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Ryuichi Sakamoto's 'Ongaku Zukan' To Be Reissued
Christian Eede , June 27th, 2023 09:52

It marks the first time the album has been released outside of Japan

Ryuichi Sakamoto's 1984 album Ongaku Zukan is being reissued by Wewantsounds.

Set to be made available in both vinyl and CD editions, the reissue will mark the first time that the album has been released outside of Japan. All of the record's tracks have been remastered especially for the new release, which will also include three bonus tracks, original artwork and new liner notes.

The updated edition of the album has been put together in connection with Sakamoto's management and Midi Inc., the Japanese label which originally put out Ongaku Zukan. It marks the first reissue of Sakamoto's material since his death in March. You can listen to the remastered album cut 'Tibetan Dance', which opens the record, above.

Wewantsounds will release Ongaku Zukan on September 29, 2023.