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Blue Blood

X Japan

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 21st, 1989
Label:
Sony Music Entertainment
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 88%)
1. Prologue (~World Anthem) 02:35   Show lyrics
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2. Blue Blood 05:03   Show lyrics
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3. Week End 06:03   Show lyrics
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4. Easy Fight Rambling 04:42   Show lyrics
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5. X 06:02   Show lyrics
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6. Endless Rain 06:37   Show lyrics
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7. 紅 (Kurenai) 06:18   Show lyrics
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8. Xclamation 03:58   instrumental
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9. オルガスム (Orgasm) 02:44   Show lyrics
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10. Celebration 04:52   Show lyrics
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11. Rose of Pain 11:48   Show lyrics
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12. Unfinished 04:27   Show lyrics
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Band members
Hide (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars
Yoshiki Drums, Piano
Taiji (R.I.P. 2011) Bass
Pata Guitars
Toshi Vocals
Guest/Session
Okubo Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Mr. Abe Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Kudo Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Itoh Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Satoshi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Mr. Hosoi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Koji Yoshida Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Seiichi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Ken Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Tusk Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Gazelle Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Great Eida Concertmaster
Takeshi "Neko" Saitoh Conductor, Arranger
Windy Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Montes Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Act Ishi Vocals (backing) on "x"
Haruhiko Vocals (backing) on "x"
Baki Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Ei-chan Vocals (backing) on "x"
Hara Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Chelsea Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Ishiya Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Butaman Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
George Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Ken Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Jun Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Sanpei Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Yuji Vocals (backing) on "x"
Minami Vocals (backing) on "x"
Harry Vocals (backing) on "x"
Seiji Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Miscellaneous staff
Yoshikatsu Inoue Executive producer
Takashi Ohkubo Engineering Assistant
Shigeki Kashii Engineering Assistant
Naoki Yamada Engineering Assistant
Akiko Nakamura Engineering Assistant
Noritaka Ubukata Recording (Percussion on "Xclamation #1")
Gremlin Mixing, Recording
Mitsukazu "Quincy" Tanaka Mastering
Shigeo Gotoh Creative director
Masayoshi Nakajo Art direction, Design
Takashi Miyagawa Design (inner-card)
Peter Calvin Photography
Mitsuyasu Abe Recording
Tetsuhiro Miyajima Recording
Motonari Matsumoto Mixing
Naoshi Tsuda Co-producer, Director
Hide (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars
Yoshiki Drums, Piano
Taiji (R.I.P. 2011) Bass
Pata Guitars
Toshi Vocals
Okubo Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Mr. Abe Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Kudo Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Itoh Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Satoshi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Mr. Hosoi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Koji Yoshida Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Seiichi Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Ken Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Tusk Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Gazelle Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Great Eida Concertmaster
Takeshi "Neko" Saitoh Conductor, Arranger
Windy Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Montes Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Act Ishi Vocals (backing) on "x"
Haruhiko Vocals (backing) on "x"
Baki Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Ei-chan Vocals (backing) on "x"
Hara Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Chelsea Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Ishiya Vocals (backing) on "Orgasm"
Butaman Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
George Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Ken Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Jun Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Sanpei Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Yuji Vocals (backing) on "x"
Minami Vocals (backing) on "x"
Harry Vocals (backing) on "x"
Seiji Vocals (backing) on "x", "Orgasm"
Yoshikatsu Inoue Executive producer
Takashi Ohkubo Engineering Assistant
Shigeki Kashii Engineering Assistant
Naoki Yamada Engineering Assistant
Akiko Nakamura Engineering Assistant
Noritaka Ubukata Recording (Percussion on "Xclamation #1")
Gremlin Mixing, Recording
Mitsukazu "Quincy" Tanaka Mastering
Shigeo Gotoh Creative director
Masayoshi Nakajo Art direction, Design
Takashi Miyagawa Design (inner-card)
Peter Calvin Photography
Mitsuyasu Abe Recording
Tetsuhiro Miyajima Recording
Motonari Matsumoto Mixing
Naoshi Tsuda Co-producer, Director
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Recorded at Shinanomachi Studio, Roppongi Studio and Sound City Studio.
Mixed at Shinanomachi Studio, Roppongi Studio and Sound Sky Studio.
Produced by X.

Initially released as limited double vinyl edition. Reserving this LP got you a blue blood poster.

CD pressings:
1989 - Sony Music Entertainment (32DH 5224)
1989 - (#invalid label link ID#) (B097) (Bootleg) - Different Artwork
2007 - (#invalid label link ID#) (KSCL-1092-3)
2008 - (#invalid label link ID#) (KSCL-1238)
2011 - (#invalid label link ID#) (SB50114C) - Special Edition

Special Edition (2011) Bonus Disc:
1. Blue Blood (Instrumental)
2. Week End (Instrumental)
3. X (Instrumental)
4. Endless Rain (Instrumental)
5. Kurenai (Instrumental)
6. Celebration (Instrumental)
7. Rose of Pain (Instrumental)
8. Unfinished (Instrumental)

Title translation:
7. Deep Red
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