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Grey October Sound, the production team that gained fame in Japan and abroad with the release of "Lo-Fi Ghibli," a lo-fi hip-hop cover of a Ghibli song, has released a new cover of a classic/popular city pop song, "Lo-Fi City Pop. The new release is "Lo-Fi City Pop," a collection of covers of popular city pop songs!
◆ The team has gained attention for releasing quality lo-fi hip-hop compilations such as "Timeless" and "The Cave," and their 2022 release "Lo-fi Ghibli," a lo-fi hip-hop cover of the classic Ghibli films, has been a hit not only in Japan but overseas as well. The production team, Grey October Sound, has been making a name for themselves both in Japan and abroad. Their new lo-fi hip-hop cover of city pop has become a major genre that Japan is proud of!
◆ The album features lo-fi hip-hop covers of classic songs by Tatsuro Yamashita, Mariya Takeuchi, Yumi Arai and others, including Miki Matsubara's "Door at Midnight," Yasuha's "Friday Chinatown," and Taeko Onuki's "Urban," all of which have sparked the recent popularity of city pop music worldwide!
◆ The jacket is designed by Rika Hase, an illustrator who has worked on numerous book and CD covers, advertising art, and video visuals, and was also in charge of the visuals for "Lo-Fi Ghibli".