on January 27, 2004.

On January 27, 2004, “Drag City” label released “Hypnotic Underworld”, the seventh Ghost album. It was recorded in July 2003, and was produced by Taishi Takizawa.

Personnel:

  • Masaki Batoh – vocals, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Michio Kurihara – electric guitar
  • Takuyuki Moriya – electric bass, double bass, cello
  • Kazuo Ogino – organ, piano, lute, mellotron, Korg synthesizer, Celtic harp
  • Taishi Takizawa – bouzouki, flute, saxophone, theremin, tin whistle
  • Junzo Tatewia – percussion, drums
  • Masaki Hayashi – engineer
  • Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi – artwork
  • Dan Osborn – cover layout
  • Kazuo Ogino – photography
  • Keiko Yoshida – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Masaki Batoh, Michio Kurihara, Takuyuki Moriya, Kazuo Ogino, Taishi Takizawa and Junzo Tatewia, except where noted.

  1. Hypnotic Underworld
  2. I. God Took a Picture of His Illness on This Ground
  3. II. Escaped and Lost Down in Medina
  4. III. Aramaic Barbarous Dawn
  5. IV. Leave the World
  • Hazy Paradise – Chris Koerts
  • Kiseichukan Nite
  • Piper
  • Ganagmanag
  • Feed
  • Holy High
  • Dominoes/Celebration for the Gray Days – Syd Barrett, Masaki Batoh, Michio Kurihara, Takuyuki Moriya, Kazuo Ogino, Taishi Takizawa, Junzo Tatewia

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