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CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (First Press Limited Edition)(Japan Version) DVD Region 2

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Product Title: CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (First Press Limited Edition)(Japan Version) CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (初回限定版)(日本版) CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (初回限定版)(日本版) CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (初回限定盤)(日本版) CIRCLES (ALBUM+DVD) (First Press Limited Edition)(Japan Version)
Singer Name(s): SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS SOIL& "PIMP" SESSIONS SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Publisher Product Code: VIZL-563
Language: Japanese
Disc Format(s): CD
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Other Information: Album/ CD+DVD
Package Weight: 260 (g)
Shipment Unit: 2 What is it?
Publisher: Victor Entertainment
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1033690308

Product Information / Track List

初回盤/DVD付

SOIL&"PIMP"SESSIONS ANNIVERSARY YEAR 第三弾!! 2013年で現メンバーの6人が揃ってから10周年を迎える日本を代表するジャズバンド、SOIL&"PIMP"SESSIONSのアニヴァーサリー・アルバム! 全収録曲にゲストを迎えたコラボレーション楽曲で構成。国内アーティストのみならず、海外からもゲストも迎え、ソイルの核となる"ジャズ"をキーワードにした強力作品。先行してシングルカットされたライムスター「ジャズィ・カンヴァセイション」、椎名林檎「殺し屋危機一髪」(6/26発売)の2作品に加え、BONNIE PINK、 福原美穂、七尾旅人らがボーカル参加。DJ KENTARO、雅-MIYAVI-(ギター参加)、ユザーン(タブラ)ら世界でも活躍する抜きに出たミュージシャン/DJ、そして、海外からはブルーノートより新作を発表したジャズシンガー、Jose James(ホセ・ジェームス)や、フライング・ロータスのレーベル"ブレイン フィーダー"からデビューしたエレクトロユニットRYATらが参加している。初回限定盤はDVD付き。また、初回限定盤ボーナストラックに「殺し屋危機一髪(Death Jazz Version)」(バンドアレンジの完全別ヴァージョン)を収録予定。

ボーナス・トラック: 椎名林檎/「殺し屋危機一髪(Death Jazz Version)」

CD
01. ジャズィ・カンヴァセイション
02 殺し屋危機一髪
03 Summer Love
04 Bon Bon Villa
05 Light Blue Soldier
06 Iceburn
07 Ananta
08 記憶の旅
09 Frog in the World!
10 Hey Tagger, I’m Here
11 殺し屋危機一髪 (DEATH JAZZ ver.)

DVD
01 ジャズィ・カンヴァセイション/SOIL&"PIMP"SESSIONS feat. RHYMESTER【 MUSIC VIDEO】
02 殺し屋危機一髪/SOIL&"PIMP"SESSIONS と椎名林檎【 MUSIC VIDEO】
03 殺し屋危機一髪/SOIL&"PIMP"SESSIONS と椎名林檎【 特報】
04 POP KORN(日比谷宣言 at 日比谷野外音楽堂 2012.06.16 /SOIL&"PIMP"BIG BAND【 LIVE】
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September 16, 2013

Death Jazz meets world
Jazz ensemble Soil & "Pimp" Sessions is at the forefront of the Japan jazz world with their breathtaking and energetic style of free-form jazz known as Death Jazz. For their tenth anniversary, the group reached out to other musicians for a special collaboration album called Circles, and the result is an astounding clash of genres that's easily one of the best Japanese albums of the year.

The band has collaborated with vocalists before – including Sheena Ringo on My Foolish Heart – crazy on earth – – but Circles sees the band stretching the boundaries of its genre and really working to integrate their sound into other genres. In addition to Sheena, the album features an impressive list of artists like Bonnie Pink, Rhymester, Miyavi and Nanao Tavito.

The album's opening track – Jazzy Conversation featuring rapper Rhymester – immediately sets the tone for something different. Rhymester's spoken lyrics make up the dominant force throughout the song, with the band filling in between the verses. The strong bass presence and Rhymester's smooth delivery make for an exhilarating hybrid of genres.

The musicians in Circles are not just making guest appearances on a Death Jazz album. Instead, Circles chronicles Soil & "Pimp" Sessions' wild journey through different musical genres. Most of the guest musicians actually composed their respective songs, including Miyavi's rock-jazz hybrid Light Blue Soldier (Track 5), DJ Kentaro's electronica-dubstep hybrid club song Iceburn (Track 6) and Bonnie Pink's Hey Tagger, I'm Here (Track 10), ensuring that each musician's unique style can be heard.

Constantly traveling across musical genres and styles, Circles sounds like a remix album at times in that the jazz band rarely takes over the music. The only real exceptions are Sheena Ringo's Koroshiya Kiki Ippatsu (Track 2), a sly big band jazz tune that's very familiar to Sheena's own style of neo-jazz music, and Jose James' Summer Love (Track 3), which fits jazz into the rhythm of a waltz.

With only ten tracks, Circles doesn't overstay its welcome. It's always engaging to listen to, and it offers listeners a new Soil & "Pimp" Sessions that has never been heard before. It may disappoint fans that were looking to hear how the guest musicians adjust to working in Death Jazz, but its ambitious collaborative spirit will delight listeners. For music fans who aren't bound by genre borders, Circles is a true musical delight.

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