HARUOMI HOSONO

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1959

SOGGY CHEERIOS

1959

Ref: FSD6331


Price: 24.99

Group formed by Soichiro Suzuki (World Standard) and Masahiro Naoeda (Carnation) who were both born in 1959. Guest musicians are Haruomi Hosono, Keiichi Suzuki, Wataru Iga, Mahito Fujiwara, Yoriko Matsumoto and Tetsuya Yamamoto. High quality rock/folk from two veterans of the Japanese music scene with help from other luminaries.

1. Rock 'n' Roll Ga Sora Kara Futtekita Hi 2. Ashita Mo 3. Kaze yo Fuke Umi yo Nake 4. Shiranai Machi 5. Hyakuyattsu no Mado 6. Kimi ga Inai 7. Jukyu Ji Go Ju Kyu Fun 8. Zutto Zutto 9. Boku wa Inoshishi 10. Donten Yuuyami Ferry 11. Tonkatsu no Uta



Ensemble

REN TAKADA

Ensemble

Ref: FSD6335


Price: 26.99

Pedal steel guitarist and stringed instrument player Ren Takada (son of folk singer Wataru Takada) has been a support member of YMO, is a member of Yukihiro Takahashi's group Pupa, plays with Haruomi Hosono's World Shyness and releases solo albums too. This is his sixth album and features many of the musicians he has collaborated over the years including Ryuichi Sakamoto, Keigo Oyamada (Cornelius) Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Kishida (Quruli), Yukihiro Takahashi, Gondo Tomohiro, Tomoyo Harada, Hiroshi Takano and many others.

1. Kojin Teki Riyuu 2. Esoragoto 3. Shichi Gatsu 4. Aji 5. Furugutsu Ten 6. Machibouke 7. Nobara 8. Sabaku No Deisui 9. Glass 10. Sheebeg And Sheemore 11. Netsu No Naka 12. Hifukidake 13. All Night



The Aegean Sea (Blu-Spec CD2)

HARUOMI HOSONO, TAKAHIKO ISHIKAWA, MASATAKA MATSTOHYA

The Aegean Sea (Blu-Spec CD2)

Ref: FSD6305


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1979. Instrumental synth pop/jazz with a Greek twist. Two tracks writen by Hosono (Reggae Aege Woman and Mykonos Bridge) sound similar to YMO who he was with at the time, with three compositions each from Matsutohya and Ishikawa. Guests include Yukihiro Takahashi, Tatsuro Yamashita, Minaka Yoshida, Murakami Ponta Suichi and Hideki Matstake.

1. Aegean Fantasy 2. Atlantis 3. Reggae Aege Woman 4. Mykonos no Hanayome 5. Image 6. Namima no Bara 7. Day Break 8. Aphrodite no Nageki



Pacific (Blu-Spec CD2)

HARUOMI HOSONO, SHIGERU SUZUKI, TATSURO YAMASHITA

Pacific (Blu-Spec CD2)

Ref: FSD6306


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1978. Also features Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yukihiro Takahashi and noted for track eight, an early version of the Yellow Magic Orchestra tune.

1. Saigo no Rakuen 2. Coral Reef 3. Nostalgia of Island 4. Slack Key Rumba 5. Passion Flower 6. Noa Noa 7. Kiska 8. Cosmic Surfin'



Heavenly Music

HARUOMI HOSONO

Heavenly Music

Ref: FSD6229


Price: 27.99

Coincided to mark the 40th anniversay since the first solo album by Haruomi Hosono on 25th May 1973. New album featuring guests including Ryuichi Sakamoto, Salyu, Shigeru Kishida (Quruli), Minako Yoshida and band line up that features Miharu Koshi, Ren Takada and Daiichi Ito. Tracks include covers of Kraftwerk's Radioactivity, Bob Dylan's When I Paint My Masterpiece and tracks Hosono and band have performed live recently.

1. Close to You 2. Something Stupid 3. Tip Toe Thru The Tulips with Me 4. My Bank Account Is Gone 5. Cow Cow Boogie 6. All La Glory 7. The Song Is Ended 8. When I Paint My Masterpiece 9. The House of Blue Lights 10. Ramu wa Osuki ? Part 2 11. I Love How You Love Me 12. Radioactivity



Heavenly Music (Premium LP - Limited Edition)

HARUOMI HOSONO

Heavenly Music (Premium LP - Limited Edition)

Ref: FSL6230


Price: 39.99

'Premium analogue LP' edition of Hosono's latest album.

1. Close to You 2. Something Stupid 3. Tip Toe Thru The Tulips with Me 4. My Bank Account Is Gone 5. Cow Cow Boogie 6. All La Glory 7. The Song Is Ended 8. When I Paint My Masterpiece 9. The House of Blue Lights 10. Ramu wa Osuki ? Part 2 11. I Love How You Love Me 12. Radioactivity


Flying Saucer 1947 (Premium LP- Limited Edition )

HARUOMI HOSONO

Flying Saucer 1947 (Premium LP- Limited Edition )

Ref: FSL6231


Price: 39.99

Premium Analogue LP limited edition version of album that came out in 2007.

Commemorates 60 years since the term 'Flying Saucer' was coined with sightings of UFOs at Roswell, Portland and elsewhere. Together with his band that Hosono calls World Shyness, he plays new versions of old Hosono tunes, and songs he has covered before, with a 'UFO' theme to them. The group comprises of Haruomi Hosono (vocals, acoustic guitar, others), Motoya Hamaguchi (drums), Hirofumi Tokutake (electric guitar), Ren Takada (pedal steel), Wataru Iga (bass) and, good to see her back, Miharu Koshi (accordion). Most of the songs have a Country & Western feel to them, but in a distinctly cool manner. Guests include minyo (tradtional folk) singers Shigeri and Kaori Kitsu and pop / avant garde singer UA. Tracks are 1. Pistol Packin' Mama 2. Wayward Wind 3. Body Snatchers 4. Flying Saucer Breakdown 5. Close Encounters 6. Miracle Light 7. Morgan Boogie 8. Pom Pom Joki 9. Sports Men 10. Shiawase Happy 11. Yume-miru Yaku-soku 12. Focal Mind


HoSoNoVa (Premium LP - Limited Edition)

HARUOMI HOSONO

HoSoNoVa (Premium LP - Limited Edition)

Ref: FSL6232


Price: 39.99

Premium Analogue limited edition LP. Original release April 2011. Original songs and covers. Other musicians include regular live support musicians such as Ren Takada, Miharu Koshi, Wataru Iga (Sakerock) Shigeri Kitsu, Tin Pan Alley members Shigeru Suzuki, Tateo Hayashi, Hiroshi Sato, plus pop singer Cocco, Yoko Ono and Van Dyke Parks.

1. Ramona 2. Smile 3. Kanashimi no Lucky Star 4. Rosemary Tea Tree 5. Tadaima 6. Lonesome Road Movie 7. Walkers Blues 8. Banana Oiwake 9. Lazy Bones 10. Dessert Blues 11. Kamona Girl 12. Love Me



Madame Crooner

MIHARU KOSHI

Madame Crooner

Ref: FSD6233


Price: 27.99

Long time Haruomi Hosono collaborator and band member's first solo album for five years. 'Chansonesque' that resonates with the sounds of the 1920s and 30s featuring accordion and piano.

1. Polka Dots And Moonbeams 2. You Do Something To Me 3. C`est Si Bon 4. Un Jour Mon Prince Viendra (Someday My Prince Will Come) 5. Bonne Nuit Minouche 6. Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fu Auf Liebe Eingestellt (Falling In Love Again) 7. Kinder.heut`abend Da Such Ich Mir Was Aus 8. Parlez-moi D`amour 9. Mona Lisa 10. La Vie En Rose 11. Sourse D`espoir 12. Les Roses De Picardie (Rose Of Picardy) 13. Wiegenlied



Hosono House (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HARUOMI HOSONO

Hosono House (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6098


Price: 14.99

Haruomi Hosono's first solo album after leaving Happy End. Recorded at his home studio and originally released from the Belwood label in 1973. The 11 tracks have been digitally remastered by Hosono and YMO's engineer Mitsuo Koike. Considered, rightly so, as a masterpiece of Japanese rock history.

1. Rockaby My Baby 2. Boku wa Chotto 3. Choo-Choo Gatagoto 4. Owari no Kisetsu 5. Fuyu Goe 6. Party 7. Fuku wa Uchi Oni wa Soto 8. Juusho Futei Mushoku Tei Shuunyuu 9. Koi wa Momoiro 10. Bara to Yajuu 11. Aiaigasa


Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6097


Price: 14.99

Third album from 1973, from the pioneering folk band featuring Haruomi Hosono, Takashi Matsumoto, Eiichi Ohtaki and Shigeru Suzuki.

1. Fuuraibou 2. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 3. Ashita Atari wa Kitto Haru 4. Mufuu Joutai 5. Sayonara Doori San Banchi 6. Aiaigasa 7. Inakamichi 8. Soto wa ii Tenki 9. Sayonara America Sayonara Nippon


City / Happy End Best Album (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

City / Happy End Best Album (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6099


Price: 14.99

From 1973, best album of the group's output from 1970-72.

1. Haikarahakuchi 2. Kaze wo Atsumete 3. Dakishimetai 4. Juunigatsu no Ame no Hi 5. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 6. Fuuraibou 7. Hanaichimonme 8. Natsu Nandesu 9. Tobenai Sora 10. Haru yo Koi 11. Sayonara Doori San Banchi 12. Kakurenbo


Live!! Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

Live!! Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6101


Price: 14.99

Recorded 1973, released 1974, after the band had disbanded.

1. Haikarahakuchi 2. Natsu Nandesu 3. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 4. Dakishimetai 5. Sora Tobu Uraraka Cider / Eiichi Ohtaki & Coconut Bank 6. Coconut Holiday / Eiichi Ohtaki & Coconut Bank 7. Mahci Yuki Mura Yuki / Kyozo Nishioka 8. Kyozo Nishioka / Haruichiban 9. Juunigatsu no Ame no Hi 10. Kakurenbo 11. Haru yo Koi


Singles - Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

Singles - Happy End (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6102


Price: 14.99

Originally released in 1974, tracks from the group's three albums and solo material.

1. Koi no Kisha Poppo 2. Sore wa Boku Ja Nai Yo 3. Sora Tobu Kujira 4. Samidare 5. Koi wa Momoiro 6. Fuku wa Uchi Oni wa Soto 7. Juunigatsu no Ame no Hi 8. Hikarahakuchi 9. Hanaichimonme 10. Natsu Nandesu 11. Mufuu Joutai 12. Sayonara America Sayonara Nippon


Happy End  (Cardboard Sleeve)  (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

Happy End (Cardboard Sleeve) (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6112


Price: 23.99

Third album from 1973, from the pioneering folk band featuring Haruomi Hosono, Takashi Matsumoto, Eiichi Ohtaki and Shigeru Suzuki.

1. Fuuraibou 2. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 3. Ashita Atari wa Kitto Haru 4. Mufuu Joutai 5. Sayonara Doori San Banchi 6. Aiaigasa 7. Inakamichi 8. Soto wa ii Tenki 9. Sayonara America Sayonara Nippon


City - Happy End Best Album  (Cardboard Sleeve)  (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

City - Happy End Best Album (Cardboard Sleeve) (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6113


Price: 23.99

From 1973, best of album of the group's output from 1970-72.

1. Haikarahakuchi 2. Kaze wo Atsumete 3. Dakishimetai 4. Juunigatsu no Ame no Hi 5. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 6. Fuuraibou 7. Hanaichimonme 8. Natsu Nandesu 9. Tobenai Sora 10. Haru yo Koi 11. Sayonara Doori San Banchi 12. Kakurenbo


Live!! Happy End  (Cardboard Sleeve)  (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

HAPPY END

Live!! Happy End (Cardboard Sleeve) (Remaster and High Quality CD - JVC HR Cutting) (Bellwood 40th Anniversay Collection)

Ref: FSD6114


Price: 23.99

Recorded 1973, released 1974, after the band had disbanded.

1. Haikarahakuchi 2. Natsu Nandesu 3. Hisame Zuki no Sketch 4. Dakishimetai 5. Sora Tobu Uraraka Cider / Eiichi Ohtaki & Coconut Bank 6. Coconut Holiday / Eiichi Ohtaki & Coconut Bank 7. Mahci Yuki Mura Yuki / Kyozo Nishioka 8. Kyozo Nishioka / Haruichiban 9. Juunigatsu no Ame no Hi 10. Kakurenbo 11. Haru yo Koi


Chojikuu Korodastan Ryokouki (Blu-Spec CD, Cardboard Sleeve)

APOGEE & PERIGEE

Chojikuu Korodastan Ryokouki (Blu-Spec CD, Cardboard Sleeve)

Ref: FSD6000


Price: 22.99

This album was originally released in 1984 as a kind of soundtrack or concept album to a musical that never came to fruition. Apogee & Perigee are credited as the artists, but was the name for robots that featured in the story. The artists took part anonymously but were under Haruomi Hosono's Yen label such as Miharu Koshi, Jun Togawa and Yuji Miyake, with the album produced by Hosono. Long sought after, it was never promoted at the time and had only a limited pressing on vinyl. Now re-released as Blu-Spec CD.

1. Mitsumasa Shinozaki / Prologue 2. Apogee & Perigee / Gessekai Ryokou 3. Kouji Tagami / Professor Persec 4. Miharu Koshi / Animaloid-mv2 5. Morinoki Gasshodan / Sakasakenjin-egas 6. Apogee /Theme Of Apogee 7. Miyuki Hashimoto / Queen Glacier 8. Perigee /Theme Of Perigee 9. Apogee & Perigee / Shinkuu Kiss 10. Testpattern / Hope



HoSoNoVa

HARUOMI HOSONO

HoSoNoVa

Ref: FSD5678


Price: 26.99

Released April 2011, first album for nearly four years and 38 years since his first solo album, Hosono House. Original songs and covers. Other musicians include regular live support musicians such as Ren Takada, Miharu Koshi, Wataru Iga (Sakerock) Shigeri Kitsu, Tin Pan Alley members Shigeru Suzuki, Tateo Hayashi, Hiroshi Sato, plus pop singer Cocco, Yoko Ono and Van Dyke Parks.

1. Ramona 2. Smile 3. Kanashimi no Lucky Star 4. Rosemary Tea Tree 5. Tadaima 6. Lonesome Road Movie 7. Walkers Blues 8. Banana Oiwake 9. Lazy Bones 10. Dessert Blues 11. Kamona Girl 12. Love Me



Sunny

TOWA TEI

Sunny

Ref: FSD5709


Price: 26.99

New solo album that completes a trilogy of albums, those being previously Flash and Big Fun.The cover artwork is by Barry McGee, as were the two previous albums.The album includes the topical CM song Marvelous, Teenage Mutant sung by Miho Hatori and Get Myself Together and Alpha both sung by Taprikk Sweezee who was featured on Towa's previous albums. Many more artists took part including Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono, Hiroshi Takano, Keigo Oyamada, Yoshinori Sunahara and Ren Takada.

1. Alpha (with Taprikk Sweezee) 2. Marvelous (with Yurico) 3. Cloud (with Haruomi Hosono) 4. The Burning Plain (with Yukihiro Takahashi & Kiko Mizuhara) 5. Melancholic Sunshine 6. Teenage Mutants (with Miho Hatrori) 7. Exterior 8. Ruffles (with Natural Calamity) 9. Upload 10. Get Myself Together (with Taprikk Sweezee) 11. Park (with Mitsuko Koike) 12. Sunny Side of the Moon (Soundtrack)


Eyja

TOMOYO HARADA

Eyja

Ref: FSD5699


Price: 26.99

Tomoyo Harada is popular singer and actress, who in the 1980s was an idol singer. She is currently a member of the group Pupa, together with Yukihiro Takahashi of YMO fame. Eyja is an album of sophisticated pop/electronica, with guest artists including Haruomi Hosono and Taeko Onuki. Produced by Goro Ito and features music video of the song File as CD extra.

1. Harmony 2. Giving Tree 3. Us 4. Fine 5. Kuroi Inu 6. Yume no Yurikago 7. Yokan 8. Voice 9. Sobakasu 10. Marmalade 11. Aoi Tori (+ music video of Fine)



Tin Pan Alley 2 (Blu-spec CD)

TIN PAN ALLEY

Tin Pan Alley 2 (Blu-spec CD)

Ref: FSD5618


Price: 20.99

Second album by Tin Pan Alley from the mid 70s.



Caramel Mama (Blu-spec CD)

TIN PAN ALLEY

Caramel Mama (Blu-spec CD)

Ref: FSD5617


Price: 20.99

First album released in 1975. Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki, Tateo Hayashi, Masataka Matsutoya. Caramel Mama was originaly the name of the band formed by Hosono and Shigeru Suzuki following the break up of Happy End, the group soon emerging into Tin Pan Alley and the title of their first album from 1975. 10 tracks including Caramel Rag, Choppers Boogie, Choo Choo Gatta Got '75, She is Gone and Yellow Magic Carnival.



Happy End City-Cover Book

VARIOUS

Happy End City-Cover Book

Ref: FSD5615


Price: 24.99

Album to celebrate 40 years since the debut of the highly influential band Happy End. City- Happy End Best Album was released in 1973, and this is a cover version of that album by artists who are fans of the group.

Happy End featured Haruomi Hosono, Takashi Matsumoto, Eiichi Ohtaki and Shigeru Suzuki and were one of the first groups to sing original rock music entirely in Japanese. They have even been called 'The Japanese Beatles' for the influence they had on subsequent music made in Japan.

1. Shigeru Izumiya - Haikara Hakuchi 2. Akiko Wada - Kaze Wo Atsumete 3. Louis Phillipe Quintet feat. Maki Nomiya (Pizzicato Five) & Dave Gregory (ex-XTC) - Dakishimetai 4. Otogibanashi - Juuni Gatsu No Ame No Hi 5. Hisamezuki No Sketch 6. Jim O'Rourke + Kahimi Karie - Fuuraibou 7. - Hanaichimonme 8. Onsoku Line - Natsu Nandesu 9. Tobenai Sora 10. Carnation - Haru Yo Koi 11. Junk Fujiyama - Sayonara Doori San Banchi 12. Hugtones - Kakurenbo & Kasekisaida.


Happy End ni Sasagu + (Blu-spec CD) (2 CDs)

VARIOUS

Happy End ni Sasagu + (Blu-spec CD) (2 CDs)

Ref: FSD5629


Price: 34.99

Tribute album to the group Happy End, originally released in 1993, that at the time commemorated 20 years after they finished.

1. Chaka / Ashita Tenki ni Nare 2. Seishiro Kusunose / Natsu Nandesu 3. The Shin Shin Brothers / Furaibou 4. Reijo Ku / Hana Ichi Monme 5. Akira Tsukamoto (Heaven) / Kaze o Atsumete 6. Tomoko Tane / Shin Shin Shin 7. Scanch / Kakurenbo - Haikara Hakuchi 8. Marina Watanabe / Sorairo no Cleyon 9. Garden / Junigatsu no Ame no Hi 10. Zubizubans (Kyon, Jun Shimoyama, Akira Shimoyama, Whacho, Mishio Ogawa) / Sayonara America, Sayonara Nippon


Floating 6 Pupas - Live in Tokyo 2008

PUPA

Floating 6 Pupas - Live in Tokyo 2008

Ref: FSV5543


Price: 44.99

Recorded 30th November 2008 at Shibuya CC Lemon Hall. Special Guest Haruomi Hosono. DVD comes with special booklet, music promo video and bonus movie of 'Preparation - Before Floating- Liquid Room, Ebisu 2 June 2008.

1. Jargon What's Pupa 2. Unfixed Stars 3. At Dawn 4. Home of My Heart 5. Tameiki 6. Marimo 7. Lov 8. Floating Pupa 9. Laika 10. Cicada 11. Sunny Day Blue 12. Glass 13. Are you There 14. Creaks 15. Anywhere 16. Eternally 17. New Order

Encore; It's Gonna Work Out, Romance, How. Music Video; Anywhere

Bonus Movie - Bonus Movie Pupa Live 2008 'Preparation - Before Floating- Liquid Room, Ebisu 2 June 2008. Jargon - What's Pupa, Unfixed Stars, At Dawn - MC, Glass - MC, member introduction, Home of My Heart, How


Promenade Fantasy at the Midtown - Presented by Haruomi Hosono

VARIOUS

Promenade Fantasy at the Midtown - Presented by Haruomi Hosono

Ref: FSD5463


Price: 26.99

New release from Hosono's Daisyworld label. Mood music, lounge music, 2010 BGM. Hosono produces and selects songs played by Daisyworld artists, plus tracks by Bert Kaempfert, Percy Faith and their Orchestras.

1. Plink Plank Plunk / Miharu Koshi 2. Alley Cat / Harry Hosono and the Chow Chow Cats 3. Amori di Alfredo / Harry Hosono and the Chow Chow Cats 4. Bubbles in the Wine / Takashi Okada 5. Delicado / Percy Faith and His Orchestra 6. The Umbrella Man / Miharu Koshi 7. Jazz Pizzicato / Tomoko Kataoka 8. Belle of the Ball / Miharu Koshi 9. Cadillac / Haruomo Hosono 10. Stumbling / VAGABOND cpa 11. The Trolley Song / Miharu Koshi 12. Roses of Picardy / Miharu Koshi 13. Twilight Time / VAGABOND cpa 14. Three O'Clock in the Morning / Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra



Horo 2010 (Blue-spec CD)

CHU KOSAKA

Horo 2010 (Blue-spec CD)

Ref: FSD5281


Price: 25.99

Originally released in 1975, Horo, was Chu Kosaka's breakthrough album. This is a new edition with some new vocals using the original master tapes. Backing musicians include Haruomi Hosono, Masataka Matsutoya. Shigeru Suzuki, Tatsuo Hayashi, Tatsuro Yamashita, Minako Yoshida and Akiko Yano. A classic of Japanese music, kind of folk and soul mixture.

1.Horo2010ver. 2. Kikansha 3. Bon Voyage Hatoba 4. Hisamezuki No Sketch 5. Yugata Love 6. Shirakechimauze 7. Ryusei Toshi 8.Tsurube Ito 9. Furaibo



All Kinds of People Love Burt Bacharach-Produced By Jim O`Rourke

VARIOUS

All Kinds of People Love Burt Bacharach-Produced By Jim O`Rourke

Ref: FSD5283


Price: 24.99

Now Tokyo resident, ex Sonic Youth member Jim O'Rourke has put together a rather wonderful tribute to Burt Bacharach. O'Rourke himself sings on one track - and plays guitar, bass and other instruments on other tracks- as does Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and a superb cast of Japanese musicians such as Haruomi Hosono and Kahimi Kari.

1. Close To You / Haruomi Hosono 2. Always Something There To Remind Me / Thurston Moore 3. Anonymous Phone Call / Etsuko Yakushimaru 4. After The Fox / Akira Sakata & Masaya Nakahara 5. You'll Never Get To Heaven / Yoichi Aoyama 6. Do You Know The Way To San Jose / Kahimi Karie 7. Don't Make Me Over / Chu Kosaka 8. Raindropskeep Falling On My Head / Mitsuko Koike 9. Say A Little Prayer For Me / Yoshimi 10. Planes Boats And Trains / Jim O'Rourke 11. Walk On By / Donna Taylor



Commmons; Schola Vol. 5 Yukihiro Takahashi and Haruomi Hosono Selections; Drums and Bass

VARIOUS

Commmons; Schola Vol. 5 Yukihiro Takahashi and Haruomi Hosono Selections; Drums and Bass

Ref: FSD5282


Price: 79.99

Fifth in the deluxe series, released April 21st. Tracks chosen by Takahashi and Hosono. Track details not yet available.



Soul Party 2009 (DVD+ CD)

CHU KOSAKA AND SOUL CONNECTION

Soul Party 2009 (DVD+ CD)

Ref: FSV5273


Price: 44.99

Chu Kosaka was one of the original members of the 'folk' group April Fool, along with Haruomi Hosono and Takashi Matsumoto. This DVD is of performances at Billboard Live Tokyo and Osaka in April 2009 with guests Haruomi Hosono, Ami Ozaki, Takako Matsu and Takuya Ohashi. Disc 1 is a DVD of a live concert in Tokyo plus some other live footage. Disc 2 is a live CD from Osaka. Band members include Yukihiro Takahashi [ds].

Disc 1. 1. Arigato 2. Everyday Angel 3. Hard to Say, Guzen to Hitsuzen no Aida 3. Haguregumo feat. Ami Ozaki 4. Right Boots feat. Ami Ozaki 5. Furai Bo 6. Horo 7. Shelter 8. Last Piece 9. Runway 10. Don't you worry babe[Encore] Kikansha, Yugata Love feat. Ami Ozaki, Futari no Riyu Sono Go

[Special Feature] 1. Arigato feat. Haruomi Hosono 2. Everyday Angel feat. Haruomi Hosono 3. Yugata Love feat. Haruomi Hosono 4. Runway feat. Takako Matsu, Takuya Ohashi 5. Don't you worry babe feat. Takako Matsu, Takuya Ohashi 6. Yugata Love feat. Takako Matsu, Takuya Ohashi

Disc 2. 1. Arigato feat. Haruomi Hosono 2. Everyday Angel feat. Haruomi Hosono3. Kikansha feat. Haruomi Hosono 4. Yugata Love feat. Haruomi Hosono 5. Yume o Kikasete



Haruomi Hosono no Kayokyoku - 20th Century Box (6 CDs) - Collection of Hosono Songs Performed by Other Artists

HARUOMI HOSONO

Haruomi Hosono no Kayokyoku - 20th Century Box (6 CDs) - Collection of Hosono Songs Performed by Other Artists

Ref: FSD4610


Price: 94.99

Haruomi Hosono made his professional debut forty years ago in 1969, during which time he's written more than 200 songs. This is a box set of 114 songs he has written for other artists. It's a great archive of twentieth century Japanese pop music. The tracks were selected and remastered by Hosono. He also edited the 144 page booklet.

Disc 1 (1971-1979)

1. Chu Kosaka / Arigato 2. Hidehiro Saito / Owari no Kisetsu 3. Hiroshi Kamayatsu / Jingi naki Tatakai 4. Chu Kosaka / Hourou 5. Chu Kosaka / Shirakechimau ze 6. Akiko Wada / Mienai Sekai 7. Makoto Kubota / Bye Bye Baby 8. Morio Agata / Victorial no Yoru 9. Minako Yoshida / Rum wa Osuki? 10. Ayumi Ishida / Dancing 11. Ayumi Ishida / Watashi Jishin 12. Ayumi Ishida / The Moon Light 13. Ayumi Ishida / Bye Bye Jet 14. Sumiko Yamagata / Yumeiro Grider 15. Chu Kosaka / Ice Cream Shop Girl 16. Haruomi Hosono, Mana / Shiseido 'Fressy' 17. Mariya Takeuchi / Kagayaku Starry Night 18. Bread & Butter / The Last Letter 19. Crest For Singers / Sun Shade 20. Makoto Kubota & The Sunsets / Issho ni Aruite!! 21. Ryuichi Sakamoto & Kakutogi Session / Neuronian Network 22. Sheena & The Rokkets / You May Dream

Disc 2 (1979-1982)

1. Raji / Tuski no Hilari 2. Yuko Kanai / China Rose 3. Sandii / Idol Era 4. Sandii / Zoot Kook 5. Susan / Ah! Soka 6. The Benchers / Octopus Tree 7. Imokin Trio / High School Lullaby 8. Yuko Kanai / Hashire Usagi 9. Cosmic Invention / Platonic Gakuen 10. Kumiko Yamahsita / Sekido Komachi Doki 11. Kuniko Yamada / Tetsugaku Shiyo 12. Yoshie Kashiwabara / Shiawase Ondo 13. Starbow / Tokyo Bay Blues 14. Chiemi Manabe / Fushigi Shojo 15. Chiemi Manabe / Nerawareta Shojo 16. Chiemi Manabe / Romantist 17. Chiemi Manabe / Aoi Kaki 18. Chiemi Manabe / Night Train 19. Tamao Koike / Sangokushi Love Theme

Disc 3 (1982-1984)

1. Seiko Matsuda / Kiiroi Cardigan 2. Sheena / Wai Wai Wai 3. Miki Matsubara / Paradise Beach (Sophie no Theme) 4. Seiko Matsuda / Wagamama na Kataomoi 5. Seiko Matsuda / Tengoku no Kiss 6. Seiko Matsuda / Glass no Ringo 7. Shinichi Mori / New York Story 8. Shinichi Mori / Room Key 9. Imokin Trio / Teenage Eagles 10. Starbow / Gessekai Knight 11. Akina Nakamori / Kinku 12. Miki Fujimura / Yume, Koi, Hito 13. Miki Fujimura / France Eiga 14. Miki Fujimura / Haru Mon Amour 15. Mariko Fuji / Tenshi to Maho 16. Mariko Fuji / Kiken na Nemuri 17. Sandii & The Sunsetz / Sticky Music 18. Sandii & The Sunsetz / Walk Away 19. Narumi Yasuda / Kaze no Tani no Naucicca

Disc 4 (1984-1986)

1. Seiko Matsuda / Pink no Mozart 2. Seiko Matsuda / Glass no Prism 3. Akina Nakamori / 100c Vacance 4. Narumi Yasuda / Giniro no Harmonica 5. Apogee & Perigee / Shinku Kiss 6. Apogee and Perigee / Gessekai Ryoko 7. Tomoko Yasuno / Sur La Terra 8. Kirara to Urara / Tuxedo Moon de Yushoku o 9. Miharu Koshi / Yube no Inori 10. Naoko Ken / Nihon Ningyo 11. Yukihiro Takahashi / Konchuki 12. Kaori Nakahara / Gingatetsudo no Yoru 13. Iyo Matsumoto / Gekka Bijin 14. Kipp Lennon / Koi no Fire Boy 15.Shojo-tai / Siam Paradise 16. Hiroko Yakushimaru / Akai Hana, Aoi Hana 17. Hiroko Yakushimaru / Tomei na Tulip

Disc 5 (1986-1994)

1. Mari Mizutani / Pastel no Ame 2. Kyoko Yamada / Korosuke Machi o Yuku 3. Mitsuko Horie / Kiteretsu Daihyakka 4. Kyoko Koizumi / Tsuretette Fantarjen 5. Kyoko Koizumi / Ha Ji Me Te 6. Miho Tsumiki / Sayonara no Akuruhi 7. Yukihiro Takahashi / Sea Change 8. Emi Akiyama / Ran no Sono 9. Tomomi Nishimura / Tenshi no Yubisaki 10. Tomomi Nishimura / Kinoha wa Midori, Sora wa Ao 11. Saori Yagi / Sayonara 12. Saori Yagi / Kokoro 13. HIS / Nihon no Hito 14. Dark Ducks / Dandy Dandy 15. Nae Yuki / Aozora Banka 16. Nae Yuki / Itazura ga Suki 17. Micky Curtis / Tengoku no Yoru 18. Kazuya Kosaka / Sumunara Setegaya-ku

Disc 6 (1994-2008)

1.Nae Yuki / Kuki mitaini Aishiteru 2. Nae Yuki / Yoimachi Yuki 3. Yuko Kanzaki / Daremo inai Xmas 4. Sheena & The Rokkets / Indian Heart 5. Chisato Moritaka / Miracle Night 6. Chisato Moritaka / Hey! Inu 7. Chisato Moritaka / Calipso no Musume 8. Chappie / Tanabata no Yoru, Kimi ni Aitai 9. Kumiko / Mamagoto 10. Chu Kosaka / Hourou 11. Chu Kosaka / Hot or Cold 12. Fuyumi Sakamoto / Oh, My Love - Radio kara Ai noUta 13. Fuyumi Sakamoto / Shiawase Happy 14. Cookie Monster (Satoshi Kikuchi) / Cookie Song 15. Tomomi / Kimi ni Aitaina - Phillip no Theme 16. Mei kurokawa / Boku no Kimochi - Birdy Opening Theme 17. Kiyoshiro Imawano / Aitsu no Kuchibue 18. Rina Ohta / Puzzle-Riddle 19. Soul Ja / Cassis (Haruomi Hosono Special Mix Version) 20. Kyoko Koizumi / Haruomi Hosono / Good Good



Nokto de la Galaksia Fervojo (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

HARUOMI HOSONO

Nokto de la Galaksia Fervojo (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4522


Price: 21.99

Originally released in 1985. Soundtrack to the animated film, Night on the Galactic Railroad, the original title in Esparanto. Mostly piano and synthesizer.

1. La Ceftitolo 2. Temo el la Mondo de la Fantazia Kvara Dimensio 3. Fantazio Kaj Realo 4. En Tago Serena 5. La Kanto de la Rondiro de la Steloj 6. Fantazio de Giovanni 7. La Stelfesto de Centauro 8. La Masto de 'Tenkirin' 9. La Gojo 10. La Norda Kruco 11. La Pliocena Marbordo 12. La Historio en Fantazio 13. La HArpo de la Paradizo 14. La Travida Malgojo de Giovanni 15. La Pleja Felico 16. Temo de la Adiauo 17. Kuro 18. 45 Minutoj 19. Rekviem 20. Temo Finala



Strange Tomatoes

HUMMING KITCHEN

Strange Tomatoes

Ref: FSD4676


Price: 25.99

New release on Haruomi Hosono's Daisyworld. Humming Kitchen are a duo who appeared on the Hosono tribute album and the recent soundtrack, Goo Goo Date Neko de Aru. Mainly influenced by American roots music and 'Good Time' music of the late 60s and early 70s. Guest drummer is Tateo Hayashi of Tin Pan Alley.

1. Taxi Driver 2. Kaze no Atlas 3. Omlette Moon 4. Sakuraame 5. Bonjour Express 6. Kitchen Boycot 7. Ice Cream Baby 8. Daisy's Cafe 9. Olgor no Uta 10. Boy 11. Namiko Fudo 12. Aoi Canvas 13. Panorama no Oka


S-F-X (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

HARUOMI HOSONO

S-F-X (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4521


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1984. Experimental techno-pop. A kind of proto-type of his first post YMO band, F.O.E. meaning Friends of Earth.

1. Body Snatchers 2. Androgena 3. SFX 4. Strange Love 5. Alternative 3 6. Dark Side of the Star



Sex, Energy & Star (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

F.O.E featuring Haruomi Hosono

Sex, Energy & Star (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4523


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1986. Guests include Maceo Parker and Anton Fier.

1. Sex Machine 2. Totla Eclipse 3. Right Place, Wrong Time 4. Opera 5. In My Jungle 6. Don't Wanna Lose My Soul 7. Sex Machine (instrumental feat. Maceo Parker)



The World of F.O.E. (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

F.O.E featuring

The World of F.O.E. (SHM-CD paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4524


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1986, combination of two albums, Friend or F.O.E.? and Decline of O.T.T. Guests include Sandii, Makoto Kubota and Miharu Koshi.

1. World Famous Techno Pop 2. Return of Body Snatchers (Exterminated Mix) 3. Strange Love (Funk Version) 4. OTT Manifesto (OTT Mix) 5. Dance Hall 6. Agricult 7. Lunar Gloom 8. Decline of the City (Instrumental)



Murasaki Shikibu - The Tale of Genji

HARUOMI HOSONO

Murasaki Shikibu - The Tale of Genji

Ref: FSD4515


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1987. The Tale of Genji is a 11th century classic written by a Heian court lady, Murasaki Shikibu. An animated version, directed by Gisaburo Sugii, was released in 1987 and is considered as one of the most significant films ever produced in Japan. Haruomi Hosono was the musical director of the film. Traditional sounding album with lush keyboard sounds.

1. Tsukiyomi 2. Rajyou Mon 3. Fujitsubo 4. Asatsuyu 5. Wakamurasaki 6. Miyasundokoro 7. Ukihashi 8. Kechigan 9. Goma 10. Hikari 11. Kodoma 12. Mai



Omni Sight Seeing

HARUOMI HOSONO

Omni Sight Seeing

Ref: FSD4516


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1989. Global techno-pop with jazz and other influences.

1. Esashi 2. Andadura 3. Orgone Box 4. Ohenro 5. Caravan 6. Retort 7. Laugh 8. Korendor 9. Pleocene



Medicine Compilation from the Quiet Lodge

HARUOMI HOSONO

Medicine Compilation from the Quiet Lodge

Ref: FSD4517


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1993. Not really a compilation, but new material recorded with various collaborators including Yasuaki Shimizu and Akiko Yano, mostly ambient with contemporary pop flavours.

1. Laughter Meditation 2. Honey Moon 3. Deira 4. Quiet Lodge Edit 5. Medicine Mix 6. Sand Storm Edit 7. Mabui Dance 8. Aiwoiwaiou 9. Armenian Orientation 10. Ambient Meditation


Love, Peace & Trance

LOVE, PEACE & TRANCE

Love, Peace & Trance

Ref: FSD4518


Price: 22.99

Originally released in 1995, Hosono produced and played on this album featuring Mimora Yusa, Mishio Ogawa and Miyako Koda. Relaxing ambient music.

1. Yeelen 2. Dreamtime Lovers 3. Solaris 4. Mammal Mama 5. Kokoro Da 6. Dawn 7. Whispers in the Dark 8. Hasu Kriya -single mix 9. Hush - A Mandala Ni Pali 10. Aina


Goo Goo Datte Neko de Aru (Original Soundtrack)

VARIOUS PRODUCED BY HARUOMI HOSONO

Goo Goo Datte Neko de Aru (Original Soundtrack)

Ref: FSD4344


Price: 25.99

Released on Daisyworld, Haruomi Hosono produced soundtrack album. Some of Hosono's regular collaborators, including tracks by Hosono, Miharu Koshi, Takuji Aoyanagi, Ren Takada, Kyoko Koizumi, World Standard, Humming Kitchen and Toybox. 23 tracks.



Daisy Holiday Presented by Haruomi Hosono

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Daisy Holiday Presented by Haruomi Hosono

Ref: FSD4040


Price: 25.99

It's been four years since Haroumi Hosono's record label, Daisyworld Discs, released anything new. Now the label is back in partnership with Columbia Music Entertainment. With it's mantra of 'quality and originality' Daisyworld released some fantastic album since its inception in 1996. This compilation, selected by Hosono is of old and new tracks by some of the label's top artists. The title Daisy Holiday comes from Hosono's radio show, and this CD of 20 tracks is desgined to play like his radio show with little interludes, sketches and messages.

1. Harry Blewer / Minute Merenge 2. Miharu Koshi / Type Writer 3. Bo Hanks Sextet / Power House 4. Beautiful Humming Bird / Eidelweiss (Japanese Demo Version) 5. Tei Towa / Channel Ginga 6. Ren Takada / Kaerimichi 7. James Loverock / Gaia Message 8. Miharu Koshi / Rowayal Eplon 9. Humming Kitchen / Panorama no Oka 10. Takuji Aoyanagi / Kyo ga Owaru koroni 11. Various / Pon Pon Joki / Cont 12. Bo Hanks Saxophone Sextet/ Toy Trumpet 13. Miharu Koshi / Café du Carfur 14. Vagabond c.p.a. & Harry Hosono Jr. / Old Music Master 15. Haruomi Hosono, Miharu Koshi / Yume-Sore wa Dream 16. Tin Pan / Hoshizora no Strat 17. World Standard / Alegria Boricure Symphony 18. Haruomi Hosono / Great Ship Went Down 19. Kiseru / Kimi no Inu 20. Elevator / Cont 21. Haruomi Hosono & World Shyness / Hongkong Blues 22. Gen Hoshino / Daisy Omisoshiru



Archives Vol. 1

HARUOMI HOSONO

Archives Vol. 1

Ref: FSD4087


Price: 25.99

Unreleased recordings by Haruomi Hosono of music he has written between 1987 and 2006 for TV shows, TV dramas, exhibitions etc.. 1. Roochoo Divine 2. Rainbow Road 3. Walkers 4. Walking Vibration 5. Ceremony 6. Seeing Beauty 7. Lucky 8. Garon 9. Cirque 01. Pantomime 11. Tente 12. Festa 13. Afro Jane 14. Talking Dog 15. Tragic Suite Of Titanic 16. It Was Sad When That Great Ship Went Down



Strange Music on a Summer's Day

HARUOMI HOSONO WITH FRIENDS

Strange Music on a Summer's Day

Ref: FSV3939


Price: 49.99

2007 was one of Haruomi Hosono's busiest years yet, with his own album, various collaborations, contributions to soundtracks, and guest appearances. There was also an excellent tribute to Hosono with a second volume appearing early in 2008. This is a DVD of the concert by some of those artists who performed on those tribute albums. The concert took place in July 2007 at the Hibiya Park outdoor stage, and lasted for over four hours. Those artists include Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Van Dyke Parks, Keigo Oyamada (Cornelius) Takako Minekawa, Kahimi Karie, Jim O'Rourke, Miharu Koshi, World Standard, Hiroshi Takano, Sakerock, Miyuki Hatakeyama, Mitsuko Koike, Saho Terao, Bophana, Akihito Katayori, Vagabond and others. Released March 26th, tracklisting not available at present.



Haruomi Hosono Yellow Magic Show

VARIOUS

Haruomi Hosono Yellow Magic Show

Ref: FSV3805


Price: 41.99

In 2001 Haruomi Hosono hosted a TV programme on NHK BS2, called the Haruomi Hosono Yellow Magic Show. On the programme Hosono invited a lot of his musician friends, the so-called 'Hosono family' to perform, although it was a music variety programme with a talk and comedy element as well. This was the first time that the members of Yellow Magic Orchestra, Hosono plus Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yukihiro Takahashi had appeared together since 1993. Other musicians who appeared are Takashi Matsumoto and Shigeru Suzuki (from Happy End) Tateo Hayashi (from Tin Pan) Tei Towa, Morio Agata, Miharu Koshi, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Sheena & The Rokkets, Chu Kohsaka, Kazuyoshi Nakamura, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Hiroshi Takano, plus a few actors for those comedy sketches. A welcome release onto DVD of what had been rare footage.



Haruomi Hosono Strange Song Book - Tribute to Haruomi Hosono 2 (2 CD + DVD)

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Haruomi Hosono Strange Song Book - Tribute to Haruomi Hosono 2 (2 CD + DVD)

Ref: FSD3834


Price: 34.99

The current fascination with Haruomi Hosono in Japan continues with a second volume of a Tribute to Haruomi Hosono. Artists include Dr John, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Senor Coconut, Makoto Kubota and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth). CD1. 1. Kodaira shiritsu Kamijuku Junior High School / Kaze no Tani no Nauccica 2. Senor Coconut / Tokyo Rush 3. Hirth Martinez with Van Dyke Parks / Rock a My baby 4. Taeko Ohnuki / Femme Fatal 5. Kiseru / Shimensoka 6. Dr. John / Aiwoiwaiaou 7. Shigeru Suzuki plus Yoichi Aoyama / Fuku wa Uchi, Oni wa Sooto 8. Tateo Hayashi plus Haming Kitchen / Chau Chau Dog 9. Sheena & The Rockets / Pom Pom Joki 10. Keiichi Suzuki / Tokyo Shyness Boy 11. Hannno plus Fumiya plus Aoki / Insomunia CD2. 1. Makoto Kubota / Roochoo Gumbo 2. Double Famous plus Kazumi Nikaido / Shiawase Happy 3. Minako Yoshida & Daisuke Kawai Duo / Glass no Ringo 4. Buffalo Daughter / Shimoon 5. Thurston Moore from Sonic Youth / Haiiro no Kaidan 6. Yamagen / Natsu nandesu 7. Micabox & Ayako Takato / Kaze o Atsumete 8. Ryuichi Sakamoto plus Fennesz / Normandia 9. Ann Sally plus Pan Cake / Paraiso 10. Shy Mongoloid / Purioseene



Appleseed: Ex Machina - Standard Edition

EX MACHINA

Appleseed: Ex Machina - Standard Edition

Ref: FSV3935


Price: 32.99

Japanese edition DVD with English subtitles of the anime co-produced by John Woo, directed by Shinji Aramaki with Haruomi Hosono as music director.



Flying Saucer 1947

HARRY HOSONO & THE WORLD SHYNESS

Flying Saucer 1947

Ref: FSD3700


Price: 26.99

Any new album by Haruomi Hosono is an event and this is no exception. The CD commemorates 60 years since the term 'Flying Saucer' was coined with sightings of UFOs at Roswell, Portland and elsewhere. Together with his band that Hosono calls World Shyness, he plays new versions of old Hosono tunes, and songs he has covered before, with a 'UFO' theme to them. The group comprises of Haruomi Hosono (vocals, acoustic guitar, others), Motoya Hamaguchi (drums), Hirofumi Tokutake (electric guitar), Ren Takada (pedal steel), Wataru Iga (bass) and, good to see her back, Miharu Koshi (accordion). Most of the songs have a Country & Western feel to them, but in a distinctly cool manner. Guests include minyo (tradtional folk) singers Shigeri and Kaori Kitsu and pop / avant garde singer UA. Tracks are 1. Pistol Packin' Mama 2. Wayward Wind 3. Body Snatchers 4. Flying Saucer Breakdown 5. Close Encounters 6. Miracle Light 7. Morgan Boogie 8. Pom Pom Joki 9. Sports Men 10. Shiawase Happy 11. Yume-miru Yaku-soku 12. Focal Mind



Om-Rice (carboard sleeve)

KENJI ENDO

Om-Rice (carboard sleeve)

Ref: FSD5227


Price: 22.99

Digitally remastered re-release with cardboard sleeve of classic album by folk singer/songwriter Kenji Endo aka Enken. Enken was one of the original artists on the URC record label that pioneered Japanese folk and rock in the late 60s and 70s. His stablemates included Happy End and Kan Mikami. Om-Rice was originally released in 1983, was produced by Haruomi Hosono and features Miharu Koshi. The music has been described as 'dream ambient techno'.

1. Om-Rice 2. Podkayne no Shiroi Hana (instrumental) 3. Samui Asa 4. Romeo and Juliet 5. Komorebi no Gogo (instrumental) 6. Podkayne no Shioi Hana


Ex Machina Original Soundtrack Complete Edition (2CD + DVD)

VARIOUS featuring HARUOMI HOSONO

Ex Machina Original Soundtrack Complete Edition (2CD + DVD)

Ref: FSD3725


Price: 43.99

Applesead: Ex Machina is new film anime created by Shirow Masamune (comic author) John Woo (producer) and Shinji Aramaki (director). Haruomi Hosono is the music supervisor and not surprsingly therefore is a superb kaleidoscope of sounds featuring HASYMO, (pronounced 'hashimo', Human Audio Sponge Yellow Magic Orchestra) Hosono together with Ryuchi Sakamoto and Yukihiro Takahashi with the track Rescue. Also featured are Cornelius with Haruomi Hosono, Towa Tei, Miharu Koshi, Rei Harakami, M-Flo Loves and Alex (Clazziquai Project). CD 2 is of the film score. DVD features Trailer Short Version / Long Version, HASYMO _ Rescue Music Video - Ex Machina x Studio 4 'C Version, HASYMO Rescue Live at Pacifico Yokohama 19.05.07, Lina Ohta Puzzle Riddle Music Video, Lina Ohta Puzzle Riddle Music Video - feat. Deunan Knute Version, Lina Ohta Puzzle Riddle Music Video Making of, Interview 1. Haruomi Hosono x Shinji Aramaki, Interview 2. Haruomi Hosono x Tetsuya Takahashi



Ex Machina Original Soundtrack (CD+DVD)

VARIOUS

Ex Machina Original Soundtrack (CD+DVD)

Ref: FSD3726


Price: 29.99

The same as the above but without the extra CD of the film score and abridged version of the DVD. Trailer Short Version / Long Version, HASYMO _ Rescue Music Video- Ex Machina x Studio 4 'C Version, Lina Ohta Puzzle Riddle Music Video - feat. Deunan Knute Version, Lina Ohta Puzzle Riddle Music Video Making of, Interview 1. Haruomi Hosono x Shinji Aramaki, Interview



Haruomi Hosono Tribute Album

VARIOUS

Haruomi Hosono Tribute Album

Ref: FSD3396


Price: 29.99

Superb tribute album to the genius of Haruomi Hosono, (Happy End, Tin Pan Alley, YMO, Sketch Show) a true pioneer of Japanese music in different genres, including folk, rock, dance, electronic and Asian. Tracks written by Hosono throughout his career. Artists include Ryuichi Sakamoto & Takako Minekawa (Kaze no Tani no Nausucca) Akiko Yano & Rei Harukami (Koi wa Momoiro) Yukihiro Takahashi (Sportsman) Van Dyke Parks (Yellow Magic Carnival) John Simon, John Sebastian, Geoff Muldaur & Garth Hudson (Chocho san) Jim O'Rourke & Kahimi Kari (Furaibo) Tei Towa & Natural Calamity (Honeymoon) Cornelius (Turn Turn- original Sketch Show). Miharu Koshi (Wagamana Kataomori) Little Creatures (High School Lullaby) World Standard & Mistuko Koike (Sanji no Komoriuta)



Caramel Mama - Remaster

TIN PAN ALLEY

Caramel Mama - Remaster

Ref: FSD4168


Price: 19.99

Caramel Mama was originaly the name of the band formed by Hosono and Shigeru Suzuki following the break up of Happy End, the group soon emerging into Tin Pan Alley and the title of their first album from 1975. 10 tracks including Caramel Rag, Choppers Boogie, Choo Choo Gatta Got '75, She is Gone and Yellow Magic Carnival.



Tin Pan Alley Selection

TIN PAN ALLEY

Tin Pan Alley Selection

Ref: FSD4169


Price: 19.99

Some of the greatest hits of Tin Pan Alley and Hosono's tunes from his solo 'exotica' albums (Bon Voyage, Tropical Dandy) including Peking Duck, Hong Kong Night Sight and Taiyan Yoko. 12 tracks.



Yellow Magic Carnival

TIN PAN ALLEY

Yellow Magic Carnival

Ref: FSD4170


Price: 19.99

Another compilation of Tin Pan Alley and Hosono's solo works from his 'tropical' period. This one includes Peking Duck, Cho-Cho San, Sayonara (The Japanese Farewell Song) Chattanooga Choo Choo and Hong Kong Night Sight. 12 tracks.



Tin Pan Alley History

TIN PAN ALLEY

Tin Pan Alley History

Ref: FSD4171


Price: 29.99

2 CD compilation of Tin Pan Alley and Haroumi Hosono solo tracks from Tropical Dandy and Bon Voyage. Tin Pan Alley consisted of studio musicians and members of the band Hachimitsu Pie, and added a rock flavour to 'new music'. Artists such as Yumi Matsutoya (Yumin) and Tatsuro Yamashita were born from this sound and became superstars. 22 tracks including Roochoo Gumbo, Peking Duck, Exotica Lullaby, Ballad of Aya, Hong Kong Night Sight and Chow Chow Dog.



Crown Years of Harry Hosono 1974-1977

HARUOMI HOSONO

Crown Years of Harry Hosono 1974-1977

Ref: FSD3241


Price: 59.99

Excellent 4 disc box set (3 CD + DVD) 132 page booklet (in Japanese) remastered versions of two classic albums 'Tropical Dandy'(1975) and 'Bon Voyage'(1976) a CD of a live recording of Haruomi Hosono & Tin Pan Alley in Chinatown plus a DVD of that concert featuring two rare live films of Tin Pan Alley performing at Chinatown in Yokohama and at Kanda Kyoritstu Kodo in Tokyo during the 1970s. The live CD has 14 tracks including Chattanooga Choo Choo, Hurircane Dorothy, Peking Duck and the DVD 9 tracks that includes rehearsals and backstage footage. A rare visual treasure, and if you haven't got them, two pioneering albums of Japanese/ Asian world music.



Tokyo Shyness

HARUOMI HOSONO

Tokyo Shyness

Ref: FSV3170


Price: 31.99

Version of above DVD without the extra disc 2. 90 minutes live footage plus an extra 20 minute special feature of out takes (6 tracks) and interviews. Tracks are : 1.Daisan no Otoko 2.Rocka My Baby 3.Kurayamizaka Musasabi Henge 4.Boku wa Issun 5.Lotus Love 6.Koi wa Mizuiro 7.Morgan Boogie 8.Pon Pon Joki 9.Hong Kong Blues 10.Black Peanuts 11.Chattanooga Choo Choo 12.Hurricane Dorothy 13.Shin Shin Shin 14.Natsu Nandesu 15.Owari no Kisetsu 16.Paraiso. Tokyo Shyness are Haruomi Hosono (vo, accoustic guitar), Soichiro Suzuki (mandolin), Motoya Hamaguchi (drums), Ren Takada (pedal steel guitar), Wataru Iga (acoustic bass), Toshimi Mikami (accordion, electric guitar), Hiroshi Takano (acoustic guitar, chorus, percussion).



Has

HUMAN AUDIO SPONGE

Has

Ref: FSV2833


Price: 58.99

Human Audio Sponge is Sketch Show ( Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi) plus Ryuichi Sakamoto. In other words a reincarnation of the seminal YMO. This DVD features live footage from Barcelona and Tokyo in 2004, plus interviews and a documentary.



La Maison de Himiko

HARUOMI HOSONO

La Maison de Himiko

Ref: FSD2747


Price: 29.99

Brand new album from Haruomi Hosono is a soundtrack to the film La Maison de Himiko starring Joe Odagiri and Kou Shibasaki. 2 CDs, 45 tracks, including Hosono on acoustic guitar and vocals on two tracks by Miharu Koshi.



Hosono House

HARUOMI HOSONO

Hosono House

Ref: FSD2649a


Price: 24.99

Haruomi Hosono's first solo album after leaving Happy End. Recorded at his home studio and originally released from the Belwood label in 1973. The 11 tracks have been digitally remastered by Hosono and YMO's engineer Mitsuo Koike. Considered, rightly so, as a masterpiece of Japanese rock history.



Shakkitose

TSURU TO KAME

Shakkitose

Ref: FSD3437


Price: 25.99

Fantastic third album from the duo of female minyo singer Shigeri Kitsu and shamisen player and singer Katsuaki Sawada. Kitsu is also a member of Haruomi Hosono's Pan Pacific Mongoloid Unit, and Hosono joins the duo on narimono, small flutes, hand gongs, wooden percussion and backing chants on an album of traditional Japanese folk tunes, together with percusion player Shigeya Hamaguchi. 12 tracks plus bonus track. 1. Goshu Ondo 2. Nishimonai Bon Odori 3. Izumozaki Okesa 4. Kokiriko Bushi 5. Hachinohe Jinku - Nambu Umakata Sansagari 6. Aiuchi Bon Odori Uta 7. Tsugaru Yosare - Nambu Yoshare 8. Tsugaru Oharabushi 9. Yasugi Bushi 10. Okino Taue Uta 11. Gengen Barara- Kagoshima Haiya 12. Awaodori 13. bonus track - Koroishi Jongara.



Kokoro

CHUEI YOSHIKAWA

Kokoro

Ref: FSD3880


Price: 23.99

Re-release from 1974 of the first album by Chuei Yoshikawa, a folk style singer/songwriter. Yoshikawa has gone to an acclaimed career as a solo artist and backing a host of other musicians. On this, his first album, he teamed up with Tin Pan Alley, the group featuring Haruomi Hosono (bass) plus Tateo Hayashi (drums), Masataka Matsutoya (piano), Shigeru Suzuki (guitar), Toru Okada (Hammond organ), Yuki Komazawa (steel guitar). 15 tracks including bonus tracks from his second album "Machikado" released in 1975. 1. Yume ga Sukoshizutsu 2. Norainu 3. Furui Tokei no 4. Futon no Nukumori 5. Imadake wa / Kokoro 6. Boku wa Kaerou 7. Ame-agari 8. Nichiyobi no Gogo 9. Futari no Heya de 10. Aoi Sora 11. Haru wa Kagerou 12. Machikado 13. Kimi eno Uta 14. Itsunomanika 15. Kanashii Uta wa Utawanai



Paraiso

HARUOMI HOSONO & YELLOW MAGIC BAND

Paraiso

Ref: FSD2566a


Price: 21.99

Unavailable for a few years, finally re-released. Could be considered part of a trilogy of Hosono albums (together with Tropical Dandy and Bon Voyage) that blended Japanese music with various world and other influences. Classic tracks include Tokio Rush, Japanese Rumba, Asatoya Yunta (from Okinawa) and Femme Fatale. Another seminal album originally released in 1978.



Indo

HARUOMI HOSONO

Indo

Ref: FSD2556a


Price: 25.99

Indo was a track written by the briliiant Haruomi Hosono for the classic YMO album 'Solid State Survivor' in 1978 which however remained unreleased. The track itself was inspired by Hosono's journey to India with artist Tadanori Yokoo. This album features the finished version of that original track plus a new remix by Haruomi Hosono. There are seven other remixed versions by Audio Active, Masters at Work, Junior Vasquez, Dub Squad, 4Hero and Apache 61. Art direction of front jacket is by Tei Towa.



Cochin Moon

HARUOMI HOSONO

Cochin Moon

Ref: FSD2650a


Price: 22.99

Hosono together with another pioneering musician, Tadao Yokonori. Ambient style music inspired by visiting India. Originally released in 1978.



Philharmony

HARUOMI HOSONO

Philharmony

Ref: FSD2651a


Price: 25.99

From 1982, first solo album by Haruomi Hosono after forming YMO and released on the 'Yen' label that he shared with Yukihiro Takahashi. 10 tracks including bonus track not on the original. Digitally remastered.



Happy End Parade - Tribute to Happy End

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Happy End Parade - Tribute to Happy End

Ref: FSD2565a


Price: 32.99

Tribute double album to Happy End, the pioneering Japanese folk group active from the late 60s to early 70s, who first put Japanese words successfully into the new US folk style of the day. Artists paying their dues include Yasuhiro Konishi, Yosuke Sogabe, Spitz, Quruli, World Standard (Soichio Suzuki) & Kama Aina (Takuji Aoyanagi).



Apple of Our Eye - White, Duets

VARIOUS

Apple of Our Eye - White, Duets

Ref: FSD3774


Price: 25.99

Part of the Ringo no Komoriuta series. On this album Japanese artists cover 'lullabies' written post-Beatles by individual members of the group in duet. What makes this album and the others in the series interesting is the list of artists that includes Haruomi Hosono (on two tracks) Yoshie Nakano (Ego-Wrappin) and other creative musicians who have been inspired by John, Paul, George and maybe even Ringo.1. Ann Sally & Haruomi Hosono - Love 2. Asako Toki + Yuichi Ohata - My Love 3. Hana Chiba + Tadahiro Sai - Blue Bird 4. Mitsuko Koike + Haruomi Hosono - Only You (and You Alone) 5. Ikuko Harada + Hanareigumi - Oh My Love 6. Tadahiro Sai + Ann Sally - Here Today 7. Mitsuko Koike + Keiichi Sogabe - Grow Old with Me 8. Junk (instrumental) 9. Yuichi Ohata + Maki Nagayama - Be Here Now 10. Shione Yukawa + Keichi Sogabe - Look at Me 11. Yoshie Nakano + Gen Hoshino - All Things Must Pass 12. All Featured Artists - Happy Xmas



Apple of His Eye- Blue, Male Singers

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Apple of His Eye- Blue, Male Singers

Ref: FSD3776


Price: 26.99

The final in the Apple trilogy is of covers of Beatles ballads by male singers. The impressive list includes Haruomi Hosono and Takuji Aoyagi (Little Creatures) 1. Hanaregumi - Blackbird 2. Caravan - If I Needed Someone 3. Ryuhei Koike (Hands of Creation) - All Together Now 4. Saigenji - If I Fell 5. Takuji Aoyamagi (Kama Aina, Little Creatures) - Norwegian Wood 6. Keiichi Sogabe - I'm So Tired 7. Here There & Everywhere (instrumental) 8. Tadahiro Sai (Bonobos) - Two of Us 9. Yuichi Ohata - Mother Nature's Son 10. Kiseru - Free as a Bird 11. She's Leaving Home (instrumental) 12. Haruomi Hosono - Goodnight



Wild Sketch Show Live

SKETCH SHOW

Wild Sketch Show Live

Ref: FSV2154


Price: 57.99

Sketch Show is ex-YMO members Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi. Live from December 2002, this Tokyo concert also features Keigo Oyamada (Cornelius) Ryuichi Sakamoto and others. Cutting edge electronic dance music, in addition to tracks from Sketch Show albums, they perform a YMO medley.



Audio Sponge

SKETCH SHOW

Audio Sponge

Ref: FSD1847a


Price: 25.99

Haruomi Hosono teams up with fellow former YMO member Yukihiro Takahashi for an album described as 'electronic folk'. As always with Hosono, innovative and original.



Bon Voyage

HARRY HOSONO

Bon Voyage

Ref: FSD1290


Price: 23.99

Classic 70s album including mixture of New Orleans / Okinawan plus other Asian music. Highly recommended.



Tropical Dandy (cardboard sleeve)

HARUOMI HOSONO

Tropical Dandy (cardboard sleeve)

Ref: FSD1198


Price: 19.99

More irrestible Asian grooves, includes Chattanooga Choo Choo, Peking Duck and other amazing tracks.



Kaze Machi Roman (Paper Jacket Edition)

HAPPY END

Kaze Machi Roman (Paper Jacket Edition)

Ref: FSD1199


Price: 22.99

1971. Happy End are noted for being one of the first Japanese groups to perform original songs sang entirely in Japanese while influenced by western rock and folk. They are considered pioneers and their members included bassist/vocalist Haruomi Hosono (later of Yellow Magic Orchestra), guitarist/vocalist Eiichi Otaki, guitarist/ vocalist Shigeru Suzuki and drummer Takashi Matsumoto. The band lasted only four years from 1969 recorded three albums but have certainly left their legacy.Kaze Machi Roman is considered the best of those albums and includes the song Kaze Wo Atsumete, used in the soundtrack to the film Lost in Translation.



Kaze Machi Roman (HQCD)

HAPPY END

Kaze Machi Roman (HQCD)

Ref: FSD4999


Price: 25.99

1971. Happy End are noted for being one of the first Japanese groups to perform original songs sang entirely in Japanese while influenced by western rock and folk. They are considered pioneers and their members included bassist/vocalist Haruomi Hosono (later of Yellow Magic Orchestra), guitarist/vocalist Eiichi Otaki, guitarist/ vocalist Shigeru Suzuki and drummer Takashi Matsumoto. The band lasted only four years from 1969 recorded three albums but have certainly left their legacy.Kaze Machi Roman is considered the best of those albums and includes the song Kaze Wo Atsumete, used in the soundtrack to the film Lost in Translation.



Tokyo City Pop 70's (2 CDs)

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Tokyo City Pop 70's (2 CDs)

Ref: FSD2503


Price: 32.99

Excellent 2CD compilation of 70s pop music centered around the group Happy End, and their subsequent offshoots, groups, solo projects etc. Happy End featured Haruomi Hosono and were one of the first groups to adapt Japanese language to folk rock music. Influenced by Buffalo Springfield they experimented with new sounds and styles, greatly expanding the range of Japanese rock music. Also featured is Tin Pan Alley also featuring Hosono, plus solo works by each member of Happy End, Eiichi Otaki, Shigeru Suzuki, Harry Hosono and the Yellow Magic Band, YMO, plus close assocaites Makoto Kubota and Yuyake Gakudan, Morio Agata, Minako Yoshida, Takako Onuki, Akiko Yano, Keiichi Suzuki & Moon Riders Hi-Fi Set. In summary, all the greatest Japanese pop singers and groups from 1970s over 33 tracks.



Happy End (paper jacket edition)

HAPPY END

Happy End (paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4162


Price: 19.99

First album from 1970 from the folk rock band featuring Haruomi Hosono (bass and vocals), Takashi Matsumoto (drums) Eichi Ohtaki (guitar, vocals) and Shigeru Suzuki (guitar, vocals). The group were heavily influenced by US West coast folk rock bands, especially Buffalo Springfield, and Happy End were one of the first groups to successfully put Japanese lyrics to Western folk / rock music. 12 tracks.



Happy End (HQCD)

HAPPY END

Happy End (HQCD)

Ref: FSD4998


Price: 25.99

First album from 1970 from the folk rock band featuring Haruomi Hosono (bass and vocals), Takashi Matsumoto (drums) Eichi Ohtaki (guitar, vocals) and Shigeru Suzuki (guitar, vocals). The group were heavily influenced by US West coast folk rock bands, especially Buffalo Springfield, and Happy End were one of the first groups to successfully put Japanese lyrics to Western folk / rock music. 12 tracks.



Live on Stage (paper jacket edition)

HAPPY END

Live on Stage (paper jacket edition)

Ref: FSD4163


Price: 19.99

Early live album now released in a limited edition paper jacket edition. 11 tracks



Happy End Live on Stage (HQCD)

HAPPY END

Happy End Live on Stage (HQCD)

Ref: FSD4997


Price: 25.99

Early live album. 11 tracks



Singles

HAPPY END

Singles

Ref: FSD4164


Price: 19.99

Originally released in 1974, tracks from the group's three albums plus some solo material. The combination of Hosono's compositions and Matsumoto's profound lyrics describing everyday life had a long lasting influence on Japanese rock music.



Live

HAPPY END

Live

Ref: FSD4165


Price: 19.99

Another live album, this one with 11 tracks featuring some of their best known songs such as Natsu Nandesu, Coconut Holiday and Jun-ni Gatsu no Ame no Hi. Originally released in 1974.



City

HAPPY END

City

Ref: FSD4166


Price: 19.99

Best of album from 1973. 12 tracks including Kaze Wo Atsumete (used on the soundtrack to Lost in Translation). Happy End became one of Japan's most influential groups, their legacy being heard on groups from Cornelius to Pizzicato Five.



Happy End

HAPPY END

Happy End

Ref: FSD4167


Price: 19.99

Third and final studio album originally released in 1973. Nine tracks.



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