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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

VIEWS FROM THE STREET

Tokyo: Which three albums would you need to have with you if you were stuck on a desert island?


By SOFIA ELGHAZZALI

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Pierre Ono, 34
Musician (Japanese)
I would listen to just two albums: "Fantasy" by Akina Nakamori and "Toi Ongaku" ("Distant Music") by Zabadak.

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Koffi Apete, 45
Security Guard (French)
I'm a reggae person, so I would listen to: "Natural Mystic" by Bob Marley, "Outcry" by Mutabaruka and "Equal Rights" by Peter Tosh.

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Juri and Airi Oshima, 28 and 25
Grocery worker and nail artist (Japanese)
"Collide" by Leona Lewis, "Party Queen" by Ayumi Hamazaki and "Paparazzi" by Girls' Generation.

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Lynda Shute, 29
Logistics (Australian)
"White Ladder" by David Gray, "The Will To Live" by Ben Harper and "Trouble" by Ray Lamontagne.

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Masahiro Takematsu, 51
Drummer, professional cyclist, photographer (Japanese)
Tchaikovsky's 5th and 6th symphonies, and "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi.

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Sara Oniki, 17
High school student (Japanese)
Let me check my iPhone: "Innocent Moratorium" by Sheena Ringo, "Reverberation Reference" by One OK Rock and Tokyo Jihen's "Saita."

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