// ABOUT //
Schole will be releasing the original soundtrack album composed by Akira Kosemura for the film “True Mothers (Asa Ga Kuru)” directed by Naomi Kawase.
This film is based on a novel by award-winning writer Mizuki Tsujimura, starring Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita, and Miyoko Asada. This human mystery film was added to the list of 73rd annual Cannes Film Festival “CANNES 2020” Official Selections.
A world acclaimed film director Naomi Kawase, whom received several Cannes Film Festival awards, has completed a new film based on a human mystery novel by an award winning best seller Japanese writer Mizuki Tsujimura. A story is about relationship between a couple who couldn’t have their own child, and a fourteen years old girl who couldn’t raise her own child, connected with the special adoption relationship, creating a new family relationship with a beautiful bonds and evocative conflicts.
Blood relations or soul relations. This emotional human drama looks deeply in this issue that can be seen in a modern Japan society, and questions us what is a family. But still, it brings a light of hope in the end.
The album includes numerous impressive musical scores created from a year long film collaboration. After the completion of the film, this soundtrack was restructured by facing the worldview of this film again from the total sound production perspective, then this album was completed by adding a newly composed title track.
This is the first single from the upcoming soundtrack album.
// BIO //
Born in Tokyo in 1985, Japanese composer Akira Kosemura debuted his first solo album, “It’s On Everything”, on an Australian label in 2007 while he was still in school. That same year, he founded his own label, Schole Records, and garnered good reviews by releasing various albums of crossover genre music featuring the sounds of piano, strings, winds, synthesizers, and field recordings.
Akira has composed music for film, stage, game and commercials, including the Cannes 2020 feature film True Mothers (Asa Ga Kuru) directed by Naomi Kawase, the OWN series Love Is__ produced by Mara Brock Akil, Nintendo Switch game JACKJEANNE produced by Sui Ishida, TBS series Chugakusei Nikki, a contemporary ballet piece MANON choreographed by Kimiho Hulbert, and Japan Pavilion in Milano EXPO. Also the Amazon original movie Jonas Brothers CHASING HAPPINESS and French movie Mais vous êtes fous used Akira's catalogue. In recent years, he has worked collaboratively with international brands such as LA MER BLUE HEART, LAND ROVER, L'OCCITANE, TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist., Nikon, Rado, IKEA and KINFOLK.
Also Akira featured Devendra Banhart on a single titled Someday. His works have received high acclaim from media outlets around the world, including Pitchfork in the US.
released September 18, 2020
True Mothers 朝が来る
Music From The Motion Picture
Music Composed, Arranged and Performed by Akira Kosemura
(Except "To The Forest", written by Clievy and Keen from C&K, arranged and performed by Akira Kosemura)
Soundtrack Album Produced by Akira Kosemura
Recording Engineers: Akira Kosemura, Shunroku Hitani
Score/Album Mixed by Shunroku Hitani
Album Mastered by Zino Mikorey
Sony Music Studios Tokyo
Sound Inn Studios Tokyo
Zino Mikorey Mastering Berlin
Born in Tokyo in 1985, Japanese composer Akira Kosemura debuted his first solo album, “It’s On Everything”, on an Australian
label in 2007 while he was still in school. That same year, he founded his own label, Schole Records, and garnered good reviews by releasing various albums of crossover genre music featuring the sounds of piano, strings, winds, synthesizers, and field recordings....more