X Japan – European Tour 2011 News, Reviews

On July 1, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

Last updated July 08, 2011 June 28, 2011 Shepherds Bush Empire, London: X Japan Live at Shepherds Bush Empire, London: http://www.primalnoise.com/node/162 (Review and photos – I like this review.) X JAPANが欧州ツアー開始、ロンドンの会場前に長蛇の列(29日) (06:05 video) (X Japan European tour started: Long line in front of London concert theater. – Yoshiki interviews all in English) This REUTERS Japan rough […]

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X Japan Yoshiki – Part I

On June 22, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

No Compromise I think what I admire most about Yoshiki is that he makes no compromise about his music. He said in an inverview that: Before the North American tour last year, he was advised by their American management to drop ballads for the tour as the US audience does not appreciate ballads mixed with metal. […]

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X Japan – 2011 WORLD TOUR Starts June 28 in London

On June 20, 2011, in Music, Uncategorized, X Japan,

Just following the itineraries on the map, I feel dizzy and jet lagged. I hope everything goes well for them. Here’s the itineraries, announced so far: Europe: June 28 (Tue) London, United Kingdom July 01 (Fri) Paris, France July 02 (Sat) Utrecht, Netherlands July 04 (Mon) Berlin, Germany Japan: August 13 (Sat) Osaka August 14 […]

X Japan – U.S. First Single “Jade” release on June 28

On June 16, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

In North America, Europe and Latin America in digital format. Finally! Jade teaser : http://www.xjapanmusic.com/audio/ Their European tour starts the same day in London. I like watching someone trying to achieve something against odds. This year it’s X Japan and Yoshiki. X Japan official web site: http://www.xjapanmusic.com Here’s a couple of articles. The first two have […]

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X Japan – English Lyric Part 2

On June 13, 2011, in Music, Uncategorized, X Japan,

“Scarlet Love Song” is written almost entirely in Japanese. A poster at YouTube translated the lyric in English, begging understanding in advance if the translation is awkward. X JAPAN – Scarlet Love Song -BUDDHA Mix (Click “Show More” for English translation.) Someone commented on difficulty to translate between two languages even for a person who is bilingual in […]

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X Japan – Last Live Full Version

On June 13, 2011, in Music, Uncategorized, X Japan,

On June 11 Yoshiki tweets that he finally finished editing X Japan Last Live Full Version after 13 years, that it took 13 years because it was so pailful that he could not watch till the end. Good news is then, can we expect its DVD release in the US soon? I would love to have it. […]

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X Japan – Scarlet Love Song

On June 10, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

“Scarlet Love Song” is the main theme song of anime Tezuka Osamu’s “Buddha – Akai Sabaku yo Utsukushiku”, released in Japan on May 27, 2011. I read the song would be released on June 08 worldwide. But it was not available either at Amazon or iTune. It turned out available only in Japan. On iTune there, it […]

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X Japan ToshI – After the Reunion

On June 1, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

X Japan was reunited in 2007 for I.V., a theme song of a movie for worldwide release. First forward, they did North American Tour in 7 cities in the US and Canada in 2010, finishing with New York sold out concert. Comments in media were very favorable. I have been reading fun’s comments at YouTube […]

alan – Tibetan-Chinese Singer, Active in Japan

On May 22, 2011, in Music, Others,

I first watched her video, singing “Kuon no Kawa” – theme song for movie “Red Cliff” II. I liked her singing. She was beautiful too. Later I watched a couple of other videos and wondered if her management people were trying to make her another cute J-Pop idol singer. But today I found videos of […]

Arashi – Satoshi Ohno – Solo Videos “This video has been removed by the user.”

On May 20, 2011, in Music, Others,

I posted about his solo performance a few days ago with 5 video links on YouTube. Last night, I noticed 4 of 5 links were removed by user since then. It’s kind of strange coincidence as I had been watching them for some time. If it is a copyright problem, I am sorry that we […]

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