Sayonara America + No Smoking (x 2 DVDs) (Limited Edition)

Sayonara America + No Smoking  (x 2 DVDs)  (Limited Edition)

Product Description

Limited edition includes both DVDs of the films commemorating Haruomi Hosono's 50th anniversary, the live and documentary film, Sayonara America, together with the film No Smoking. Sayonara America was released in cinemas in November 2021, with live performances of 17 songs in New York and Los Angeles in 2019. It was made in the wake of the pandemic with Hosono reflecting on his concerts in the US two years earlier, 'in memories of a no-masking world'. No Smoking is a documentary that charts the career of Haruomi Hosono, for his 50th anniversary as a musician. Beginning with Apryl Fool, to Happy End, YMO and his solo music. This story is woven into concert footage in the US and elsewhere in 2019, with contributions by Van Dyke Parks, Keigo Oyamada, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Gen Hoshino, Mac Demarco, Kiko Mizuhara, Yuka Mizuhara and Rie Miyazawa. Narration by Gen Hoshino, Directed by Taketoshi Sado.