LATIN

1991 (CD)
Wave WWCX-2301
  • 1
    Besame Mucho
  • 2
    Sawayaka san
  • 3
    Hebitsukai
  • 4
    Tote Tote
  • 5
    Sukoyaka san
  • 6
    Macarena
  • 7
    Besame Mucho - sax mix

Inspired by Papa Shimizu’s vocal version of “Besame Mucho” (yes, it’s really him singing!), this album was recorded in 1983 but left for almost ten years until its release in 1991. Shimizu maintains that “aging gives it a richer flavor.”

Produced by Yasuaki Shimizu, Aki Ikuta
Composed by Yasuaki Shimizu, Consuelo Velazquez (1, 7), Bernardino Bautista Monterde (6)

Yasuaki Shimizu: soprano, alto, tenor, C-melody saxophone, clarinet, flute
Aki Ikuta: Linn drum machine
Papa Shimizu: vocals (1)
Minako Yoshida, Janice Pendarvis: backing vocals (5)

Recorded /mixed by Noriyuki Hamazaki at Smoky (Tokyo)