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
451 Playing The Orchestra 2013 18 Audio 2014-03-26 Commmons
452 You Do Me 2 Audio 1990 Virgin
453 Bande Originale Du Film Talons Aiguilles 20 Audio 1992 Antilles
454 Chasm 15 Audio 2005 KAB America (2)
455 Neo Geo 10 Audio 2009-01-28 GT Music
456 You Do Me 2 Audio 1990 Virgin Records America, Inc.
457 Heart Beat 4 Audio Not On Label
458 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Sound Track From The Motion Picture) 19 Audio 1983 Virgin
459 Remixes 5 Audio Ninja Tune
460 Neo Geo 8 Audio 1987 Epic
461 Gem 20 Audio 2002 WEA Japan
462 The Last Emperor 18 Audio 1987 Virgin
463 Disappearance 5 Audio 2013-09-00 12k
464 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 19 Audio 1988 Midi Inc.
465 B.S.O. Tacones Lejanos 20 Audio 1995
466 Stalker: Nigekirenu Ai 14 Audio 1997-02-20
467 High Heels Soundtrack 10 Audio Antilles
468 The Last Emperor 18 Audio 1988 Virgin
469 You Do Me 5 Audio 1990-03-26


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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