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
151 Life In Japan 3 Audio 1983 Nippon Life Insurance Co.
152 Risky 2 Audio 1987 CBS
153 The End Of Asia 11 Audio 1983-05-00 Better Days (2)
154 Field Work / Exhibition 2 Audio 1985
155 Neo Geo 8 Audio 1987 CBS
156 Beauty 8 Audio 1990
157 Bande Originale Du Film "Furyo" 19 Audio 1983
158 Steppin' Into Asia 2 Audio 1985 Midi Inc.
159 Coda 16 Audio 1985
160 Neo Geo 8 Audio 1987 Epic
161 Koko 3 Audio 2008-03-18 Commmons
162 Furyo - Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence! (Original Soundtrack) 19 Audio 1983
163 Thousand Knives Of 6 Audio 2005-04-20
164 Just About Enough 2 Audio 1982 Epic
165 Chasm 11 Audio 2004 Warner Music
166 Chasm 14 Audio 2004 Not On Label (Ryuichi Sakamoto)
167 Tango 2 Audio 1996 Milan
168 New Music From Cinemage / BTTB 3 Audio 1999 Sony Classical
169 Moto.tronic 15 Audio Sony Classical (2)
170 Soundtracks 17 Audio 2001 Not On Label (Ryuichi Sakamoto)
171 Out Of Noise 12 Audio 2009-03-04 Commmons
172 BTTB 16 Audio 1999 Sony Classical
173 Discord 4 Audio 1999
174 The Fantasy Of Light & Life 9 Audio 1990 Kab Inc.
175 Lost Child 3 Audio 2000-05-17
176 Piano Works 19 Audio 2000 ProPiano
177 The Last Emperor 21 Audio 1987
178 Moving On 3 Audio 1994 Elektra
179 Out Of Noise 12 Audio 2009-03-18 Rhythm Republic
180 Smoochy 13 Audio 1996 Milan
181 Warhead / Lexington Queen 2 Audio 1980 Island Records
182 Little Buddha 17 Audio 1993 Milan
183 Discord 4 Audio 1998
184 Anger / Grief 5 Audio 1998 Ninja Tune
185 Prayer / Salvation 8 Audio 1998 Ninja Tune
186 Left Handed Dream 9 Audio 1982 Epic
187 Summer Nerves 8 Audio 1979 CBS/Sony
188 You Do Me 5 Audio 1990
189 Left Handed Dream 9 Audio 1982 Epic
190 Esperanto 8 Audio 1985 MIDI Inc.
191 Moto.tronic 14 Audio 2003 Not On Label (Ryuichi Sakamoto)
192 The Adventures Of Chatran 13 Audio 1986 Midi Inc.
193 Playing The Piano / Out Of Noise 26 Audio 2009-10-09
194 Left Handed Dream 10 Audio 1984-09-25 Alfa Records, Inc
195 Esperanto 8 Audio 1985 School
196 音楽図鑑 [完璧盤] 13 Audio 1990 Midi Inc.
197 子猫物語 13 Audio 1986 Midi Inc.
198 Undo #1 3 Audio 1989-07-05
199 You Do Me 3 Audio 1990-02-21
200 Heartbeat 4 Audio 1992 Virgin 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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