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A Tribute To Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto Tribute Album Is On The Way

by Paul Cashmere on November 30, 2022

in News

A tribute album to Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto ‘To The Moon and Back’ will be released this Friday (2 December 2022).

The album features contributions from David Sylvian, Alva Noto, Cornelius and Thundercat and taps into the decades of Sakamoto’s recorded works.

1. Walker – Lim Giong – Follow The Steps Remodel
2. Grains (Sweet Paulownia Wood) – David Sylvian Remodel
3. Thousand Knives – Thundercat Remodel
4. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence – Electric Youth Remodel
5. Thatness and Thereness – Cornelius Remodel
6. World Citizen I Won’t Be Disappointed – Hildur Guðnadóttir Remodel
7. The Sheltering Sky – Alva Noto Remodel
8. Amore – Fennesz Remodel
9. Choral No. 1 – Devonté Hynes Remodel (featuring Emily Schubert)
10. DNA – The Cinematic Orchestra Remodel
11. With Snow and Moonlight – snow, silence, partially sunny – Yoshihide Otomo Remodel
12. Forbidden Colors – Gabrial Wek Remodel
13. The Revenant Main Theme – 404.zero Remodel

Ryuichi Sakamoto was a founding member of Japan’s Yellow Magic Orchestra, the Japanese electronica band around from 1978 to 1984. After YMO, Sakamoto got into film scoring. The movie ‘Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence’, also starring David Bowie, marked Ryuichi’s debut as an actor and film composer. It contained ‘Forbidden Colours’ with David Sylvian. As a film composer he has won an Oscar, a BAFTA, A Grammy and two Golden Globe Awards.

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