From 1985 to 1986, he entered into a global distribution agreement with Geffen Records.   These include the reissue of six previous albums entitled Ten Kai (aka Astral Voyage), Daichi (aka Full Moon Story), Millennia, India, Silver Cloud and Live in Asia (aka Asia) and a new album entitled Towards the West. His music has been described as a “new-age” by its combination of electronic and acoustic sounds, soft music and repetitive chords, which resembled the New Age category in the United States and Europe.  However, he is not satisfied with the term but that doesn`t mean much to him., “If people say my music is a new era or not, it`s OK with me, I`ll just keep calling it Kitaro`s music.”   To his music, he found that his attitude towards life, his study of philosophy and his responsibility to create music that has a good influence on society, influence his musical creation. On October 10, 1944, john Roy Anderson was an English singer who is best known as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes. He is also an experienced solo artist and has collaborated with the Greek musician Vangelis as part of the duo Jon-Vangelis. Jon Anderson was born in Accrington, Lancashire, England, to a Scottish and Irish family, his parents were Albert and Kathleen Anderson. In 1971, he had to give up the “h” of his first name, because he had a dream where he received the name “Jonathan”. Thus, on The Ye`s album, he is still nicknamed “John” and on the upcoming album Fragile ” Jon “. He attended St. John`s Infants School in Accrington and began his musical career early on with the washboard in “Little John`s Skiffle Group”, which performed songs by Lonnie Donegan. Anderson left school at the age of 15 and spent a number of jobs, including as a farm worker, truck driver and milkman.
He also tried to pursue a football career at the club he is still a fan of, Accrington Stanley F.C., but was eventually rejected because of his fragile early career constitution in 1962, Anderson joined the Warriors (aka The Electric Warriors), where he and his brother Tony shared the role of lead singer. He left the band in 1967, released two solo singles in 1968 under the pseudonym Hans Christian Anderson, and then briefly sang for the bands The Gun and The Open Mind. In the summer of 1968, Anderson met bassist Chris Squire and joined him in a band called Mabel Greer`s Toyshop, which previously included guitarist Peter Banks.