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Yoko Ono Presents "Take Me to the Land of Hell"

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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Yoko Ono has always pushed the boundaries of art, culture, and politics. At 80 years old she's still an active, daring artist and musician, and a provocative public figure. Her relationship with John Lennon of The Beatles is one of the most prominent love stories of our time. She has helped shape our cultural landscape.

Now the controversial legend joins David Garland to present her newest work, the album Take Me to the Land of Hell. The album's music, produced by Ono's son Sean Lennon and Yuka C. Honda of Cibo Matto, is varied and edgy. Ono's song lyrics are a stimulating, surprising mix of love and anger, introspection and exuberance. In this show featuring several tracks from the album, Ono talks about some of the album's ideas and themes.

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Comments [2]

Chris O from Federal Way, Washington U.S.A.

Fabulous interview, thank you. Yoko's new cd, TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL, is superb.

This version of PLASTIC ONO BAND is one of the best ever.

The title track concerns the fact that people can have their own personal heaven in the midst of "hell". It is beautiful, sublime. Explore this new work, and let it become a part of you. SHINE SHINE!!!

P.S. Yoko was also a co-producer of the album.

Oct. 06 2013 02:05 AM
Tim Young from Sedona

Talk about music for the new century. It sounds to me like Yoko has made a plunge into it.
Not that she was ever to far behind the curve. More likely in front of it.
Pleased to hear this new music and pleased she is still vital.

Sep. 23 2013 02:52 PM

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