Release Date 10/21/2016
(Milan Records )
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence -- the 1983 World War II Nagisa Ôshima film starring David Bowie and Ryuichi Sakamoto, with an incredible score by Ryuichi Sakamoto -- is getting the deluxe vinyl reissue treatment as a part of the Nicolas Winding Refn Presents series on October 21st. It is the 5th release in director's curated series (other titles included It Follows, Robocop, The Terminator, Oldboy).
The reissue features original artwork designed by famous Belgian illustrator Laurent Durieux. The vinyl includes the entire score on 180gm pressed vinyl, 1 LP housed in a tip-on gatefold w/ download card, and features the entire score by Ryuichi Sakamoto and the vocal theme “Forbidden Colours” featuring David Sylvian on vocals. Head to Pitchfork for the full details on the reissue.