Hiroshi Sato ‎– Orient 2LP (Limited Edition)

$60.00

Hiroshi Sato’s ultra rare synth masterpiece, originally released in 1979 on Kitty Records in Japan only. Digitally remastered from the original tapes, Orient features the cream of Japanese musicians including Shigeru Suzuki on guitar, Haruomi Hosono on bass, Pecker on Percussion and Sato himself on keyboards and synthesizers. This highly sought-after album on the Balearic scene, changing hands for high prices, is a superb breezy mix of Japanese synth-pop and exotica with subtle touches of mid 70s Herbie Hancock-style funk and AOR.

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Hiroshi Sato, a keyboardist/producer who left a masterpiece in his solo activities and masterpieces of numerous artists such as Eiichi Ohtaki, Tatsuro Yamashita, Minako Yoshida, etc. after working on hackleback, Tin Pan Array, etc. “Orient”, the only work he released from Kitty Records, will be released in a 45-RPM, 2-disc set! A masterpiece full of oriental mood, which is similar to the title of YMO / Haruomi Hosono’s work of the same period, will be revived with high sound quality. Haruomi Hosono (b), Shigeru Suzuki (g), Jun Aoyama (ds), Hiroshi Uehara (ds), Tatsuo Hayashi (ds), Koki Ito (b), Yuji Toriyama (g), Pecker (perc), Masaki Ueda The strongest musicians such as (vo) participate. Announced in 1979.

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Weight .8 lbs