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Shingetsu (Japanese: 新月 - "new moon") was a Japanese progressive rock band from the 1970s. A band with a short career, they have typically been categorized as one of the most notable early exponents of Japanese progressive rock music. The band formed in the late 70s. Led by Makoto Kitayama (recognized for his deep, wavering, mournful vocals), Shingetsu's cinematic progressive sound gained comparisons to peak-time Genesis and recognition overseas. Consisting of Kitayama, Akira Hanamoto (keyboards, later with Asturias), Naoya Takahahi, Shizuo Suzuki and Haruhiko Tsuda (guitar, also later with Asturias), the band only lived long enough to produce one studio album, followed in later years by two live albums, which nevertheless featured some unreleased performances.
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Shingetsu / Serenade — Night Collector Shingetsu / Serenade — Night Collector
(Belle Antique 9482, 1980/1995, CD)
Shingetsu — Akai Me No Kagami: Live '79 Shingetsu — Akai Me No Kagami: Live '79
(Belle Antique 9473, 1979/1994, CD)
Shingetsu — Live Shingetsu — Live
(Musea FGBG-4571, 1979/2004, CD)
Shingetsu — Shingetsu Shingetsu — Shingetsu
(Belle Antique 091654, 1979/2010, CD)

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