Joi – How Beautiful EP

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23 December 2008

Joi Joi is a producer, singer, composer and arranger from Japan. Being multitalented instrumentalist and owner of beautiful sensual falsetto voice, he was noticed by Joe Claussell in 2000 after releasing debute “Love Is Spiritual” on Japan’s Common Ground. Soon remixed by Claussell, the track Cravin’ was released as a single on the same Common Ground. In 2004, a new Rapture EP was released on West End Records (with Joi being the first Japanese in label’s roster), got a good support on radio and in DJ scene, and with huge success made Joi known in and outside of Japan. In 2005, Gentle Rain, Joi’s collaboration with H.Garden appeared in ‘Cafe Del Mar 25th Anniversary’. Lately it was released with Joe Claussell remixes on his Sacred Rhythm Music. I’m so happy to have almost all these on vinyl! Naturally masterpieces with incredibly saturated and spiritual music!

At last, in November 2008 a new EP saw a light on Common Ground. As usual, written, arranged, produced and vocalized by Joi himslef, “How Beautiful EP” includes 5 tracks with smooth and sweet melodies, along with sexy vocals, percussion, atmospheric Rhodes and strings – yet another solid piece of art! Check “Blackberry” for unbelievable tenor sax trip deep into the soul.

…It was available on Juno from the mid December, but Joi plans to release it in digital format, so I’ll keep my eyes open wide for tha

Joi – How Beautiful EP [Common Ground Japan]:

Joi - How Beautiful EP [Common Ground Japan]

  1. Overture
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  3. How Beautiful
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  5. Blackberry (Deep Sax Dub)
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  7. High Time (To Get Closer)
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  9. Alternately
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