Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah Dogs - God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise (CD)

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    Categories
    RockPopMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. Rock & Pop
    3. Alternative
    Copy Control
    No
    Number of Items
    1
    Title
    God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise
    Media
    CD
    BarCode
    886976508623
    Country of Origin
    USA / Canada
    Label
    Rca/Red
    Distributor
    RED Distribution
    Mono / Stereo
    Stereo
    Format
    CD
    Barcode
    886976508623
    Previews

    Spin - 3.5 out of 5 stars -- "[The album] maintains a brokenhearted downer elegance, similar to Neil Young at his most somber and sepia-toned, sung in a beautiful wail that Van Morrison might envy."
    Entertainment Weekly (p.125) - "'Repo Man' plays it loose and frisky from the get-go, a soul-shuffle that gets LaMontagne all riled up." -- Grade: B-
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] work of simple power; a record that has survived the perilous road to permanency with all of its emotive qualities intact."
    Uncut (magazine) - "[T]his is a triumphant return to core values, one that delves deeper into the rough hewn country-blues of TROUBLE and where the rasping harmonica on 'For The Summer' constitutes a major sonic augmentation."

    Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Repo Man
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] New York City's Killing Me
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Beg Steal Or Borrow
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Are We Really Through
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] This Love Is Over
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Old Before Your Time
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] For The Summer
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Like Rock & Roll Radio
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Devil's In The Jukebox
    Country
    Genre
    Pop / Rock
    Release Date
    16 August 2010
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Repo Man
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] New York City's Killing Me
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Beg Steal or Borrow
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Are We Really Through
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] This Love Is Over
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Old Before Your Time
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] For the Summer
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Like Rock & Roll and Radio
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Devil's in the Jukebox, The
    Notes

    Audio Mixer: Ryan Freeland.
    Recording information: The Big Room At Apple Hill (03/15/2010-03/28/2010).
    Photographers: Tobias Lamontagne; Sarah Sousa; Jay Bellerose.
    It's ironic that the first Ray LaMontagne album to list a band's name on the cover is also his first solo flight. God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise is his fourth full-length, but it is the first without producer Ethan Johns -- LaMontagne helmed the session at his home studio and it is mostly a loose, laid-back affair with a couple of exceptions. The Pariah Dogs -- bassist Jennifer Condos, guitarists Eric Heywood and Greg Leisz, and drummer Jay Bellerose -- have recorded and/or toured with him previously. The opener, "Repo Man," is the album's wild card. Introduced by a popping upright bassline, it's a gritty funk number that's totally out of place with the rest of what's here. Bellerose plays tight breaks, the guitars roil and coil, and LaMontagne's protagonist indicts a former lover, spitting out lyrics in a grainy, swaggering growl. The album changes direction abruptly on "New York Is Killing Me." It's a sad country song whose title reveals a longing for somewhere else as Leisz's pedal steel guitar twins with LaMontagne's world-weary voice. The title track is a love letter from a cattle driver to his beloved back at home. Bellerose's deeply tuned snare and tom-toms are balanced by two pedal steels underscoring the otherworldly loneliness in the grain of LaMontagne's voice. "Beg Steal or Borrow" is a midtempo shuffle that exhorts a younger man to just go; to fulfill his dreams at any cost. Two broken love songs -- "Are We Really Through" and "This Love Is Over" -- seem to echo the sentiments in "Repo Man," albeit far more gently. Both are skeletal and moody; the latter touches on the soul balladry LaMontagne's known for, but with a jazzy touch in the guitars. It's the best cut here. "Old Before Your Time" is the brother to "Beg Steal or Borrow": it reveals the consequences -- perhaps to the man in the mirror -- if the admonitions in the previous tune are not adhered to. "For the Summer" feels like loosely composed filler. The overly long "Like Rock and Roll Radio" stretches a metaphor to its breaking point and a tired beyond. "Devil's in the Jukebox," an uptempo country stomper adorned with reverbed snare, kick drum, LaMontagne's wailing harmonica, and Leisz's resonator slide guitar and mandola, redeems the album somewhat at its close. God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise is a mixed bag. There's fine stuff here to be sure, but as a whole, it feels unbalanced; too much of one sound makes it drag a bit. Given that this is his debut as a producer, it's not unexpected; but after his previous trio of fine recordings, this one feels anticlimactic. ~ Thom Jurek

    Date Released
    2010-07-01 00:00:00
    Audio Format
    PCM Audio
    Studio / Live
    Studio
    Video Disabled
    0
    Performer
    Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs/Ray LaMontagne
    Producer
    Ray LaMontagne
    Artists
    1. Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah Dogs
    Duration
    44m 32s
    Engineer
    Ryan Freeland

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