山下 達郎 - Melodies

山下 達郎 - メリー・ゴー・ラウンド

trans: Yamashita Tatsurō - Merry-Go-Round

this is probably the limit of that "80s" sound that i can handle. too many generic yamaha sounds in that era for my liking. this one kinda sounds like something off Change's Miracles; perhaps it's the pad sounds. kinda reminds me of Grandlife too.

turns out if you slow this down and stir in a fuck tonne of compression (metric, not imperial), you end up with a chillwave track by マクロスMACROSS 82-99.

also, Yamashita's Ride on Time album is pretty ace too, though more acoustic guitar jazzy stuff, compared to this 80s cheese.

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