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Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Album

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Album
Performer: Ryuichi Sakamoto
Genre: Electro / TV
Title: Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
MP3 album size: 1344 mb
FLAC album size: 2981 mb
Style: Soundtrack, Downtempo, Synth-pop, Score
Country: Europe
Released: 1983
Catalog number: 205 494, 205 494-320
Label: Virgin


1Father Christmas
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
2Before The War
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
3A Brief Encounter
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
4The Seed
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
5Sowing The Seed
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
6Forbidden Colours
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto/David Sylvian
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
8The Seed And The Sower
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
11Ride Ride Ride (Celliers' Brother's Song)
Written-By – Stephen Mccurdy
12Last Regrets
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
13Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
15The Fight
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
1623rd Psalm
Written-By – Traditional
17A Hearty Breakfast
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
18Beyond Reason
Written-By – Riuichi Sakamoto
19Ride Ride Ride (Reprise)
Written-By – Steven Mccurdy


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
L28N 1008Ryuichi Sakamoto Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence ‎(LP)London RecordsL28N 1008Japan1983
5050466 3090 2 0Ryuichi Sakamoto Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence / Furyo ‎(CD, Album)Milan5050466 3090 2 0Europe1994
OVED 237Ryuichi Sakamoto Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence ‎(LP, Album)VirginOVED 237UK1988
197 953-2Ryuichi Sakamoto Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence / Furyo (Soundtrack From The Original Motion Picture) ‎(CD, Album, RE)Milan, Universal, Universal Licensing Music (ULM)197 953-2FranceUnknown
V2276Ryuichi Sakamoto Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence ‎(LP, Album)VirginV2276New Zealand1983


  • Composed By, PerformerRyuichi Sakamoto
  • Producer, Recorded By, Mixed ByRyuichi Sakamoto, Seigen Ono, Shinichi Tanaka
  • Recorded By [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant]Michio Nakakoshi
  • Recording SupervisorHiroshi Okura, Peter Barakan
  • VocalsDavid Sylvian (tracks: B10)


Soundtrack from the Motion Picture "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence"
Music Recorded and Mixed at Onkio Haus, Tokyo
Recording supervised for Yoroshita Music Inc.
℗ & © 1983 National Film Trustee Company Ltd./Virgin Records Ltd.
Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh

Also released with GEMA STEMRA on labels

Matrix variant 2 also includes the text "Made in Germany" or "Manufactured in Germany" on both sides. It is only partial visible.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): S 205 494 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): S 205 494 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Variant 1): 205494 A-3/83S 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Variant 1): 205494 B-2/83S 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Stamped & Etched, Variant 2): 205494 A-3/83S 1 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Stamped & Etched, Variant 2): 205494 A-3/83S 1 B-1
  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Pressing Plant ID (Side B Label): Bass Clef


  • Record Company – Virgin Records
  • Distributed By – Ariola Group Of Companies
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – National Film Trustee Company Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – National Film Trustee Company Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – Sonopress
  • Printed By – Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH
  • Recorded At – Onkio Haus
  • Mixed At – Onkio Haus



Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence - Ryuichi Sakamoto. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Video. Ryuichi Sakamoto. Язык: Русский. Страна: Россия. Lawrence is a 1983 instrumental by Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto recorded for the film of the same name. The song has become a staple of holiday music in the USA, Britain and Japan. A vocal version, Forbidden Colours, features former Japan frontman David Sylvian and charted in the top 20 of the UK Singles Chart and Irish Singles Chart. Soundtrack 2015. Découvrez des références, des avis, des crédits, des chansons, et bien plus encore à propos de Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. among many others. Print and download in PDF or MIDI Merry Christmas Mr. Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto for Piano : MuseScore Christmas Mr. Lawrence . Forbidden Colours by Ryuichi Sakamoto 1983. Live video: G v pbd-O8U. Soundtrack from the movie Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 戦場のメリークリスマス, . Furyo in Europe, directed by Nagisa Oshima, and starring David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Takeshi Kitano. The instrument is a Kawai VPC1 controlling a Clavia Nord Stage 2, using a sampled Yamaha C7 grand piano, and. straight from the 80's a sampled preset named Touch Perco from the Yamaha DX7 mk2 synth. Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence 1983. Album by Ryuichi Sakamoto. The Seed and the Sower. was sampled in. Vault Maintenance 700 CMC Black Swan Dub by Nmesh 2017. Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Adrien Aubrun Private Remix. Ed Alleyne-Johnson - Merry Xmas Mr. Richard Clayderman - Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence Ryuchi Sakamoto. Luis Junior - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence From Merry Christmas Mr. FACT - Merry Christmas Mr
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