Saturday, March 17, 2007

"Our friend the atom" :


A Japanese-only tribute album for a famous Japanese animator, Osamu Tezuka -- creator of Astro Boy, and considered the grandfather of the contemporary manga and anime industry. Features exclusive tracks by: SHONEN KNIFE, MAKI NOMIYA (of PIZZICATO 5 fame), CIBO MATTO, BOREDOMS, BLOODTHIRSTY BUTCHERS, SEAN LENNON, CHOCOLAT, as well as Haruomi Hosono, Kazufumi Miyazawa, El-Malo, Kinniku Shojotai, Anji, Yui Nishiwaki, You, Dimitri From Paris, Tadanobu Asano, Ken Takagi,Ikuno Takagi (Jungle Smile), Genki Hitomi, Hiroyuki Nanba, Cosa Nostra, Kiyoshiro, and Motoharu Sano.

This cd features wonderful packaging with metallic foil and silver ink along with die cut panels of Astro Boy's head. but unfortunately, as nice as it looks, it just doesn't scan very well. The above image is from the inside cover.

it's sing along time

4 comments:

Dirk said...

looks interesting!

adgy said...

Thank you!!!!!!

DougH said...

Awesome, thanks! Here's a partial translation of who did what I found on the net:


01 W.3 - -YOU+ Ikuno Takaki (Jungle Smile)+Genki Hitomi,+Hiroyuki Nanba
02 ? - Cosa Nostra featuring Kiyoshiro Imawano
03 Tetsuwan Atomu (Astro Boy)-- Shonen Knife
04 ? - Maki Nomiya (Pizzicato Five) + Dimitri From Paris
05 ? - Ken Takagi
06 Fushigina Melumo--Cibo Matto
07 Omukae de gonsu-- Haruomi Hosono (original composition)
08 ? -Kazufumi Miyazawa
09 Janguru Taitei (Kimba the White Lion) -- BOREDOMS (original theme by Isao Tomita)
10 ? -Tadanobu Asano + Bloodthirsty Butchers
11 ? -EL-MALO
12 ? -80's Kinniku Shojotai
13 Ribon no Kishi (Princess Knight)-- Anji (original theme by Isao Tomita)
14 ? -Yui Nishiwaki
15 ? -Tetsuwan Atomu (Astro Boy) -- Sean Lennon
16 ? -CHOCOLAT
17 ? -Motoharu Sano (remix by CMJK)

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately, the link vanished.