Ryuichi Sakamoto

Born 17 January 1952
Ryuichi Sakamoto
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1952-01-17
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Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto Biography (Wikipedia)

Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本 龍一 Sakamoto Ryūichi, born January 17, 1952) is a Japanese composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, activist, and actor who has pursued a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO). With his bandmates Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi, Sakamoto influenced and pioneered a number of electronic music genres.

Sakamoto began his career while at university in the 1970s as a session musician, producer, and arranger. His first major success came in 1978 as co-founder of YMO. He concurrently pursued a solo career, releasing the experimental electronic fusion album Thousand Knives in 1978. Two years later, he released the album B-2 Unit. It included the track "Riot in Lagos", which was significant in the development of electro and hip hop music. He went on to produce more solo records, and collaborate with many international artists, David Sylvian, Carsten Nicolai, Youssou N'Dour, and Fennesz among them. Sakamoto composed music for the opening ceremony of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and his composition "Energy Flow" (1999) was the first instrumental number-one single in Japan's Oricon charts history.

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
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Thousand Knives
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Thousand Knives
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Jd009
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Jd009
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Energy Flow (Ryuichi Sakamoto and and U-zhaan rework)
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Energy Flow (Ryuichi Sakamoto and and U-zhaan rework)
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Distant Echo
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Distant Echo
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Solari
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Solari
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Life, Life (Andy Stott Remodel)
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Life, Life (Andy Stott Remodel)
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Riot In Lagos
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Riot In Lagos
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Energy Flow Rework
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Energy Flow Rework
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Energy Flow
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Energy Flow
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Energy Flow (Rework)
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Energy Flow (Rework)
David Sylvian
Forbidden Colours
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Forbidden Colours
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Aile De Honnêamise (Soulwax Edit)
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Aile De Honnêamise (Soulwax Edit)
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fullmoon
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fullmoon
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Chanson
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Chanson
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Science And Technology
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Science And Technology
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Love & Hate
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Love & Hate
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fullmoon / andata
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fullmoon / andata
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Andata
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Andata
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The End Of Asia
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The End Of Asia
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Main Theme)
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Main Theme)
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Walker
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Walker
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Grasshoppers
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Grasshoppers
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Life, Life' (Andy Stott Remodel) 1
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Life, Life' (Andy Stott Remodel) 1
Alva Noto
Uoon I
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Uoon I
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You're A Friend To Me
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You're A Friend To Me

You're A Friend To Me

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Kakutoughi Session
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Interruptions
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Interruptions
Fennesz
Mono
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Mono
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