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
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Discography of Ryuichi Sakamoto:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
101 High Heels Soundtrack 20 Audio 1992 Antilles
102 Wild Palms 18 Audio 1993 Capitol Records
103 Soundtracks 17 Audio 1993-03-31 Toshiba EMI Ltd
104 Futurista 9 Audio 1986-04-21 Midi Inc.
105 Silk Pyjamas / Field Work 2 Audio 1992 Virgin
106 Elephantism 12 Audio 2002-05-15 WEA Japan
107 Little Buddha 18 Audio 1993-11-29 For Life Records
108 B-2 Unit 8 Audio 2005-03-24 GT Music
109 Love Is The Devil 28 Audio 1998-10-06 Asphodel
110 Field Work 2 Audio 1985-00-00 Virgin
111 Disappointment - Hateruma 4 Audio 2005-03-24 King Records
112 Bricolages 13 Audio 2006 KAB America
113 Heartbeat 12 Audio 1992-07-28
114 Audio Life 9 Audio 2000-02-23 WEA Japan
115 Heartbeat 4 Audio 1992 Virgin
116 Beauty 11 Audio 1989-11-21
117 Beauty 11 Audio 1990
118 1996 15 Audio 1996 Milan
119 Alexei And The Spring 16 Audio 2003 KAB America
120 Love & Hate 4 Audio 1994 Elektra
121 Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia 8 Audio 1986
122 Left Handed Dream 14 Audio 1983
123 Virgin Tracks 14 Audio 1993-03-31 Toshiba EMI Ltd
124 Hard Revenge 6 Audio 1994
125 Ryuichi Sakamoto In The 90's - The Mark Plati Remix 28 Audio 1991-11-21 Alfa Records, Inc
126 Favorite Visions 7 Audio 1983 Better Days (2)
127 Field Work 4 Audio 1986 10 Records
128 Tony Takitani 11 Audio 2005-07-19 KAB America
129 Love Is The Devil 28 Audio 1998 Toy's Factory
130 Behind The Mask 3 Audio 1987 Midi Inc.
131 Sweet Revenge Tour 94 13 Audio 1995-01-20
132 Thousand Knives Of 6 Audio 1978-10-25 Better Days (2)
133 Moving On 6 Audio 1994 Elektra
134 Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence / Furyo 19 Audio 1994
135 In The Lobby At G.E.H. In London 6 Audio 2001-03-22 WEA Japan
136 Little Buddha 17 Audio 1993 Milan
137 Silk 21 Audio 2007 Remstar Interaction
138 左うでの夢 10 Audio 1981 Alfa Records, Inc
139 We Love You / Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 3 Audio 1991 Virgin Records America, Inc.
140 Riot In Lagos 2 Audio Not On Label
141 Gohatto 21 Audio 1999-12-10 WEA Japan
142 Tony Takitani 11 Audio 2007 Commmons
143 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 2 Audio 1983
144 Risky (Extended Version) 2 Audio 1987 CBS
145 Neo Geo 8 Audio 1987 Epic
146 Jungle LIVE Mix Of Untitled 01 - 2nd Movement - Anger 3 Audio 1998 Sony Classical
147 い・け・な・い ルージュマジック 2 Audio 1982 London Records
148 Neo Geo 8 Audio 1987 Epic
149 Thousand Knives Of 6 Audio 1990 Denon
150 ウラBTTB 3 Audio 1999-05-26 WEA Japan


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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