Armonico Hewa

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Armonico Hewa
OOIOO - Armonica Hewa.jpg
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
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic74/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusicfavorable[2]
Pitchfork Media(7.4/10)[3]
XLR8R8/10 stars[4]

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.[5]

"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." [6]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Yoshimi P-We.

No.TitleLength
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[7] CD RZCM-46308
 USA October 20, 2009 Thrill Jockey LP 222LP
 USA October 20, 2009 Thrill Jockey CD 222

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Armonico Hewa by OOIOO". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Review: Armonico Hewa". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "OOIOO: Armonico Hewa Album Review - Pitchfork". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  4. ^ XLR8R review
  5. ^ [1] New Release: OOIOO: Armonico Hewa
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-02. Retrieved 2009-10-22.  Armonico Hewa by OOIOO - Thrill Jockey Records
  7. ^ "commmons". Retrieved 3 October 2016.