Living with Ghosts - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Patty Griffin
- Living With Ghosts
Personnel: Patty Griffin (vocals, acoustic guitar); Adam Steinberg, Ty Tyler (guitar).
Personnel: Patty Griffin (vocals); Ty Tyler, Adam Steinberg (guitar).
Audio Mixer: Steve Barry.
Photographers: Jason Ware; Marina Chavez.
Arranger: Adam Steinberg.
The debut album by singer-songwriter Patty Griffin is a low-key, largely acoustic set with simple, unobtrusive arrangements supporting her lyrics and melodies. Allegedly the demo tape that got the Maine native signed to A&M Records, and slightly remixed by producer Nile Rodgers, LIVING WITH GHOSTS has a live-in-the-studio feel that keeps the listener from mentally pigeonholing Griffin's smart, introspective tunes. These 10 songs share common ground with Nashville country, the then-emergent Lilith Fair scene, and rockier women like Aimee Mann and Liz Phair. That Griffin's songs have been covered by everyone from Emmylou Harris to Jessica Simpson is proof of how wide her talent spreads. Particular highlights here include "Let Him Fly," "Every Little Bit," and "Not Alone."
- Country of Origin
- A&M (USA)
- Studio / Live
- Patty Griffin
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Moses
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Let Him Fly
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Every Little Bit
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Time Will Do the Talking
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Mad Mission
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Poor Man's House
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Forgiveness
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] You Never Get What You Want
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Sweet Lorraine
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Not Alone
- Fontana Distribution
- Entertainment Weekly (5/31/96, p.60) - "...her heartbroken (naturally) lyrics and Rickie Lee Jones vocals only slightly tweak the familiar girl-with-guitar scenario, producing a debut that's more pleasant than powerful." - Rating: B
- 41m 50s
- Video Disabled
- Steve Barry
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