Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Freedman is set to drop his third album of J-Pop covers TOKYO JUKEBOX 3, On 21 October.
The album is a follow-up to their previous collection from 9 years ago, and a wide variety of pop songs, both classic and current. The new set includes contemporary numbers such as Lisa’s powerful long-running hit “Gurung” and the official HIGU Dandism’s “Shukumi”, as well as DA PUMP’s recent comeback dance track “USA,” the world’s poignant ballad “Sazanka,” “And as the pioneer. The vocal hit “Senbonjakura Feat. Hatsune Miku.” Some Throwback J-Pop hits of the 90s have also been included in the playlist, such as the late Zard’s “Makainide” and Every Little Thing’s “Time By.”
Friedman’s singing of these songs includes his prolific heavy-metal plot, while also demonstrating his proficiency as a musician and music producer. Fans can get a taste of the album in a short-mellow teaser that killed Japan’s guitar hero “Gurang”, giving the jaw dropping complex twist to the popular anime opener.
In the cover art of this collection, Friedman outlines an attractive kimono-like dress with Kabuki-inspired makeup, with his signature long-handled curls in a long, 12-song look at his pre-Eastern Imagine the unique brand of the West. Set.