Hosono Haruomi "Heavenly Music"

Hosono Haruomi (YMO) has a new solo vocal album out now! The album consists mainly of covers, including ones of Kraftwerk's "Radio Activity", The Carpenters' "Close to You" and Bob Dylan's "When I Paint My Masterpiece".

The album's main recording members are Takada Ren (pupa), Iga Wataru (lake), Itō Daichi (Sakerock) and Koshi Miharu, with guest appearances by Sakamoto Ryūichi, Kishida Shigeru (Quruli), Salyu, Ann Sally and Yoshida Minako.

All tracks can be sampled at the official release page. Also watch the fun clip below showing the artist dancing in his studio.

Aside from the CD, there's also a limited LP edition that seems to still be available at CDJapan.

Hosono Haruomi "Heavenly Music"
細野晴臣 「Heavenly Music」

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. Rum wa osuki? part 2
11. I Love How You Love Me
12. Radio Activity

daisyworld/Speedstar VICL-64031
Out now (5/22), ¥3000 (excl. tax)
Order: CDJapan, YesAsia, Play-Asia, Amazon, HMV, Tower Records
† Tower Records ships within Japan only

"The House of Blue Lights"

Find out more about: HOSONO Haruomi, KOSHI Miharu, SAKAMOTO Ryuichi, Salyu, TAKADA Ren

Posted on | Released on May 22, 2013 | Comments (1) | Tweet |


I really need a copy of this disc.

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