Various - Total Lee! The Songs Of Lee Hazlewood download album
A tribute album to Lee Hazlewood.
Many have been called, but few have deserved to be chosen as the subject of a tribute more than the uncompromising Lee Hazlewood. It isn't just that he's written and recorded so many timeless compositions over the years, but that there are so many potential fans - particularly those born after his heyday in the 1960s - yet to discover them (or who may know him only as the mustachioed hipster who once sang a few numbers with go-go boot-era Nancy Sinatra).
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Hazlewood's only glimpse of popular appeal occurred when Nancy Sinatra had a worldwide hit with his "These Boots Are Made For Walking"–a karaoke standard ignored by the 16 artists who appear on this tribute album. Hazlewood occupies a position in posterity similar to that of the Velvet Underground–ignored by the world at large, but disproportionately adored by fellow musicians. be the reason why every male artist on this album finds himself, consciously or not, adopting Hazlewood's signature consumptive drawl: The Webb Brothers, Jarvis Cocker and Richard Hawley, Calexico and Erlend Oye are more impersonation than interpretation, but nonetheless engaging.
Total Lee' sees 16 contemporary artists recording their own versions of some of Lee's finest songs. The album highlights the extraordinary potency of the songs, that were mostly written to be covered by other artists. This beautifully packaged release contains comprehensive liner notes and Lee's thoughts on all the tribute tracks. Tracks come from : Lambchop, The Webb Brothers, Calexico feat.
Naturally, Total Lee! is ripe for the pickin'. Steve Shelley's Smells Like label began reissuing Hazlewood's albums in 1999, and is now accompanied by Astralwerks' compilation in tribute to the man's career. While the material being paid tribute to is both thought-provoking and playful, Total Lee! unfortunately works better in theory than in practice (like most tributes), though it does thrive a bit more than your typical musical homage. What makes the album far from essential, yet still enjoyable, is the rediscovery of songs that are so heartbreakingly genius, yet so neglected. Rather than just demonstrate their love for a popular artist (see 2000's Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska), the musicians on Total Lee! bring a contemporary element to an abandoned body of work that reminds us just how essential it really is.
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Tracklist Hide Credits
|1||–Lambchop||I'm Glad I Never
Producer – Kurt Wagner, Mark Nevers
|2||–Madrugada Feat. Neil McNasty||Come On Home To Me
Producer – Kjetil Draugedalen, Madrugada
|3||–The Webb Brothers||Some Velvet Morning
Producer, Mixed By – Neal OstrovskyVocals [Guest] – Laura Katter
|4||–Calexico Feat. Valérie Leulliot||Sundown, Sundown
Trumpet – Jacob ValenzuelaViolin – Fernando ValenciaVocals [Guest] – Marianne Dissard
|5||–Johnny Dowd||Sleep In The Grass
Drums, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Brian Wilson Guitar, Bass, Organ, Synthesizer, Tin Whistle – Justin AsherProducer – Johnny Dowd, Justin AsherVocals – Kim Sherwood*Vocals, Guitar – Johnny Dowd
|6||–St Etienne* Feat. Nathan Bennet*||Got It Together Again
Producer – St Etienne*
|7||–St. Thomas||The Railroad
Drums – Keith NealyDulcimer, Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals – Jeff Tarlton
|8||–Jarvis Cocker & Richard Hawley||The Cheat
Producer – Jarvis Cocker, Richard HawleyRecorded By, Engineer – Cameron Craig
|9||–Erlend Øye||No Train To Stockholm||2:26|
|10||–The Amazing Pilots||Soul's Island
Producer – Dave Lynch
|11||–Kathryn Williams||Easy & Me
Cello – Laura ReidDrums – Alex TustinEngineer – Dave MaughanGuitar – David Scott Producer, Mixed By, Vocals – Kathryn Williams
|12||–Tindersticks||My Autumn's Done Come
Recorded By, Mixed By – Ian Caple
|13||–Stephen Jones & Luke Scott||We All Make The Little Flowers Grow
Producer – Luke Scott, Stephen Jones
|14||–Calvin Johnson & Mark Pickerel||Sand
Bass, Guitar, Trumpet – Jesse SeaGuitar – Peter MomtchiloffProducer, Vocals – Calvin JohnsonProducer, Vocals, Drums – Mark Pickerel
|15||–Evan Dando & Sabrina Brooke||Summer Wine
Producer – Bryce Goggin
|16||–Kid Loco Feat. Tim Keegan||If It's Monday Morning
Producer – Kid Loco
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – City Slang
- Copyright (c) – City Slang
- Licensed To – Astralwerks
- Manufactured By – Astralwerks
- Art Direction, Design – Stefan Kassel
- Compiled By – Wyndham Wallace
- Written-By – Lee Hazlewood
NotesA tribute album to Lee Hazlewood.
Booklet containing Hazlewood's own initial reactions to the covers.
Conversation on 1 March 2002.
Track 6 recorded at Needham Sound.
Track 8 recorded at Eastcote Studios.
Track 11 recorded and mixed at Face Studios, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Track 14 produced at Dub Narcotic Studio, Olympia.
Track 15 recorded at Globe Studios, NYC.
Track 16 produced at The Lafayette Velvet Basement.
Printed In The USA.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 24381 24642 9
- Barcode: 724381246429
- Matrix / Runout (Inner Ring Of The CD): 724381246429
- ASIN: B000066TNH
|20195-1, 812 464 1, 7243 8 12464 1 2||Various||Total Lee! The Songs Of Lee Hazlewood (2xLP, Comp)||City Slang, Virgin, Labels||20195-1, 812 464 1, 7243 8 12464 1 2||Germany||2002|
|20195-2, 812 464 2||Various||Total Lee! The Songs Of Lee Hazlewood (CD, Comp)||City Slang, Virgin||20195-2, 812 464 2||Germany||2002|
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|20195-2, 812 464 2||Various||Total Lee! The Songs Of Lee Hazlewood (CD, Comp)||City Slang, Virgin||20195-2, 812 464 2||Australia||2002|