steve Martin, Edie Brickell - Love Has Come For You (CD)
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- Love Has Come for You [Digipak]
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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The songs tap folk tradition without getting stuck in it....These two make a dandy duo."
Billboard (p.41) - "The set's front-porch charm is propelled by Martin's lyrical five-string banjo..."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It may seem an unlikely match, but Martin and Brickell bring out the best in each other."
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] When You Get To Asheville - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Get Along Stray Dog - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Love Has Come For You - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Friend of Mine - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Siamese Cat - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Yes She Did - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sarah Jane and the Iron Mountain Baby - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Fighter - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] King of Boys - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Sun's Gonna Shine - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] When Are You Gonna Wake Up - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Shawnee - Martin, Steve
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Remember Me This Way - Martin, Steve
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] When You Get to Asheville
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Get Along Stray Dog
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Love Has Come for You
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Friend of Mine
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Siamese Cat
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Yes She Did
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sarah Jane and the Iron Mountain Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Fighter
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] King of Boys
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Sun's Gonna Shine
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Who Are You Gonna Wake Up?
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Shawnee
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Remember Me This Way
- 36m 14s
Lyricist: Edie Brickell.
Personnel: Edie Brickell (vocals); Perry Montague-Mason, Patrick Kiernan (violin); Kate Musker (viola); Anthony Pleeth (cello); Stacey Watton (double bass).
Audio Mixers: Vanessa Parr; Jeff Gartenbaum; Nathaniel Kunkel.
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios, London; East West Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Kung Fu Bakery, Portland; Oceanway, Los Angeles, CA; The Living Room, West Nyack, NY; The Sound Company, London; Village Recorders, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographer: Mark Seliger.
Everyone should realize by now that Steve Martin is more than just a comedian who started off his career in the comedy clubs with an arrow through his head and a five-string banjo as a prop. He's written short stories, novels, plays, and who knows how many film scripts. He's an actor and a serious art collector, and his work, however funny it may be at times, really arcs closer to human philosophy than it does standup or slapstick, although Martin knows how to do a pratfall with the best of the Saturday Night Live crew. But for the record, and for the sake of the matter at hand, Martin is a fine and accomplished banjo player, good enough to play with the likes of Vince Gill, Tim O'Brien, Tony Trischka, John McKuen, and Pete Wernick, and, oh yeah, he's played with Earl Scruggs too, which alone should state the case. Yep, Martin can play the banjo, and better yet, he composes on it, and his gentle, lilting, and chiming banjo lines have easy, natural melodies embedded in them. This is where Edie Brickell enters the picture. On Love Has Come for You, Martin's third album for Rounder Records, Brickell's lyrics bring those gracefully easy melodies to life, stretching them into likewise graceful songs with a sparse, whimsical, and artfully open-aired narrative style. Her singing sounds relaxed and unpressured, just like Martin's easy-rolling banjo lines, and the two of them together are no novelty act. This is a true collaboration, and songs like the opener, "When You Get to Asheville," which features a muted chamber string section that wraps around Martin's banjo like a bright, warm blanket (the album was produced by Peter Asher), the odd, compelling "Sarah Jane and the Iron Mountain Baby" (about a baby thrown off a train in a suitcase, it could almost be called an Appalachian murder ballad, except no one dies, and the song is delivered with a sort of slightly bemused warmth), and "Shawnee," a simple, lovely, and gentle song about missing someone, all make it clear that Martin and Brickell are no accidental tourists. This is a sweet-sounding album with subtle depths, not really bluegrass, but a precisely gentle folk album that grows more graceful and revealing with each listen. ~ Steve Leggett
- Universal Distribution
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Video Disabled
- Edie Brickell/Steve Martin
- Peter Asher
- Date Released
- 2013-06-01 00:00:00
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