Electric Island, Acoustic Sea

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Electric Island, Acoustic Sea
Album by Tak Matsumoto & Daniel Ho
Released February 8, 2017
Genre Rock & Hawaiian
Length 54:02
Label Vermillion Records
Producer Tak Matsumoto & Daniel Ho

Electric Island, Acoustic Sea is a studio album by Tak Matsumoto and Hawaiian multi-instrumentalist Daniel Ho, released on February 8, 2017. This is the first collaboration between the two Grammy Award-winning musicians and Tak's second such collaboration after 2010's TAKE YOUR PICK with American jazz legend Larry Carlton. The album received a simultaneous worldwide release when it was made available internationally on iTunes at launch.

The tour was supported by Tak Matsumoto & Daniel Ho Live! 2017 -Electric Island, Acoustic Sea- that held shows throughout Japan and had its final showing in Hawaii at Blue Note Hawaii.

Track listing

  1. Soaring on Dreams
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  2. Fujiyama Highway
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  3. Magokoro (True Heart)
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  4. Infinite Escapade
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  5. Faithfully
    The only non-instrumental song on the album, "Faithfully" is an electric-acoustic cover of the classic 1983 ballad originally by Journey. Ho provides the vocals for the recording.
  6. Sunny Tuesday
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  7. Wander Blues
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  8. Adrenaline UP!
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  9. Omotesando
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  10. Island of peace
    Self-cover of Tak Matsumoto's solo composition of the same name from New Horizon. The original song sourced its inspiration and title from Hawaii, thus its inclusion here.
  11. Rain
    A second self-cover of a Tak Matsumoto solo composition and also from New Horizon, which served as the studio debut of the song as it was previously performed as his solo during B'z LIVE-GYM Pleasure 2013 -ENDLESS SUMMER-.
  12. Lia
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Personnel

Tak Matsumoto & Daniel Ho

  • Tak Matsumoto: Electric Guitar, Music Composition (TRACKS 2, 6-11), Arrangement (TRACKS 2, 6-11)
  • Daniel Ho: 12-String Guitar (TRACK 1), Rhythm Electric Guitar (TRACKS 1 & 3), Acoustic Guitar (TRACKS 5, 8, 7, 9, 12), Music Composition (TRACKS 1, 3, 4, 8, 12), Arrangement (TRACKS 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10-12), Vocals (TRACK 5), Bass (TRACKS 1, 4, 5, 6), Sanshin (TRACK 2), Ukulele (TRACKS 2 & 6), Tenor & Soprano Ukulele (TRACK 10), Piano (TRACKS 1, 3, 4, 10, 11), Keyboard (TRACKS 1, 3, 4), Electric Piano (TRACK 9), Triangle (TRACK 4), Cymbal (TRACK 4), Udu (TRACKS 6 & 11), Uriuri (TRACK 6), Ipu Heke (TRACKS 6, 10, 11), Shaker (TRACKS 6 & 11), Chinese Cymbal (TRACK 8), Caxixi (TRACK 10), Cha-Cha (TRACKS 10 & 11), Talking Drum (TRACK 11), Bongos (TRACK 11), China Cymbal (TRACK 11), Wood Rattle (TRACK 11)

External links

Electric Island, Acoustic Sea on International iTunes Store