Black Vinyl in Gatefold Sleeve with 24 page booklet
Wewantsounds continues its Akiko Yano series with the reissue of her cult classic Ai Ga Nakucha Ne recorded in 1982 and co-produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Featuring the new wave band Japan, the album includes additional recording in Tokyo with YMO and is mixed by Steve Nye and Shinichi Tanaka. It is the first time the album is released outside of Japan and the deluxe LP features the original artwork with gatefold sleeve and a lavish 24-page colour booklet with sessions photos by Pennie Smith (famous for The Clash's London Calling photo). The reissue also includes a new introduction by Mac DeMarco and a dual interview with Akiko Yano and Steve Jansen by journalist Paul Bowler. The audio remastered from the Original tapes by Mitsuo Koike.