Naturally - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
Sharon Jones (Dap-Kings)/Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Dap-Kings): Sharon Jones (vocals); Tommy "TNT" Brenneck (guitar, piano); El Michels (baritone saxophone); Dave Guy (trumpet); Bosco Mann (bass guitar); Boogaloo Velez (congas); Neal Sugarman, Homer Steinweiss, Binky Griptite.
Personnel: Lee Fields (vocals); Binky Griptite (guitar, background vocals); Antoine Silverman, Entcho Todorov (violin); Alex Kadvan (cello); Neal Sugarman (tenor saxophone); David Guy (trumpet); Bosco Mann (piano, vibraphone, tambourine); Homer Steinweiss (drums).
Additional personnel: Lee Fields (strings).
Audio Mixer: Gabriel Roth.
Recording information: Daptone Studios, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY.
Photographer: Dulce Pinz¢n.
Arranger: Bosco Mann.
NATURALLY was released in 2008, but from Sharon Jones's deeply soulful vocal performances to the Dap-Kings lean, air-tight funk, this album (the follow-up to Jones's equally excellent debut, DAP DIPPIN') sounds vintage enough to come straight from the glory days. On cuts such as "My Man Is a Mean Man" and "Your Thing Is a Drag," Jones & Co. churn out snappy, get-on-up riffs and rhythms that recall the JB's in their heyday. But NATURALLY also points elsewhere in the history of R&B, with the smooth soul-pop of "How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?" and the smoldering ballad "You're Gonna Get It" leaning more toward the sounds of Motown and Stax/Volt (to say nothing of her soul-fried version of "This Land is Your Land"). Jones is a singer of emotional substance with the pipes to match, and her band never misses a lick. Old-school fans of funk-fueled soul should rejoice: the music is alive and well.
- Country of Origin
- Caroline Distribution
- Sharon Jones (Dap-Kings)/Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Dap-Kings)
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] How Do You Let a Good Man Down?
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Natural Born Lover
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Stranded in Your Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] My Man Is a Mean Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] You're Gonna Get It
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] This Land Is Your Land
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Your Thing Is a Drag
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Fish in the Dish
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] All Over Again
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Gabriel Roth; Gabriel Roth
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