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Band of Joy [Digipak]


  • 1. Angel Dance
    2. House of Cards
    3. Central Two-O-Nine
    4. Silver Rider
    5. You Can't Buy My Love
    6. Falling in Love Again
    7. Only Sound That Matters, The
    8. Monkey
    9. Cindy, I'll Marry You Someday
    10. Harm's Swift Way
    11. Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
    12. Even This Shall Pass Away
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2742241

  • Credits
    ProducerRobert Plant; Buddy Miller
    EngineerMike Poole

    Personnel: Patty Griffin (vocals); Darrell Scott (guitar, acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, mandolin, accordion); Buddy Miller (electric guitar, baritone guitar, 6-string bass); Marco Giovino (drums, percussion).
    Audio Mixer: Mike Poole.
    Recording information: Clinton Recording Studio, New York, NY; House of Blues Studio, Nashville, TN; Woodland Studios, Nashville, TN.
    Editor: Mike Poole.
    Photographer: Michael Wilson .
    Robert Plant revives the Band of Joy name for his new album, co-produced by and featuring Buddy Miller, whose fine guitar playing and presence on these tracks bring it close to being an actual collaboration.

  • Critic Reviews
    Rolling Stone - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hat's most striking is Plant's vocal versatility....The two most striking songs are the most left-field, both penned by the brooding husband-wife indie-rock band Low."
    Entertainment Weekly (p.139) - "Plant sounds vocally reenergized on this covers-heavy follow-up to his Grammy-winning Alison Krauss collaboration, RAISING SAND..." -- Grade: A-
    Billboard (p.28) - "[T]he Plant-Miller original 'Central Two-O-Nine' is a train song so authentic in tone that it almost sounds like a Johnny Cash chestnut."
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The tender, propulsive take on the late Townes Van Zandt's 'Harm's Swift Way' is a nice touch....It all adds up to more willful magic from Plant."
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.52) - Ranked #32 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[A] textured solo effort."
    Record Collector (magazine) (p.89) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Falling In Love Again' recalls Plant's days with The Honeydrippers, his voice as sweet and emotive as it's ever been."
    Uncut (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rarely in his post-Zep years has Plant sung as well as he does on BAND OF JOY....The album's closing quartet of tracks is a microcosm of American folk song."
    Uncut (magazine) (p.37) - Ranked #5 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "BAND OF JOY found him delving deeper into Americana, assisted by Buddy Miller and another crack team of Nashville outriders."
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