Takagi Masakatsu – COIEDA

Released at September 8, 2004

Release date:

September 8, 2004 


W+K Tokyo Lab





Beautiful set with Audio CD + DVD

Very beautiful CD+DVD set by Takagi Masakatsu.
Takagi, very well known for his visual work during the Fire In The Forest tour 2003 and 2004, made an astonishing package, featuring a slipcase holding an audio CD and a DVD both in digipack.
All artwork is done by Saeko Takagi (BUILDING).

Tracklist Audio CD:

  1. pia flies
  2. new flat
  3. midnight
  4. cruz
  5. exit/delete (featuring David Sylvian)
  7. O.P.R. (featuring Toma Itoko)
  8. dogma
  9. girls
  10. private drawing
  11. cuba
  12. birldland #3
  13. change of seasons
  14. opfern
  15. primo (featuring Toma Itoko)

All sounds by Takagi Masakatsu except 5: vocal by David Sylvian
Additional info of audio:
track 2: field recording in Titowan
track 9, 12, 15: originally recorded during the live performance at SPIRAL Hall on 26th October 2003
track 11: inspired by Spangle call Lilli Line “Lilli Disco”

Mastering: Kotaro Kojima (FLAIR)
Creative direction: John C Jay, Somiko Sato
A&R direction/producer: Bruce D Ikeda
Project supervisor: Kei Sakuragi
Executive producers: Ken Hosokawa, Arto Hampartsoumian

Tracklist DVD:

  1. birdland #3
  2. girls
  3. maggie’s trip
  4. private drawing
  5. new flat
  6. aura
  7. primo
    bonus video Exit/Delete_first_sight

All images and sounds by Takagi Masakatsu (2003)
Bonus video Exit/Delete_first_sight (2004) produced in collaboration with W+K Tokyo Lab. Directed by +cruz/sun @ W+K Tokyo Lab with oceanmonsters. Sound by Takagi Masakatsu.

David Sylvian related: The bonus video features the instrumental version of the Exit/Delete track.

Additional information of the DVD:
Track 1 birdland#3 and track 2 girls are made at David Sylvian’s studio and partly used during the Fire In The Forest tour 2003-2004. The piano is recorded during the live performance at SPIRAL Hall, Tokyo (2003.10.26).

track 6 aura and track 7 primo are partly used during the Fire In The Forest tour 2003-2004.

Released on W+K Tokyo Lab (http://www.wktokyolab.com).


In the ‘thank you’ liner notes, Takagi thanks many people including: Steve Jansen, Jude, Gobi, David Sylvian’s family, Yuka Fujii and the crew of the David Sylvian tour.

In the liner notes of the DVD you can find the following:
“Deepest thanks to David Sylvian for freeing me into another world.”


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