Freedom Is Frightening

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Freedom Is Frightening
Freedom Is Frightening.jpg
Studio album by Stomu Yamashta's East Wind
Released 1973
Label Island,[1] Esoteric (rerelease)

Freedom Is Frightening is a 1973 album by the Japanese percussionist, keyboardist and composer Stomu Yamash'ta and his band East Wind. It was recorded in August 1973 at Advision Studios (Gary Martin, engineer).[2] The cover art was designed by Saul Bass.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Freedom Is Frightening"
  2. "Rolling Nun"

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Pine On The Horizon"
  2. "Wind Words"


  • Stomu Yamash'ta, Kit & Percussion
  • Hisako Yamash'ta, Violin
  • Hugh Hopper, Bass Guitar
  • Gary Boyle, Electric & Acoustic Guitars
  • Brian Gascoigne, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Vibraphone

See also[edit]

  • The Man Who Fell To Earth (a movie that includes Wind Words in its soundtrack, as well as tracks from other Yamash'ta albums).


  1. ^ ILPS 9242
  2. ^ Freedom Is Frightening at AllMusic
  3. ^ Sleeve signature