Releases: Albums

Memento Mori
limited edition cover

Memento Mori

release date: February 18, 2009
company: BMG Japan/Ariola
formats: CD (BVCR-17074)
initial price: limited edition ¥3990; regular edition ¥3059
goodies: the limited edition version included a bonus DVD with a documentary on recording the album (artwork is slightly larger than regular edition); the first copies included photocards of the members

Tracklisting

  1. Makka Na Yoru -Bloody- (Sakurai/Imai)
  2. Les Enfants Terribles (Imai/Imai)
  3. Galaxy (Sakurai/Imai)
  4. Umbrella (Imai/Imai)
  5. Katte Ni Shiyagare (Sakurai/Hoshino)
  6. Coyote (Sakurai/Imai)
  7. Message (Sakurai/Hoshino)
  8. Memento Mori (Imai/Imai)
  9. Jonathan Jet-Coaster (Sakurai/Imai)
  10. Suzumebachi (Imai/Imai)
  11. Lullaby-III (Sakurai/Imai)
  12. Motel 13 (Sakurai/Hoshino)
  13. Serenade - Itoshi No Umbrella -Sweety- (Imai/Imai)
  14. Tenshi Wa Dare Da (Imai/Imai)
  15. Heaven (Sakurai/Imai)

Credits

Atsushi Sakurai: vocals
Hisashi Imai: guitars, noises, electronics and chorus
Hidehiko Hoshino: electric guitars, acoustic guitars and chorus
Yutaka Higuchi: bass
Toll Yagami: drums

additional musicians:
Kazutoshi Yokoyama: manipulate and keyboards
Satoshi Mishiba: hammond organ and pianoforte (Katte Ni Shiyagare, Message)
Yuiko Tsubokura: backing chorus (Message)

produced by Buck-Tick

co-produced & directed by: Junichi Tanaka
recorded and mixed by: Hitoshi Hiruma
additional engineers: Yosuke Watanabe (Victor Studio), Yoshiyuki Watanabe (Victor Studio), Shinya Kondo (Prime Sound Studio), Yasuhiro Nakashima (Zak Studio)
recorded at: Victor Studio, Prime Sound Studio, Prime Sound Studio Form, Galva Studio, Zak Studio
mastered by: Ian Cooper
mastered at Metropolis Mastering Studios

drum technician & tuner: Shigeo Azami
guitar & bass technician: Kazutaka Minemori (Master Tone)

Label Staff (BMG Japan)
A&R: Taimei Fukuoka
public relation: Shinji Nakazato, Etsuko Noguchi
sales promoter: Masashi Watanabe
art work coordinator: Kaori Wada
media promotion: Shigeki Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Tomohiko Tanaka, Izumi Suzuki, Naoko Kawamoto, Akira Sato, Chihiro Yoshioka, Chisami Takeshige, Sayuri Tani, Yuka Tsuda, Yukiko Ishikawa
area promotion: Yuichiro Hisaizumi, Yumiko Sakaguchi, Manabu Koezuka, Kaori Terada, Tomohiko Tsuda, Maiko Sawamura, Junichiro Kumahara, Emi Nagano, Nozomu Takahama (North Road), Chiharu Yasaka (Hourz)
promotion desk: Yuri Tamura
A&R desk: Kumi Matsumoto
A&R supervisor: Ryuichi Kashiwagi

artist management: Takahiro Chiba (Banker)
publishing staff: Taeko Nomura (Circles Music Publishers)
management desk: Mayumi Kaneko (Banker)
official fan club: Rumi Ikeda (Fish Tank)

art direction & design: Tsutomu Moriya (Fantasista Inc. / ila.)
photography: Kazutaka Nakamura
hair styling & make up: Takayuki Tanizaki (Fats Berry)
costume styling: Kenichi Shimizu
skull sculpture: Neugramm
flower design: Sachiko Yokoyama (Flore Soffitta)

supervisor: Hiromi Yoshizawa (Banker)
executive producer: Shigenobu Karube (BMG Japan)

special thanks to: Fernandes, Burny, Greco, Ludwig, SCS, Hiromi Kishino (Victor Studio), Tomoki Kunihara (Prime Sound Studio), Osamu Watanabe (Zak Studio), Akiko Hasegawa (Wise Crow), Kazuo Sudo (Hot Wave Co.), Yosuke Inoue & Kyohei Tominaga (BMG Japan), Wada & O.G. Scissors, Akio Matsuki (Gretsch drum office), Kiyoshi (Madbeavers), Asaki (Age of Punk), Katsushige Okazaki (Age of Punk), Fish Tank Members, Love & Media Portable Members and You

DVD Memento Mori Recording Documentary
producer: Tamami Morita (Whoop)
MA & sound design: Kinya Sagi
director & cameraman: Wataru Hayashi (Whoop)

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