'Japan & Self Existence', Mick's autobiography, was self published on lulu.com. A personal insight into the life as a musician and artist spanning more than 30 years. The book takes us into the world of Japan, from the band's formation during school to the truth behind their split at the height of their fame, including the reformation in later years for the Rain Tree Crow project and subsequent very public fallout. It's full of observations on life in general and the difficulties in maintaining a solo career, childhood memories that reveal a complex psychological background, and key relationships that have had a marked influence on a body of work spanning 30 years.
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