Between My Head and the Sky

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Between My Head and the Sky
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Studio album by
Released21 September 2009 [1]
Genre
Length58:32
LabelChimera Music
ProducerSean Lennon
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band chronology
Don't Stop Me! EP
(2009)
Between My Head and the Sky
(2009)
Onomix
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB+[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media(7.3/10)[5]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[6]

Between My Head and the Sky is an album by Yoko Ono released on Chimera Music in September 2009. This is her first studio album to be released as "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band" since 1973's Feeling the Space. The new Plastic Ono Band lineup features Cornelius, Yuka Honda (of Cibo Matto fame) and Ono's son Sean Lennon as band leader and producer.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Yoko Ono.

  1. "Waiting for the D Train" – 2:46
  2. "The Sun Is Down! (Cornelius Mix)" – 4:49
  3. "Ask the Elephant!" – 2:57
  4. "Memory of Footsteps" – 3:30
  5. "Moving Mountains" – 3:00
  6. "CALLING" – 4:19
  7. "Healing" – 4:25
  8. "Hashire, Hashire" – 3:35
  9. "BETWEEN MY HEAD AND THE SKY" – 5:33
  10. "Feel the Sand" – 6:02
  11. "Watching the Rain" – 5:30
  12. "Unun. To" – 3:16
  13. "I'm Going Away Smiling" – 2:53
  14. "Higa Noboru" – 5:44
  15. "I'm Alive" – 0:22
Japanese Bonus Track
  1. "Hanako" – 1:54


Note

Digital and Streaming editions of the album omit the last 2 tracks, instead ending the album with the track "I'm Going Away Smiling".[7][8][9][10]

Personnel[edit]

  • Yoko Ono - vocals
  • Sean Lennon - acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards, bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Keigo Oyamada - guitars, bass guitar, Tenorion, programming, percussion
  • Hirotaka Shimizu - guitars, percussion
  • Yuko Araki - drums, percussion
  • Shahzad Ismaily - guitars, bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Yuka Honda - Pro-tools editing, sampler, e. piano, organ, percussion
  • Michael Leonhart - trumpet, vibraphone, percussion
  • Erik Friedlander - cello
  • Daniel Carter - tenor saxophone, flute
  • Indigo Street - guitar
Technical

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head And The Sky - 21 Sept '09". Imagine Peace. Retrieved 2009-06-17.
  2. ^ Between My Head and the Sky at AllMusic
  3. ^ Heller, Jason (22 September 2009). "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head And The Sky | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head and the Sky | CD review | Music | The Observer". Guardian. 6 September 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  5. ^ Berman, Stuart (23 September 2009). "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head and the Sky | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  6. ^ Hermes, Will (22 September 2009). "Between My Head and the Sky | Album Reviews". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Yoko Ono - Between My Head and the Sky". iTunes.
  8. ^ "Yoko Ono - Between My Head and the Sky". Amazon UK.
  9. ^ "Yoko Ono, The Plastic Ono Band - Between My Head and the Sky". Spotify.
  10. ^ "Yoko Ono, The Plastic Ono Band - Between My Head and the Sky". Deezer.