Cleopatra Records Salutes L'Arc~en~Ciel's Vicennial with the Release of Vivid Covers – A 20th Anniversary Tribute to L'Arc~en~Ciel

Los Angeles, CA – March 30, 2012 – Cleopatra Records announces the upcoming release of Vivid Covers – A 20th Anniversary Tribute to L'Arc~en~Ciel, saluting the vicennial of the influential music group. Icons in the realms of music, television, and fashion, Japan's record-breaking band L'Arc~en~Ciel has sold over thirteen million records while playing a leading role in introducing Japanese contemporary music to the western world.

Showcasing thirteen bands of multiple ages, genres, and backgrounds this unique tribute album features tracks from popular Japanese indie rock band Keshiki, the UK's ultra-hybrid Unshin, up-and-coming anime rock band Caffe-in from China, and LA-based veterans Lemon Drop Kick whose hits can be heard in Steven Seagal's “Into The Sun” and “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” video game!

The release of Vivid Covers comes just in time for L'Arc~en~Ciel's 20th Anniversary world tour, a tour spanning three continents and marking music history as the band becomes the first Japanese act to headline the legendary arena at Madison Square Garden.

Cleopatra Records is a Los Angeles-based independent record label founded in 1992 by Brian Perera. It specializes in rock, re-issues, tributes, and non-cover oriented compilations. Current and previous notable acts include Sly Stone, Motorhead, William Shatner, DMX, and Iggy Pop.

Vivid Covers: A 20th Anniversary Tribute To L'Arc~en~Ciel
Release Date: April 10, 2012
CD SRLP $15.98
Digital Version available for Pre-Order on Amazon and iTunes for $9.99

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