Music Producer Sakuma Masahide Passes Away at 61

9yr ago   ·   Tuesday 21 Jan, 2014 - 02:44pm UTC   ·   LaLaSukura   ·   1 upvote   ·   0 comments   ·   5,983 views
Music Producer Sakuma Masahide Passes Away at 61
In sad news, music producer Sakuma Masahide who has led Japan's music scene for over 30 years has passed away on January 15th at 61 years old. Sakuma had been diagnosed with scirrhous stomach cancer back in April of 2013 and although he continued to work while receiving treatment his condition began to deteriorate. His funeral will be private with close relatives as he has stated in his will.

Sakuma's compilation album "SAKUMA DROPS" will be released on March 5th, 2014 which includes over 30 songs of J-Pop masterpieces produced by Masahide Sakuma such as "Dreamin' (BOOWY)," "HOWEVER (GLAY)," and "Summer Game (Kyosuke Himuro)." This album also contains Masahide Sakuma's new song "Last Days," which was recorded with TAKUYA, Gota Yashiki, Erika Ikuta (Nogizaka46), and Otoya Sakuma (a son of Masahide) which is available for pre-order here.


Our sincere condolences go out to Sakuma Masahide's family, friends and associates.
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