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CategoryRock Albums, Rock/Pop CDs, Art Rock, Synth Pop


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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.   ...See Full Description


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Click to hear an MP3 sound sampleTrkSong   
1Ballet See All 3
2Music Plans
3Rap Phenomena
4Happy End
51000 Knives
6Cue See All 6
7U T
8Camouflage See All 3
9Mass See All 2
10Loom


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CD Universe Part number1128193
LabelRestless
Orig Year1981
Catalog number72703
Discs1
Release DateJul 03, 1992
Studio/LiveStudio
Mono/StereoStereo
Recording Time47 minutes


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