CharmerSuperEgo Records 25524903 #ad - Is someone s charm being utilized just to try and entertain people, make them feel special and interesting, or is there a more sinister purpose behind it? Sometimes I think 'charm' can just be another word for 'manipulation. The album also includes a duet with James Mercer of The Shins on "Living a Lie.
Mann will support the new album with tour dates this fall. It's hard to remember sometimes that there is usually an agenda behind the act of being charming, and that is what I'm most interested in. Bryan joins mann on the album, among many other friends and collaborators including J. J. Named one of the huffington post's "13 funny musicians you Should Be Following On Twitter, " Mann has gained a diehard social media following for her quick wit and stinging observation, much of which is reflected on the new album.
The long awaited new album from Aimee Mann, Charmer, will be released September 18 on Superego Records. See reverse for tracklist. Charmer was produced by longtime friend and band member Paul Bryan and recorded with Ryan Freeland Ray LaMontagne, Bonnie Raitt at Stampede Origin in Los Angeles. Johnson, jebin Bruni and Jamie Edwards.
Charmer #ad - In addition to her solo work, she has appeared on many film soundtracks and composed the soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson's much-lauded Magnolia. Influenced by what mann calls the "super pop" of the 70s and 80s, the album is her first release since 2008's celebrated @#%&*! Smilers, which the BBC called "undeniably beautiful.
Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the DodoEdge J26181 #ad - Featuring 15 tracks two more than the domestic, it replaces 'Driving Sideways' with 'Backfire' and CD-ROM video for the Academy Award nominated song 'Save Me'. Import edition of the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter's wonderful third solo album, originally released in 2000 V2.
@#%&*! SmilersSuperEgo Records 4034458 #ad - Smilers is aimee Mann's 7th solo release to date. The album is a return to form after the artistic detours of 2005's concept album The Forgotten Arm and 2006's Christmas CD One More Drifter in the Snow. All songs were penned by mann with the exception of "True Believer" which was co-written with fellow singer-songwriter Grant Lee Phillips.
Featuring thirteen new original songs, producer Paul Bryan describes the record as "deceptively powerful. Very rich and grand-sounding. The songs range from the stripped-down-to-basics of "columbus Avenue, " to the almost Cars-esque synth-pop of "Freeway, " alongside the classic Jimmy Webb/Glen Campbell-era "Phoenix, " and the hushed creepiness of "Little Tornado.
@#%&*! Smilers #ad - The final song "ballantines" is a duet with Sean Hayes complete with barroom piano and trombone section.
Magnolia: Music from the Motion PictureReprise #ad - Magnolia ~ Soundtrack.
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The BothSuperEgo Records 28934759 #ad - The both is aimee Mann and Ted Leo.
A Deeper UnderstandingAtlantic #ad - Calling on his bandmates - bassist dave hartley, featuring collaboration, keyboarding Robbie Bennett, drummer Charlie Hall and multi-instrumentalists Anthony LaMarca and Jon Natchez -- continuously throughout the process, coordination, the result is a "band record" in the noblest sense, and confidence at every turn.
Through those years of relocation, the revisiting and reexamining of endless hours of recordings, unbridled exploration and exuberance, Granduciel's gritty love of his craft succeeded in pushing the band to great heights. Shrink-wrapped. For much of the three and a half year period since the release of lost in the dream, The War On Drugs' frontman, above all, edit, and tinker-but, Adam Granduciel, led the charge for his Philadelphia-based sextet as he holed up in studios in New York and Los Angeles to write, record, to busy himself in work.
A Deeper Understanding #ad - . Teaming up with engineer shawn everett Alabama Shakes, Weezer, Granduciel challenged the notion of what it means to create a fully realized piece of music in today's modern landscape.
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Hell-onAnti/Epitaph #ad - Shrink-wrapped. On june 1st, ’ an indelible collection of colorful, Anti- will release Neko Case’s ‘Hell On, enigmatic storytelling that features some of her most daring, through-composed arrangements to date. Producer/singer/songwriter Neko Case has won a large and loyal audience for her smoky, sophisticated vocals and the downcast beauty of her music.
Rife with withering self-critique, beth ditto, kelly hogan, kd lang, the 12 tracks of ‘Hell On’ — which features collaborations such as Joey Burns, anthemic affirmation, Laura Veirs, and her unique poetic sensibility, Paul Rigby, muted reflection, AC Newman, and more. Produced by neko with help from bjorn yttling peter bjorn & John, ‘Hell On’ is simultaneously the most accessible and most challenging album in a rich and varied career that’s offered plenty of both.
Hell-on #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Now more than 23 years into her musical calling, Case is the consummate career artist--fearless and versatile, with a fierce work ethic and a constant drive to search deeper within herself for creative growth. Shrink-wrapped.
The Forgotten ArmSuperEgo Records #ad - Super Ego Records. 2005. The forgotten arm' is aimee's 5th solo album and is a concept album, rather loosely, a musical novella : a dozen songs that tell, the story of John and Caroline as they meet, fall in love and road trip across America. Set in the 70s - the record's music reflects this period, sounding in Aimee's own words 'Mott The Hoople meets alt country'.
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