Memento Mori (Buck-Tick album)

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Memento Mori
B-T Memento Mori.jpg
Studio album by Buck-Tick
Released February 18, 2009
Recorded Victor Studio, Prim Sound Studio, Prim Sound Studio Form, Galva Studio, Zak Studio
Genre Garage rock, alternative rock
Length 67:25
Label Ariola Japan
Producer Buck-Tick
Buck-Tick chronology
Tenshi no Revolver
(2007)Tenshi no Revolver2007
Memento Mori
(2009)
Razzle Dazzle
(2010)Razzle Dazzle2010
Singles from Memento Mori
  1. "Heaven"
    Released: December 17, 2008
  2. "Galaxy"
    Released: January 14, 2009

Memento Mori (Latin for "Remember to Die") is the sixteenth album by Japanese rock band Buck-Tick, released on February 18, 2009.[1] The limited edition came with a DVD of the making of the album. It reached number seven on the Oricon chart.[2]

Memento Mori continued the concept of a straight "band sound",[3] which Buck-Tick began on Tenshi no Revolver.[4] Satoshi Mishiba of Kinniku Shōjo Tai provides piano on "Katte ni Shiyagare" and "Message".

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Makka na Yoru -Bloody-" (真っ赤な夜-Bloody-)SakuraiImai3:31
2."Les Enfants Terribles"ImaiImai3:29
3."Galaxy"SakuraiImai4:21
4."Umbrella" (アンブレラ)ImaiImai4:24
5."Katte ni Shiyagare" (勝手にしやがれ)SakuraiHoshino3:15
6."Coyote"SakuraiImai4:34
7."Message"SakuraiHoshino5:13
8."Memento Mori"ImaiImai6:00
9."Jonathan Jet-Coaster"SakuraiImai3:57
10."Suzumebachi" (スズメバチ) Imai3:57
11."Lullaby-III"SakuraiImai4:13
12."Motel 13"SakuraiHoshino4:14
13."Serenade -Itoshi no Umbrella-Sweety-" (セレナーデ -愛しのアンブレラ-Sweety-)ImaiImai5:13
14."Tenshi wa Dare da" (天使は誰だ)ImaiImai5:02
15."Heaven"SakuraiImai5:34

Personnel[edit]

Buck-Tick
Additional performers
  • Kazutoshi Yokoyama – manipulator, keyboard
  • Satoshi Mishiba – Hammond organ, piano on tracks 5 & 7
  • Yuiko Tsubokura – chorus on track 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Memento Mori". jame-world.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13.
  2. ^ "BUCK-TICKのアルバム売り上げランキング". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-04-27.
  3. ^ "BUCK-TICK、「JAPAN」に14年ぶりのインタビューで登場!櫻井と今井が語る". Rockin'On (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  4. ^ "Interviews #71 - BUCK-TICK" (in Japanese). Space Shower TV. Archived from the original on 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2018-02-17.