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Tokyo Jukebox 2

Marty Friedman

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 14th, 2011
Catalog ID:
YICQ-10073
Label:
HPQ
Format:
CD
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 88%)
1. Yeah! めっちゃホリディ (Aya Matsuura cover) 03:08   instrumental
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2. 涙そうそう (Rimi Natsukawa cover) 02:49   instrumental
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3. 会いたかった (AKB48 cover) 04:28   instrumental
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4. 雨の慕情・舟唄 (Aki Yashiro cover) 02:42   instrumental
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5. トイレの神様 (Kana Uemura cover) 05:58   instrumental
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6. Canon a la Koto (Johann Pachelbel cover) 01:55   instrumental
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7. I LOVE YOU (Yutaka Ozaki cover) 03:48   instrumental
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8. 素直になれたら (Juju cover) 03:41   instrumental
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9. Butterfly (Kaela Kimura cover) 02:51   instrumental
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10. Beautiful Days (Arashi cover) 04:50   instrumental
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11. Little Braver (Girls Dead Monster cover) 04:37   instrumental
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12. また君に恋してる (Fuyumi Sakamoto cover) 03:28   instrumental
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13. 上を向いて歩こう (Kyu Sakamoto cover) 02:29   instrumental
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Band members
Marty Friedman Guitars
Guest/Session
Chargeeeee Drums (3)
Ryuichi Nishida Drums (4)
Sachiko Kaihou Koto (6)
N.O.-SYO Sequencing & Keyboard programming (8, 10)
Jason Bittner Drums (1, 2, 5, 7, 11, 12)
Keshav Dhar Guitars (additional rhythm) (2, 3, 5, 12), Bass (additional) (3), Sequencing (additional) (7), Synth (12)
Hiyori Okuda Cello (3)
Gregory Boaz Bass (additional) (1)
Yukiko Takada Piano (3)
Jin Hirasawa Violin (3)
Ramin Sakurai Sequencing (additional) (7), Keyboard programming (additional) (8)
Nicolas Farmakalidis Sequencing & Keyboard programming (9)
Andreas Farmakalidis Bass (9)
Steve Lukather Guitars (solo) (13-end)
Miscellaneous staff
Ryosuke Maekawa Mixing (3)
Allen Isaacs Engineering (additional)
Jimmy Amason Guitars (technician)
Drac Conley Guitars (technician)
Toru Saito Guitars (technician)
Shinji Sugiyama Guitars (technician)
Takaaki Henmi Photography
Shizuka Aikawa Art direction, Design
Shigetomo Sugawara Executive producer
Hideyuki Arima Engineering (additional), Mixing (6)
Nelson Lugo Engineering (assistant)
Marty Friedman Producer
Steve Hardy Engineering, Mixing
Shinnosuke Miyazawa Engineering
Masato "Max" Matsuura Executive producer
Marty Friedman Guitars
Chargeeeee Drums (3)
Ryuichi Nishida Drums (4)
Sachiko Kaihou Koto (6)
N.O.-SYO Sequencing & Keyboard programming (8, 10)
Jason Bittner Drums (1, 2, 5, 7, 11, 12)
Keshav Dhar Guitars (additional rhythm) (2, 3, 5, 12), Bass (additional) (3), Sequencing (additional) (7), Synth (12)
Hiyori Okuda Cello (3)
Gregory Boaz Bass (additional) (1)
Yukiko Takada Piano (3)
Jin Hirasawa Violin (3)
Ramin Sakurai Sequencing (additional) (7), Keyboard programming (additional) (8)
Nicolas Farmakalidis Sequencing & Keyboard programming (9)
Andreas Farmakalidis Bass (9)
Steve Lukather Guitars (solo) (13-end)
Ryosuke Maekawa Mixing (3)
Allen Isaacs Engineering (additional)
Jimmy Amason Guitars (technician)
Drac Conley Guitars (technician)
Toru Saito Guitars (technician)
Shinji Sugiyama Guitars (technician)
Takaaki Henmi Photography
Shizuka Aikawa Art direction, Design
Shigetomo Sugawara Executive producer
Hideyuki Arima Engineering (additional), Mixing (6)
Nelson Lugo Engineering (assistant)
Marty Friedman Producer
Steve Hardy Engineering, Mixing
Shinnosuke Miyazawa Engineering
Masato "Max" Matsuura Executive producer
Read Heavier, yet melodic 88% Majestic122 March 21st, 2013

Album features various covers from J-Pop, Enka, and anime songs.

"Yeah! めっちゃホリディ" (Yeah! Meccha Holiday / Yeah! Super Holiday) written by つんく (Tsunku aka Mitsuo Terada), performed by 松浦亜弥 (Aya Matsuura) on the single "Yeah! Meccha Holiday", 2002
" 涙そうそう" (Nada Sōsō / Great Tears Are Spilling) written by 森山 良子 (Ryoko Moriyama) / BEGIN, originally performed by Ryoko Moriyama on the album "Time Is Lonely", 1998. But achieved popularity through the cover version by 夏川 りみ (Rimi Natsukawa) in 2001 ("Nada Sōsō" EP).
" 会いたかった" (Aitakatta / I Wanted to Meet You) written by 秋元 康 (Yasushi Akimoto) / BOUNCEBACK aka Tomoki Kawade & Emiko Takeuchi, performed by AKB48 on the single "Aitakatta", 2006
"雨の慕情・舟唄" (Ame no Bojo ~ Funa Uta) written by (?), performed by 八代亜紀 (Aki Yashiro) on the album "Ame no Bojo", 1980 and "Funa Uta", EP, 1979.
"トイレの神様" (Toire no Kamisama / Goddess in the Toilet) written by 植村 花菜 (Kana Uemura), performed by Kana Uemura on the single "Watashi no Kakera-tachi", 2010.
"Canon a la Koto" is remake for koto classical "Canon in D" written in 1694 by german composer Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706).
"I LOVE YOU" written by 尾崎 豊 (Yutaka Ozaki), performed by Yutaka Ozaki on the album "Seventeen's Map", 1991
" 素直になれたら" (Sunao ni Naretara / If I Could Be Honest) written by JUJU, Spontania, Jeff Miyahara / JUJU, Spontania, Jeff Miyahara, RYLL, performed by ジュジュ (JUJU aka Sonoda Jun) on the single "Sunao ni Naretara", 2008.
"Butterfly" written by 木村 カエラ (Kaela Kimura) / 末光篤 (Atsushi Suemitsu), performed by Kaela Kimura on the album "Hocus Pocus", 2009.
"Beautiful Days" written by Takuya Harada, performed by 嵐 (Arashi / Storm) on the single "Beautiful Days", 2008.
"Little Braver" written by 麻枝 准 (Jun Maeda) for "Angel Beats!" anime, performed by Girls Dead Monster on the single "Little Braver", 2010.
"また君に恋してる" (Mata Kimi ni Koishiteru / I'm Falling in Love with You Again) written by 松井 五郎 (Gorō Matsui) / Masaaki Mori, originally performed by Billy BanBan (Susumu Sugawara & Takashi Sugawara) on the single "Mata Kimi ni Koishiteru", 2007. Later (in 2009) covered by 坂本 冬美 (Fuyumi Sakamoto).
"上を向いて歩こう" (Ue o Muite Arukou (Sukiyaki) / I Look Up as I Walk) written by 永 六輔 (Rokusuke Ei) / 中村 八大 (Hachidai Nakamura), performed by 坂本 九 (Kyu Sakamoto) on the single "Ue o Muite Arukou (Sukiyaki)", 1961.

Arranged by Marty Friedman (1, 4, 11, 13); Marty Friedman, Keshav Dhar (2, 3, 5, 7, 12); Marty Friedman, Morgan Fisher (6); Marty Friedman, N.O.-SYO (8, 10); Marty Friedman, Nicolas Farmakalidis (9).

Recording information:

Recorded at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California
Additional recording at Crescent Studio, Avaco Creative Studio, Power House Studio, all Tokyo, Japan

Identifiers:

Barcode: 4 542114 100734
Matrix / Runout: YICQ-10073 AK1108A

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