Between My Head and the Sky
Studio album by
Released21 September 2009 (2009-09-21)[1]
Genre
Length58:32
LabelChimera Music
ProducerYoko Ono and Sean Lennon
Plastic Ono Band chronology
Don't Stop Me! EP
(2009)
Between My Head and the Sky
(2009)
Onomix
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[3]
The A.V. ClubB+[4]
The Guardian[5]
Pitchfork7.3/10[6]
Rolling Stone[7]
Spin8/10[2]

Between My Head and the Sky is an album by Yoko Ono's band Plastic Ono Band released on Chimera Music in September 2009. It is her first studio album to be released as "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band" since 1973's Feeling the Space. This Plastic Ono Band lineup featured Cornelius, Yuka Honda (of Cibo Matto fame), and Ono's son Sean Lennon as band leader and producer.

Track listing

All songs written by Yoko Ono.

  1. "Waiting for the D Train" – 2:46
  2. "The Sun Is Down! (Cornelius Mix)" – 4:49
  3. "Ask the Elephant!" – 2:57
  4. "Memory of Footsteps" – 3:30
  5. "Moving Mountains" – 3:00
  6. "CALLING" – 4:19
  7. "Healing" – 4:25
  8. "Hashire, Hashire" – 3:35
  9. "BETWEEN MY HEAD AND THE SKY" – 5:33
  10. "Feel the Sand" – 6:02
  11. "Watching the Rain" – 5:30
  12. "Unun. To" – 3:16
  13. "I'm Going Away Smiling" – 2:53
  14. "Higa Noboru" – 5:44
  15. "I'm Alive" – 0:22
Japanese Bonus Track
  1. "Hanako" – 1:54
Japanese iTunes Bonus Video[8]
  1. "Why" (Live at Royal Festival Hall, London 2009) – 5:08
Note

Digital and Streaming editions of the album omit the last 2 tracks, instead ending the album with the track "I'm Going Away Smiling."[9][10][11][12]

Personnel

Technical

Release history

Country Date Format Label Catalog
Japan 16 September 2009 CD Chimera Music PVCP-8259[13]
22 September 2009 2xLP 616892049760[14]
United States 21 September 2009 CD 616892056362[15]
22 September 2009 2xLP CHIM01LP[16]

References

  1. ^ "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head And The Sky – 21 Sept '09". Imagine Peace. Retrieved 2009-06-17.
  2. ^ a b Walters, Barry (October 2009). "Reviews [Albums]". Spin. 25 (10): 82–84. Retrieved December 21, 2020.
  3. ^ Between My Head and the Sky at AllMusic
  4. ^ Heller, Jason (22 September 2009). "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head And The Sky | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head and the Sky | CD review | Music | The Observer". Guardian. 6 September 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  6. ^ Berman, Stuart (23 September 2009). "Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Between My Head and the Sky | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  7. ^ Hermes, Will (22 September 2009). "Between My Head and the Sky | Album Reviews". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head and the Sky". Apple Music Japan.
  9. ^ "Yoko Ono – Between My Head and the Sky". Apple Music.
  10. ^ "Yoko Ono – Between My Head and the Sky". Amazon.co.uk.
  11. ^ "Yoko Ono, The Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head and the Sky". Open.spotify.com.
  12. ^ "Yoko Ono, The Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head and the Sky". Deeze.comr.
  13. ^ "Between My Head And The Sky Yoko Ono with Plastic Ono Band CD Album". CDJapan.co.jp. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
  14. ^ "Yoko Ono, Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head And The Sky (2009, Vinyl)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
  15. ^ "Yoko Ono, Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head And The Sky (2009, CD)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
  16. ^ "Yoko Ono Approximately Infinite Universe + Lyric inners French 2-LP vinyl record set (Double Album) (373737)". Eil.com.