Ryuichi Sakamoto: Chasm

On February 25, 2004, “Warner Music Japan” label released “Chasm”, the 15th Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Arto Lindsay.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto– piano, keyboards
  • Sketch Show– sound programming, looped piano
  • David Sylvian– vocals
  • Keigo Oyamada– guitar, looped piano
  • Luiz Brasil– guitar
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar, looped piano
  • Jaques Morelenbaum– cello
  • MC Sniper– vocals
  • Maucha Adnet – vocals
  • Haruomi Hosono– medicine drum
  • Ryoji Ikeda– processing
  • Marcelo Costa – percussion
  • Cao Xue Jing – erhu
  • Carlos Núñez– whistle
  • Jiang Jian Hua – erhu
  • Jan Xiao-Qing – gu zheng
  • Aya Motohashi – hichiriki
  • Dozan Fujiwara – shakuhachi

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto, except where noted.

  1. undercooled – lyrics by MC Snioer, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto
  2. coro
  3. War & Peace – lyrics by Arto Lindsay and Ryuichi Sakamoto, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto
  4. CHASM
  5. World Citizen – I won’t be disappointed/looped piano – lyrics by David Sylvian, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto
  6. only love can conquer hate
  7. Ngo/bitmix – lyrics translated into Brazilian / Portuguese by Maúcha Adnet
  8. break with
  9. + pantonal
  10. the land song – music for Artelligent City/one winter day mix
  11. 20 msec
  12. Lament
  13. World Citizen/re-cycled – David Sylvian
  14. Seven Samurai – ending theme

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