Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (album)

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Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
Puffy AmiYumi - Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi.jpg
Compilation album /Soundtrack album by
ReleasedNovember 16, 2004-2006
Recorded1996-2004
GenreJ-pop/J-rock
Length51:25
LabelEpic, Sony Music Soundtrax
ProducerTamio Okuda, Andy Sturmer, Tetsutaro Sakurai
Puffy AmiYumi chronology
59
(2004)
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
(2004)
Splurge
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is a compilation album by pop duo Puffy AmiYumi, 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" (Jellyfish cover) (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.