RYUICHI SAKAMOTO
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

ESPERANTO OUT 19 NOV (LP/CD) RYUICHI SAKAMOTO'S 1985 SYNTH AND AMBIENT ALBUM FEATURING YAS-KAZ AND ARTO LINDSAY IS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH NEW INTRODUCTION BY ANDY BETA AND AUDIO REMASTERED IN TOKYO BY SEIGEN ONO

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MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG
MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG

DIXIE FEVER OUT 22 OCT (LP) FINAL REISSUE IN OUR MAKOTO KUBOTA REISSUE PROGRAM WITH DIXIE FEVER FROM 1977 CO-PRODUCED BY HARUOMI HOSONO AND RECORDED IN HAWAII. WITH ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND AUDIO REMASTERED BY MAKOTO KUBOTA.

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WARDA
WARDA

KHALIK HENA OUT 15 OCT (LP) DEEP ARABIC CLASSIC BY LEGENDARY DIVA WARDA COMPOSED BY BALIGH HAMDI AND RECORDED IN 1973. REISSUED ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE 70s, WITH REMASTERED AUDIO, ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND TWO PAGE INSERT WITH NEW INTRODUCTION BY MARIO CHOUEIRY FROM IMA

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AKIKO YANO
AKIKO YANO

AI GA NAKUCHA NE OUT 8 OCT (LP/CD) AKIKO YANO’S CLASSIC 1982 ALBUM, RECORDED IN LONDON WITH THE GROUP JAPAN AND MIXED BY STEVE NYE. NEW INTRODUCTION BY MAC DEMARCO, INTERVIEW WITH AKIKO YANO & STEVE JANSEN, DELUXE GATEFOLD SLEEVE WITH A 24-PAGE COLOUR BOOKLET AND AUDIO REMASTERED BY MITSUO KOIKE.

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MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG
MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG

SUNSET GANG OUT 17 SEPT (LP) OUR AMBITIOUS REISSUES OF MAKOTO KUBOTA'S SUNSET GANG ALBUMS CONTINUES WITH SUNSET GANG FROM 1973 FEATURING HARUOMI HOSONO, MINAKO YOSHIDA AND TAEKO OHNUKI. WITH ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND AUDIO REMASTERED BY MAKOTO KUBOTA.

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MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG
MAKOTO KUBOTA & THE SUNSET GANG

HAWAII CHAMPROO (LP) MAJOR REISSUE OF MAKOTO KUBOTA'S SUNSET GANG ALBUMS. HAWAII CHAMPROO IS A CLASSIC CO-PRODUCED BY HARUOMI HOSONO AND BLENDS JAPANESE FOLK, BLUES AND R&B WITH HAWAIIAN, OKINAWAN AND NEW ORLEANS INFLUENCES. FEAT. ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND AUDIO REMASTERED BY MAKOTO KUBOTA.

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SYLVIA
SYLVIA

SWEET STUFF OUT 16 JULY (LP) SOUL CLASSIC BY SOUL AND HIP HOP GODMOTHER RELEASED IN 1975 AND REISSUED ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES, WITH BONUS TRACKS.

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FRANK FOSTER
FRANK FOSTER

THE LOUD MINORITY RSD 2021 (GATEFOLD LP + 20 PAGE BOOKLET) SEMINAL 1972 JAZZ FUNK CLASSIC REISSUED IN A DELUXE FORMAT. INCLUDING NEWLY REMASTERED AUDIO, ORIGINAL GATEFOLD ARTWORK PLUS A 20 PAGE BOOKLET FULL OF BEAUTIFUL UNSEEN SESSION PHOTOS, AN INTERVIEW WITH DEE DEE AND CECIL BRIDGEWATER BY PAUL BOWLER AND A NEW ESSAY BY BRITISH JOURNALIST KEVIN LE GENDRE

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MICHEL LEGRAND
MICHEL LEGRAND

LA PISCINE + UN HOMME EST MORT OST RSD 2021 (GATEFOLD LP + BONUS 7") MICHEL LEGRAND'S CULT SOUNDTRACK FOR 'LA PISCINE' (1969). INCLUDE THE SUPER RARE 7" FOR 'UN HOMME EST MORT' (1972)

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ZIAD RAHBANI
ZIAD RAHBANI

BENNESBEH LABOKRA...CHOU? (LP) ZIAD RAHBANI'S LANDMARK ALBUM REISSUED ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME. WITH ORIGINAL GATEFOLD SLEEVE WITH AND 2P INSERT

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ROBERT COTTER
ROBERT COTTER

MISSING YOU (LP/CD/DIGI) ROBERT COTTER'S ULTRA RARE 1976 NEW YORK FUNK ALBUM FEATURING THE PRE-CHIC 'BIG APPLE BAND' FEATURING NILE RODGERS AND BERNARD EDWARDS, REMASTERED AUDIO AND NEW LINER NOTES BY BARBIE BERTISCH & PAUL RAFFAELE (LOVE INJECTION)

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GEORGE OTSUKA QUINTET
GEORGE OTSUKA QUINTET

LOVING YOU GEORGE (LP/CD/DIG) SOUGHT-AFTER LP BY THE GEORGE OTSUKA QUINTET, RECORDED LIVE IN JAPAN FOR BELLWOOD RECORDS IN 1975.

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OMAR KHORSHID
OMAR KHORSHID

WITH LOVE (LP) INSTRUMENTAL CULT CLASSIC 1978 LP BY THE LEGENDARY EGYPTIAN GUITARIST, FOR 'VOICE OF LEBANON'.

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TOKYO DREAMING
TOKYO DREAMING

(2LP/CD) A MAJOR 2-LP EXPLORATION OF TOKYO'S CUTTING EDGE 80S SYNTH POP AND FUNK SOUND COMPILED BY NICK LUSCOMBE.

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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

HIDARI UDE NO YUME - 2LP/2CD LIMITED EDITION 2-LP LIMITED EDITION OF RYUICHI SAKAMOTO'S LANDMARK 1981 ALBUM FEATURING THE JAPANESE EDITION PLUS ITS NEVER-RELEASED FULL INSTRUMENTAL MIX.

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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

HIDARI UDE NO YUME (LP) RYUICHI SAKAMOTO'S LANDMARK 1981 ALBUM REISSUED FOR THE 1st TIME IN DECADES, IN ITS RARE JAPANESE EDITION.

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OMAR EL SHARIYI
OMAR EL SHARIYI

(AMMAR EL SHEREI) ORIENTAL MUSIC (LP) SOUGHT-AFTER INSTRUMENTAL CULT CLASSIC BY THE LEGENDARY EGYPTIAN MUSICIAN, FIRST RELEASED ON SOUTELPHAN IN 1976.

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BILLY BROOKS
BILLY BROOKS

WINDOWS OF THE MINDS (LP/CD/DIGI) BILLY BROOKS CULT JAZZ-FUNK ALBUM FEATURING THE ICONIC 'FOURTY DAYS' SAMPLED BY A TRIBE CALLED QUEST FOR 'LUCK OF LUCIEN'.

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LOGIC SYSTEM
LOGIC SYSTEM

VENUS (LP/CD) 1981 SYNTH CLASSIC BY JAPANESE KEYBOARD WIZARD AND YMO PROGRAMMER HIDEKI MATSUTAKE WITH 8-PAGE BOOKLET

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FAIRUZ
FAIRUZ

MAARIFTI FEEK (LP) FAIRUZ'S ULTRA RARE 1987 CLASSIC COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY ZIAD RAHBANI

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MIKIS THEODORAKIS
MIKIS THEODORAKIS

SERPICO OST GATEFOLD LP - RSD 20 RELEASE SERPICO CLASSIC OST FROM 1973 COMPOSED BY MIKIS THEODORAKIS AND ARRANGED BY BOB JAMES.

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ENNIO MORRICONE
ENNIO MORRICONE

PEUR SUR LA VILLE OST (2LP SET) RSD 20 MORRICONE'S 1975 SOUNDTRACK FOR "PEUR SUR LA VILLE," INCLUDING A 2ND LP WORTH OF BONUSES WITH TWO COMPLETELY UNISSUED TRACKS.

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THE MYSTERY KINDAICHI BAND
THE MYSTERY KINDAICHI BAND

THE ADVENTURES OF KINDAICHI KOSUKE (LP/CD) THE HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER JAPANESE 'IMAGINERY' DISCO FUNK SOUNDTRACK FROM 1977.

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AKIKO YANO
AKIKO YANO

GOHAN GA DEKITAYO (2LP/CD) AKIKO YANO’S CLASSIC DOUBLE LP FROM 1980, WITH THE FULL YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA ND CO-PRODUCED BY AKIKO YANO AND RYUICHI SAKAMOTO.

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DONNA McGHEE
DONNA McGHEE

MAKE IT LAST FOREVER (LP/CD) DONNA MCGHEE'S ULTRA RARE NEW YORK DISCO CLASSIC FROM 1978 PRODUCED BY GREG CARMICHAEL AND PATRICK ADAMS.

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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

THOUSAND KNIVES OF (LP/CD) RYUICHI SAKAMOTO'S LANDMARK FIRST SOLO ALBUM FROM 1978 ON THE BETTER DAYS LABEL.

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YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI
YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI

SARAVAH! LP/CD/DIG YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI'S SUPERB CITY FUNK CLASSIC FROM 1978 CO-PRODUCED BY RYUICHI SAKAMOTO AND FEAT. HARUOMI HOSONO, MINAKO YOSHIDA AND TATSURO YAMASHITA. A sophisticated mix of Disco Funk, synth Pop, Ambient, French Exotica and Bossa Nova, Saravah! is one of the most important albums of the Japanese music scene. Newly remastered, the LP features original artwork with photos by Masayoshi Sukita, a 4-page insert and a new Intro by Benjamin Barouh (Saravah Records)

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THIS IS MAINSTREAM!
THIS IS MAINSTREAM!

2LP SET / CD / DIGITAL ULTIMATE BREAKS & BEATS FROM MAINSTREAM RECORDS, THE SUPREME SOUND OF PRODUCER BOB SHAD Wewantsounds continues its collaboration with Bob Shad's grandchildren, Mia and Judd Apatow, to present a selection of 13 turntable-friendly Mainstream tracks recorded between 1970 and 1973 and showcasing the label's superb blend of Funk, Soul and Jazz. Remastered from the original tapes. Liner notes by Paul Bowler

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ZIAD RAHBANI
ZIAD RAHBANI

STANDARD BLACK VINYL EDITION Following Wewantsounds' RSD yellow vinyl reissue of Ziad Rahbani's mythical Lebanese Disco 12" "Abu Ali". we are now releasing a standard black vinyl edition of this cult classic. Originally issued in Lebanon in 1978, Abu Ali is a highly collectible album and this edition will come with original artwork and remastered sound.

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ALICE CLARK
ALICE CLARK

STANDARD LP EDITION Following the success of Wewantsounds’ Alice Clark RSD edition featuring an extra 20 page booklet, we are reissuing the standard version of Alice Clark's highly sought-after Soul Jazz classic produced by Mainstream Records' Bob Shad in 1972. Featuring original artwork and remastered audio.

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FAIRUZ
FAIRUZ

WAHDON LP THE HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER 1979 CLASSIC ALBUM BY LEBANESE DIVA FAIRUZ PRODUCED BY HER SON ZIAD RAHBANI AND FEATURING THE CULT ARABIC GROOVE "AL BOSTA." Following the reissue of Ziad Rahbani's album, "Abu Ali", Wewantsounds pursue their exploration of great Lebanese music with the reissue of "Wahdon," by Fairuz. Audio remastered from the original tapes and original artwork

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AKIKO YANO
AKIKO YANO

IROHA NI KONPEITOU LP/CD AKIKO YANO'S CULT SECOND STUDIO ALBUM FROM 1977 FEATURING THE CREAM OF TOKYO AND NEW YORK MUSICIANS IN FUNK MODE "Iroha Ni Konpeitou" is another superb Akiko Yano album and one of her funkiest, featuring Haruomi Hosono, geru Suzuki, Tatsuo Hayashi, Rick Marotta and Will Lee. Deluxe LP edition with remastered sound, OBI strip, dl card and 4p insert.

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AKIKO YANO
AKIKO YANO

JAPANESE GIRL LP/CD Akiko Yano's landmark debut album from 1976. Backed by Little Feat with Lowell George and by the cream of Japanese musicians including Haruomi Hosono, Keiichi Suzuki, Tatsuo Hayashi. The deluxe LP edition includes remastered sound, tip-on LP sleeve, download card plus the original 4-page insert with lyrics and full line-up!

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JAYE P. MORGAN
JAYE P. MORGAN

LP/CD/Digital Wewantsounds is delighted to announce the release of Jaye P. Morgan's ultra-rare private press originally released in 1976. This lost classic recorded in LA was produced by David Foster and features Harvey Mason, Ed Greene, Jay Graydon, Ray Parker Jr. Tower of Power, Ernie Watts. the deluxe LP comes with the original 4p insert with photos and credits.

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AKIKO YANO
AKIKO YANO

TADAIMA. LP/CD Wewantsounds is proud to announce the release Akiko Yano's 1981 synth-pop masterpiece 'Tadaima.', co-produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and featuring YMO. The reissue includes original artwork by cult illustrator King Terry, a 2-page insert and OBI Strip (LP) plus a new introduction by renowned DJ and producer Joakim.

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JACK WILKINS
JACK WILKINS

WINDOWS LP/CD Jack Wilkins highly sought-after album recorded for Bob Shad's Mainstream Records in 1973 and featuring his cult rendition of Freddie Hubbard's classic "Red Clay," sampled by A Tribe Called Quest and Chance The Rapper

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WWSLP14 Cherry Front 1800
WWSLP14 Cherry Front 1800

HOME BOY, SISTER OUT 2-LP / CD / digital Don Cherry's downtown Paris funk masterwork produced in 1985 by Ramuntcho Matta and originally released by Barclay in France only. The album features French post punk muse Elli Medeiros, avant garde poet Brion Gysin and cult Senegalese drummer Abdoulaye Prosper Niang. Deluxe 2-LP gatefold sleeve with new liner notes by French journalist Jacques Denis.

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DAVE GRUSIN
DAVE GRUSIN

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE OST RECORD STORE DAY 2018 Dave Grusin's superb funky ambient score for Peter Yates' 1973 cult crime movie was never released at the time. Remastered from the original tapes with one bonus alternate take. Featuring a new essay by David Toop and a beautiful gatefold sleeve designed by star illustrator Oliver Barrett

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SERGE GAINSBOURG & MICHEL COLOMBIER
SERGE GAINSBOURG & MICHEL COLOMBIER

LE PACHA OST RECORD STORE DAY 2018 (not avail. for France) Serge Gainsbourg's cult 1968 soundtrack for the French film "Le Pacha" featuring one of his most famous tracks, "Requiem Pour Un Con." Digitally remastered from the original tapes with bonus tracks, it is the first time the full soundtrack is released on vinyl in its entirety. Deluxe gatefold sleeve designed by French Alternative Movie Poster Maxime Pecourt.

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HIROSHI SATO
HIROSHI SATO

ORIENT Hiroshi Sato's ultra rare synth masterpiece, originally released in 1979 on Kitty Records in Japan only. Featuring Shigeru Suzuki, Haruomi Hosono and Pecker this highly sought-after album on the Balearic scene is released outside of Japan for the first time. Pre-order in Store LP/CD

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BUDDY TERRY
BUDDY TERRY

AWARENESS A superb spiritual jazz album recorded by Buddy Terry in 1971, it features no less than Strata East co-founder Stanley Cowell, Cecil Bridgewater, Buster Williams and Mtume. Also featuring many beautiful session photos, two bonus tracks and new liner notes by Jacques Denis (Liberation/Superfly) CD/Gatefold LP Out Now

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HAROLD LAND
HAROLD LAND

A NEW SHADE OF BLUE Recorded in 1971, this beautiful Harold Land record produced by Bob Shad, is nothing but a Harold Land – Bobby Hutcherson Quintet album. Featuring unissued session photos and a CD bonus track plus new liner notes by radio DJ and renowned digger Sam Barbatano (Sunday Jazz, KTRU Houston) CD/Gatefold LP Out Now

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INNERPEACE
INNERPEACE

RARE SPIRITUAL FUNK AND JAZZ GEMS THE SUPREME SOUND OF PRODUCER BOB SHAD "Bob Shad's Master Sound" Okayplayer WEWANTSOUNDS are back with a superb selection of Spiritual Jazz and Funk grooves from legendary Producer BOB SHAD’s Mainstream Records catalogue. Many sought-after tracks here have never been reissued and will delight all the crate diggers worldwide. CD/2LP

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FEELING GOOD
FEELING GOOD

FUNK, SOUL & DEEP JAZZ GEMS THE MASTER SOUND OF PRODUCER BOB SHAD Rare Spiritual Jazz and funk grooves handpicked from legendary Producer BOB SHAD’s Mainstream Records. The compilation features insightful sleevenotes by JUDD APATOW, Bob Shad’s grandson and many treasures are uncovered here for the first time on compilation, all remastered from the original master tapes. CD/2LP/Dig

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BOSSANOVA
BOSSANOVA

COOL BOSSA NOVA AND HIP SAMBA SOUNDS FROM RIO DE JANEIRO An impeccable selection of BOSSANOVA sounds from Rio featuring hip cult classics and rarities featuring Elza Soares, Joao Gilberto, Elis Regina, Johnny Alf, Tamba Trio with an essay by French journalist Jacques Denis (Liberation) 2CD/1LPx2/DIG

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DISCO 2.0
DISCO 2.0

FEVER'S RISIN' AGAIN From Paris to Melbourne, Berlin or Athens, a new blend of 70s inspired disco sound is currently taking the dancefloors by storm with artists like Monika, No Zu, L’Impératrice or LeonxLeon, creating a stir on the international scene. CD/2LP/Dig

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SUNDAY MIXTAPE
SUNDAY MIXTAPE

Hunting down the Coolest sounds around the globe, the wewantsounds crew have curated another special mix for your Lazy Sundays featuring a string of sunny pop, indie grooves, chilled electro and relaxed disco. CD/2LP/Dig

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NOUVELLE VAGUE
NOUVELLE VAGUE

POP, MAMBO, CHA CHA, JAZZ, POP WITH A FRENCH TOUCH A mythical movement that redefined France’s canons not only in film but also music. From Jazz and soundtracks to Bossa Nova, folk and Cha Cha, this set brings you the unique sound of French pop during the Nouvelle Vague years. 2CD / 2x 1LP

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