Release 'Some Kind Of Fool' the unreleased Japan masterpiece.
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In 1980, Japan (David Sylvian, Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri, Robert Dean and Mick Karn) released the album Gentlemen Take Polaroids.
A song which was meant to appear on the album was called 'Some Kind Of Fool'. Instead, it was replaced by 'Burning Bridges'. So many fans have wanted to hear the original 1980 Japan version of the song since they saw that it wasn't on the original LP, resorting to a audience recording on YouTube of an event where the song was played.
This petition is more of a kind hearted plea for us fans just to hear the original version in its former glory, maybe as a purchasable download, or even a Record Store Day release. We realise that Japan broke up, so the band members could flourish and become more creative, but as Anne Nightingale from The Old Grey Whistle Test put it perfectly, Japan have been compared to The Beatles - imagine not releasing a rare gem from them.
Kickstarter is a very good funding platform, as an idea if money is needed.
I would love to see this happen!
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