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Midori Takada's 1999 Album 'Tree Of Life' Set For First Vinyl Release
Christian Eede , August 29th, 2022 20:05

The album was only Takada's second solo effort, following 1983's 'Through The Looking Glass'

Midori Takada's 1999 album Tree Of Life is set to be made available on vinyl for the first time as part of a forthcoming reissue from WRWTFWW Records.

The record, which was only Takada's second solo LP after the release of 1983 debut Through The Looking Glass, was originally made available on CD only by Japanese label BAJ Records. The album has been specially mastered at half speed for this updated release. You can listen to three tracks from the album – 'Love Song Of Urfa', 'Wa-Na-Imba' and 'Yukiai (Futa-Aya-Asobi)' – just below.

Reissues of Takada's music by WRWTFWW, including her work with Mkawju Ensemble, triggered a return to live touring for the artist in recent years. She also released a collaborative record with Lafawndah, called Le Renard Blue, in 2018, while her first new solo material in 23 years arrived earlier this year via WRWTFWW in the form of the albums You Who Are Leaving To Nirvana and Cutting Branches For A Temporary Shelter.

Revisit tQ's 2021 interview with Takada here.

WRWTFWW will release Tree Of Life on November 4, 2022.