Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Hawai'i '13 [Digipak]

Album: Hawai'i '13 [Digipak]
# Song Title   Time
1)    He Mele No Ku'u Hawai'i
2)    Even Before
3)    Good One
4)    Something About It
5)    Power in the Words
6)    Good Vibe Killah
7)    Chocolates & Roses
8)    Hold Me Tight
9)    Striking Up a Love
10)    Take Me On
11)    Forgive Me
12)    Count to 3
13)    Stand & Rise
14)    Always & Forever
15)    Hawai'i Aloha
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Brad Watanabe (vocals, guitar, melodica, trumpet, French horn, keyboards, drums); Zion Thompson (vocals, guitar, percussion); JP Kennedy (vocals, guitar); Ikaika Antone (vocals, keyboards); Caleb Keolanui (vocals); Jordan Espinoza, Joe Tomino (drums); Adam Topol (percussion).
  • Audio Mixer: Danny Kalb.
  • Recording information: BW's, Kailua, HI; BW's, Kailua, HI; Hurley Studios Costa Mesa, CA; Hurley Studios, Costa Mesa, CA; Island Sound Studios, Honolulu, HI; Studio One, Honolulu, HI.
  • Call them reggae-pop, Margaritaville punk, or just simply Jawaiian, the Green's mix of reggae, rock, soul, and Hawaiian vibes has reached full maturity on the great Hawai'i '13, but mature doesn't imply clamping down as this Oahu group is still on permanent vacation. After the traditional "He Mele No Ku'u Hawai'i" notifies listeners that this one comes from the 50th state, the funky '70s rhythms and jam band solos of "Even Before" set sail for an imaginary land where Jimmy Buffett, Gwen Stefani, Jerry Garcia, Cheech & Chong, and Israel Kamakawiwo'ole all gather round the evening's campfire. The aptly titled "Good One" ups the ante with more sunshine and an incredibly infectious chorus, while lead single "Take Me On" is everything above on a slow romantic boat ride down a stream. John Mayer fans should head right for the sultry "Chocolate & Roses" and Jack Johnson heads should go right to the empowering rocker "Power in the Words," while those who dig 311 might very well jump camps after hearing the modern synths, swaggering stance, and supreme coolness of "Good Vibe Killah." The four-part harmony throughout the album is sourced right from traditional reggae, as it's something rarely experienced on the jam band festival circuit, but it's lead singer Caleb Keolanui who really shines, able to kick it like a dancehall singjay if required or up to the soaring, full-bodied style of Bob Marley if the track calls for something mighty or majestic. Sour folks, snide hipsters, and those who are only happy when it rains might find Hawai'i '13 too fluffy to consider, but there's an endless supply of sincere and positive vibrations to receive here, so those who'd prefer to live their lives in flip-flops should open their arms wide. ~ David Jeffries
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Reggae » General
Home » Music » Pop » Pop Rock
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Hawai'i '13 [Digipak] on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top