Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (album)

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Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
Soundtrack album by Puffy AmiYumi
Released November 16, 2004
Recorded 1996-2004
Genre J-pop/ J-rock
Length 51:25
Label Epic, Sony Music Soundtrax
Producer Tamio Okuda, Andy Sturmer, Tetsutaro Sakurai
Puffy AmiYumi chronology
59
(2004)
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
(2004)
Splurge
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is a compilation album by pop duo PUFFY, released in 2004. It was compiled to tie in with the group's animated series of the same name. There is also a Japanese version of this CD, of which contains the subtitle, "Happy Fun Rock Music from the Series" and includes two additional "TV Mix" tracks. The album peaked at #49 on the Japanese Albums Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hi Hi" (Onuki, Yoshimura, Sturmer) – 2:54
  2. "Friends Forever" (Sturmer) – 4:03
  3. "Planet Tokyo" (Sturmer) – 3:50
  4. "Joining a Fan Club" (Manning, Sturmer) – 3:58
  5. "Forever" (Sturmer) – 2:29
  6. "V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N" (Yasuharu) – 3:30
  7. "Love So Pure" (Sturmer) – 3:57
  8. "True Asia" (Inoue, Okuda) – 4:40
  9. "Boogie-Woogie No. 5" (Okuda) – 4:10
  10. "That's the Way It Is" (Okuda) – 3:19
  11. "Sunrise" (Onuki, Yoshimura, Sturmer) – 3:56
  12. "Into the Beach" (also known as "To the Beach" (Okuda) – 3:12
  13. "December" (Onuki, Yoshimura, Sturmer) – 4:20
  14. "Teen Titans Theme" (Sturmer) – 3:10
  15. "Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (TV Mix)" (Sturmer) – 2:59 †
  16. "Teen Titans Theme (TV Mix)" (Sturmer) – 3:06 †

† Appears only on the Japanese Version of this CD.

Personnel[edit]

  • Ami Onuki - vocals
  • Yumi Yoshimura - vocals
  • Puffy AmiYumi - vocals, harmony
  • Ikhoka Mukara - guitar
  • Kohsaku Abe - drums
  • Shinji Asakura - percussion
  • Dorian Crozier - drums
  • John Fields - bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Takashi Furuta - drums, harmony
  • Michael S. Kawai - percussion
  • Hiroharu Kinoshita - bass
  • Maki Kitada - bass
  • Masahiro Kitahara - trombone
  • Haruo Kubota - guitar
  • Daisaku Kume - keyboards
  • Takamune Negishi - bass, harmony
  • Tamio Okuda - guitar, saxophone, vocoder, harmony
  • Susumu Osada - guitar, harmonica
  • Zac Rae - glockenspiel, theremin, optigan
  • Yuta Saito - keyboards
  • Zuyi Ratza - background vocals
  • Tetsutaro Sakurai - background vocals
  • Iyaza Kukora - background vocals
  • Thomas Tjärnqvist - bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Lyle Workman - guitar
  • Konishi Yasuharu - keyboards

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Tamio Okuda, Tetsutaro Sakurai, Andy Sturmer
  • Executive producers: Yasunori Heguri, Taizo Ito
  • Mixing: David Bianco, John Fields, Osamu Hirose, Tetsuhiro Miyajima, David Thoener, Dave Way, Joe Zook
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • A&R: June Shinozaki
  • Director: Isao Tanuma
  • Compilation: Kaz Utsunomiya
  • Art direction: Aimee MacAuley
  • Design: Aimee MacAuley
  • Photography: Bruce Osborn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Oricon charts listing". Oricon. Retrieved 2012-02-08.