Magical Power Mako – Music From Heaven. 1982 Japan

Magical Power Mako – Music From Heaven. 1982 Marquee Moon

CD reissues: 1994 Belle Antique; 1997 Atavistic (USA)

Packaging details: Music From Heaven was originally released on Tokyo's own Marquee Moon as a promo LP, and may have in fact been the first release for the label/magazine/store. Belle Antique is Marquee's CD arm, and was released a half-generation later. This CD version is the only one I've owned. I bought it right when it came out and was the first time I heard the album.

---Though the Belle Antique CD lists 14 tracks, everything is stuffed onto one indexed song making it a PITA to listen to one particular track.

---When listening to the CD carefully on headphones, you'll hear background music, as if the master tape contained other music before being overwritten with Mako's album.

Notes: Solo artist Magical Power Mako provides us with fourteen musical interludes, that could be classified as incidental music for TV & film (aka Library Music). The music has a distinct psychedelic Eastern bent with sitars, fuzz guitars and indigenous scales. Mako also performs drums and percussion on occasion.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. I have this CD and never noticed. I wonder if it was overwritten. Going to check this out. Thanks for sharing.


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