Armonico Hewa

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Armonico Hewa
Studio album by OOIOO
Released August 5, 2009
Genre Psychedelic
Length 46:53
Label Avex, Thrill Jockey
OOIOO chronology
Taiga
(2006)
Armonico Hewa
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic favorable[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10)[2]
XLR8R 8/10 stars[3]

Armonica Hewa the sixth album the Japanese band OOIOO, a side-project of Boredoms member Yoshimi P-We. At the time of its release, it was their first release in over three years.[4]

"Armonico Hewa" is a combination of the Spanish word "armonico" and the Swahili word "hewa." The band defines the combination of words as "air in a harmonious state." [5]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Yoshimi P-We. 

No. Title Length
1. "SOL"   2:21
2. "Uda Hah"   6:31
3. "Irorun"   4:32
4. "Konjo"   1:26
5. "Ulda"   6:25
6. "Polacca"   7:53
7. "Kipepeo"   2:32
8. "O O I A H"   3:13
9. "Nin Na Yama"   2:29
10. "Hewa Hewa"   1:29
11. "Agacim"   1:59
12. "Orokai"   3:20
13. "Honki Ponki"   2:43

Personnel[edit]

  • Yoshimi P-We - guitar, vocals, drums
  • Kayan - Guitar
  • Aya - Bass
  • Ai - Drums

Technical Personnel[edit]

  • Shoji Goto - Artwork, Design, Drawing
  • Koichi Hara - Engineer
  • Isao Kikuchi - Mastering Engineer
  • Yoshimi P We - Lyricist, Producer, Artwork, Design

Releases information[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
 Japan August 5, 2009 Avex[6] CD RZCM-46308
 USA October 20, 2009 Thrill Jockey LP 222LP
 USA October 20, 2009 Thrill Jockey CD 222

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather. "Review: Armonico Hewa". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ XLR8R review
  4. ^ [1] New Release: OOIOO: Armonico Hewa
  5. ^ [2] Armonico Hewa by OOIOO - Thrill Jockey Records
  6. ^ Commmons: Release: Armonico Hewa