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LONDON FREEDOM CHOIR SHIRO'S SONGBOOK SELECTION

Catalog Number RXCD-21039
Release Date Dec 03, 2003
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price 2940 JPY
Media Format CD
Classification Vocal
Published by Rhythmedia Tribe
Composed by Shiro SAGISU /
Arranged by Shiro SAGISU / , Andrew Smith, LOREN
Performed by Ian Pitter, Michelle Dixon, Paul Lee, Jennifer Ingram-Brown, Evette Briscoe, London Freedom Choir, Andrew Smith, Joel Campbelle, Mark Walker, Roy Johnson, Karlos Edwards, Tetsuya Ochiai / , Royal Mirrorball Orchestra, Eric Miyashiro / , Shiro SAGISU / , Nicholas St. Victor Brown, Nobu Saito / , Tomoyuki Asakawa / , Hazel Fernandes, Ken Shima / , Martin Lascelles, Mike Wyzgowski, Tamotsu Suzuki, Freddie Thompson, Verloy Bailey, Hiroshi Matsui / , Haruo Yoda, Gavyn Wright, The London Session Orchestra, TAKE 6, LOREN
Lyrics by MASH, John James Stanley

Tracklist

Disc 1

01 L+O+V+E SELECTION 3:38
02 SPARK OF LIFE 2003 (NOCTURNE) 6:48
03 SHIRO'S MUSIC BOX 5:24
04 WHERE YOUR HEART BELONGS 6:37
05 WHY PRETEND 2003 5:29
06 BEAUTIFUL DREAM (THE BEST OF TIME) 4:51
07 DAY BY DAY 6:51
08 LAST NIGHT 5:20
09 SENSES 5:20
10 STUCK ON ME 4:55
11 I NEED TO MISS YOU SOMETIME 5:01
12 SING A SONG OUTRO 4:06
13 SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT 5:28
14 THE GLORY DAY 4:12
Disc length 74:00

Notes

M-01:
Lead Vocal and Speech: Ian PITTER
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Piano: Joel CAMPBELL
Hammond Organ: Mark WALKER
Bass: Roy Johnson
Percussions: Karlos EDWARDS
Brass Section: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Eric MIYASHIRO on Trumpet

M-02:
Lead and Backing Vocals: LOREN
Keyboards and Drums Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Strings Section: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

M-03:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Paul Lee
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Keyboards and Drums Programming: Nicholas St-Victor BROWN and Shiro SAGISU
Bass and Strings Sections: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Eric MIYASHIRO on Trumpet and Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

M-04:
Lead and Backing Vocals: LOREN
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Percussions: Nobu SAITO
Orchestra: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

Official theme song from Korean motion picture "武士=Musa" Japanese version, distributed by GAGA Communications inc.

M-05:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Ian PITTER
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Guitar: Andrew SMITH
Harp: Tomoyuki ASAKAWA
Bass and Strings Section: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Eric MIYASHIRO on Trumpet and Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

M-06
Lead and Backing Vocals: Hazel FERNANDES
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Guitar: Andrew SMITH

M-07:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Ian PITTER
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Guitar: Andrew SMITH
Acoustic Piano: Ken SHIMA
Orchestra: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

M-08:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Hazel FERNANDES
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Martin LASCELLES
Guitar: Mike WYZGOWSKI
Harmonica: Tamotsu SUZUKI
Brass Section: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Eric MIYASHIRO on Trumpet

M-09:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Michelle DIXON
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Piano and Hammond Organ: Mark WALKER
Guitar: Andrew SMITH
Bass: Freddie THOMPSON
Drums: Verloy BAILEY

M-10:
Lead and Backing Vocals: Jennifer INGRAM-BROWN
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Synthesizers: Shiro SAGISU
Drum Programming: Hiroshi MATSUI
Acoustic Piano Ad-lib: Joel CAMPBELL
Guitar: Andrew SMITH
Drum-Sample Player: Haruo YODA
(UNIVERSOUL)
Harp: Tomoyuki ASAKAWA
Brass and Strings Section: Royal Mirrorball Orchestra
Concert Master: Eric MIYASHIRO on Trumpet and Tetsuya OCHIAI on Violin

M-11:
Lead Vocal: Hazel FERNANDES
Backing Vocals: Gina FOSTER and Derek GREEN
Wurlitzer Piano: Mark WALKER
Acoustic Guitar: Andrew SMITH
Strings Section: London Session Orchestra
Concert Master: Gavyn WRIGHT on Violin

M-12:
Ad-lib: Michelle Dixon
Vocals: Freedom Choir
Keyboards and Drum Programming: Shiro SAGISU
Strings Section: London Session Orchestra
Concert Master: Gavyn WRIGHT on Violin

M-13:
Lead and Backing Vocals: LOREN
Backing Vocals: Freedom Choir
Piano: Mark WALKER
Guitar: Andrew SMITH

M-14:
All Vocals: TAKE 6
Produced by TAKE 6

TAKE 6 appears courtesy of TAKE 6 Records

All Songs Produced, Composed and Arranged by Shiro SAGISU for Ro-JAM Ltd.
Except track #03 produced by Shiro SAGISU and Nicholas St-Victor BROWN, track #08 produced by MASH, Martin LASCELLES and Shiro SAGISU, track 14 produced by TAKE 6.
All lyrics by MASH, except track #07 by John James STANLEY.
Shiro SAGISU, Andrew SMITH and LOREN organize Freedom Choir, and assemble Ian PITTER, Michelle DIXON, Paul LEE, Jennifer INGRAM-BROWN and Evette BRISCOE.

Lead recording engineer in London from 1994 with Shiro SAGISU; Philip BAGENAL of EASTCOTE studios
Assisted by Antti UNSIMAKI and Alan O'CONELL

Lead recording engineer in Tokyo from 1986 with Shiro SAGISU;
Masahiro KAWAGUCCI of UNIVERSOUL 999 studio
Assisted by Minako NOZUE

Lead mixing engineer in London from 1994 with Shiro SAGISU;
Marcellus FERNANDES mixed #02, #04, #05, #06, #10 and #12 at Metropolis Studio and Olympic studios
Assisted by Iain GORE

#09 recorded and mixed by Martin LASCELLES at DE-MIX studio London
#01, #11, #13 mixed by Masahiro KAWAGUCCI at UNIVERSOUL 999 studio Tokyo
Assisted by Minako NOZUE
#03, #07, #09 mixed by Motohiro TSUJI, Shiro SAGISU and Haruo YODA at PRIME SOUND studios Tokyo
Assisted by Shunroku HITANI
Line up engineered by Akihiro SHIBA at TEMAS Tokyo

Mastered by Brian GARDNER at Bernie GRUNDMAN mastering in Los Angeles
#06, #08 and #10 mastered by Herb POWERS Jr. at HIT FACTORY mastering New York

Executive Producer: Shiro SAGISU for Ro-JAM Ltd.
Supervised Producers: Hiroto TANIGAWA (Rhythmedia) and Haruo YODA (UNIVERSOUL)
A&R: Akihiro TERADA (avex) and Hiraku OKUMURA (Rhythmedia Tribe)
Production Managers: Yoshiyuki MURAKAMI (Rhythmedia), Yuiko MUKAINO (Ro-JAM), Philip BAGENAL (EASTCOTE studios), Peggy (EASTCOTE studios), Tamotsu SUZUKI (UNIVERSOUL) and Fumio TAKANO (Toshitsu),
Special Cooperators: Kiyoshi MATSUO (Never Too Much Productions), Ken SATO (avex io), Masaru ONISHI (avex), Tomomi YOSHIMURA (GAGA) and Kanami NAKAYAMA (GAGA)

Art Designer: Masayuki FUKUI (Rhythmedia design), Chise KAMIMURA (Rhythmedia design), Kazuhiro TAKIYA
Photo: Tomoko YONEDA and Takashi YASHIMA

Check Shiro SAGISU's official site on the web. www.ro-jam.com

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