MUSIC JAPAN updated with this bit of news about testuya and how he will be releasing a book at the end of January!
On January 27th 2010 L’Arc-en-Ciel bassist and leader tetsuya will release a book titled ‘tetsuya / L’Arc-en-Ciel’! In the book tetsuya will reveal untold stories about the band, and a collection of high quality photos will be included! It takes a closer look at the bassist from every possible angle.
tetsuya is the founder and undisputed leader of L’Arc-en-Ciel. One of the notable features of the book is an extensive interview article spanning 30,000 letters, complete with pictures taken during the discussion. tetsuya, who has been the driving force of the band, talks in detail about his childhood, how L’Arc-en-Ciel came to be, the steps and missteps leading to their breakthrough, and also his thoughts and philosophy about music.
Fans can look back at the band’s history through live photos taken over the years. Photos of various instruments and picks used by tetsuya to create the many L’Arc-en-Ciel masterpieces are included too. The book will also come with reissues of all the interview articles that were published in ‘Bass Magazine’ from 1997 to 2007. Many other rare articles, such as bass scores written by tetsuya himself, have been included as well! A must-have for all L’Arc-en-Ciel fans!
Source: MUSIC JAPAN