Boris - Variations + Live In Japan (Japanese CD+DVD Edition)

Country: Japan
Label: Daymare Recordings / Diwphalanx Records
Released: 2 June 2010
Genre: Japanese-Underground / Heavy-Rock / Psychedelic-Rock / Drone / Heavy-Metal
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* Packaged comes with a 24-page booklet, which has a front and back cover; of the 22 inside pages, all but two (one for each disc) are blank.
* Japanese Edition

Description (English):
Boris Variations is a compilation of previously recorded and re-recorded audio music, as well as live video music by Japanese band, Boris. The CD comprises selections from six Boris full-length releases (Akuma no Uta, Heavy Rocks, Pink, Rainbow, Mabuta no Ura, and SMILE), as well as one single b-side (”Floor Shaker” is from the “Statement” single). Five of the 13 songs have been re-recorded. Production credits on the CD are for Boris. Besides the three regular members of the band – Takeshi, Wata and Atsuo – Michio Kurihara also plays guitar on tracks 2, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 12. All songs are composed by Boris, except for track 6, which is by Boris and Michio Kurihara.[1]
The DVD is composed of 14 songs and is titled “Live in Japan” on the menu page. The first 11 tracks were recorded on December 14, 2008, and follow the track list set down by the band on their Smile -Live at Wolf Creek- recording and tour at the end of the band’s Smile world tour at Daikanyama Unit in Tokyo. The last three songs were recorded December 12, 2009 at Club Citta’ in Tokyo. Besides the three regular members of the band – Takeshi, Wata and Atsuo – Michio Kurihara plays guitar on all recordings. Song credits on the DVD are all for Boris except for track 1, which is by PYG, track 7, which is by Boris and Michio Kurihara, and track 9, which is by Ai Aso and Boris. The video is directed by fangsanalsatan and Ryuta Muruyama. –

DVD: Live in Japan

6.Floor Shaker

1. -Introduction- (Edit) / from “Akuma no Uta-”
2. Korosu / from “Heavy Rocks”*
3. PINK / from “PINK”
4. Woman on the Screen / from “PINK”
5. Yesterday Morning- / from -Mabuta no Ura-
6. Rainbow- / from “Rainbow” Boris with Michio Kurihara *
7. a bao a qu / from Mabuta no Ura-*
8. Statement- / from “SMILE”
9. My Neighbor Satan- / from “SMILE”
10.Floor Shaker / from 7inch Single “Statement”
11. Naki Kyoku- / from “Akuma no Uta-”*
12. 1970 / from “Heavy Rocks”*
13. -Farewell- (Full Length) / from “PINK”

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