Commmons/Avex marketing Ltd. and iTunes Japan held a press conference in Tokyo at 11:00AM on 12/10 at Apple Store, Ginza (Tokyo, Japan) to announce the March 4, 2009 release of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s new album ‘Out Of Noise.’ Following the album, a Japanese tour running from March 18 until April 28 (18 cities, 21 shows)
Ryuichi Sakamoto – Rain(live)
more tour info after the jump
Ryuichi Sakamoto also announced an unprecedented partnership with iTunes Japan. Every concert on the tour will be recorded live and available through the iTunes Music Store within 24 hours in Japan (worldwide service will follow accordingly). This marks the first time iTunes has ever made a deal of this kind for the release of live music anywhere in the world.
Out Of Noise (Sakamoto’s first artist release in five years) contains 12 newly written tracks and is set to release March 4, 2009.