Thomas Howard Lichtenstein Music & Info

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Resume / CV


The following was taken from a Wikipedia article.

 Thomas Howard Lichtenstein (born December 14, 1962) is a musician who has both recorded solo albums and contributed many songs to Bemani video games. He often goes by the name Thomas Howard, but Lichtenstein is his given surname.



[edit] Biography

Lichtenstein was born in Minnesota. He moved to Los Angeles in 1980 to attend the Grove School of Music. He moved to Osaka, Japan in 1995 after being married and currently lives there. Mr. Lichtenstein is capable of speaking fluent Japanese and English.  He never returned to the United States and part of him feels sad for that. His most famous and enduring contribution to the Dance Dance Revolution series is the hit Christmas tune "Silent Hill."

[edit] Discography

[edit] Albums

  • What am I?
  • Highs and Lows
  • Hey Tommy Rocks!
  • Love Songs and Broken Hearts
  • Kickin' Back
  • Let the World In
  • Ocean of Words
  • Even More Now
  • A Better Way
  • Dandylions

All albums self-produced.

[edit] Bemani contributions

It has been revealed that Howard was the announcer for Some of the DrumMania and GuitarFreaks series through as well as some other games.

[edit] Bemani pseudonyms

See Bemani pseudonyms

[edit] Bemani compositions

[edit] Vocals and lyrics

  • "BALLAD FOR YOU~想いの雨~"
  • "BLACK SHEEP" (Vocals Only)
  • "Charismatic" (GuitarFreaks V4 & DrumMania V4)
  • "Circles" (GuitarFreaks V3 & DrumMania V3)
  • "Dedication" (GuitarFreaks 11th Mix & DrumMania 10th Mix)
  • "Depend on me" (GuitarFreaks 5th Mix & DrumMania 4th Mix)
  • "Double Trouble" (vocals, GuitarFreaks 7th Mix & DrumMania 6th Mix)
  • "Eyes of Kids"
  • "FIREBALL" (GuitarFreaks 6th Mix & DrumMania 5th Mix)
  • "FuriFuri '60" (GuitarFreaks 4th Mix & DrumMania 3rd Mix)
  • "Heaven is a '57 metallic gray" (as Sweet Little 30's)
  • "Heaven is a '57 metallic gray -gimmix-" (as Sweet Little 30's)
  • "I Only Want To Be With You" (chorus vocals only)
  • "I Think About You"
  • "In Scottish Highlands" (Jubeat)
  • "La Senorita" (as Captain T.)
  • "La Señorita Virtual" (samples the original, but is a remix by Yuichi Asami as 2MB)
  • "Libra"
  • "Look at Me"
  • "Love and Lies"
  • "MIDNIGHT SPECIAL" (as Love Machineguns, GuitarFreaks 3rd Mix & DrumMania 2nd Mix)
  • "Mister magic" (GuitarFreaks 6th Mix & DrumMania 5th Mix)
  • "No Hesitation"
  • "Now I'm sure"
  • "ON OUR WAY" (as Tommy-T)
  • "Out of Breath"
  • "PRIMAL SOUL" (Long ver.)
  • "Save a Little Something" (GuitarFreaks 10th Mix & DrumMania 9th Mix)
  • "Silent Hill" (as Thomas Howard, Dance Dance Revolution 3rd Mix)
  • "Silent Hill" (3rd Christmas Mix) (as Thomas Howard, DDRMAX2)
  • "STOP SPINNING ME IN CIRCLES" (GuitarFreaks 3rd Mix & DrumMania 2nd Mix)
  • "STOP SPINNING ME IN CIRCLES" (New Version) (GuitarFreaks 3rd Mix & DrumMania 2nd Mix)
  • "STOP THIS TRAIN" (GuitarFreaks 6th Mix & DrumMania 5th Mix)
  • "VIRTUAL MIND" (as Thomas, Dance ManiaX 2nd Mix)
  • "Wall Street Down-sizer" (Mambo-a-Gogo)
  • "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE" (Vocals only)
  • "When I Dream Of You" (with Elizabeth Dobbs) (as Thomas, DrumMania)
  • "You'll Be A Man" (GuitarFreaks V & DrumMania V,with Jimmy Weckl)


[edit] Lyrics Only

  • "Look at me"
  • "P.P.R."
  • "WAKE ME UP!"

[edit] Vocals, Lyrics, and Composition

  • "Circles" (Guitar Freaks V3 and DrumMania V3)