X Japan's LA VENUS In Oscar Contention, To Be Released Early 2017 Via Sony Legacy Recordings1:00 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced X Japan's "La Venus" as one of the songs in contention for a nomination for this year's "Best Original Song" at the 89th Academy Awards®.
“Sony Music Entertainment’s Legacy Recordings is thrilled to be releasing the new single ‘La Venus’ from X Japan’s feature documentary, We Are X," Adam Block, President of Sony Legacy Recordings, said. “It’s a beautiful, powerful track from a stunning film that we hope will be considered for a nomination for best song from a feature film at this year’s Academy Awards.”"We Are X" is a transcendent and beautifully shot rock & roll story about the Japanese rock band X Japan, one of the biggest rock bands in the world.
Here is some early critical praise for the film "We Are X:" NEW YORK TIMES, LOS ANGELES TIMES, PITCHFORK, BUZZFEED, USA TODAY and LA WEEKLY.
On January 12 and 13, 2017, YOSHIKI will bring his classical show “YOSHIKI CLASSICAL: Featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra” to Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage in New York.