Hey Hey My My Yo Yo

Hey Hey My My Yo Yo is the second and final album by Danish pop duo Junior Senior, released in Japan and parts of Europe in 2005. It was released in Australia on 9 April 2007. The album was released on 14 August 2007 in the United States and packaged with a bonus EP.

Hey Hey My My Yo Yo
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 2005[1]
RecordedGula Studion, Malmö, Sweden
Delta Lab, Copenhagen, Denmark[2]
Length34:20
LabelCrunchy Frog
ProducerJesper Mortensen
Junior Senior chronology
D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat
(2002)
Hey Hey My My Yo Yo
(2005)
Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
(2007)

ReleaseEdit

Hey Hey My My Yo Yo was released in Japan and Scandinavia in 2005.[3] Hey Hey My My Yo Yo was successful in Japan, charting at number two on the Japanese music charts.[1] The American version of the album was released by Rykodisc Records on 14 August 2007.[4] This release of the album included a seven-song bonus EP.[3] In 2007, Hey Hey My My Yo Yo peaked at number five on the Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart. [1]

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic80/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [5]
The A.V. Club(A-)[6]
Blender     [7]
Entertainment Weekly(A-)[8]
Pitchfork Media(7.9/10)[9]
PopMatters(7/10)[10]
Rolling Stone     [11]
Slant Magazine     [12]
Spin     [13]
Stylus Magazine(B-)[14]

Initial critical response to Hey Hey My My Yo Yo was very positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 80, based on 14 reviews.[4]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Jesper "Junior" Mortensen, except where noted [2].

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Hello"0:43
2."Hip Hop a Lula" (Mortensen, Ivory Hunter, Otis Clyde)3:12
3."Can I Get Get Get"3:12
4."Take My Time"3:49
5."Itch U Can't Skratch"3:06
6."We R the Handclaps"3:01
7."I Like Music (W.O.S.B.)"3:43
8."Ur a Girl"3:01
9."No No No's"3:47
10."Dance, Chance, Romance"3:23
11."Happy Rap"3:22

All tracks are written by Jesper "Junior" Mortensen[15].

PersonnelEdit

[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Monger, James Christopher; Tim Sendra. "Junior Senior > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "The Official Crunch Frog Site". Crunchy Frog. Archived from the original on May 15, 2007. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  3. ^ a b Wood, Mikael (August 18, 2007). "D-D-Delayed Reaction". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 119 (33): 42. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c "Junior Senior:Hey Hey My My Yo Yo (2007): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
  5. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Junior Senior > Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  6. ^ Scott Gordon (August 14, 2007). "Junior Senior: Hey Hey My My Yo Yo: Music : A.V. Club". Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  7. ^ Lim, Dennis. "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo - Blender". Blender. Retrieved August 28, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon (August 10, 2007). "Music Review Hey Hey My My Yo Yo". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  9. ^ Mitchum, Rob (November 16, 2005). "Pitchfork review". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on January 30, 2009. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  10. ^ O'Neil, Tim (August 13, 2007). "Junior Senior - Hey Hey My My Yo Yo - PopMatters review". PopMatters. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  11. ^ Hoard, Christian (August 23, 2008). "Rolling Stone review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  12. ^ Keefe, Jonathan (August 13, 2007). "Junior Senior: Hey Hey My My Yo Yo:Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  13. ^ Walters, Barry (September 12, 2007). "Junior Senior, 'Hey Hey My My Yo Yo' : Spin Magazine Online". Spin. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  14. ^ McGowan, Ross (December 14, 2005). "Junior Senior - Hey Hey My My Yo Yo - Review - Stylus Magazine". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  15. ^ a b Hey Hey My My Yo Yo (Linear notes on digipak). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog. 2007. RCD10927.CS1 maint: others (link)

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