Andre Williams
Life

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm   

2012 EU issue pressing on 180gram vinyl - Andre Williams new album Life was recorded this past winter in Detroit the city where his musical career first began in the 1950s Andres new songs are his latest experiments and explorations outside of the garages

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Release date 02-10-2012

2012 EU issue pressing on 180gram vinyl -Andre Williams new album Life was recorded this past winter in Detroit the city where his musical career first began in the 1950s Andres new songs are his latest experiments and explorations outside of the garagesoul bag that hes often associated with.

Produced by Matthew Smith Outrageous Cherry the albums sonic palette recalls the work of Norman Whitfields Motown productions 70s Rolling Stones Can Bill Withers, Serge Gainsbourg as well as Andres own doowop and funk history.

Andre Williams began a very prolific and creative phase of his life when he finally got off booze and drugs His intake of various substances was excessive unrelenting and dated back to at least the 1960s when he was working extensively with Ike Turner Reflecting on his very first drugandalcoholfree studio session in 2009 Andre says It was traumatic It was like someone shot me out in space and I woke up on Pluto

 

Tracks:
A1  Stuck In The Middle       
A2  But'n       
A3  Blame It On Obama       
A4  Heels       

B1  It's Only You That I Love       
B2  Don't Kick My Dog       
B3  Money Ain't Got No Loyalty       
B4  Ty The Fly       
B5  Shake A Tail Feather  


Life finds Andre in a pretty upbeat mood whether hes singing about people being rude and impatient Butn or laying down a political commentary Blame it on Obama reciting a childrens bedtime story Ty the Fly singing a simple love song Stuck in the Middle Its Only You That I Love or conjuring a nocturnal fetishsexgroove Heels

The album also includes his own definitive rocking version of the standard he wrote and produced for the Five DuTones in 1963 Shake a Tail Feather Its a reminder that Andre Williams is one of the original guys who invented rock n roll

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Label: Alive
This release: 2012
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