Thundercat Covers Ryuichi Sakamoto’s ‘Thousand Knives’

    To the Moon and Back, a new Ryuichi Sakamoto tribute album that’s intended to celebrate the Japanese composer’s 70th birthday, is set for release on December 2 via Milan Records. It includes contributions from Devonté Hynes, Fennesz, the Cinematic Orchestra, Cornelius, Alva Noto, David Sylvian, and more. The first single from the compilation is Thundercat’s reworking of ‘Thousand Knives’, the title track from Sakamoto’s 1978 debut solo album. Listen to it below.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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