Asia Classics : The Best of Shoukichi Kina - Peppemint Tea House

Shoukichi Kina

Asia Classics : The Best of Shoukichi Kina - Peppemint Tea House

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Release LP SKU: LP LBOP 0015
  • April 14, 2023
  • Repress
  • New
  • Black

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Cela fait trente ans que Luaka Bop à publié cette rétrospective de l'icône d'Okinawa Shoukichi Kina. Il y aurait beaucoup à dire sur le légendaire Kina et son influence sur la musique populaire japonaise, mais nous allons laisser Ry Cooder, qui figure sur la plupart des chansons ici, s'en charger :
"J'ai rencontré Shoukichi Kina pour la première fois en 1979. David Lindley et moi étions en tournée au Japon, et nous commencions à être épuisés. Kina et un traducteur nous ont rejoints à Osaka et nous nous sommes tous assis dans le hall de cet hôtel touristique géant, que Kina détestait. Il est resté assis là, à regarder droit devant lui, sans rien dire pendant une heure.
Un an plus tard, un billet d'avion aller-retour pour Hawaï est arrivé par la poste, avec une note qui disait : "HÔTEL ALA MOANA, STUDIO D'ENREGISTREMENT COMMERCIAL, S'IL VOUS PLAÎT. KINA." Kina avait l'habitude de se jeter par terre et de taper du pied lorsqu'il aimait une lecture. Je me souviens avoir pensé, ce battement "un de plus pour nous, les gars !" Lorsque la femme de Kina, Tomoko, a posé la voix sur "Flowers For You Heart", il s'est allongé et est resté allongé, obligeant l'ingénieur à le repasser encore et encore jusqu'à ce qu'il se soit épuisé - une vraie fête de playback, à la manière d'Okinawa. C'est à ce moment-là que vous
vous savez que vous êtes prêt à commencer à enregistrer pour de vrai, mais ça ne se passe jamais comme ça. Vous en enregistrez un ou deux, vous dites adios et vous rentrez chez vous. Puis, plus tard, peut-être quatre personnes découvrent votre petite contribution, et puis quelqu'un veut rééditer l'album et voilà. l'album et voilà."

- Ry Cooder, 1993

Luaka Bop Records