Hey Petrunko

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Hey Petrunko
Studio album by Ooberman
Released 3 March 2003
Label Rotodisc
Producer Dan Popplewell
Ooberman chronology
Bluebell Morning EP
(2002)String Module Error: Match not found2002
Hey Petrunko
Carried Away
(2006)Carried Away2006

Hey Petrunko is the second album by Ooberman, released in March 2003 on the band's own Rotodisc label. It was recorded and produced by the band.

Three singles were released in support of the album - Running Girl, Beany Bean (not featured on the album itself) and First Day of The Holidays. In addition, a mini-album with Running Girl as the lead track, and an EP centering on Bluebell Morning were released. Where Did I Go Wrong? was issued as a single under the pseudonym The Sentinels, retitled Memoirs of a Cunt.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hatch Opens" (Popplewell)
  2. "Bluebell Morning" (Popplewell/Flett)
  3. "Running Girl" (Popplewell)
  4. "Dreams In The Air" (Popplewell)
  5. "Where Did I Go Wrong?" (Popplewell)
  6. "Hand That Gets Burnt" (Flett)
  7. "SnakeDance" (Popplewell)
  8. "Open The Hatch" (Popplewell)
  9. "Cities That Fall" (Flett)
  10. "Abstract Sky" (Popplewell)
  11. "Petrunka's Dream" (Popplewell/Churney)
  12. "First Day of the Holidays" (Popplewell)
  13. "Secret World" (Popplewell)
  14. "The Clearing" (Popplewell)
  15. "Summer Nights In June" (Flett)



  • Sophia Churney - vocals
  • Andy Flett - guitars
  • Steve Flett - bass guitar
  • Jaymie Ireland - drums
  • Dan Popplewell - drums, vocals, guitars, violin, piano, keyboards, programming, recorder and Irish whistle

Additional players[edit]

  • Andrew Carpenter - violin and viola
  • Geoff Churney - voiceover
  • Liz McIlwaine - cello
  • Paul Walsham - drums


Engineered, produced, arranged, mixed and mastered by Dan Popplewell. Drums recorded at Elevator Studios by Tim Speed, and at Great Northern Studios by Rob Ferrier. Everything else recorded at Ooberman HQ, Liverpool between December 1999 and October 2002.


Hey Petrunko was created on the following instruments:

Hey Petrunko plus...[edit]

A different version of the album, entitled Hey Petrunko plus..., was released in Japan on 4 May 2003 by Art Union, featuring ten tracks from the UK version of the album, six previously released non-album tracks and two new recordings, including new song Falling Down (which later appeared on the UK release of the Carried Away album)

  1. "Hatch Opens" (Popplewell)
  2. "First Day Of The Holidays" (Popplewell)
  3. "Falling Down"[1] (Popplewell)
  4. "Heavy Duty (New Recording)"[1] (Flett)
  5. "Beany Bean"[2] (Popplewell)
  6. "Hand That Gets Burnt" (Flett)
  7. "Heroes And Villains"[2] (Popplewell)
  8. "Summer Nights In June" (Flett)
  9. "Car Song"[2] (Flett)
  10. "Bluebell Morning" (Popplewell/Flett)
  11. "Running Girl" (Popplewell)
  12. "Why Did My Igloo Collapse?"[3] (Popplewell)
  13. "Dolphin Blue"[4] (Popplewell)
  14. "Live Again (Don't Die Father)"[3] (Flett)
  15. "SnakeDance" (Popplewell)
  16. "Cities That Fall" (Flett)
  17. "Dreams In The Air" (Popplewell)
  18. "Secret World" (Popplewell)
  1. ^ a b previously unreleased
  2. ^ a b c from the Beany Bean single
  3. ^ a b from the Shorley Wall EP
  4. ^ from the Dolphin Blue single

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