Le Pollen

by Pierre Barouh

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Early Bird Price: Save 20% by ordering before December 11th 2020.
    Includes digital download.

    *This is a pre-order, ships December 11th*

    Incredible album by French singer Pierre Barouh recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio in Tokyo and composed, arranged, and played by a monumental cast of legendary musicians and producers including Yasuaki Shimizu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Francis Lai, Kazuhiko Katoh, Motohiko Hamase, most of the Moonriders (Keiichi Suzuki, Tohru Okada, Masahiro Takekawa), Daniel Lavoie, Masanori Sasaji, Hideo Yamaki (Toshinori Kondo & IMA) and many more. Also featuring David Sylvian, Harumi Ohzora, and Nanako Satoh. Full credits below!

    From the vaults of illustrious French label SARAVAH (founded by Pierre Barouh), home of many many many amazing releases by Francis Lai, Brigitte Fontaine, Nicole Croisille, Catharsis, Jacques Higelin, Georges Arvanitas, Areski, Steve Lacy and the list goes on and on. That's what Yukihiro Takahashi's first solo album is titled after (Pierre Barouh was a big influence for him).

    L’AUTRE RIVE
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora, Nanako Satoh
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Electric Bass - Morio Watanabe
    Marimba, Clarinet - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano - Masanori Sasaji

    PEPE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Kazuhiko Katoh
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizer Bass - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    SANS PARLER D’AMOUR
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed and arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    PERDU
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Michel Rivard
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Acoustic Bass - Motohiko Hamase
    Drums, Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Electric Guitar - Kenji Omura, Yoshiaki Shirai
    Sopranino Saxophone - Mitsuru Sawamura
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada

    LA LETTRE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Keiichi Suzuki
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Folk Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    LE POLLEN
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Additional vocals by David Sylvian
    Drums, Prophoet-5 - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Gut Guitar - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    PARENTHESE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Emulator - Yasuaki Shimizu

    LES UNS ET LES AUTRES
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    DEMAIN
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Backing vocals - David Sylvian
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Acoustic Piano, Clarinet, Flute, Prophet-5 - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Jupiter-8 - Masanori Sasaji
    Prophet-5 - Morio Watanabe

    SAINT PAUL DE VENCE (on bonus 7")
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    BOULE QUI ROULE (on bonus 7")
    Written and composed by Daniel Lavoie
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    Recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio (Akasaka, Tokyo)
    Producer: Naoki Tachikawa
    Artistic direction: Ken Okada
    Engineered by: Toshimitsu Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Recorded by: Toshihiko Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Cover photo: Kishin Shinoyama
    Design: Haruo Koguchi

    Includes digital pre-order of Le Pollen. You get 5 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    ... more
    shipping out on or around December 11, 2020

      €22 EUR or more 

    You own this  

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    "IL Y A DES ANNÉES OÙ L'ON A ENVIE DE NE RIEN FAIRE"

    Save 25% by ordering before December 11th 2020.

    *This is a pre-order, ships December 11th*

    The LP, the 7inch and the super limited sweatshirt!

    Sweater ->
    SARAVAH
    il y a des années où l'on a envie de ne rien faire
    silkscreened on Gildan heavy sweatshirt

    Incredible album by French singer Pierre Barouh recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio in Tokyo and composed, arranged, and played by a monumental cast of legendary musicians and producers including Yasuaki Shimizu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Francis Lai, Kazuhiko Katoh, Motohiko Hamase, most of the Moonriders (Keiichi Suzuki, Tohru Okada, Masahiro Takekawa), Daniel Lavoie, Masanori Sasaji, Hideo Yamaki (Toshinori Kondo & IMA) and many more. Also featuring David Sylvian, Harumi Ohzora, and Nanako Satoh. Full credits below!

    From the vaults of illustrious French label SARAVAH (founded by Pierre Barouh), home of many many many amazing releases by Francis Lai, Brigitte Fontaine, Nicole Croisille, Catharsis, Jacques Higelin, Georges Arvanitas, Areski, Steve Lacy and the list goes on and on. That's what Yukihiro Takahashi's first solo album is titled after (Pierre Barouh was a big influence for him).

    L’AUTRE RIVE
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora, Nanako Satoh
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Electric Bass - Morio Watanabe
    Marimba, Clarinet - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano - Masanori Sasaji

    PEPE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Kazuhiko Katoh
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizer Bass - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    SANS PARLER D’AMOUR
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed and arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    PERDU
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Michel Rivard
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Acoustic Bass - Motohiko Hamase
    Drums, Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Electric Guitar - Kenji Omura, Yoshiaki Shirai
    Sopranino Saxophone - Mitsuru Sawamura
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada

    LA LETTRE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Keiichi Suzuki
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Folk Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    LE POLLEN
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Additional vocals by David Sylvian
    Drums, Prophoet-5 - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Gut Guitar - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    PARENTHESE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Emulator - Yasuaki Shimizu

    LES UNS ET LES AUTRES
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    DEMAIN
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Backing vocals - David Sylvian
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Acoustic Piano, Clarinet, Flute, Prophet-5 - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Jupiter-8 - Masanori Sasaji
    Prophet-5 - Morio Watanabe

    SAINT PAUL DE VENCE (on bonus 7")
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    BOULE QUI ROULE (on bonus 7")
    Written and composed by Daniel Lavoie
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    Recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio (Akasaka, Tokyo)
    Producer: Naoki Tachikawa
    Artistic direction: Ken Okada
    Engineered by: Toshimitsu Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Recorded by: Toshihiko Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Cover photo: Kishin Shinoyama
    Design: Haruo Koguchi

    Includes digital pre-order of Le Pollen. You get 5 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    ... more
    shipping out on or around December 11, 2020

      €45 EUR or more 

    You own this  

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    "IL Y A DES ANNÉES OÙ L'ON A ENVIE DE NE RIEN FAIRE"

    Save 25% by ordering before December 11th 2020.

    *This is a pre-order, ships December 11th*

    The LP, the 7inch and the super limited t-shirt!

    Tee ->
    SARAVAH
    il y a des années où l'on a envie de ne rien faire
    silkscreened on Gildan heavy t-shirt

    Incredible album by French singer Pierre Barouh recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio in Tokyo and composed, arranged, and played by a monumental cast of legendary musicians and producers including Yasuaki Shimizu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Francis Lai, Kazuhiko Katoh, Motohiko Hamase, most of the Moonriders (Keiichi Suzuki, Tohru Okada, Masahiro Takekawa), Daniel Lavoie, Masanori Sasaji, Hideo Yamaki (Toshinori Kondo & IMA) and many more. Also featuring David Sylvian, Harumi Ohzora, and Nanako Satoh. Full credits below!

    From the vaults of illustrious French label SARAVAH (founded by Pierre Barouh), home of many many many amazing releases by Francis Lai, Brigitte Fontaine, Nicole Croisille, Catharsis, Jacques Higelin, Georges Arvanitas, Areski, Steve Lacy and the list goes on and on. That's what Yukihiro Takahashi's first solo album is titled after (Pierre Barouh was a big influence for him).

    L’AUTRE RIVE
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora, Nanako Satoh
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Electric Bass - Morio Watanabe
    Marimba, Clarinet - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano - Masanori Sasaji

    PEPE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Kazuhiko Katoh
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizer Bass - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    SANS PARLER D’AMOUR
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed and arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano - Nobuyuki Shimizu

    PERDU
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Michel Rivard
    Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Acoustic Bass - Motohiko Hamase
    Drums, Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Electric Guitar - Kenji Omura, Yoshiaki Shirai
    Sopranino Saxophone - Mitsuru Sawamura
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada

    LA LETTRE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Keiichi Suzuki
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Folk Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    LE POLLEN
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
    Additional vocals by David Sylvian
    Drums, Prophoet-5 - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Gut Guitar - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    PARENTHESE
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed & arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Acoustic Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Emulator - Yasuaki Shimizu

    LES UNS ET LES AUTRES
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu
    Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
    Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
    Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
    Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
    Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
    Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

    DEMAIN
    Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
    Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
    Backing vocals - David Sylvian
    Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
    Drums - Hideo Yamaki
    Acoustic Piano, Clarinet, Flute, Prophet-5 - Yasuaki Shimizu
    Jupiter-8 - Masanori Sasaji
    Prophet-5 - Morio Watanabe

    SAINT PAUL DE VENCE (on bonus 7")
    Written by Pierre Barouh
    Composed by Francis Lai
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    BOULE QUI ROULE (on bonus 7")
    Written and composed by Daniel Lavoie
    Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

    Recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio (Akasaka, Tokyo)
    Producer: Naoki Tachikawa
    Artistic direction: Ken Okada
    Engineered by: Toshimitsu Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Recorded by: Toshihiko Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
    Cover photo: Kishin Shinoyama
    Design: Haruo Koguchi

    Includes digital pre-order of Le Pollen. You get 5 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    ... more
    shipping out on or around December 11, 2020

      €40 EUR or more 

    You own this  

     

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    Pre-order of Le Pollen. You get 5 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    Purchasable with gift card
    releases December 11, 2020

      €7 EUR  or more

    You own this

     

1.
L'Autre Rive 04:29
2.
Pépé
3.
Sans Parler D'Amour
4.
Perdu 04:36
5.
La Lettre
6.
Le Pollen 07:32
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Parenthèse 04:55
8.
Les Uns Et Les Autres
9.
Demain
10.
11.
Boule Qui Roule

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Save 20% on vinyl by ordering before December 11th 2020.

*This is a pre-order, ships December 11th*

Incredible album by French singer Pierre Barouh recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio in Tokyo and composed, arranged, and played by a monumental cast of legendary musicians and producers including Yasuaki Shimizu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Francis Lai, Kazuhiko Katoh, Motohiko Hamase, most of the Moonriders (Keiichi Suzuki, Tohru Okada, Masahiro Takekawa), Daniel Lavoie, Masanori Sasaji, Hideo Yamaki (Toshinori Kondo & IMA) and many more. Also featuring David Sylvian, Harumi Ohzora, and Nanako Satoh. Full credits below!

From the vaults of illustrious French label SARAVAH (founded by Pierre Barouh), home of many many many amazing releases by Francis Lai, Brigitte Fontaine, Nicole Croisille, Catharsis, Jacques Higelin, Georges Arvanitas, Areski, Steve Lacy and the list goes on and on. That's what Yukihiro Takahashi's first solo album is titled after (Pierre Barouh was a big influence for him).

Digital and vinyl LP (with bonus 7inch).
Also Saravah tshirst and sweatshirts.

L’AUTRE RIVE
Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora, Nanako Satoh
Drums - Hideo Yamaki
Electric Bass - Morio Watanabe
Marimba, Clarinet - Yasuaki Shimizu
Acoustic Piano - Masanori Sasaji

PEPE
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed by Kazuhiko Katoh
Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
Backing Vocals - Harumi Ohzora
Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizer Bass - Nobuyuki Shimizu

SANS PARLER D’AMOUR
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed and arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
Drums - Yukihiro Takahashi
Prophet-5, Acoustic Piano - Nobuyuki Shimizu

PERDU
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed by Michel Rivard
Arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
Acoustic Bass - Motohiko Hamase
Drums, Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
Electric Guitar - Kenji Omura, Yoshiaki Shirai
Sopranino Saxophone - Mitsuru Sawamura
Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada

LA LETTRE
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed by Francis Lai
Arranged by Keiichi Suzuki
Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
Folk Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

LE POLLEN
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed & arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi
Additional vocals by David Sylvian
Drums, Prophoet-5 - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
Gut Guitar - Keiichi Suzuki
Prophet-5 - Yukihiro Takahashi
Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

PARENTHESE
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed & arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
Acoustic Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Emulator - Yasuaki Shimizu

LES UNS ET LES AUTRES
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed by Francis Lai
Arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu
Drums - Tetsuro Kashibuchi
Electric Bass - Hirobumi Suzuki
Electric Guitar - Yoshiaki Shirai
Prophet-5 - Keiichi Suzuki
Prophet-5, Sequencer, Acoustic Piano - Tohru Okada
Violin - Masahiro Takekawa

DEMAIN
Written and composed by Pierre Barouh
Arranged by Yasuaki Shimizu
Backing vocals - David Sylvian
Acoustic Guitar - Takayuki Hijikata
Drums - Hideo Yamaki
Acoustic Piano, Clarinet, Flute, Prophet-5 - Yasuaki Shimizu
Jupiter-8 - Masanori Sasaji
Prophet-5 - Morio Watanabe

SAINT PAUL DE VENCE
Written by Pierre Barouh
Composed by Francis Lai
Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

BOULE QUI ROULE
Written and composed by Daniel Lavoie
Arranged by Ryuichi Sakamoto

Recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio (Akasaka, Tokyo)
Producer: Naoki Tachikawa
Artistic direction: Ken Okada
Engineered by: Toshimitsu Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
Recorded by: Toshihiko Takahashi & Keishiro Sonoda
Cover photo: Kishin Shinoyama
Design: Haruo Koguchi

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