Year Book 1980 -1984(CD)

坂本龍一 SKU: RZCM-86229KC
Year Book 1980 -1984(CD)

Year Book 1980 -1984(CD)

坂本龍一 SKU: RZCM-86229KC
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Year," released in 2017. BookThe third installment in the "Year" series. Originally, the plan was to compile the decade of the 1980s, but there were too many candidates, so here is a compilation of works from the first half of the 1980s. While some studio tracks are included, such as "Photo Musique (dub)," which was only played once on the radio, most of this album features a number of live tracks that were released to the public for the first time. Units, "Novel," a choral piece commissioned by the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, which some members refused to sing because of the radical lyrics by Ryu Murakami, and finally, "Merry Christmas at the Battlefield" featuring Yuji Takahashi and Aki Takahashi as guests at the 1984 Kanagawa Arts Festival's "The World of Ryuichi Sakamoto: Contemporary Composers of Japan" series. The last part of the album includes a rare sound recording of Ryuichi Sakamoto performing five songs from "Merry Christmas" and three solo pieces with Yuji Takahashi and Aki Takahashi as guests at the 1984 Kanagawa Arts Festival's "Japanese Contemporary Composers Series: The World of Ryuichi Sakamoto. As in the past, an interview with Ryuichi Sakamoto explaining the songs and a booklet with rare photos from that time are also included.
Ryuichi Sakamoto archive "Year BookThis third volume in the "Year Series" contains valuable sound recordings from 1980-1984.
During this period, Sakamoto Ryuichi was actively involved in the underground genre of music while producing "Merry Christmas at the Battlefield.
This is a treasure trove of songs that are being packaged for the first time, including live recordings from Kyoto Kaikan, Kanagawa Arts Festival, and B-2 Units.
The recordings are a must-listen for music fans as well as Sakamoto fans!

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1. Finale (Live Version)
2. Happy End
3. Foto Musik(Dub)
4. Zoyy(Live Version)
5. Demo #3(Live Version)
6. The Arrangement(Live Version)
7. Happy End(Live Version)
8. Demo #6(Live Version)
9. Piano Pillows(Live Version)
10.Syosetsu(The Novel)
11.Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence(Live Version)
12.Before the War(Live Version)
13.Last Regrets(Live Version)
14.Beyond Reason(Live Version)
15.The Fight(Live Version)
16.Tibetan Dance(Live Version)
17.M.A.Y. in the Backyard(Live Version)
18.Grasshoppers(Live Version)

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