin to her dabbling in summery City Pop during the turn from the 70s to the 80s. And one commenter for the YouTube video mentioned that the intro reminded him of Mariya Takeuchi's（竹内まりや）bouncy "September" which came out at around the same time. But you know, I'm pretty sure that a number of her non-single tracks from her albums were also quite relaxing. As it is, Iwasaki does her usual warm and wonderful work with the song.
"Suteki na Kimochi" managed to peak at No. 32. It is also a track on her 13th album, "Shiteki Kuukan"（私・的・空・間...Personal Space）which came out in July 1983 and went as high as No. 31 on Oricon.
|That morning view from our Ito ryokan|