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KUDO, TORI - Mu Ji Ge

-¢‚Ǩ-ìTori Kudo of Maher Shalal Hash Baz, together with Chie Ozeki (Maher Shalal Hash Baz), Tsukasa Takahashi (Che Shizu, Maher Shalal Hash Baz) and Mikiko Suzuki.

A cover of a song by Korean psychedelic rock legends Sanullim. Both a tribute to the band and a statement of solidarity and support for Japans Korean community, currently facing growing hostility from the Japanese right-wing.

7" includes an insert with a poem in Japanese and English by Japanese artist Junko Harada.-¢‚Ǩ¬ù

From Tori Kudos liner notes:
-¢‚Ǩ-ìWhen I obtained cassettes of Sanullim from a Korean resident in Tokyo around 1980, the US-British world was in the rotten post new wave, but at that time South Korea had not had even a punk and was still at the stage of so-called "GS"; a situation of surplus value decomposition.

Sanullim was like an unexpected flower of the frontier district that suddenly shifted from -¢‚Ǩ-ìGS-¢‚Ǩ¬ù to progressive rock. Wouldnt it be shocking if Jackie Yoshikawa & His Blue Comets were performing Uriah Heep? I do not know any similar examples that equal them in East Asia other than Les Rallizes Denudes.

Although I am not fundamentally concerned with mans politics, I remembered Sanullim when the anti-foreigner demonstration occurred in Korea town in Okubo, Tokyo, in 2012. It was an agonizing feeling which sent pressure up my spine. In response, this was performed on the street in Okubo.-¢‚Ǩ¬ù
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