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Hajime has been performing the traditional island music called Amami Shima Uta since she was a teenager.

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Tim Hecker, Dorian Concept and the late Ras G are just some of the artists tasked with remixing tracks from Amami Shima-Uta, which was released last year by Grammy-nominated Japanese folk singer Chitose Hajime.

Hajime-Uta Yugen -Chitose Hajime Amami Shima-Uta Remix showcases genre-spanning interpretations on the traditional island folk music that Hajime has been performing since she was a teenager. Listen to Tim Hecker and the late Ras G’s contributions now.

Hajime-Uta Yugen -Chitose Hajime Amami Shima-Uta Remix arrives on Augusta Records on November 27 and is available to pre-order now. Check out the full tracklist below.


01. ‘Asabana-Bushi (Shintaro Sakamoto Remix)’
02. ‘Kubanuha-Bushi (Ras G Remix)’
03. ‘Kurudando-Bushi (Chihei Hatakeyama Remix)’
04. ‘Nagakumo-Bushi (Tim Hecker Remix)’
05. ‘Hounen-Bushi (Dorian Concept Remix)’
06. ‘Watasya (Remodeled by Ryuichi Sakamoto)’

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