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BGM album for sale by Yellow Magic Orchestra was released Jul 03, 1992 on the Restless label. BGM stands for "background music," and one could be mistaken for thinking that this is an album of ambient-sounding tracks. BGM CD music Instead, it's a continuation of YMO's techno aesthetic, focusing more on Takahashi's distorted vocals and similarly liquid synth sounds, which give much of the album a melancholic air. BGM buy CD music There's also the sense of a group rushing to put out another album (close on the heels of Xoo Multiplies). BGM songs One of Sakamoto's efforts ("1000 Knives") comes from his 1978 solo album, revisited here as a twisted blurp of an instrumental; the other ("Happy End") is all atmosphere and no substance. BGM album for sale And YMO's attempt to understand rap ("Rap Phenomena") is as plodding as it is embarrassing. However, there are some standout tracks on side two: "Cue" by Hosono and Takahashi is a very assured ballad, given sufficient frisson by its galloping synth line and strangely programmed drums; "UT" is a Kraftwerk-ian instrumental charged with menace and speed; and "Loom" finally gets to a calm resting place of dripping water, floating electronics, and a Eno-esque atmosphere. If only the first half was a good as the second. ~ Ted Mills.
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|CD Universe Part number||1128193|
|Release Date||Jul 03, 1992|
|Recording Time||47 minutes|
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