GARLAND JEFFREYS (373)

True Confessions: The Epic Sessions (Double CD) - RVCD-373

On great value Double CD, three timeless albums by the peerless GARLAND JEFFREYS: Escape Artist, Rock & Roll Adult and Guts for Love originally recorded for Epic Records in the early 1980s. This marks the first CD release of the landmark live album Rock & Roll Adult. Born in Brooklyn, the enigmatic and inspirational singer / songwriter worked the nightclubs of Manhattan during the late-60s / early-70s as an associate of Lou Reed and John Cale. His debut album for Atlantic featured gritty tales of New York street life while his most famous song ‘Wild in the Streets’ became a staple of FM radio. His music is a unique blend of rock ‘n’ soul, blues and reggae. The A&M albums Ghost Writer (1977), One-Eyed Jack (1978) and American Boy & Girl (1979) are now available on Raven Double CD (RVCD-334).

Escape Artist is regarded as one of Garland’s most important albums, boasting a new wave edge and clean production sound by Bob Clearmountain. Highlights including ‘Modern Lovers’, ‘True Confessions’, ‘Mystery Kids’ and a hard rocking cover of the ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians classic ‘96 Tears’ – “Street-smart attitude and the musicianship is top-notch” All Music. English band The Rumour (Graham Parker’s band) backed the singer on Rock & Roll Adult, featuring stunning live renditions of Garland’s signature song ‘Wild in the Streets’ and ‘96 Tears’ – “Rockin’ good fun” All Music. Guts for Love mixed polished dance grooves (‘What Does It Take’, ‘Real Man’) with characteristic edgier themes (‘El Salvador’, ‘American Backslide’). With superb audio, detailed liner notes and four bonus tracks being the Escapades EP, this is an essential collection for the Classic Rock music enthusiast.

TRACK LISTING
DISC ONE
Escape Artist (1981)
1. MODERN LOVERS
2. CHRISTINE
3. GHOST OF A CHANCE
4. 96 TEARS
5. INNOCENT
6. TRUE CONFESSIONS
7. R.O.C.K.
8. GRAVEYARD ROCK
9. MYSTERY KIDS
10. JUMP JUMP
Escapades EP
11. LOVER’S WALK
12. CHRISTINE (Live)
13. MIAMI BEACH
14. WE THE PEOPLE
Bonus Track
15. ESCAPE GOAT DUB
Rock & Roll Adult (Live) (1981)
16. WILD IN THE STREETS
17. 96 TEARS
18. I MAY NOT BE YOUR KIND
DISC TWO
Rock & Roll Adult (Live)
1. MATADOR
2. R.O.C.K.
3. 35 MILLIMETER DREAMS
4. BOUND TO GET AHEAD SOMEDAY
5. COOL DOWN BOY
Guts for Love (1982)
6. REAL MAN
7. SURRENDER
8. FIDELITY
9. REBEL LOVE
10. DANCE UP
11. GUTS FOR LOVE
12. SHOUT
13. WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love)
14. LONELINESS
15. EL SALVADOR
16. AMERICAN BACKSLIDE

Also Available
GARLAND JEFFREYS - Ghost Writer / One-Eyed Jack / American Boy & Girl (Double CD) (RVCD-334)
GARLAND JEFFREYS - The Best Of 1977-1983 (Wild in the Streets) (RVCD-124)

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AUD$ 19.95 (available)


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