明星 ／ Akeboshi
明星嘉男によるソロ・プロジェクト。学生時代からバンド活動を行い、高校卒業後にリバプールの音楽学校LIPAに留学。在学中の2002年にミニアルバム『STONED TOWN』でデビューする。 以降、井上陽水と共作した『Yellow Moon』や、イギリス・アイルランドでレコーディングを行ったアルバム『Meet Along the Way』などを発表。 橋口亮輔監督の映画『恋人たち』『ぐるりのこと。』の劇伴や主題歌など、映画やCM音楽も数多く担当。 最新作の『After the rain clouds go』では、全曲の作詞・作曲・ミックス・マスタリングを自ら手掛けた。
Solo project by Yoshio Akeboshi. Akeboshi started playing in a band when he was a schoolboy. After graduating from high school, he moved to Liverpool and studied music there. In 2002, he made his debut with a mini-album “Stoned Town”. Since then, he has released various works including “Yellow Moon”, in which he had collaborated with Yosui Inoue, and “Meet Along the Way”, an album he recorded in UK and Ireland. Akeboshi also writes music for theatrical movies, such as “Three Stories of Love” “All Around Us” (both directed by Ryosuke Hashiguchi), and for various commercials. His latest album is “After the Rain Clouds Go”. All tracks contained in this album were written, mixed and mastered by Akeboshi himself.