Puroland (album)

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For the Japanese amusement park, see Sanrio Puroland.
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Studio album by Merzbow
Released December 12, 2001 (2001-12-12)
Recorded 2000–2001 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 49:01
Label [OHM] Records
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Ikebukuro Dada

Puroland is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1] The title refers to an amusement park in Tokyo run by Sanrio, the company behind Hello Kitty.

"Pilgrimage to Puroland" was played live once in Tokyo. "Celebration Day" was inspired by the song of the same name by Led Zeppelin, and was played live once in Osaka. "Pleasant Valley Monday" was inspired by the song "Pleasant Valley Sunday" by The Monkees. "War Frog" was originally called "Boom Boom Bomb" because of the bass loop, and was played live many times.[2]

The album Dharma has a track referencing Hello Kitty.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Pilgrimage to Puroland" 13:07
2. "Pleasant Valley Monday" 16:00
3. "Celebration Day" 11:00
4. "War Frog" 8:54


  • Final mix on 26 October 2001



  1. ^ "Merzbow - Puroland (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Puroland". Internet Merzbow Database. Archived from the original on December 16, 2004. Retrieved May 12, 2013.