Warzone is as much about stasis as it is about change.
A reminder that artists like Ono were freely combining the obscure and mainstream long before the content smorgasbord of the Internet exposed artists to rabbit holes of contradictory sounds.
Feels like more than a curio, a frustrating failure to launch for what should have been an invigorating collaboration.
Ono sounds delighted to stand at the prow of this juggernaut.
An odd collection of pieces, seemingly gathered without any overarching purpose.
A Story is a curio that deserves wider exposure, and it may well be the best starting point for exploring Ono’s solo discography.
Rising sounds incredibly dated and, this coupled with its length, makes listening feel more like a chore than a rewarding experience.
Yoko Ono always sounds like she’s having fun, and rarely has she sounded more delighted than on Starpeace.
The recordings of Yoko Ono and John Lennon on Double Fantasy and Milk and Honey are a far cry from their early experimental drivel.
Even the most bubble-gum moments on It’s Alright (I See Rainbows) demand greater attention than we’re used to and, in return, deliver unexpected rewards.