Koonyum Sun

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Koonyum Sun
Koonyum Sun by Xavier Rudd.jpg
Studio album by Xavier Rudd
Released 23 May 2010
Recorded Recorded at Studios 301 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Label Universal Music Australia
Producer Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd chronology
Dark Shades of Blue
(2008)
Koonyum Sun
(2010)
Spirit Bird
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Koonyum Sun is the sixth studio album by Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd released 23 May 2010.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Xavier Rudd.

No. Title Length
1. "Sky to Ground" 4:28
2. "Set Me Free" 3:54
3. "Fresh Green Freedom" 4:00
4. "The Reasons we were Blessed" 1:45
5. "Love Comes and Goes" 3:25
6. "Soften the Blow" 5:11
7. "Koonyum Sun" 5:58
8. "Time to Smile" 3:34
9. "Woman Dreaming" 5:04
10. "Breeze" 3:29
11. "Yandi" 3:36
12. "Bleed" 3:31
13. "Badimo" 5:46

Musical style[edit]

Koonyum Sun shows Rudd returning to the Blues and roots feel of White Moth. The album is credited to the trio of Xavier Rudd and Izintaba. It is his first album with the contributions of bassist Tio Moloantoa and percussionist Andile Nqubezelo.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 6

Personnel[edit]

  • Warne Livesey – Mixing
  • Bob Ludwig - Mastering
  • Ken Turta - Recording
  • Terry Murray - Engineering
  • Anthony Lycenko - Studio Assistant
  • Ben Mannaa - Studio Assistant
  • James Looker - Production Manager, Instrument Technician, Banjo on "Time to Smile"
  • Oneill Steyn - Drum Technician
  • Xavier Rudd - Producer, Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Slide Guitar, Didgeridoo
  • Tio Moloantoa - Bass guitar, Vocals
  • Andile Nqubezelo - Drums, Vocals
  • Renee Simone - Vocals on "Bleed"
  • Joaquin Rudd - Vocals on "Koonyum Sun"
  • Travis Page - Vocals on "Badimo"

Notes[edit]

King, A. Xavier Rudd: Bathing In Koonyum Sun, viewed 11 May 2010, from [1]

References[edit]