Ryuichi Sakamoto

坂本龍一 (Sakamoto Ryuuichi)

Also known as H. Sakamoto, H.Sakamoto, Last Emperor, The, Lyuichi, Lyuichi Sakamoto, R. S., R. Sakamoto, R.S., R.Sakamoto, Rioichi Sakamoto, Riuchi Sakamoto, Riuichi Sakamoto, Ruichi Sakamoto, Ryûichi Sakamoto, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Ryuichi, Ryuichi Hosono, Ryuichi Sacamoto, Ryuichi Sakamato, Ryuichi Sakamot, Ryuichi Sakamoto-Writer, Ryuichi Salcamoto, Ryuishi Sakamoto, Sagamoto, Sakamolo, Sakamoto, Sakamoto Ryuichi, 坂本 龍一, 坂本龍一

Short biography of Ryuichi Sakamoto: Ryuichi Sakamoto (born January 17, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese musician, composer and actor. Sakamoto studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, where he graduated with a BA in composition, and a Master's degree with special emphasis electronic and ethnic music. Sakamoto began his career in the late 1970s, working as a composer, arranger and producer with some of Japan's most popular rock, jazz and classical artists. He released his first solo album in 1978 but came to fame as a member of Japanese synth-rock outfit [a=Yellow Magic Orchestra] with co-founders [a=Haruomi Hosono] and [a=Yukihiro Takahashi]. He collaborated with [a=David Sylvian] on a number of singles and most of Sylvian's albums. He appeared in the 1983 Nagisa Oshima film Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence alongside British rock singer David Bowie; he also wrote the film's musical score. He won the Academy Award for his score to the 1987 Bernardo Bertolucci film The Last Emperor. He has also written soundtracks for Pedro Almodovar's film High Heels, and Oliver Stone's Wild Palms. Sakamoto was married to a Japanese pianist and singer [a=Akiko Yano], collaborating with her on some of her recordings. He is also known as a critic of copyright law, saying it is antiquated in the information age.

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Anger / Grief 5
mp3, CD
1998-04-00 Ninja Tune
2 Anger / Grief 5
mp3, CD
1998-04-00 Ninja Tune
3 Prayer / Salvation 8
mp3, CD
1998-09-00 Ninja Tune
4 Prayer / Salvation 6
mp3, CD
1998-09-00 Ninja Tune
5 We Love You 3
mp3, CD
1991 Virgin
6 You Do Me 5
mp3, CD
1990
7 Field Work / Exhibition 2
mp3, CD
1985 10 Records
8 Neo Geo 8
mp3, CD
1987 CBS
9 Moving On - Remixes By Butterfly 6
mp3, CD
1994 Elektra
10 Beauty 11
mp3, CD
1990
11 Riot In Lagos 3
mp3, CD
1983
12 Warhead 2
mp3, CD
1980 Island Records
13 Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia 8
mp3, CD
1986 Virgin
14 Bande Originale Du Film "Furyo" 19
mp3, CD
1983
15 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 19
mp3, CD
1988 Virgin
16 Heartbeat 12
mp3, CD
1992-06-29
17 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 19
mp3, CD
1983
18 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 19
mp3, CD
1994 Milan
19 Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia 8
mp3, CD
1986
20 Sweet Revenge 11
mp3, CD
1994-09-27 Elektra
21 Love And Hate 4
mp3, CD
1994 Elektra
22 Love & Hate 5
mp3, CD
1994
23 Thousand Knives Of 6
mp3, CD
1988-05-00 Better Days (2)
24 Sweet Revenge 13
mp3, CD
1994-06-17
25 Smoochy 12
mp3, CD
1995-10-20
26 Heartbeat 11
mp3, CD
1991-10-21 Virgin Japan
27 Left Handed Dream 10
mp3, CD
1986-03-25 Alfa Records, Inc
28 You Do Me (Justin Strauss Remix) 3
mp3, CD
1990 Virgin
29 Smoochy 13
mp3, CD
1996 Milan
30 Left Handed Dream 10
mp3, CD
1981 Plexus Holland
31 Asian Games 6
mp3, CD
1994-05-17 Verve Forecast
32 音楽図鑑 11
mp3, CD
1984 Midi Inc.
33 Media Bahn Live 17
mp3, CD
1986 Midi Inc.
34 Coda 16
mp3, CD
1988 Midi Inc.
35 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 19
mp3, CD
1983 Virgin

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