Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Inventive and prolific Japanese electronic musician, composer, and arranger; co-founder of the vastly influential Yellow Magic Orchestra.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Disappointment-Hateruma
1976 Disappointment-Hateruma King
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Thousand Knives Of
1978 Thousand Knives Of Denon / Denon Records
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Tokyo Joe
1978 Tokyo Joe Denon
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B-2 Unit
1980 B-2 Unit Alfa
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Left Handed Dream
1981 Left Handed Dream Midi Inc.
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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [Original Soundtrack]
1983 Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [Original Soundtrack] Milan
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Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia
1984 Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia EMI Music Distribution
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Esperanto
1985 Esperanto Midi Inc.
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Miraiha Yaro
1985 Miraiha Yaro School-Midi
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Media Bahn Live
1986 Media Bahn Live Midi Inc.
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Koneko Monogatari
1986 Koneko Monogatari School-Midi
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Adventures of Chatran [Original Soundtrack]
1986 Adventures of Chatran [Original Soundtrack] Midi Inc.
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Ballet Mécanique
1986 Ballet Mécanique Midi Inc.
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The Last Emperor [Original Soundtrack]
1987 The Last Emperor [Original Soundtrack] Virgin
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Aile de Honnêamise [Original Soundtrack]
1987 Aile de Honnêamise [Original Soundtrack] Midi Inc.
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Behind the Mask
1987 Behind the Mask Midi Inc.
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The End of Asia
1987 The End of Asia Denon Records
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Neo Geo
1987 Neo Geo Epic
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Plays Sakamoto
1989 Plays Sakamoto Virgin
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The Handmaid's Tale [Original Soundtrack]
1990 The Handmaid's Tale [Original Soundtrack] GNP / Crescendo
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Beauty
1990 Beauty Alliance
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The Sheltering Sky [Original Soundtrack]
1990 The Sheltering Sky [Original Soundtrack] Virgin Classics Variations / Movie Music / Virgin
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Peachboy
1991 Peachboy Kid Rhino
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Heartbeat
1991 Heartbeat Virgin
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High Heels [Original Soundtrack]
1992 High Heels [Original Soundtrack] Antilles
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Little Buddha [Original Soundtrack]
1993 Little Buddha [Original Soundtrack] For Life Records
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Sweet Revenge
1994 Sweet Revenge Elektra
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Hard to Get
1995 Hard to Get
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1996
1996 1996 Milan
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Music for Yohji Yamamoto: Collection, 1995
1997 Music for Yohji Yamamoto: Collection, 1995 Gut Bounce
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Smoochy
1997 Smoochy Milan
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Discord
1998 Discord Sony Classical
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Snake Eyes [Music from the Motion Picture]
1998 Snake Eyes [Music from the Motion Picture] Hollywood
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Love Is the Devil [Original Soundtrack]
1998 Love Is the Devil [Original Soundtrack] Asphodel
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BTTB
1999 BTTB Sony Classical
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Pre Life in Progress
1999 Pre Life in Progress WEA International
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Sampled Life
1999 Sampled Life WEA
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Gohatto [Original Soundtrack]
1999 Gohatto [Original Soundtrack] WEA
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Raw Life: Live in Osaka
1999 Raw Life: Live in Osaka WEA International
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Raw Life: Live in Tokyo
1999 Raw Life: Live in Tokyo WEA International
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Intimate
1999 Intimate Import
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Space
1999 Space Import
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Monogatari No Youni Furusato Wa Toi
2000 Monogatari No Youni Furusato Wa Toi Import
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Audio Life
2000 Audio Life Warner Music
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Discord [Remixes]
2000 Discord [Remixes] Import
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Music Encyclopedia
2000 Music Encyclopedia Midi
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Eien No Ko (Eternal Child)
2000 Eien No Ko (Eternal Child) WEA
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Taboo [Original Soundtrack]
2000 Taboo [Original Soundtrack] Milan
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L.O.L.: Lack of Love [Original Soundtrack]
2000 L.O.L.: Lack of Love [Original Soundtrack] Warner Music
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In the Lobby: At G.E.H. in London
2001 In the Lobby: At G.E.H. in London WEA International
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Morelenbaum 2/Sakamoto: Casa
2001 Morelenbaum 2/Sakamoto: Casa WEA International
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Live in Tokyo 2001
2001 Live in Tokyo 2001 WEA
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Casa: Tribute to Jobim
2001 Casa: Tribute to Jobim Warner Music
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Comica
2002 Comica WEA
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Futurista
2002 Futurista Midi Inc.
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Opera: Classical Works
2002 Opera: Classical Works Midi Inc.
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Elephantism
2002 Elephantism Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp.
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Henkaku No Seiki: Century of Reform
2002 Henkaku No Seiki: Century of Reform Japanese Import / WEA
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Casa
2002 Casa Sony Classical
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Femme Fatale [Original Soundtrack]
2002 Femme Fatale [Original Soundtrack] Warner Music
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Vrioon
2002 Vrioon Raster-Noton
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Love
2003 Love Japanese Import
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Alexei and the Spring [Original Soundtrack]
2003 Alexei and the Spring [Original Soundtrack] KAB America
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Derrida [Original Soundtrack]
2003 Derrida [Original Soundtrack] KAB America
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Summer Nerves
2005 Summer Nerves Sony Music Distribution
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Chasm
2005 Chasm KAB America
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Shining Boy and Little Randy
2005 Shining Boy and Little Randy Warner Music
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/05
2005 /05 Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp.
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Insen
2005 Insen Raster-Noton
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/04
2006 /04 Warner Music
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Cendre
2007 Cendre Touch
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Silk [Original Soundtrack]
2007 Silk [Original Soundtrack] Remstar
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Ocean Fire
2007 Ocean Fire Commons
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Out of Noise
2009 Out of Noise Rhythm Zone
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Tokyo 031809
2009 Tokyo 031809 Avex
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Sapporo 041909
2009 Sapporo 041909 Avex
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Tokyo 042909
2009 Tokyo 042909 Avex
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Playing the Piano
2009 Playing the Piano Decca
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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Playing the Piano
2009 Ryuichi Sakamoto: Playing the Piano Decca
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UTAU
2010 UTAU Commons
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Flumina
2011 Flumina Touch
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Summvs
2011 Summvs Raster-Noton
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Ancient Future
2012 Ancient Future Ghostly International
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Three
2013 Three Decca / Universal Music
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Disappearance
2013 Disappearance 12k
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Playing the Orchestra 2013
2013 Playing the Orchestra 2013 Commons
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Perpetual
2015 Perpetual 12k
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Playing the Orchestra 2014
2015 Playing the Orchestra 2014 Commons
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Mirukuyugafu: Undercooled
2015 Mirukuyugafu: Undercooled
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Live
2015 Live Thirtythreerecords
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The Revenant [Original Soundtrack]
2015 The Revenant [Original Soundtrack] Milan
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Nagasaki: Memories of My Son [Original Soundtrack]
2016 Nagasaki: Memories of My Son [Original Soundtrack] Milan
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Plankton: Music for an Intallation By Christian Sardet and Shiro Takatani
2016 Plankton: Music for an Intallation By Christian Sardet and Shiro Takatani Milan / Milan Music
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Ikari (Rage) [Original Soundtrack]
2016 Ikari (Rage) [Original Soundtrack] Sony Music
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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Music for Film
2016 Ryuichi Sakamoto: Music for Film Silva Screen
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async
2017 async Milan
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Glass
2018 Glass
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Black Mirror: Smithereens [Original Series Soundtrack]
2019 Black Mirror: Smithereens [Original Series Soundtrack] Milan
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