Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
Colvin & Earle [Deluxe Edition] [Slipcase]

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Music » Folk » General

Colvin & Earle [Deluxe Edition] [Slipcase]

Artist: Colvin & Earle/Shawn Colvin/Steve Earle

Elsewhere $27.41 $19.97   Save $7.44 (27%)
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from UK
Order Now for Christmas with e-Gift
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Label: Fantasy
Album: Colvin & Earle [Deluxe Edition] [Slipcase]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Come What May
2)    Tell Moses
3)    Tobacco Road
4)    Ruby Tuesday
5)    Way That We Do, The
6)    Happy and Free
7)    You Were on My Mind
8)    You're Right (I'm Wrong)
9)    Raise the Dead
10)    You're Still Gone
11)    Someday
12)    That Don't Worry Me Now
13)    Baby's in Black
 



Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Steve Earle (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandocello, mandolin, strings, harmonica); Shawn Colvin (vocals, guitar, strings); Buddy Miller (guitar, harmonium); Richard Bennett (guitar); Fred Eltringham (drums, percussion).
  • Audio Mixer: Collin Dupuis.
  • Recording information: Buddy's House.
  • Photographer: Alexandra Valenti.
  • Shawn Colvin has landed a few tunes on the pop charts over the course of her career, and Steve Earle was briefly a legitimate country star. But in 2016, as the two team up for their first album as a duo, Colvin & Earle are folkies -- hip folkies, to be sure, but at heart two singer/songwriters on the far side of 50 who like swapping harmonies and strumming their acoustic guitars. Colvin & Earle sound like good friends who enjoy singing together, and this album has a lively and spontaneous atmosphere, especially when the two are singing old covers. For Shawn and Steve's generation, if "Tobacco Road," "Ruby Tuesday," and "You Were on My Mind" don't qualify as folk songs, it's hard to imagine what would, and "Tell Moses" borrows enough from a fistful of old traditional numbers that it feels more like a cover than a Colvin/Earle original, despite the songwriting credits. Colvin's voice, still sweet if seasoned by time, proves to be a fine match for Earle's more rugged instrument, and he shows good instincts as he dodges in and around her lead lines. Buddy Miller produced the Colvin & Earle sessions, and he gives these recordings a sound that's rich but doesn't sound fussed over, especially the deep bass and drums (from Chris Wood and Fred Eltringham) and the layers of guitar provided by Earle, Miller, and Richard Bennett. Colvin & Earle sound great on the covers on this album, and quite good on the originals. This effort seems to be another example of a project where the songwriters were saving their A-list material for their own set, but if "You're Right (I'm Wrong") and "Happy and Free" don't rank with the best songs either Colvin or Earle have written, they're a long, long way from bad. They reflect facets of each tunesmith, and they're not likely to let down fans of either artist. Colvin & Earle plays more like a detour for these two artists rather than the beginning of a long-standing collaboration, but the enthusiasm here is honest and the result is a good week's work that leaves room for a sequel. ~ Mark Deming

Professional Reviews
Uncut (magazine) - "The two voices make for an ideal fit, spinning out harmonies that see Earle's raspy tones rub up against the softer cadence of Colvin's delivery."

Producer:Buddy Miller
Format:CD (0 Disc); Stereo
Country:USA
Studio/Live: Studio
Release Date:10 June, 2016
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling Colvin & Earle [Deluxe Edition] [Slipcase] on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.