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Live Moves On​/​Playground Martyrs Reprise (Live)

from Slope (2013 Deluxe Triple Disc Edition) by Steve Jansen



the occurrence of slope
live at meguro persimmon hall tokyo february 29 2008
featuring nina kinert


you'll run to the gate
but you'll be marked late
it’s for your own good, it’s for your own good

you’re likely to make
the grandest mistakes
you suffer alone in the skin and the bone

let’s sharpen those
new sets of arrows
for the next generation of playground martyrs
and join in the game
of intolerable shame
‘cos everyone shares in the sins of their fathers

school bell rings
single-file in
trade you my unhappily-ever afters
so bring out those things
to hammer the wings
of the next generation of playground martyrs


from Slope (2013 Deluxe Triple Disc Edition), released February 27, 2018
composed by steve jansen except playground martyrs composed by steve jansen & david sylvian

steve jansen (drums,keyboards, computer programming, strings arrangements)
keigo oyamada (guitars) by the courtesy
of warner music japan
masakatsu takagi (paino, keyboards) masahiko todo (1st violin)
mika naramura (2nd violin)
mikiyo kikuchi (viola)
seigen tokuzawa (cello, quartet leader, strings arrangements)

vocalists were featured at this concert in the form of pre-recorded back-projections created by Shoko Ise. the vocal soundtrack was therefore a playback sourced from the original album audio and to which the live band members were playing in sync. both live visuals and audio were being generated from the laptop operated by steve jansen onstage.
music produced by steve jansen

sound recording: kenji hayashi (edith grove) except & steve jansen
sound mixing: steve jansen at ‘the nest’, london.
re-mastered by steve jansen at ‘the nest’ london 2013
event produced by epiphany works
organized by motomu horiuchi & sari hayashiguchi (epiphany works)
supported by great britain sasakawa foundation, daiwa anglo-japanese foundation
production supported by promax, disk garage cooperated by edith grove, realtokyo, ryu,
p-vine records, virgin atlantic airways
stage manager: so ozaki
chief sound engineer: kenji hayashi (edith grove) monitor engineer: takuhiro yoshimura (edith grove) sound engineer: hideo shikichi
lighting designer: masayoshi takada (ryu)
lighting engineer: junya ogawa (ryu)
visual engineer: yoshihiro yoshida (edith grove) instrument tech: kiyoharu terada, takuya kumagai production assistant: kazetake kubo, makio izu (epiphany works), ikue horikoshi (epiphany works) production support: yoshiko amemiya
(promax), rie yokomichi (promax),
ayako eguchi (promax), kunio watanabe (disk
garage), toyomi nishi (disk garage)
project organized by sari hayashiguchi (epiphany works) a&r director: yoshiaki ando (p-vine records)
promotion: hajime morita (p-vine records), shinpei fukuzumi (p-vine records) international
affairs: kei matsuoka (p-vine records)
special thanks
kei kobayashi (edith grove), hideya seki (ryu), nobuo yamamura (roland), jerome marcus (sabian), matthew davidson (motu), yukihiro yoshida (hoshino gakki), mitsuaki odanaka (hoshino gakki), ,manabu yokota (korg), yasushi hayakawa (promax), seiichi inoue (warner music japan), richard chadwick & adrian molly opium [arts] ltd, tim elsenburg, anja garbarek, thomas feiner, david sylvian, joan wasser, nina kinert.


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