Best Kept Secrets: The Best of Lamb 1996-2004

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
For old-schoolers, Best Kept Secrets is Louise Rhodes and Andrew Barlow's thank-you note. The U.K. electronica duo accompanies each track with personal reflections, letting longtime listeners in on some first-time knowledge. But for the considerable portion of the globe that never discovered Lamb, its 16 songs and six videos are signal flares in the darkness. From the comforting, romantic swirl of "Gabriel" (from 2001's What Sound) through the chattering beats, slurping bass, and cut-up strings of "B Line" -- what is it, hot jazz in the 23rd century? -- all the way to the outfit's relative "hit," the chilly '90s electronica boom nugget "Gorecki," Best Kept Secrets covers ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
For old-schoolers, Best Kept Secrets is Louise Rhodes and Andrew Barlow's thank-you note. The U.K. electronica duo accompanies each track with personal reflections, letting longtime listeners in on some first-time knowledge. But for the considerable portion of the globe that never discovered Lamb, its 16 songs and six videos are signal flares in the darkness. From the comforting, romantic swirl of "Gabriel" (from 2001's What Sound) through the chattering beats, slurping bass, and cut-up strings of "B Line" -- what is it, hot jazz in the 23rd century? -- all the way to the outfit's relative "hit," the chilly '90s electronica boom nugget "Gorecki," Best Kept Secrets covers the Lamb bases for both the knowledgeable and the neophyte.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/2004
  • Label: Universal I.S.
  • UPC: 602498665077
  • Catalog Number: 9866507
  • Sales rank: 377,424

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cotton Wool (5:07)
  2. 2 God Bless (5:55)
  3. 3 Gold (5:42)
  4. 4 Gorecki (6:27)
  5. 5 Little Things (3:17)
  6. 6 B Line (2:53)
  7. 7 Lullaby (2:56)
  8. 8 Bonfire (4:23)
  9. 9 Heaven (4:59)
  10. 10 One (4:15)
  11. 11 Gabriel (4:17)
  12. 12 Angelica (3:44)
  13. 13 Til the Clouds Clear (4:26)
  14. 14 Wonder (5:16)
  15. 15 Please (4:34)
  16. 16 Stronger (3:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lamb Primary Artist
Stephanie Bennett Harp
Matthew Ward Violin
Charlie Bisharat Violin
David Campbell Viola
Larry Corbett Cello
Tanera Dawkins Cello
Joel Derouin Violin
Helen Kamminga Viola
The London Session Orchestra Strings
Mac Robertson Bass, Piano
John Thorne Double Bass
Duchess Nell Catchpole Violin
Kathryn Locke Cello
Will Malone Conductor
Graham Massey Vibes
Anne Wood Violin
Paddy Steer Double Bass
Andy Barlow Group Member
Louis Prima Stan Rhodes Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Sara Parkins Violin
Allan Gibson Double Bass
Jimi Goodwin Guitar
Bob Becker Viola
Liz Chi Yen Liew Violin, Group Member
Oddur Mar Runarsson Guitar
Cathy Rimer Cello
John Rayson Viola
Mark Bjornsgaard Choir, Chorus
Taly Forel Choir, Chorus
Rita Frenzel Choir, Chorus
Natasha Gant Choir, Chorus
Nicolaj Bjerre Drums
Sarah Liew Violin, Group Member
Uzo Nwanaga Choir, Chorus
Michele Richards Violin
Technical Credits
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Composer
David Campbell String Arrangements, Harp Arrangement
Joe Chiccarelli Engineer
Mac Robertson Digital Editing
Guy Sigsworth Producer, Bass Samples
John Thorne Composer
Will Malone String Arrangements
Larry Rhodes Composer
Gary Barlow Composer
Adam Brown Engineer
Louise Rhodes Composer
Ian Carmichael Digital Editing
Andy Barlow Composer, Liner Notes, String Arrangements, Harp Arrangement
Louis Prima Stan Rhodes Liner Notes
Sean Ellis Video Director
Rik Simpson Engineer
Simon Changer Engineer
Oddur Mar Runarsson Composer
Martin Eden Digital Editing
Lene Bausager Video Producer
Luke Copeland Video Producer
Nick Goldsmith Video Producer
Hammer & Tongs Video Director
Karen Lamond Video Director
Ollie Solman Video Producer
Lou Rhodes Composer
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