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Rough Guide to the Music of Japan [#1] ()


If you conducted a really exhaustive study of Japanese musicians, you'd hear everything from religious Buddhist chanting and traditional shakuhachi and koto music to heavy metal, alternative rock and rap. Hip-hop, in fact, became huge in Japan in the 1980s. There is no metal or rap on The Rough Guide to the Music of Japan, but it does provide an interesting and eclectic survey of Japanese artists in the 1990s. This CD isn't for purists -- much of it consists of modern Japanese pop -- but it isn't without its share of ...

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  1. Makura
  2. Kakin Ondo
  3. Fukko Bushi
  4. Nikata Bushi
  5. Takio'l Soran Bushi
  6. Amagoi Bushi
  7. Mangetsu No Yube
  8. Hiyami Kachi Bushi
  9. Moji Banana No Tatakiuri
  10. Utuwaskarap
  11. Nyorai Shizune
  12. Ubue
  13. Asadoya Yunta
  14. James Bond Theme
  15. Haisai Ojisan
  16. Agari Jo
  17. Ho Na Mi
  18. Utage
  19. Shi Chome
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Rough Guide to the Music of Japan [#1]
1999, World Music Network

UPC: 605633103120


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