Puffy – Splurge (CD, JAPAN)

June 2006 Ki/oon Records KSCL 1010
01. Radio Tokyo
02. Nice Body
03. Tokyo, I’m On My Way
04. Shall We Dance?
05. Koi No Etude
06. Onna Machingan
07. Sunday In The Park
08. Nogura Life
09. Missing You Baby
10. Soushun Monogatari
11. Mogura
12. Rakuda No Kuni
13. Security Blanket
14. Hajimari No Uta
15. Basket Case
VIEW:
NOTES:
Japanese edition of Splurge by Puffy (Puffy AmiYumi) issued in album case with Obi strip and stickered cover, also issued on vinyl. Includes a cover of the Green Day song Basket Case as a bonus track which does not appear on the US edition.

Also features; Butch Walker, Andy Sturmer and Tamio Okuda.

The Japanese version of Go Baby Power Now and was titled Onna Machin Gan (English translation: Girl Machine Gun) with lyrics written by Seiji of Guitar Wolf (who were covered by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion on I Love Guitar Wolf…Very Much).

Go Baby Power Now also features Matt Verta-Ray of Heavy Trash along with Simon Chardiet, Daniel Jodocy and Phil Hernandez (who all performed on the Going Way Out With Heavy Trash album) and Chris Maxwell.

Chris Maxwell and Phil Hernandez make-up The Elegant Too who have worked with Men Without Pants, Tiny Masters of Today, Blues Explosion (Damage) and the Hot Fuzz soundtrack with Jon Spencer.

In the US Puffy are known as Puffy AmiYumi and the Japanese and US editions of Splurge featured the different versions of this track.

SONG CREDITS:
01. Radio Tokyo
Words & Music: Butch Walker
Produce & Arrangement: Butch Walker
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar, Bass & Harmony: Butch Walker
Drums: Darren Dodd
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Russ-T Cobb
Recorded at Ruby Red Studios, Little Bach Studio
Mixed at Ruby Red Studios

02. Nice Body
Words: Puffy
Music: Andy Sturmer, Andy Thompson
Produce & Arrangement: Andy Sturmer
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar: Carrick Moore Gerety
Bass: John Fields
Drums: Mikey McCormack
Recording Engineer: Dave Way
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Mixing Engineer: Dave Way
Recorded at Andy Sturmer’s House, Big Brown Sound, Little Bach Studio
Mixed at The Way Station

03. Tokyo I’m On My Way
Words & Music: Dexter Holland
Arrangement: Kameda Seiji
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar: Konagawa Takahiro (from Charcoal Filter)
by the courtesy of Nippon Crown Co., Ltd.
Bass: Kameda Seiji
Drums: Muraishi Masayuki
Recording Mixing Engineer: Sata Masahiko
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios

04. Shall We Dance?
Words: Puffy
Music: Butch Walker
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar & Bass: Butch Walker
Drums: Darren Dodd
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Russ-T Cobb
Recorded at Ruby Red Studios, Little Bach Studio
Mixed at Ruby Red Studios

05. Koi No Etude
Words & Music: Kusano Masamune
Arrangement: Negishi Takamune
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar & Harmony: Okuda Tamio
Bass: Negishi Takamune
Drums & Tambourine: Furuta Takashi
Keyboards: Shibata Toshibumi
Programming: Owada Yasunori
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Hiranuma Koji
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios, Ki/oon Records Studio

06. Onna Machingan
Words: Guitar Wolf / Seiji
Music: Jon Spencer
Produce & Arranged: Jon Spencer
Vocal: Puffy
Shout: Seiji
Acoustic/Electric Guitar & Percussion: Jon Spencer
Guitar (swamp and rockabilly): Matt Verta Ray
Guitar: Chris Maxwell
Double Bass: Simon Chardiet
Drums & Percussion: Phil Hernandez
Box: Daniel Jodocy
Pre-production: the Elegant 2.
Recording Engineer: Rudyard Lee Culler
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Mixing Engineer: Don Smith
Recorded at Stratosphere Sound, NYC, Sony Music Studios Tokyo
Mixed at Capitol Records

07. Sunday In The Park
Words & Music: Charley Drayton, Okuda Tamio
Produce & Arrangement: Charley Drayton & Okuda Tamio
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar: Okuda Tamio
Bass: Ohara Rey
Drums: Charley Drayton
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Miyajima Tetsuhiro
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios

08. Nogura Life
Words & Music: Okuda Tamio
Produce & Arrangement: Okuda Tamio
Harmony & All Instruments: Okuda Tamio
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Miyajima Tetsuhiro
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios

09. Missing You Baby
Words: Puffy
Music: Andy Sturmer
Produce & Arrangement: Andy Sturmer
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar & Bass: John Fields
Drums, Percussion & Keyboards: Andy Sturmer
Strings: Steve Lu
Brass: Dan Kolton
Recording Engineer: Andy Sturmer, John Fields
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Mixing Engineer: Dave Way
Recorded at Andy Sturmer’s House, Big Brown Sound, Ki/oon Records Studio
Mixed at The Way Station

10. Soushun Monogatari
Words: Puffy
Music: Anders Hellgren, David Myhr
Produce & Arrangement: Anders Hellgren and David Myhr
of the Merrymakers for Monogram Recordings
Vocal: Puffy
Programming, Synthezeisers, Bass & Guitars: Anders Hellgren
Guitars & Background Vocals: David Myhr
Drums: Margan Hoglund
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Vocal Recorded at Ki/oon Records Studio
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Anders Hellgren
Recorded & Mixed at Monogram Studio, Stockholm

11. Mogura
Words & Music: Kohmoto Hiroto
Arrangement: Ueda Kenji
Vocal: Puffy
Guitar: Sugimoto Kyoichi
Bass & Programming: Ueda Kenji
Drums: Kuhara Kazuyuki
Organ & Synthesizer: Sogawa Tomoji
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Inoue Uni
Recorded at Sony Music Studios Tokyo, ABS Recording
Mixed at POWER HOUSE STUDIO

12. Rakuda No Kuni
Words & Music: Saito Kazuyoshi
Produce & Arrangement: Saito Kazuyoshi
by the courtesy of Speedstar Records/Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Vocal, Harmony & Tambourine: Yoshimura Yumi
12 Strings Guitar, Electric Guitar, Baritone Guitar,
Piano, Marimba, Bass, Drums & Harmony: Saito Kazuyoshi
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Akikubo Hiroichi (birdie house)
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios

13. Security Blanket
Words: Onuki
Music: Yokoyama Ken
Produce, Arrangement, Guitar & Harmony: Yokoyama Ken
(Pizza of Death Records)
Vocal & Harmony: Onuki Ami
Bass & Harmony: Serge Verkhovsky
Drums & Harmony: Duncan Redmonds
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Oikawa Tsutomu (CURVA NORD)
Recorded & Mixed at CURVA NORD

14. Hajimari No Uta
Words: Puffy
Music: Andy Sturmer, Bleu
Produce, Arrangement & All Instruments: Andy Sturmer
Vocal, Harmony: Puffy
Recording Engineer: Dave Way
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Mixing Engineer: Dave Way
Recorded at Andy Stermer’s House
Mixed at The Way Station

15. Basket Case
Words: Billy Armstrong
Music: Billy Armstrong, Michael Pritchard, Frank Wright
(c)1994 by GREEN DAZE MUSIC
Vocal: Puffy
Guitar: Yanagisawa Fumio, Tsuji Takeshi
Bass: Kinoshita Hiroharu
Drums: Furuta Takashi
Keyboards: Fujimoto Junichi
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Uramoto Masashi (Aobadai Studio)
Recorded & Mixed at BURNISH STONE RECORDING STUDIO

SLEEVE NOTES:
“PUFFY are
Onuki Ami & Yshimura Yumi

Mastering
Stephen Marcussen at Marcussen MASTERING, Hollywood
Mastering Co-ordination
Jun Umemoto

Management
Kaz Harada, Shark Tanuma,
TOY-C, Hashimoto Oyui, Maruyama Yoko (Hit & Run)
A&R Producer
Hirose-G-Kenichi (KI/oon Records)
Director
Kokumai-Malky-Hideki (Ki/oon Records)
Artist Promotion
Yamazaki-Zacky-Yukiko (Ki/oon Records)
Media Promotion
Ishikawa Masahito, Arita Syunsuke, Ishida Yuki, Iwasaki Atsuya,
Ikeda Shuko, Seki Satoshi, Shimamura Kaeko, Koyama Tomomi,
Kanbe Katsuma, Sasaki Shiho, Mori Shigeki, Okamura Izumi,
Katsuragi Yoshiki, Okuno Haruka, Mori Shigetaka,
Ohno Yuko, Mizu Hiroko (Ki/oon Records)

Art Direction & Design
Kimura Yutaka (CENTRAL 67)
Photography
Nomura Koji
Hair & Makeup
Yamaguchi Hisakatsu (ROND.)
Styling
Kitazawa Hisashi (KiKi.)
Production Coordinate
Takata Yukiko (Sony Music Communications)

Instrumentatal Technician
Koseki Sumitada, Mukai Ryo (Cocoon), Imuro Katsumi,
Sato Katsuji (KSG), Sujino Toshiaki, Yoshida Masaki, Wakayama Seji (SMA),
TAN-SHOT (ESP), Sakamoto Akihiko

Assistant Engineers
Charlie Paakkari (Capitol Studios), Kuroda Kaori, Nakada Takeshi,
Fujikura Hiromi (Hitokuchi-zaka Studios), Takita Yohei,
Yoshida Tatsuhiro (Little Bach Studio), Goto Kota (POWER HOUSE Studio),
Hatagoshi Hideyasu, Ikeda Syuhei (Sony Music Studios Tokyo),
Saito Hanae (birdie house), Okubo Takahiro (BURNISH STONE Recording Studio),
Sasaki Reo

TOFO RECORDS
Yaz Noya, Nadeshiko Nakahara, Daitetsu Kuroki, Ai Aota,
Barry Hamaguchi, Yuriko Inagaki, Mechelle Lois
SME J
Sachiko Tsuchiya, Sampei Yamaguchi, Mako Shibayama,
Munetomo Anahara, Rejiro Kiuchi, Fumika Fujibuchi

SuperVisor
Kaz Utsunomiya
A&R for Mr. Sturmer and the Merrymakers
June Shinozaki (SMP)

Executive Producer
Michihiko Nakayama (Ki/onn Records)

Special Thanks
Archie Meguro, Sam Register, Udono Takashi (JVC),
Paul Smith (Capitol Records), Paula Salvatore (Capitol Records), Larry Tull,
Jonathan Daniel, Brian Swanson (MPA),
Oshiro Kumiko, Yajima Norico, Sakaguchi Yuji (Grass Hopper),
Hosoda Minoru (Hit & Run), Kobayashi Naomi, Setogaichi Kiyoshi, Suzuki Hideo,
Kashima Kunihiro, Goto Yoshito, Takahashi Shunichiro (AZURE),
Ato Daishi, FTC, SASA-DIE (Pizza of Death Records), Higasayama Kunihito,
Isobe Terumasa (SBT Music), Uemura Shota (Speedstar REcords),
Ohwafa Hiroki, Nanishi Itsuyo (HAPPY SONG)
Ando Keisuke (Cool Corporation)

Sony Music Online Japan http://www.sonymusic.co.jp/

KSCL 1010”

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Art Direction & Design: Kimura Yutaka (CENTRAL 67)
Photography: Nomura Koji
Hair & Make-Up: Yamaguchi Hisakatsu (ROND.)
Styling: Kitazawa Hisashi (KiKi.)

BARCODE: 4 582117 985999 0

MATRIX: “LRS-1884X 1 IFPI L276”

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