You Hit Him He Cry Out

Dan Poynton


Featuring works by John Psathas, Philip Dadson, Jack Body, Gillian Whitehead, Douglas Lilburn, Annea Lockwood, plus Dan’s own Nga Iwi E, the music on this recording is performed with great passion and subtlety, and for all their sonic diversity these seven pieces collectively comprise an emotional and very appealing listening experience.

Produced by Dan Poynton
Recorded by Steve Garden
Design by Tim Gummer

Released: 20 March 1997
Catalogue: RAT-D006

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Dan Poynton’s You Hit Him He Cry Out was everything I could have hoped for, New Zealand Music at its best, imaginatively chosen, sensitively played, and with a satisfying warmth to the recorded piano sound.
— Heath Lees, NZ HERALD