Shin Sasakubo has been involved in different areas of music, originally with traditional folk, and these days in the avant-garde scene and as a film maker. He bases his work on his home city of Chichibu, Saitama, and on this album he combines his different experiences by playing long forgotten working songs from the Chichibu area with a contemporary twist breathing new life into them. Rather wonderful.
1. Bukosan no Monogoi Uta 2. Mukouyama de Naku Tori wa (Maritsuki Uta) 3. Korya Tomo Yo, Ohohoi (Hataori Uta) 4. Sasa Hoi Hoi Hoi (Maritsuki Uta) 5. Hata Kamisama e (Hataori Uta) 6. Mugiuchi Uta 7. Negai Agemasu Hata Kamisama e (Hataori Uta) 8. Kojo no Yane de Hato ga Naku (Hataori Uta) 9. Kakihara Banto San (Hataori Uta) 10. Oya no Tamedato Junen Nenki (Hataori Uta) 11. Kui Kui (Hataori Uta) 12. Mugiuchi Uta (Arranged by Yuji Takahashi) 13. Bukosan no Amagoi Uta