Ships from/sold by Blow It Outa Here
Seller Rating:
See All Buying Options
advertisement

Foreverly (2013)

Earn Super Points: Write a Review
Sorry, this selection is currently unavailable.
Foreverly CD 1 of 1
$18.98
(Save 29%)
$13.41 + $2.99 SHIPPING
EARN 14 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™ Super Points
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
FORMAT: CD
CONDITION:  Brand New
IN STOCK: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
5 New
from
$10.21
See all sellers
View My Store
Share
promo
 
Description
More Buying Options
Seller Information
 

Learn more about Foreverly:

Format: CD
Sku: 257258865
UPC: 093624939979
UPC 14: 00093624939979
Release Date: 11/25/2013
See more in Pop

Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Roving Gambler
2. Long Time Gone
3. Lightning Express
4. Silver Haired Daddy of Mine
5. Down in the Willow Garden
6. Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet?
7. Oh So Many Years
8. Barbara Allen
9. Rockin' Alone (In an Old Rockin' Chair)
10. I'm Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail
11. Kentucky
12. Put My Little Shoes Away
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Tributee: The Everly Brothers.
Muze PNote Personnel: Norah Jones (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, pump organ, chimes); Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, pump organ); Jonny Lam (pedal steel guitar); Charlie Burnham (mandolin, violin, harmonica); Dan Rieser (drums, percussion).
Muze PNote Audio Mixer: Chris Dugan.
Muze PNote Recording information: Jingletown Studios; Magic Shop.
Muze PNote Photographer: Marina Chavez.
Muze PNote Entering a long line of artists who've drawn inspiration from the Everly Brothers, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones serve up a unique tribute with Foreverly. Unlike many others -- including Will Oldham and Dawn McCarthy, who released a trippy Everlys covers album earlier in 2013 -- the duo doesn't dig deep into the brothers' catalog but rather concentrates on a single LP, the 1958 Cadence classic Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. Just a year into their career, the Everlys took the unusual step of abandoning rock & roll for traditional folk and country tunes they learned from their guitarist father Ike. Songs Our Daddy Taught Us was one of rock's first roots albums -- the Everlys returned to the concept and use "Roots" as a title a decade later -- and it's a bit of an anomaly in their catalog, a spare, sweet showcase for their close harmonies where the brothers are backed by nothing more than their own guitars. Foreverly, an album that contains all 12 of the songs from Songs Our Daddy Taught Us but not precisely in the same sequence, may recall Jones' country cabaret act the Little Willies yet it's something of a departure for Green Day lead singer Armstrong, who has often shown a love for rock & roll's past (most notably on the '60s garage rock raver Foxboro Hot Tubs) but has never quite spent much time in the '50s, not even with the Stray Cat strut of "Hitchin' a Ride." Even though the songs here date from much earlier, Foreverly is grounded in that decade, with Armstrong and Jones not only patterning their two-part harmonies after the Everly Brothers but fleshing out the arrangements by incorporating other sounds from the '50s: "Long Time Gone" and "Silver Haired Daddy of Mine" swing to subdued Johnny Cash rhythms, "Oh So Many Years" gets a slight Sun rockabilly makeover, "Kentucky" recalls the swaying slow dance specialties of Patsy Cline. Such variations from the text emphasize that Armstrong and Jones aren't re-creating Songs Our Daddy Taught Us; they're singing its songs, paying respect without being overly faithful. Their approach is not dissimilar to that of Don and Phil in 1958; the brothers didn't scrupulously re-create the sound of the past, they sang the songs in a way that was true to them, which is precisely what Billie Joe and Norah do here. They're a good match. Jones' suppleness sands down Armstrong's ragged voice, he gives her grit while she lends him grace, and these qualities are evident throughout this lovely little gem of an album. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Engineer: Chris Dugan

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below (Clean Version)
Muze Music Compilations Stars & Guitars
Muze Music Compilations Ultra Chilled 03
Muze Music Compilations Lady Sings The Blues
Muze Music Compilations Secret Sun
Muze Music Compilations Live & Kickin
Muze Music Compilations Just Because I'm A Woman-Songs Of Dolly Parton
Muze Music Compilations A Very Special Acoustic Christmas
Muze Music Compilations Love Actually
Muze Music Compilations Pure Moods-Celestial Celebration
Muze Music Compilations Tourch Songs
Muze Music Compilations Music To Make Love By
Muze Music Compilations Genius Loves Company
Muze Music Compilations Best Smooth Jazz Ever
Muze Music Compilations Jacksonville City Nights
Muze Music Compilations Jazz Vocalists: Hear & Now
Muze Music Compilations Monster Music 123755-00 Monster Music® Ray Charles "Genius Loves Company" Music SuperDisc
Muze Music Compilations Love's Greatest Hits
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Jazz Christmas
Muze Music Compilations Goin Home:tribute To Fats Domingo
Muze Music Compilations Breathing Under Water
Muze Music Compilations Playlist Plus: A Very Special Christmas
Muze Music Compilations Renaissance
Muze Music Compilations Lost Highway
Muze Music Compilations Raise Hope For Congo
Muze Music Compilations Bonnie Raitt & Friends (w/ Bonus DVD)
Muze Music Compilations Featuring
Muze Music Compilations Music Is Better Than Words
Muze Music Compilations Bridge School Concerts 25Th Ann Ed
Muze Music Compilations Kin:songs By Mary Karr Rodney Crowe
Muze Music Compilations Sing Me The Songs:celebrating The Wor
Muze Music Compilations To All The Girls
Muze Music Compilations Dream Dictionary
Muze Music Compilations Icon:best Of Blue Note
Muze Music Compilations Incredibad(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Sophisticated Ladies
Muze Music Compilations Duets II
Muze Music Compilations Black Radio Volume 2
Muze Music Compilations Black Radio Volume 2
Muze Music Compilations Lost Notebooks Of Hank Williams
Muze Music Compilations Simply Ground
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Grammy Collection: Contemporary Pop
Muze Music Compilations My Blueberry Nights

Associated Artists and Works

Jazz, Trammell Starks Quintet
Starks, Trammell
Vitamin String Quartet

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 11/25/2013
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2013
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 9362493997
Music Label Name Label : Reprise
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00093624939979

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (p.84)
- 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] remakes the 1958 SONGS OUR DADDY TAUGHT US LP with spot-on harmonies and playful retro arrangements."

Entertainment Weekly (p.72)
- "The result is self-consciously stripped down, substituting delicacy for Armstrong's usual dynamism..."

Alternative Press - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hese tracks are given a full course of instrumentation, with drums, pedal steelÿand fiddle popping up throughout. They never overwhelm the songs, however,ÿsitting comfortably in the background cushioning the real focus: Jones and Armstrong's singing."

Mojo (Publisher)
(p.97)
- 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armstrong's natural folk tilt works well when harmonizing alongside Norah Jones..."

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Armstrong,Billie Jo
Product attributeLabel:   Warner/reprise/maverick
Advertisement Bottom