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V.A. - Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-1986 Sunny Seaside Splatter Vinyl Edition
A1Pink Shadow - Bread & Butter
A2Yubikiri - Eiichi Ohtaki
A3Vibration (Love Celebration) - Kimiko Kasai
A4Kindaichi Kosuke No Theme - The Mystery Kindaichi Band
B1Hidari Mune No Seiza - Tetsuji HayashiBUY
B2Last Summer Whisper - Anri
B3Blind Curve - Momoko KikuchiBUY
B4I'm In Love - Tomoko Aran
C1Kindaichi Kosuke Nishi E Iku - Yu Imai
C2Tokyo Taste - Sadistics
C3Hot Sand - PiperBUY
C4Rainy Saturday Coffee Break - Junko Ohashi & Minoya Central Station
D1Skyfire - Eri Ohno
D2Kanpoo - Yumi MurataBUY
D3Harumifutou - Kyoko Furuya
D4Bay/Sky Provincetown 1977 - Yuji Toriyama

Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-1986 Sunny Seaside Splatter Vinyl Edition

Light In The Attic | Item No: 970002
Vinyl 2LP | 2020 / US – Original | New
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When Light In The Attic released _Pacific Breeze: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1976-1986_ in 2019, it was the first collection of its kind to be released outside Japan. It proved to be just what music fans had been waiting for—a compilation of sought-after tracks that had been nearly impossible to obtain unless you were well-connected with dealers and collectors, or traveled regularly to the countless record stores in Japan. _Pacific Breeze_ included Minako Yoshida, Taeko Ohnuki, Hiroshi Sato and Haruomi Hosono among other key players of ‘70s-’80s Japanese City Pop, the nebulous genre that encompassed an “amalgam of AOR, R&B, jazz fusion, funk, boogie and disco, all a touch dizzy with tropical euphoria,” as we described it the first time around.
With _Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-1986_ we dig deeper into those sounds of bubble-era Japan. From the proto-City Pop funk of Bread & Butter and Eiichi Ohtaki to the crate-digger favorites Eri Ohno and Piper, the latest entry in Light In The Attic’s Japan Archival Series brings another set of sought-after tunes, most of which have never before been available outside of Japan. Tomoko Aran and Anri, also included in this compilation, are just a few of the artists who have gained popularity in recent years thanks to Vaporwave, the meme-genre that heavily samples Japanese City Pop to create its particular aesthetic.

_Pacific Breeze 2_ once again feature the artwork of renowned Tokyo-based illustrator Hiroshi Nagai, whose iconic images of resort living have become synonymous with City Pop. Nagai’s urban tropical imagery is a perfect match for the expertly curated tunes, evoking a certain sense of nostalgia for the leisure lifestyles of ‘70s-’80s Tokyo, while simultaneously being perfectly in tune with the current zeitgeist.
Item Details
Item No:970002
Titel:Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-1986 Sunny Seaside Splatter Vinyl Edition
Label:Light In The Attic
Format:Vinyl 2LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:US – Original
Release Date:2020
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
Style:Disco | Boogie, 1970s, 1980s
Available since:17.01.2023
Price:49,99 €
Weight:500g (plus 250g Packaging)
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