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Japan's uninsurable rock star

Japanese musician Yoshiki tells us about the personal story behind his songs.

Yoshiki is one of Japan's biggest stars. He founded the rock band X Japan, which transformed the music scene in Japan. They spawned a whole new style - over the top outfits, wild stage performances - and sold 30 million records. He told us how he managed to express his feelings through music after his father's suicide; and how he lost his childhood friend and lead singer to a cult. (Picture credit: Yoshiki.)

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