FAR EAST FAMILY BAND - Nipponjin - Join Our Mental Phase Sound
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Join Our Mental Phase Sound
vinyl LP

Condition: EX / EX
Label: Phoenix Records
Catalogue No: ASHLP3009
A limited edition repress (No. 489 of the 1000 pressed) and featuring songs 'Nipponjin', 'The Cave', 'Undiscovered Northern Land', 'Timeless', 'The God Of Water', 'River Of Soul', 'The God Of Wind', 'Movin' Lookin', 'Yamato' and 'Mystery Of Northern Space'. Regarded by many as the first Japanese progressive rock group, the Far East Family Band featured the keyboardist and future new age composer, Kitaro. A keyboard dominated space rock band, the Far East Family Band played extended compositions that brought comparisons to Tangerine Dream and early Pink Floyd. 'Nipponjin' the band's second album under their new name (the trio changed their name from Far Out to Far East Family Band following the release of Nihonjin which appeared on the Denon label in 1973) following, featured re-recorded material from the previous, The Cave Down To Earth as well as Nihonjin and was produced by Tangerine Dream's Klaus Schultz. The band's synthesiser-drenched sound had much to do with the meeting of keyboard player and soon to be new age composer Kitaro's meeting with Schultz during a trip to Europe.
  • A1 Nipponjin
  • A2 The Cave
  • B1 Undiscovered Northern Land
  • B2 Timeless
  • B3 The God Of Water
  • B4 River Of Soul
  • B5 The God Of Wind
  • B6 Movin' Lookin'
  • B7 Yamato
  • B8 Mystery Of Northern Space