Folk-rock singer Kenta Maeno recently announced that he will be releasing his latest full-length record, titled “Sakura”, on April 25th. “Sakura” comes nearly four-and-a-half years after the release of Maeno’s previous album, “Happy Lunch”, and will include 13 newly written tracks from the musician.
Of note, “Sakura” will be co-produced and arranged by cero‘s Yu Arauchi, Eiko Ishibashi, Takuro Okada, and Seiji Muto. The album will additionally include performers such as Wataru Iga, Ryo Konishi of CRCK/LCKS, Jim O’Rourke, and AMAZONS, this talented collective aiming to produce a work influenced by rock, pop, and jazz in equal measure.
Read on below to find not only the track list for “Sakura”, but also a stripped-down live version of album track “Ima no Jidai ga Ichiban Ii yo”.
-’Sakura’ Track List-
- Yama ni Kakomaretemo
- Ima no Jidai ga Ichiban Ii yo
- Amakusa Mambo Boogie
- Arashi ~Hoshi de no Kurashi~
- Natsu ga Arainagashitara Mata
- My Sweet Little Dancer
- Oodoori no Blues
- SHINJUKU AVENUE
- Mushi no You na Ossan
- Inochi no Kirameki
- Romantic ni Ikasete