Warren Zevon - Genius - Best Of Warren Zevon (CD)

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Pity the poor, poor pitiful Warren Zevon without this definitive single-disc collection of the singer-songwriter's most colorful classics, including ""Werewolves of London,"" ""Excitable Boy,"" ""Lawyers, Guns and Money,"" ""A Certain Girl,"" ""Reconsider Me,"" an"d ""Detox Mansion.""
Categories
RockPopGreatest HitsMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Rock & Pop
  3. Hard Rock
Number of Discs
1
Number of Items
1
Title
Genius: The Best of Warren Zevon
Media
CD
BarCode
081227377120
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Rhino (Label)
Distributor
WEA (Distributor)
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
00081227377120
Previews

Q (1/03, p.142) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Wonderful..."
Uncut (01/03, p.132) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Since every track on GENIUS is worth at least two of almost anybody else's, it can only be welcomed..."
Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.106) - "...The lyrics are really something - smart, mordant, mischievous, yet vulnerable, sung in a deep, dark, likable voice..."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Poor Poor Pitiful Me
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] A Certain Girl
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Looking For The Next Best Thing
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Detox Mansion
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Reconsider Me
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Boom Boom Mancini
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Splended Isolation
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Raspberry Beret - Hindu Love Gods
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Searching For A Heart
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Mr. Bad Example
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] The French Inhaler
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Mutineer
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] I Was In The House When The House Burned Down
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 22 ] Genius
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Carmelita
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Hasten Down The Wind
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Werewolves Of London
  19. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner
  20. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Excitable Boy
  21. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Lawyers, Guns And Money
  22. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Interlude No. 1 / Play It All Night Long
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Poor Poor Pitiful Me
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] French Inhaler, The
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Carmelita
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Hasten Down the Wind
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Werewolves of London
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Excitable Boy
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Lawyers, Guns & Money
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Interlude No. 1 / Play It All Night Long
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Certain Girl, A
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Looking For the Next Best Thing
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Detox Mansion
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Reconsider Me - (single version)
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Boom Boom Mancini
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Splendid Isolation
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Raspberry Beret
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Searching For a Heart
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
  19. [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Mr. Bad Example
  20. [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Mutineer
  21. [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] I Was in the House When the House Burned Down
  22. [ Disc 01 Track 22 ] Genius
Genre
2
Release Date
19 February 2003
Country
USA
Notes

Personnel includes: Warren Zevon (vocals, guitar, harmonica, electric piano, oragn, keyboards, percussion); Glen Frey, Don Henley, Phil Everly, Graham Nash, Neil Young, JD Souther, Linda Ronstadt, Lindsey Bukingham, Jackson Browne (vocals); Waddy Wachtel (guitar, background vocals); David Linley (steel guitar); Peter Buck (guitar); Charlie Bishharat, Joel Derouin (violin); Evan Wilson (viola); Larry Corbett (cello); Jim Horn (saxophone); John McVie, Mike Mills, Larry Klein, Jorge Calderon (bass); Mick Fleetwood, Anton Fig, Bill Berry (drums).
Producers include: Warren Zevon, Jackson Browne, Waddy Wachtel, Greg Ladanyi, Andrew Slater.
Compilation producer: Warren Zevon, Gary Peterson.
Includes liner notes by Will Self.
To paraphrase the old saw, if Warren Zevon did not exist it would have been necessary to invent him. At a time when his L.A. singer-songwriter peers were bleeding all over their shirtsleeves with mawkish, sensitive balladry, Zevon turned the 1970s troubadour approach on its ear with a twisted lyrical sensibility that embraced danger, ribaldry, and general mayhem. A more concise summary than the two-disc collection I'LL SLEEP WHEN I'M DEAD, GENIUS is an excellent thumbnail sketch of Zevon's iconoclastic work.
The early years are well represented by the oddly poignant junkie's lament "Carmelita," the horror-of-war ghost story "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner," and of course, such misanthropic staples as "Excitable Boy" and "Werewolves of London." GENIUS stands to show, however, that the '70s weren't the end of Zevon's story. Zevon is backed by R.E.M. on the trenchant boxing tale "Boom Boom Mancini" and admirably covers Prince's "Raspberry Beret." He humorously sums up his life as a rogue on "Mr. Bad Example," and touchingly enough for a cancer victim, sounds unassailably resilient on "I Was in the House When the House Burned Down." GENIUS serves Zevon's legacy well, and helps ensure that he won't be forgotten.

Date Released
2002-10-01 00:00:00
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Warren Zevon
Artists
  1. Warren Zevon
Duration
78m 20s

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