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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future
Performer: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Title: Facing Future
Country: US
Genre: Rock / Reggae / Pop
Style:Folk Rock, Vocal, Reggae-Pop, Hawaiian, Pacific
Released: 2013
Catalog number: BBCD 5901
Label: Big Boy Record Company
MP3 album szie: 1570 mb
FLAC album size: 2741 mb

Tracklist

1Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World5:08
2Kaulana Kawaihae4:01
3Hawai'i '78 Introduction5:05
4Henehene Kou 'Aka4:22
5Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man3:53
6'Ama'ama2:14
7Take Me Home Country Road4:56
8Panini Pua Kea3:07
9Ka Pua U'i2:55
10Kuhio Bay3:31
11Pili Me Ka'u Manu2:33
12La 'Elima3:40
13Ka Huila Wai3:20
14Hawai'i '785:15
15White Sandy Beach Of Hawai'i2:37

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BBCD 5901Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future ‎(CD, Album, RE)Big Boy Record CompanyBBCD 5901UKUnknown
BBCD 5901Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future ‎(CD, Album, RE)Big Boy Record CompanyBBCD 5901USUnknown
BB 5901Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future ‎(Cass)Big Boy Record CompanyBB 5901US1993
0602527518220Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future ‎(CD, Album, RE)B1 Recordings, Universal Music Group0602527518220Europe2010
BBCD 5901Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future ‎(CD, Album)Big Boy Record Company, Mountain Apple CompanyBBCD 5901US1993

Credits

  • BassMel Amina, Roland Cazimero
  • EngineerMilan Bertosa
  • Engineer [Mastering]John Golden
  • GuitarDel Beazley, Roland Cazimero
  • Keyboards, Programmed ByGaylord Holomalia
  • PercussionMike Muldoon
  • ProducerIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole, Jon de Mello
  • Vocals, Ukulele, Performer [Hawaiian Salt]Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Notes

(c)(p)1993 BigBoy Record Company.

Track 5 is a cover of the John Denver song, with lyrics modified slightly to fit Mr. Kamakawiwo'ole's home town of Mākaha on the Wai'anae Coast of O'ahu, Hawai'i.

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 7 61268 59012 1
  • Matrix / Runout: 03/23/2013 08:29:42 PM #98703 IFPI LN08 BBCD5901 2242449 02

Companies

  • Copyright (c) – The Mountain Apple Company
  • Copyright (c) – Big Boy Record Company
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Mountain Apple Company
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Big Boy Record Company
  • Distributed By – The Mountain Apple Company
  • Glass Mastered At – Optical Experts Manufacturing – 2242449

Short intro

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