BTTB (album)

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BTTB
BTTB (Ryuichi Sakamoto album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Released February 2, 1999 (Japan)
January 2000 (Europe)
February 8, 2000 (US)
Studio
Genre Classical
Length 63:04
Label Sony Classical
Producer Ryuichi Sakamoto
Ryuichi Sakamoto chronology
Discord
(1997)
BTTB
(1999)
Comica
(2002)
Singles from BTTB
  1. "Ulla BTTB"
    Released: May 26, 26
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

BTTB is a 1999 piano solo album by Ryuichi Sakamoto. The album title is an acronym for "Back To The Basics". A maxi single was released on May 26, 1999 and featured the tracks "Energy Flow", "Put Your Hands Up", and "Railroad Man". The single peaked at number four on the Japanese singles chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

No. Title Length
1. "Energy Flow" 4:36
2. "Put Your Hands Up" 4:51
3. "Railroad Man" 4:42
4. "Opus" 4:27
5. "Sonatine" 3:38
6. "Intermezzo" 3:44
7. "Lorenz and Watson" 3:57
8. "Choral No. 1" 2:27
9. "Choral No. 2" 2:05
10. "Bachata" 8:14
11. "Chanson" 2:23
12. "Prelude" 4:08
13. "Uetax" 0:26
14. "Aqua" 4:29
15. "Tong Poo" 5:03
16. "Reversing" 3:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – piano
Technical
  • Fernando Aponte – engineer
  • Naoto Shibuya – engineer, mixing
  • Masaki Sekiguchi – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Hideki Nakajima – direction

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vallier, John. BTTB at AllMusic
  2. ^ "1999年 シングル年間TOP100". Yahoo! GeoCities (in Japanese). Yahoo!. Archived from the original on May 23, 2015. Retrieved January 24, 2016.