BT (best-of collection) SOLD (blimey, that was fast!)
I recommend the BT best of collection in particular for new fans. It contains two full CDs' worth of tracks from Buck-Tick's debut up through Cosmos. The track selection is unusual, not the regular greatest-hits fare, and includes b-sides such as "Under the Moonlight," "Narcissus," "Rokugatsu no Okinawa," and "Kimi e," as well as the single mixes of "Rakuen," "Mienai Mono," and "Kimi no Vanilla," which are each quite different from the album versions.
All the first-press items are in mint condition. Click here for more details.
Once again, I've added some new items to the Shopping Service page, and once again these are all in stock in Chez NGS, so if you want to order any of them I can ship them right away. This week's picks include:
At The Night Side Live Album
Hide Tribute Spirits Album (contains Buck-Tick's cover of Doubt '99)
Picture Product II First Press Box Set.
This comes with a velvet-bound photobook and trading cards in a binder. The DVD contains PVs for "Glamorous," "21st Cherry Boy," "Kyokutou Yori Ai wo Komete," "Trans," and the multi-angle version of "Zangai" with five different versions, one for each band member. Also contains a secret live clip of "Ai no Uta" and making-of clips from the photobook, including the bizarre scenes pictured below.
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I also added the following magazines:
Bridge vol. 73SOLD! (Blimey, that was fast!)
This is the one with the recent 20-page feature on Mr. Sakurai! Lots of gorgeous photos, with cats.
Bridge vol. 63
This one contains an interview with Sakurai and Imai on Dokudanjou Beauty. The photos are beautiful.
Bridge vol. 58
Contains a long interview with Sakurai and Imai on Memento Mori. The photos look nicer in person than as photographed by Cayce.
Ongaku to Hito March 2009
Contains a zillion awesome photos of Buck-Tick and an interview on Memento Mori.
UV vol. 87
Contains a huge feature on Mona Lisa Overdrive, including interviews with all the band members, and the pullout poster pictured above.
Check the shopping service page of NGS for more details.
The pre-order period for the limited edition of the Fish Tankers Only 2013 live DVD has been extended until this Friday, August 16th. If you would like my help in reserving yourself a copy, please contact me ASAP!
Please note that if you live in a country other than Japan, your time zone is likely later than Japan Time, unless you live in Papua New Guinea or another Pacific island country east of Japan. If you live on the West coast of North America, you're 16-17 hours behind Japan Time...this is why, if you want to take advantage of this extension, you really need to contact me immediately, because your Friday comes after my Friday. Whether that's because you're living in the past, or I'm living in the future, I'll let you decide.
I've picked up some new items! These aren't in Disk Union or any other store, they're already in stock in Chez NGS. Therefore, if you wish to purchase any of them, I can ship them right away. Soft Ballet fanboys take note...I have a significant portion of the Soft Ballet discography on offer right now, including the first press version of Earth Born. Buck-Tick fangirls...I have the first press of the Kagerou single, which includes a DVD with the PV. I also have the first press edition of Memento Mori, which, in addition to absolutely gorgeous packaging, contains a DVD with a documentary of the band recording the album, kind of like a mini-version of Buck-Tick: The Movie.
Items currently available: Buck-Tick - Mona Lisa Overdrive XANADU (DVD) Buck-Tick - Darker Than Darkness -Style 93- (album) Buck-Tick - Kagerou (single) first press Buck-Tick - Hurry Up Mode (album) limited edition Buck-Tick - Memento Mori (album) first press Buck-Tick - Mienai Mono (single) first press Buck-Tick - Six/Nine (album) first press Buck-Tick - Symphonic Buck-Tick in Berlin (album) De+Lax - Sensation (album) Lucy - Rockarollica II (album) Malice Mizer - Bara no Seidou (album) first press Malice Mizer - Merveilles (album) first press Soft Ballet - Earth Born (album) first press Soft Ballet - Form (album) Soft Ballet - Incubate (album) Soft Ballet - Million Mirrors (album) Go nuts. For details on prices, shipping, etc, go here.