Yasuaki Shimizu - Music For Commercials

Yasuaki Shimizu - Music For Commercials

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“TV commercials in the late 70s and 80s didn’t advertise the practical features of products, they were meant to build strategic corporate images,” recalls Shimizu. “You might even say they took a musical approach in their visual expression, though perhaps that’s an overstatement. Being restricted to a time span of a minute or less made it ideal work for refining my intuitive powers. I made a conscious choice not to remix the tracks for this album. The final version of the original recordings appear here untouched, although I do remember working to link the individual tunes, and on the overall mood.”