|Place of Origin||Unknown|
|Genres||Musical / World / Infinity|
|Associated Acts||Tally Hall|
|Joe Hawley and a cast of rotating friends|
ミラクルミュージカル (Pronounced: MI-RA-KU-RU MYU-JI-KA-RU) or, as translated into English, Miracle Musical, is a music project, spearheaded by Joe Hawley. 3 other members of Tally Hall and various other collaborators, including Bora Karaca, contributed to the project's debut release: Hawaii: Part II. Though listed as "World" music on iTunes, The biography that appears on both their bandcamp and kickstarter pages reads:
Hawaii: Part II was the first album to come out of the ミラクルミュージカル project. Hawaii: Part II, was released digitally at 12:12 on December 12, 2012 (12/12/12). It was met with acclaim from fans, some calling it their "favourite album of all time"
On August 23rd, 2014, ミラクルミュージカル teased the date "12/13/14" via their Twitter.
On December 12th, 2014, ミラクルミュージカル released an animated music video for Isle Unto Thyself. The next day, December 13th, 2014, (12/13/14), an animated music video for the song Labyrinth was also uploaded to Youtube . Labyrinth was also promoted with a PC based video game which went by the same name, made by Wonderfling Studios. A day later on December 14th, 2014, an an audio-only cover of Candle On The Water was uploaded to their official YouTube page and Soundcloud. The track was dedicated to the memory of Diem Brown and Trevelyn Grace Campbell, fans of Tally Hall.
On June 4th, 2015, ミラクルミュージカル uploaded a lyric video of The Mind Electric to YouTube. Two dates later, on June 6th 2015, ミラクルミュージカル uploaded a video of what appears to be Ross Federman recording the drums to Black Rainbows onto their official facebook page saying " HAPPY 6.9.15「A.K.A. "BLACK RAINBOWS" SING-ALONG DAY」"
On September 13th, 2015, an update was made to the Labyrinth video game, allowing for users to play the game on Mac OS X As of 5th Dec, 2018, the game has been taken off the wonderfling website
On December 31st, 2015, ミラクルミュージカル released "Hawaii Partii" on Bandcamp, an album of nine 8-bit renditions of songs from Hawaii: Part II, which were also used as the soundtrack to the Wonderfling Labyrinth video game
To date, there has only been one live performance by ミラクルミュージカル, which was sometime in 2014, at Sean Donnelly's private "Seanaroo" Victorian mansion party in Echo Park
2018 Reddit AMA
On December 13th 2018, Joe Hawley, Ross Federman and Bora Karaca hosted an "Ask Me Anything" thread on reddit.com, to commemorate and celebrate 6 years since Hawaii: Part II's release. Within the thread the three pioneers of the ミラクルミュージカル project answered a myraid of questions related to ミラクルミュージカル, and all of their respective works.
When asked if there would be more music from 'Miracle Musical', Joe Hawley answered: "There won't be a Hawaii: Part I or Hawaii: Part III or whatever, so please stop asking, but we might further explore the themes of ミラクルミュージカル in some form" Following up by answering a similar question with: "There will not be another "Hawaii: Part" anything for ミラクルミュージカル"
- Hawaii: Part II - iTunes
- Bandcamp Page
- Kickstarter - Creator Bio
- Hawaii:Part II - Bandcamp
- Hawaii: Part II: Part ii Bandcamp Page
- Isle Unto Thyself - YouTube
- Labyrinth - YouTube
- Candle On The Water - YouTube
- Candle On The Water - Soundcloud
- The Mind Electric Lyric Video - YouTube
- HAPPY 6.9.15「A.K.A. "BLACK RAINBOWS" SING-ALONG DAY」
- Hawaii Partii - Bandcamp
- "Unauthorized photo by "Isle Unto Thyself" vocalist Ashley Renee"
- Reddit AMA
- Joe on more Miracle Musical works
- Reddit AMA no more hawaii