Discography

False Beats & True Hearts
2011
The Sub Pop Years
2009
Within These Walls
2007
The Earth is Blue
2005
Song to the Siren
2002
Damon & Naomi with Ghost
2000
Playback Singers
1998
The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi
1995
More Sad Hits
1992
Remastered 2008
Pierre Etoile EP
1991





False Beats & True Hearts     2011
The Sub Pop Years
1. Walking Backwards
2. How Do I Say Goodbye
3. Shadow Boxing
4. Ophelia
5. Nettles and Ivy
6. What She Brings
7. Embers
8. And You Are There
9. Helsinki

Damon Krukowski – Acoustic guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang – Bass, piano, keyboards, vocals
Michio Kurihara – Electric guitar
Bhob Rainey – Soprano sax, additional keyboards on tracks 4 and 8
Greg Kelley – Trumpet
Masaki Batoh – Additional acoustic guitar on tracks 5 and 7

Produced by Damon & Naomi
Horn arrangements by Bhob Rainey
Engineered and mixed by Damon Krukowski at Kali Studios, 2010–2011
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music
Design by Naomi Yang
Cover photograph: Le Champ de lavande by Bernard Faucon

Released by 20/20/20





The Sub Pop Years     2009
The Sub Pop Years
1 - Eulogy to Lenny Bruce (from Damon & Naomi with Ghost)
2 - I’m Yours (from Playback Singers)
3 - Forgot to Get High (from The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi)
4 - New York City (from Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian)
5 - Eye of the Storm (from Playback Singers)
6 - Judah and The Maccabees (from Damon & Naomi with Ghost)
7 - Tour Of The World (from The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi)
8 - Song to the Siren (from Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian)
9 - The Navigator (from Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian)
10 - The Mirror Phase (from Damon & Naomi with Ghost)
11 - How Long (from The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi)
12 - The New World (from Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian)
13 - The Great Wall (from Damon & Naomi with Ghost)
14 - In the Sun (from Playback Singers)
15 - Turn of the Century (from Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian)

Damon Krukowski – Guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang – Bass, harmonium, vocals

with:
Kramer – Electric guitar, keyboards, tapes (tracks 3, 7, 11)
Masaki Batoh – Acoustic guitar (tracks 1, 6, 10, 13)
Kazuo Ogino – Keyboards (tracks 1, 6, 10, 13)
Michio Kurihara – Electric guitar (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15)

All tracks recorded at Kali Studios and produced by Damon & Naomi
except 1, 6, 10, 13 produced by Damon & Naomi with Masaki Batoh
and 3, 7, 11 recorded at Noise New Jersey and produced by Kramer

The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi originally released 1995 (Sub Pop 322)
Playback Singers originally released 1998 (Sub Pop 425)
Damon & Naomi with Ghost originally released 2000 (Sub Pop 501)
Song to the Siren: Live in San Sebastian originally released 2002 (Sub Pop 592)

Remastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music





Within These Walls     2008
The Sub Pop Years
1 - Lilac Land (4:57)
2 - The Well (6:18)
3 - On The Aventine (3:40)
4 - Within These Walls (5:02)
5 - Red Flower (4:24)
6 - Defibrillation (4:19)
7 - Stars Never Fade (6:53)
8 - A Silver Thread (4:06)
9 - The Turnaround (3:13)
10 - Cruel Queen (5:39)

Damon Krukowski - acoustic guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang - bass, keyboards, vocals
Michio Kurihara - electric guitar
Bhob Rainey - soprano sax
Greg Kelley - trumpet
Kyle Bruckmann - oboe, english horn
Helena Espvall - cello
Margaret Wienk - cello
Katt Hernandez - violin

Produced by Damon & Naomi
Horn and string arrangements by Bhob Rainey
Engineered and mixed by Damon Krukowski at Kali Studios, 2006 – 2007
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music
Design and still-life photographs by Naomi Yang
Portrait of Damon & Naomi by Norman Gholson

All songs by Damon & Naomi ©2007 Pierre Etoile Musique (BMI) adm. Bug Music
"Cruel Queen" is based on the traditional song "The Trees They Do Grow High"





The Earth is Blue     2005
The Sub Pop Years
1 - Beautiful Close Double (4:37)
2 - A Second Life (4:46)
3 - Malibran (4:39)
4 - House of Glass (6:23)
5 - Sometimes (4:42)
6 - While My Guitar Gently Weeps (5:36)
7 - Ueno Station (5:16)
8 - The Robot Speaks (4:27)
9 - Araçá Azul (2:43)
10 - The Earth is Blue (6:47)

Damon Krukowski – Acoustic guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang – Bass, keyboards, vocals
Michio Kurihara – Electric guitar
with Greg Kelley (trumpet) and Bhob Rainey (soprano sax)
on tracks 1, 3, 6, 10; and Dana Kletter (piano) on track 5

Produced by Damon & Naomi
Engineered & mixed by Damon Krukowski at Kali Studios
2003 – 2004
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music





Song to the Siren     2002   Live album/DVD
The Sub Pop Years
1 - Judah and the Maccabees (4:54)
2 - The New World (3:59)
3 - Eye of the Storm (4:55)
4 - Song to the Siren (4:20)
5 - The Navigator (5:26)
6 - The Great Wall (6:51)
7 - I Dreamed of the Caucasus (4:09)
8 - New York City (4:39)
9 - Tanka (6:01)
10 - Turn of the Century (5:37)
11 -Love (3:59)

Damon Krukowski - Acoustic guitar, vocals
Naomi Yang - Bass, harmonium, vocals
Michio Kurihara - Electric guitar

Produced by Damon & Naomi
Recorded by Joan Vich Montaner
Edited and mastered by Alan Douches





Damon & Naomi with Ghost     2000 
The Sub Pop Years
1 -The Mirror Phase (4:39)
2 -The New World (4:33)
3 - Judah and the Maccabees (4:48)
4 - Blue Moon (2:46)
5 - The Great Wall (8:22)
6 - I Dreamed of the Caucasus (4:10)
7 - Don’t Forget (5:52)
8 - Tanka (8:25)
9 - Eulogy to Lenny Bruce (4:38)

Damon Krukowski - Acoustic guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang - Bass, harmonium, vocals
Masaki Batoh - Acoustic guitar
MIichio Kurihara - Electric guitar
Kazuo Ogino - Keyboards

Produced by Damon & Naomi and Masaki Batoh
Arrangements by Kazuo Ogino
Engineered and mixed by Damon Krukowski at Kali Studios
December 1999 — April 2000





Playback Singers     1998 
The Sub Pop Years
1 - Turn of the Century (6:58)
2 - Eye of the Storm (5:12)
3 - In the Sun (3:01)
4 - The Navigator (4:38)
5 - I’m Yours (5:44)
6 - Kinetoscope (4:40)
7 - Awake in a Muddle (3:39)
8 - We’re Not There (5:07)
9 - Translucent Carriages (4:25)

All instruments and vocals by Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang
Recorded at home, 1996-97





The Wondrous World of Damon & Naomi     1995 
The Sub Pop Years
1 - In the Morning (4:22)
2 - The New Historicism (3:32)
3 - Tour of the World (3:59)
4 - Forgot to Get High (4:35)
5 - Pyewacket (3:20)
6 - Life Will Pass You By (3:17)
7 - Who Am I (3:03)
8 - New York City (4:47)
9 - Pandora’s Box (2:38)
10 - How Long (3:57)
11 - Whispering Pines (4:07)

Damon Krukoski - guitar, drums, vocals
Naomi Yang - Bass, vocals

Electric guitar, mellotron, emulator, clarinet, tapes,
bass and backing vocals by Kramer

Produced and engineered by Kramer
at Noise New Jersey, Summer 1995
Additional engineering by Jed Rothenberg





More Sad Hits     1992, rereleased 2008
The Sub Pop Years
1 - E.T.A. (3:50)
2 - Little Red Record Co. (5:16)
3 - Information Age (2:46)
4 - Laika (3:43)
5 - This Car Climbed Mt. Washington (4:53)
6 - Memories (2:52)
7 - Astrafiammante (4:41)
8 - Boston’s Daily Temperature (2:35)
9 - (scene change) (1:30)
10 - Sir Thomas and Sir Robert (2:16)
11 - Once More (5:23)
12 - This Changing World (4:04)

All instruments and vocals by Damon, Naomi, and Kramer
Produced, arranged, and engineered by Kramer
at Noise New Jersey, Summer 1992





Pierre Etoile EP     1991 
The Sub Pop Years
1 - In the Sun
2 - Nineteen Sixty-Nine
3 - This Car Climbed Mt. Washington

Produced by Damon & Naomi
Recorded at Q-Division, Boston 1991
Engineered by John Lupfer

The Pierre Etoile EP was recorded by Damon & Naomi as a "side project"
while they were in Galaxie 500. It was originally released by Rough Trade
UK in 1991. Elefant Records in Spain produced a reissue (CD only) in1997.