Brand New Knife

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Brand New Knife
Studio album by Shonen Knife
Released April 15, 1997
Genre Pop-punk
Label Big Deal
Shonen Knife chronology
Rock Animals
(1994)
Brand New Knife
(1997)
Happy Hour (1998)
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Brand New Knife is a 1997 album by the Japanese rock trio Shonen Knife. The Japanese version of this album contains six tracks with English lyrics and seven versions of the tracks with Japanese lyrics. The U.S. version features all 13 tracks in English, with the Japanese versions of the seven tracks featured as bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Naoko Yamano, except where noted.

  1. "Explosion!" - 4:10
  2. "Wind Your Spring" - 3:27
  3. "Perfect World" (Michie Nakatani) - 3:51
  4. "E.S.P." - 3:30
  5. "Loop Di Loop" (Shonen Knife) - 3:12
  6. "Wonder Wine" - 3:11
  7. "Magic Joe" - 3:58
  8. "Fruits and Vegetables" (Nakatani) - 2:29
  9. "Tower of the Sun" - 4:25
  10. "Keep on Rockin'" - 4:30
  11. "Frogphobia" (Nakatani) - 2:58
  12. "Buddha's Face" - 4:51
  13. "One Week" - 2:04
  14. "Explosion!" [Japanese] - 4:10
  15. "Wind Your Spring" [Japanese] - 3:26
  16. "E.S.P." [Japanese] - 3:29
  17. "Wonder Wine" [Japanese] - 3:10
  18. "Fruits and Vegetables" [Japanese] (Nakatani) - 2:30
  19. "Tower of the Sun" [Japanese] - 4:24
  20. "Frogphobia" [Japanese] (Nakatani) - 2:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Josh Achziger – assistant engineer
  • Vicki Berndt – photography
  • Dean Brownrout – executive producer
  • Atzshi Evina – art direction, design
  • Michael Gibson – assistant engineer
  • Hiroyuki Iwata – supervisor
  • Michie Nakatani – bass guitar, vocals
  • The Robb Brothers – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Atsuko Yamano – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Naoko Yamano – guitar, vocals, Mellotron