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Kazuki Tomokawa (友川 かずき) [ complete discography]
archaic_dance wrote in kayoukyoku
(99% because only the album Satoru is missing as its very hard to come across - came in a 3CD boxset limited to 600 copies)



友川かずき
(Kazuki Tomokawa) is a prolific Japanese acid-folk singer, poet, author, artist and racing tipster, active in the Japanese music scene since the early seventies. He is often described as a “screaming philosopher” due to his idiosyncratic singing style. Whether screaming his lungs out while thrashing his guitar within an inch of its life (his legendarily wild performances frequently end up with all strings snapped during a single song), creating gorgeously romantic and limpid tone-scapes, Tomokawa never remains any less than himself. He walks a path of untutored intelligence, piercing sensitivity, and fully exorcised passions all too rare in the shallow husk of today’s debased world.

In the download:

[studio albums]
1975 - Finally, The First Album
1976 - A Natural Voice
1977 - Senbazuru Wo Kuchi Ni Kuwaeta Hibi
1978 - Poems That Won’t Stop Crying From Within Me
1980 - Within the Country of Falling Cherry Blossoms
1981 - The Sea Is Silent, The Voice’s Soul Is Suffering
1986 - Beauty Without Mercy
1994 - Fault Of Flowers
1994 - Playing with Phantoms
1995 - Dance A Bonodori Alone
1996 - Fat in the Morning Light
1998 - Day by Day Dreams Die With Blithe
1998 - The Process of Stars
1999 - Sky Fish
2000 - Red Polyanthus
2001 - The Eyes of Elise
2002 - A Blow By Kenshin
2003 - Nakahara Chuya Sakuhinnshu ['78 re-interpretation]
2008 - Blue Water, Red Water
2009 - A Bumpkin’s Empty Bravado

[live albums]
1979 - A Dog - Live in Akita
1995 - GOEN: Live In Nihon Seinenkan
1995 - Shibuya Apia Document
2005 - Live 2005 Osaka Banana Hall

[compilation album]
Itsuka, Toku O Miteita

[extra songs]
Can’t Comprehend the Meaning Behind these Emotions
The Spring that Never Comes

--> http://depositfiles.com/files/uz4v1uaeg
             ~no password~

& the only album that was missing: 2003 - Satoru


Enjoy and if anyone is unsure about Kazuiki's style, check out that documentary that is linked in the description.

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this is amazing. i've been looking for his songs for a long time. thanks for posting.

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