THE MYSTERY KINDAICHI BAND
THE ADVENTURES OF KOHSUKE KINDAICHI

Wewantsounds
EULP 2020 reissue (’77)
JAZZ-FUNK SOUL-JAZZ DISCO FUNK SOUNDTRACK

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THE HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER JAPANESE ‘IMAGINERY’ DISCO FUNK SOUNDTRACK FROM 1977 FEATURING THE CREAM OF THE TOKYO SCENE GETS OFFICIALLY REISSUED FOR THE FIRST TIME OUTSIDE OF JAPAN.

The ‘imaginary’ soundtrack to the adventures Of Kindaichi Kosuke, the cult detective book series by writer Seishi Yokomizo is on many DJ want-lists. Arranged by soundtrack master Kentaro Haneda and featuring a mysterious group of the best 70s Japanese Funk musicians, the album is pure undiluted Disco Funk. This reissue is the album’s first official release outside of Japan. Remastered from the original tapes, it features artwork by renowned illustrator Ichibun Sugimoto, OBI strip and a 4 page insert with a new introduction by British journalist Anton Spice.

Tracklist:
A1 金田一耕助のテーマ Kindaichi Kosuke No Theme
A2 八つ墓村 Yatsuhakamura
A3 仮面舞踏会 Kamen Butoukai
A4 本陣殺人事件 Honjin Satsujin Jiken
A5 獄門島 Gokumontou
B1 悪魔の手毬唄 Akuma No Temariuata
B2 迷路荘の惨劇 Meirosou No Sangeki
B3 悪魔が来りて笛を吹く Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuko
B4 三つ首塔 Mitsukubitou
B5 犬神家の一族 Inugamike No Ichizoku