Close-up image of Tim Jensen.
Tim Jensen is a long-time collaborator with anime soundtrack producer/composer Yoko Kanno and her group The Seatbelts, as an original member. He is the voice heard on "Tank", the opening song of [1 ] . He has worked with her on many soundtracks, including Cowboy Bebop , Cowboy Bebop (1 and 2), Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex , and the live-action film for Wolf's Rain . He has done lyric work for Honey and Clover The Brilliant Green, Doping Panda, Super Junky Monkey, Maaya Sakamoto, Siam Shade, Origa, Ken Hirai, along with many other bands and musicians.
One of his best known anime songs is "Is It Real?" from
Cowboy Bebop soundtrack. He also worked on the song "Run Rabbit Junk" for the first Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex soundtrack. Run Rabbit Junk would become one of the signature pieces of Stand Alone Complex, appearing in multiple episodes over the two seasons of the series as well as on the soundtrack of the Solid State Society movie.
Notable Lyrics [ edit ]
RISE (STAND ALONE COMPLEX 2nd GIG opening theme song) sung by
Origa GRAVITY (WOLF'S RAIN ending theme song) sung by
Maaya Sakamoto BLUE (ending song for the last COWBOY BEBOP session) sung by
Mai Yamane TANK (COWBOY BEBOP opening theme song) spoken by Tim Jensen
LITHIUM FLOWER (STAND ALONE COMPLEX ending theme song) sung by
Scott Matthew STRAY (WOLF'S RAIN opening theme song) sung by
Steve Conte GET 9 (STAND ALONE COMPLEX 2nd GIG special opening theme for Japanese TV) sung by
Jillmax and Hideyuki ASK DNA (COWBOY BEBOP (the movie) opening theme song) sung by
Raj Ramayya KNOCK A LITTLE HARDER (COWBOY BEBOP (the movie) ending theme song) sung by
Mai Yamane MONOCHROME (STAND ALONE COMPLEX sound track) sung by
Ilaria Graziano CALL ME, CALL ME (COWBOY BEBOP soundtrack) sung by
Steve Conte MY WORLD DOWN (BECK ending theme song) sung by
Mark Gardener I CALL YOU LOVE (BECK soundtrack) sung by
Gary Stringer DON'T TELL LIES (
SIAM SHADE album song) sung by Hideki GET A LIFE (SIAM SHADE album song) sung by Hideki
WONDERFUL WORLD (kh re-mixed up 1) sung by
Plus over 150 other titles written by Troy and/or Tim Jensen.
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