Rising (Yoko Ono album)

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Rising
Yoko Ono Rising.jpg
Studio album by Yoko Ono/IMA
Released7 November 1995
RecordedQuad Recording, New York City
GenreAlternative rock, art rock
Length59:13
LabelCapitol
ProducerYoko Ono, Rob Stevens
Yoko Ono chronology
New York Rock
(1994)
Rising
(1995)
A Story
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars [2]
Robert ChristgauA− [3]

Rising is a 1995 album by avant-garde artist Yoko Ono. Released on 7th November, on Capitol Records, it features the backing band IMA (Japanese for "Now"), which included Ono's son Sean Lennon, Timo Ellis, and Sam Koppelman. The album has sold 11,000 copies in the US to date.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Yoko Ono.

  1. "Warzone" - 1:55
  2. "Wouldnit" - 3:02
  3. "Ask the Dragon" - 4:12
  4. "New York Woman" - 2:07
  5. "Talking to the Universe" - 3:31
  6. "Turned the Corner" - 2:58
  7. "I'm Dying" - 6:18
  8. "Where Do We Go from Here?" - 3:02
  9. "Kurushi" - 7:59
  10. "Will I" - 2:27
  11. "Rising" - 14:28
  12. "Goodbye My Love" - 2:22
  13. "Revelations" - 5:35

Rising Mixes (released 3 June 1996)[edit]

  1. "Talking to the Universe" (Cibo Matto Remix) (4.21)
  2. "The Source" (ABA All Stars) (4.58)
  3. "Ask the Dragon" (Ween Remix) (4.49)
  4. "Where Do We Go from Here?" (Tricky Remix) (5.07)
  5. "Rising" (Thurston Moore Remix) (8.48)
  6. "Franklin Summer" (Yoko Ono/IMA)* (30.02)

Keiji Haino, Masonna, Monde Bruits, Incapacitants, C.C.C.C., Hanatarash, MSBR, and The Gerogerigegege are also credited as performers in the "Rising" (Thurston Moore) remix.

A vinyl promo version was released with the track listing:-

  1. "Ask the Dragon" (Ween Remix) (4.49)
  2. "Talking to the Universe" (Cibo Matto Remix) (4.23)
  3. "The Source" (ABA All Stars) (4.58)
  4. "Where Do We Go from Here?" (Tricky Remix) (5.04)
  5. "Rising" (Thurston Moore Remix) (8.48)
  6. "Kurushi (Perry Farrell Mix)" (7.26)

Personnel[edit]

  • Yoko Ono - vocals
  • Sean Ono Lennon - guitars, bass, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Timo Ellis - guitars, bass, drums
  • Sam Koppelman - bass, drums, percussions

Production[edit]

  • Yoko Ono, Rob Stevens : Producers
  • Alfred Brand, Chris Habeck, Mike Anzelowitz, Wes Naprstek : Engineers
  • David Ayers : A&R
  • George Marino : Master
  • Rob Stevens, Yoko Ono : Mixing
  • Recorded By [at Broome Street] – Timo Ellis (track : 4)
  • Recorded By [at Quad Recording] – Rob Stevens* (tracks: 1-3,5-13)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rising at AllMusic
  2. ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/album/_/id/201646
  3. ^ "Yoko Ono/IMA: Rising". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2018-09-09.
  4. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/267333/ask-billboard-madonna-yoko-ono-gospel