John Mellencamp - No Better Than This (CD)
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- Number of Items
- No Better Than This
- Country of Origin
- USA / Canada
- Rounder Records
- Mono / Stereo
Rolling Stone - "NO BETTER shows Mellencamp channeling spirits and stepping into period styles. They fit him perfectly..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.125) - "Compelling and heartfelt, NO BETTER feel tantalizingly timeless..." -- Grade: A-
Billboard (p.28) - "The songs are intimate, thoughtful and rank with the best of his mature brand of folk-styled rock."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] deeply felt and surprisingly enjoyable exploration of American vernacular music, a set of originals essaying everything from Appalachian mountain folk to boom-chicka country to jumping rockabilly."
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Save Some Time To Dream
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Don't Forget About Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Each Day Of Sorrow
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Easter Eve
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Clumsy Ol' World
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] The West End
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Right Behind Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] A Graceful Fall
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] No Better Than This
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Thinking About You
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Coming Down The Road
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] No One Cares About Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Love At First Sight
- South Africa
- Release Date
- 27 August 2010
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Save Some Time to Dream - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] West End, The - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Right Behind Me - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Graceful Fall, A - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] No Better Than This - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Thinking About You - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Coming Down the Road - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] No One Cares About Me - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Love at First Sight - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Don't Forget About Me - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Each Day of Sorrow - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Easter Eve - (mono)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Clumsy Ol' World - (mono)
Personnel: John Mellencamp (vocals, acoustic guitar); Andy York, T-Bone Burnett (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Marc Ribot (electric guitar, banjo); Miriam Sturm (violin); Jay Bellerose (drums, percussion).
Producers: John Mellencamp; T-Bone Burnett.
Liner Note Author: T-Bone Burnett.
Recording information: First African Baptist Church, Savannah; Gunter Hotel, San Antonio; Sun Studio, Memphis.
John Mellencamp's newest album reunites him with producer T-Bone Burnett, who helmed Mellencamp's Life Death Love and Freedom release from 2008. Recorded quickly at various musically historic spots in the south between tour dates, No Better Than This has a refreshing immediacy.
- Universal Distribution
- Studio / Live
- John Mellencamp
- T-Bone Burnett
- 53m 42s
- Mike Piersante; Paul Mahern
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