Latest album "Guitarhythm VI"

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Guitarhythm VI is the 6th edition of Hotei’s famous guitar album series, the first for almost 11 years and was released worldwide on 29th May 2019. Largely self written and produced, it involved writing and production sessions in London, Tokyo and Milan between summer 2018 and Spring  2019. The album features several collaborations including Makoto Takahashi and Tsunematsu Matsui, on drums and bass respectively, from Hotei’s original band BOOWY, on “Thanks A Lot”; the first time they have collaborated in over 30 years. Japanese rock band Man With A Mission on “Give It To The Universe”; and Japanese experimental musician and producer Cornelius on “Clone”, which also features Mike Garson, best known for his keyboard work with David Bowie. Andrew Hale from Sade’s band co-wrote and co-produced “Calling You, Calling Me” and Tomasso Colliva from Milan co-wrote and produced two tracks – “Freedom in the Dark” and “Tracker”.

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