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How The Cookie Crumbles - Hotei Tomoyasu's Latest Single

Date: Friday May 29th 2015 [16:47] | Posted By: Joe

Are you a fan of the Hotei Tomoyasu? If so you'll be pleased to hear that the artist behind Battle Without Honor or Humanity (the iconic music in Kill Bill) has got a new single out featuring Iggy Pop (you know that guy Yelgrun from Star Trek DS9 and also those purple insurance ads). The single is out on Monday 15th June 2015.
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Press release as follows:

HOTEI
'How The Cookie Crumbles'
featuring Iggy Pop
Brand new single out June 15th through Spinefarm Records in the UK & Europe

EI
'How The Cookie Crumbles'
featuring Iggy Pop Brand new single out June 15th through Spinefarm Records in the UK & Europe
"This new collaboration with Godfather Of Punk Iggy Pop is as intoxicating as anything we've heard from Hotei. It's a bombastic electro-rock cut, with riffs serpentining through buzzing waves of synth pinball machine freneticism and Pop's grizzled howls. It's a kind of'screw it' track that'll get you lost in the moment."

Premiered on The Line Of Best Fit TOMOYASU HOTEI (pronounced "hoe-tay") is an artist who boasts a stellar career spanning more than three decades. Best known around the world for his original song, 'Battle Without Honor Or Humanity', instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino's film Kill Bill, Hotei (GQ Japan's 'Man Of The Year' for 2014) has sold over 40 million records and is now unveiling his latest project a forthcoming album that sees him teaming up with a number of major international artists.

The first single 'How The Cookie Crumbles' features iconic front-man Iggy Pop a high-energy, foot-stomping rock track showcasing Hotei's dynamic flair as both guitar player and composer. It will be released via Spinefarm Records on June 15th, just prior to Iggy's two Wembley Stadium shows as Special Guest to the Foo Fighters.

Hotei states: "In creating this song, I knew that it needed a vocalist with a strong personality to fully bring it to life, and without a doubt, Iggy was just the man for this. He has such an intensity and an aura about him, and his creative power immediately made this the true rock 'n' roll piece I intended."

The godfather of punk's inspiration for the lyrics was the earth seen as a 'cookie',

crumbling away as people destroy the world around them. Iggy says he looked at himself as a "Stray dog in a white man city, looking for love and what goes with it", and that the chorus "refers to the larger culture of money, power and the threat of violence". No wonder that Iggy found a sonic soulmate in Hotei, who he says, "Has a really good sense of space and drama".

Hotei's new album, the first international release of his career, is set to be released in the autumn, also through Spinefarm; the material will feature a variety of collaborators, with writing and production credits including Youth (Pink Floyd, Verve), Leo Abrahams (Brian Eno, Paolo Nutini) and Stephen Lipson (Jeff Beck, the Batman Soundtrack). Says Spinefarm Records General Manager UK, Dante Bonutto: "We are delighted to be working with an artist of Hotei's stature. His achievements to date are considerable and hugely impressive, and in 'Battle Without Honor...' he has a track that even people who don't follow music will instantly recognise. We're looking forward to an exciting journey ahead."

HOTEI began his career in the early '80s as guitarist in the legendary Japanese rock band BOWY (pronounced Boy), who enjoyed phenomenal success as one of that country's most popular rock acts of all time. In 1988, Hotei established himself as a solo artist, kicking off this new chapter with the album 'Guitarhythm', recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London.

Inspired by music and artists from around the world, Hotei developed his own unique guitar style that revolutionised the aesthetics of music in his native Japan, generating multi-million selling albums and record-breaking chart releases, and motivating future generations of musicians.

A much sought-after collaborator both in the studio and on stage, Hotei has joined forces with David Bowie, Andy Mackay (Roxy Music), Jesus Jones, Brian Setzer, INXS, Blondie, Mike Stern, Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers), Apocalyptica, Ray Cooper, Joni Mitchell, Darren Price (Underworld), Chicago, and many others.

In March of 2014, he also performed with The Rolling Stones, joining the band onstage as a special guest.

Hotei and his family relocated to London in 2012 to focus on his international career; since being in the UK, he has headlined a show at the Roundhouse (2012), and Shepherd's Bush Empire (2013), and the release of his new album will be prefaced by further selected dates

Source: Hotei Tomoyasu

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