X JAPAN’s new song ‘La Venus’ nominated for the Academy Awards


X JAPAN's new song "La Venus" will be released in early 2017 under Sony Music Entertainment's label Legacy Recordings

"La Venus" is the theme song for X JAPAN's documentary film "We Are X" and has been nominated for Best Original Song for the 89th Academy Awards. On "La Venus", Legacy Recordings president Adam Brock released a comment, stating, "I am very happy. This beautiful and powerful track, which was the theme song for a wonderful film, is a strong candidate for this year's Academy Awards' best original song.


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In related news, X JAPAN will release a Blu-ray box called "VISUAL SHOCK Blu-ray BOX 1989-1992" on January 18. It will be packed with live footage, off shots, and music videos from their 'X-days' to their days with Sony Music. 

Source & Image: natalie, tokyohive

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