Lyrics Born - Real People LP

Lyrics Born - Real People LPLyrics Born
Label: Mobile Home Recordings
Year: 2015
Price: $17.95 (on sale)
Format: Vinyl

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Limited clear vinyl in gatefold cover. Includes free digital download of entire album.

Twenty-two years after he was introduced to the world with ''Send Them'' -- the landmark left-field 12-inch that launched the Solesides label b/w DJ Shadow's ''Entropy'' -- Lyrics Born has made some of the most organic, original, and adventurous music of his entire career. While touring with Latyrx last, he made time for an extended stay in a place that he's long admired: America's first and last real-deal music town, New Orleans. LB stocked up on pads and pens, rented a cozy house three blocks from the famous Maple Leaf Bar, and booked two weeks' worth of sessions with Galactic guys Robert Mercurio and Ben Ellman at their Uptown studio. Then they let it rip.

Funk has always been a part of what Lyrics Born does -- his unique vocal swagger dishes out melody and rhyme with equal aplomb. But never has he evoked the idiom so directly or made an album that feels so alive. He turned the production over entirely (also a first) to his NOLA colleagues, giving them space to do what they do best, and him the freedom to write. Mercurio and Ellman wrangled a host of talent to execute the vision: Trombone Shorty, Ivan Neville, the Preservation Jazz Hall Band, Corey Glover (Living Colour), Corey Henry (Rebirth Brass Band), David Shaw (The Revivalists), and Billy Martin. Amidst all that quirk, soul, and raw talent, LB was reborn.

Album recorded & produced in New Orleans, LA by Robert Mercurio & Grammy Award Winning Producer Ben Ellman (Galactic).

1.Real People
2.Chest Wide Open ft. David Shaw of The Revivalists (feat. David Shaw (The Revivalists))
3.$ir Racha
4.All Hail The Queen (Ma Belle Reine) (feat. Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk))
5.Rock-Rock-Away (feat. Galactic)
6.Holy Matrimony
7.Around The Bend (feat. Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk))
8.Good Riddance
9.WTF? (feat. Galactic)
10.Mr. D.I.L.L.I.G.A.F. (feat. Corey Henry (Rebirth Brass Band/Treme Funktet))
11.In Confidence
12.That's It! (Real People Remix) (feat. Preservation Hall Jazz Band)
13.2nd Act (feat. Trombone Shorty / Corey Glover (Living Colour) )

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