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Ryuichi Sakamoto - Music For Films [Vinyl LP]

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Ryuichi Sakamoto - Music For Films - 12" Vinyl LP Record

Silva Screen Records

This is the first overview of Ryuichi Sakamoto's remarkable catalogue of film scores, fully approved by the composer and performed by the masterful Brussels Philharmonic under the baton of Dirk Brossé. Sakamoto was already a celebrated pioneer in electronic music and composer/pianist/singer in Japan when director Nagisa Oshima asked him to write the score for Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence in 1983 and also to star alongside David Bowie. In a 30-year-plus career since then he has worked with the cream of film directors including Bernardo Bertolucci (The Last Emperor), Brian De Palma (Snake Eyes), Pedro Almodovar (High Heels) and most recently Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (The Revenant). This compilation is a fitting tribute to his status as one of the greatest composers of his generation.


1. Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence Main Theme (From “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence”)
2. Endroll (From “The Last Emperor”)
3. Rain (From “The Last Emperor”)
4. The Sheltering Sky Main Theme (From “The Sheltering Sky”)
5. High Heels Main Theme (From “High Heels”)
6. Wild Palms Main Theme (From “Wild Palms”)
7. Acceptance (From “Little Buddha”)
8. Snake Eyes Main Theme (long version) (From “Snake Eyes”)
9. Bolerish (From “Femme Fatale”)
10. Bibo No Aozora (From “Babel”)
11. Small Hope (From “Hara-Kiri (Ichimei)”)
12. Yae No Sakura Opening Theme (From “Yae No Sakura”)
13. The Revenant Main Theme (From “The Revenant”)

Standard Edition

2LP with Gatefold Sleeve

Silva Screen Release - SILLP1524
UPC: 0738572152475

Magic Yellow Edition

2LP on Transparent Yellow with Black Splatter Coloured Vinyl with Gatefold Sleeve

Silva Screen Release - SILLP1524YB
UPC: 0738572152437

Lime Splatter Edition

2LP on Transparent Green with Black Splatter Coloured Vinyl with Gatefold Sleeve

Silva Screen Release - SILLP1524GB
UPC: 0738572152451