180 grams audiophile vinyl / Gatefold Sleeve / 3LP set including 2LP's with rare bonus tracks / Includes replica of Japanese insert with liner notes
About the Artist
Japan, whose members were David Sylvian, guitarist Rob Dean, keyboardist Richard Barbieri, bassist Mick Karn and Sylvian's brother Steve Jansen as a drummer, began as a group of friends, who all studied at the same school and became an alternative glam rock outfit in the mould of David Bowie, T.Rex and The New York Dolls. In 1977, the German label Hansa held a contest that elicited entries from over 1000 bands. The eight winners, including Japan (and an unknown group called the Easy Cure who later became the Cure) received recording contracts and, a year later their debut 'Adolescent Sex' hit the shops. 'Quiet Life' is Japan's third album, originally released in 1980. Musically, the album was a huge change of style for the band since it stepped away from their earlier alternative Glamrock and into New Wave. This release will come with no less than 2 LP's filled with bonus tracks of all kind and the first 1000, numbered copies will be pressed on red vinyl, just like all the other Music on Vinyl's Japan releases!