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Ryuichi SakamotoMerry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Label:Virgin – 205 494, Virgin – 205 494-320
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Stage & Screen
Style:Soundtrack, Downtempo, Synth-pop

Tracklist

A1Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
4:34
A2Batavia
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:18
A3Germination
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:47
A4A Hearty Breakfast
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:21
A5Before The War
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:14
A6The Seed And The Sower
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
5:03
A7A Brief Encounter
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:23
A8Ride Ride Ride (Celliers' Brother's Song)
Written-ByStephen Mccurdy*
1:03
A9The Fight
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:29
B1Father Christmas
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:00
B2Dismissed!
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
0:10
B3Assembly
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:16
B4Beyond Reason
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:01
B5Sowing The Seed
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:53
B623rd Psalm
Written-ByTraditional
2:00
B7Last Regrets
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
2:40
B8Ride Ride Ride (Reprise)
Written-BySteven Mccurdy*
1:04
B9The Seed
Written-ByRiuichi Sakamoto*
1:02
B10Forbidden Colours4:42
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Credits

Notes

Soundtrack from the Motion Picture "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence"
A Jeremy Thomas Production.
A film by Nagisa Oshima.
Music recorded and mixed at Onkio Haus, Tokyo
Recording supervised for Yoroshita Music Inc.
℗ & © 1983 National Film Trustee Company Ltd./Virgin Records Ltd.
Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh

Also released with GEMA STEMRA BIEM on labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): S 205 494 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): S 205 494 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label, bass clef embossed symbol): 𝄢
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 1, stamped): 205494 A-1/83S I Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 1,stamped): 205494 B-1/83S I Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 2, stamped (A-1 etched)): 205494 ̶B̶-1 / 83-S I A-1 Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 2, stamped (B-1 etched)): 205494 ̶A̶-1 / 83-S I B-1 Made in Germany
  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 3098

Other Versions (5 of 88)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Furyo - Bande Originale Du Film (LP, Album)Virgin, Virgin205494, 205.494France1983
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Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (LP, Album)VirginVL 2267Canada1983
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Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence (LP, Album, Stereo)VirginV 2276UK1983
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence = 戦場のメリー・クリスマス オリジナルサウンドトラック (LP, Stereo)London RecordsL28N 1008Japan1983
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Bande Originale Du Film "Furyo" (LP, Stereo)Virgin, Virgin205 658, 205 658-320Europe1983

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    barticle
    In the book that came with the '93 Trance Europe Express 2CD compilation, Alex Paterson of The Orb included this soundtrack amongst his top 12 ambient albums of all-time!

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