Yoni (album)

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Yoni
Ginger Yoni.jpg
Studio album by Ginger
Released 22 January 2007
Recorded Apollo 8, Stonehenge, 2006
Genre Rock
Length 1:01:45
Label Round Records
Producer Tim Smith, Jason Edwards
Ginger chronology
Valor Del Corazon
(2005)
Yoni
(2007)
Market Harbour
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Sun 4/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Yoni is the second solo album to be released by Ginger, main driving force of rock band The Wildhearts. It was released on January 22, 2007 and features 12 tracks. It was produced by Tim Smith (of the Cardiacs) who had previously produced the debut album from SilverGinger 5, Black Leather Mojo, and Jason Edwards (Wolfsbane).

The album is dedicated to "the spirit, determination, strength & inspiration of Trace".[3] This refers to "Trace da Space", an active and well-loved member of the Ginger/Wildhearts community, who died[4] December 3, 2006.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black Windows" (5:35)
  2. "When She Comes" (3:37)
  3. "Holiday" (3:59)
  4. "Smile In Denial" (6:14)
  5. "Jake" (8:25)
    • Is about one of Ginger's children, on which he says “You can only write one song about your kid, so it’d better be good”[5]
  6. "The Night I Was Born Again" (5:25)
  7. "Why Can't You Just Be Normal All The Time" (3:24)
  8. "Can't Drink You Pretty" (5:17)
  9. "This Bed Is On Fire" (5:13)
  10. "Save Me" (5:32)
  11. "Wendy You're Killing Me" (3:33)
  12. "Siberian Angel" (5:31)
  13. "One Love,One Life,One Girl"*
  14. "Inside Out"*
  15. "Lil´Bit´O Gravy"*
  • *Japanese bonus tracks

All songs written by Ginger.

Credits[edit]

Main band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Suzy Kirby - vocals
  • Olga - vocals, lead guitar
  • Chris Catalyst - vocals
  • Tracie Hunter - backing vocals
  • Phoebe White - backing vocals
  • Ben Davies - piano
  • Tom Evans - violin
  • Sara Longe - violin
  • Helen Goatly - viola
  • Harry Escott - cello
  • Bernie Torme - lead guitar
  • Ralph Boss - baritone sax
  • Neil Doherty - trumpet
  • Tom Rushton - trumpet
  • Nadiah Killick - alto sax
  • Vaden Todd Lewis - vocals
  • Sharron Fortnam - vocals
  • Warner E Hodges - lead guitar

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The Sun review
  2. ^ Sputnikmusic review
  3. ^ Yoni sleeve notes, Round Records, 2007.
  4. ^ THE WiLDHEARTS MAiLiNG LiST [1] at Yahoo! Music Groups, posting announcing news about Trace [2].
  5. ^ The Sun newspaper, 26 January 2007, Interview with Ginger