High & Mighty - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Warren Haynes; Gordie Johnson
- High & Mighty
Gov't Mule: Matt Abts, Warren Haynes, Danny Louis, Andy Hess.
Personnel: Warren Haynes (vocals, guitar); Danny Louis (guitar, keyboards, background vocals); Matt Abts (drums, percussion); Gordie Johnson (tambourine, background vocals); Mighty Mighties, Ruthie Foster (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Gordie Johnson.
Recording information: Pedernales Studio, Spicewood, TX; Water Music Recorders, Hoboken, NJ.
Photographer: Danny Clinch.
The second studio album to feature the revamped Gov't Mule lineup, 2006's HIGH & MIGHTY finds the adventurous Southern rock quartet breaking into a confident new stride. As always, vocalist/guitarist Warren Haynes's soulful singing and blistering slide work lead the way, as the rest of the band intuitively fill out his compositions with impressive rhythmic and melodic flourishes. Although the fierce opening track, "Mr. High & Mighty," may have listeners thinking Gov't Mule has morphed into a straight-up hard-rock act, other songs delve into reggae ("Unring the Bell") and gospel-tinged blues ("Million Miles from Yesterday"), revealing that the ensemble remains as eclectic as ever.
- Country of Origin
- ATO (USA)
- RED Distribution
- Gov't Mule
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Mr. High & Mighty
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Brand New Angel
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] So Weak, So Strong
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Streamline Woman
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Child of the Earth
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Like Flies
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Unring the Bell
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Nothing Again
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Million Miles from Yesterday
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Brighter Days
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Endless Parade
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] 3 String George
- Studio / Live
Rolling Stone (p.196) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he closing remix of 'I'm a Ram,' titled 'Plasticine Era,' is a hip minefield of wah-wah-guitar bark..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.86) - "[T]he sledge-hammer sound remains as punishing as ever....Their dedication to craft is edifying, life-affirming, and deeply satisfying." -- Grade: A-
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- Gordie Johnson
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