Haruomi Hosono's Paraiso. Available here on Limited Edition of 1,500 Gatefold LP and Standard CD.
The album can be seen as a turning point in Haruomi Hosono’s career, having been newly signed to Alfa Records by label head Kunihiko Murai. Hosono expands on the Van Dyke Parks-inspired tropical funk styles explored in the previous albums, and arrives at a captivating fusion sound that’s at times equally earthy and exotic.
LP - Limited Edition of 1,500 Gatefold LP.
CD - Standard CD.