Ryuichi Sakamoto ‎– Left Handed Dream (1981)

Left Handed Dream is the third solo album by Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, recorded with Robin Scott and Adrian Belew alongside YMO cohorts Yukihiro Takahashi and Haruomi Hosono. The album was released in 1981 on Tokyo-based Alfa and the following year on US Epic with a revised tracklist.

A1. “ぼくのかけら” (4:04)
A2. “サルとユキとゴミのこども” (5:11)
A3. “かちゃくちゃねぇ” (4:19)
A4. “The Garden of Poppies” (5:38)
A5. “Relâche” (3:57)
B1. “Tell’em to Me” (4:31)
B2. “Living in the Dark” (5:18)
B3. “Slat Dance” (2:50)
B4. “Venezia” (4:44)
B5. “サルの家” (2:19)

A1. “Just About Enough” (4:34)
A2. “The Left Bank (Venezia)” (4:22)
A3. “Slat Dance” (2:48)
A4. “Saru To Yuki To Gomi No Kodomo” (5:07)
A5. “Kachakuchanee” (4:19)
B1. “The Arrangement” (4:48)
B2. “Once in a Lifetime” (4:53)
B3. “The Garden of Poppies” (5:36)
B4. “Boku No Kakera” (4:00)

Riuichi Sakamoto — keyboards, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, marimba, Syndrum, programming, vocals, composer, arranger, mixing, producer
Robin Scott — vocals, co-producer, mixing, composer
細野晴臣 〈Haruomi Hosono 〉 — bass, percussion
高橋幸宏 〈Yukihiro Takahashi〉 — drums
Adrian Belew — guitar, composer
仙波清彦 〈Kiyohiko Senba〉 — percussion, marimba, Syndrum, whistle
Robin Thompson — soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, didgeridoo, sho, hichiriki
Kaoru Sato — violin
中村哲 〈Satoshi Nakamura〉 — tenor saxophone
中沢健二 〈Kenji Nakazawa〉 — flugelhorn
Brigit Novic — backing vocals
松武秀樹 〈Hideki Matsutake〉 — programming
Mitsuo Koike — recording engineer, mixing engineer

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