Texas & Spooner Oldham – The Muscle Shoals Sessions

Release date: 29/03/2024

£10.99£27.99

Texas & Spooner Oldham

The Muscle Shoals Sessions

Recorded at the renowned ‘Fame Recording Studio’ in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, during the summer of 2022, the album features twelve of Texas’ greatest hits, and two covers (‘Would I Lie To You’ by Charles and Eddie and ‘Save The Last Dance’ by The Drifters) – reimagined and laid bare. Stripped back to their bare bones, guided by the soulful voice of Sharleen Spiteri, accompanied by the delicate piano lines of Spooner Oldham, the songs simply shine in this format and prove their worth as sheer standalone timeless classics.

FORMATS

CD, LP (Limited Edition Green Vinyl)

GENRE

Rock
Release date: 29/03/2024
SKU: PIASLL224CD Category: Tag:

Recorded at the renowned ‘Fame Recording Studio’ in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, during the summer of 2022, the album features twelve of Texas’ greatest hits, and two covers (‘Would I Lie To You’ by Charles and Eddie and ‘Save The Last Dance’ by The Drifters) – reimagined and laid bare. Stripped back to their bare bones, guided by the soulful voice of Sharleen Spiteri, accompanied by the delicate piano lines of Spooner Oldham, the songs simply shine in this format and prove their worth as sheer standalone timeless classics.

Sharleen Spiteri says of the experience; “To have the option to go to Muscle Shoals to record was like being a little kid in a sweet shop. Working with Spooner was inspiring, fun and he’s just a wonderful human being. The fact that Northern Soul music has been such a massive influence for Texas made the fit with Spooner just right. Him writing ‘Keep On Talking’ was essential to us recording it for this album.”

On adapting the tracks for the album, Sharleen continues; “To reimagine the classics and break them down so you hear the clarity in the lyrics – it may give you a different take and a different feeling on these songs. It’s just vocal and a piano with some beautiful backing – all recorded live. I think you’re going to get something quite different from what you will have heard on the original versions.”

Format – CD & Limited Edition Green Coloured Vinyl LP

2 for £25

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

1. Halo (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
2. Mr Haze (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
3. Summer Son (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
4. Say What You Want (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
5. Keep On Talking (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
6. The Conversation (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
7. In Demand (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
8. Would I Lie To You (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
9. Let’s Work It (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
10. Black Eyed Boy (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
11. Everyday Now (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
12. I Don’t Want A Lover (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
13. In Our Lifetime (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)
14. Save The Last Dance (The Muscle Shoals Sessions)

OTHER RELEASES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

Showing 1–12 of 814 results

Cart
  • No products in the cart.