Boys in the Trees

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Her career revitalized by the success of "Nobody Does It Better," the theme from The Spy Who Loved Me, Carly Simon returned to record-making with this classy Arif Mardin-produced session, backed by New York's best studio players Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, Will Lee, Richard Tee, David Sanborn, the Brecker Brothers, etc.. Simon reached the Top Ten with "You Belong to Me," a collaboration with Michael McDonald that showed both off at their best, and the album's other Top 40 single was another duet with husband James Taylor on the old Everly Brothers hit "Devoted to You." Taylor also turned up writing and singing elsewhere to good effect. But what really made the album a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Her career revitalized by the success of "Nobody Does It Better," the theme from The Spy Who Loved Me, Carly Simon returned to record-making with this classy Arif Mardin-produced session, backed by New York's best studio players Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, Will Lee, Richard Tee, David Sanborn, the Brecker Brothers, etc.. Simon reached the Top Ten with "You Belong to Me," a collaboration with Michael McDonald that showed both off at their best, and the album's other Top 40 single was another duet with husband James Taylor on the old Everly Brothers hit "Devoted to You." Taylor also turned up writing and singing elsewhere to good effect. But what really made the album a winner was that Simon had had a couple of years to write some strong songs in her unflinching, reflective style, and she continued to explore the loves and mores of her age and class movingly.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2008
  • Label: Rhino Flashback
  • UPC: 081227990114
  • Catalog Number: 128
  • Sales rank: 11,635

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You Belong to Me (3:52)
  2. 2 Boys in the Trees (3:13)
  3. 3 Back Down to Earth (3:08)
  4. 4 Devoted to You - James Taylor (2:29)
  5. 5 De Bat (Fly in Me Face) (2:28)
  6. 6 Haunting (2:28)
  7. 7 Tranquillo (Melt My Heart) (4:02)
  8. 8 You're the One (3:38)
  9. 9 In a Small Moment (3:08)
  10. 10 One Man Woman (3:39)
  11. 11 For Old Times Sake (3:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carly Simon Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals
James Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Luther Vandross Background Vocals
Eddie Bert Trombone
Phil Bodner Oboe
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Ronnie Cuber Baritone Saxophone
Don Grolnick Keyboards, Electric Piano, ARP, Arp Strings
David Sanborn Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soloist
George Young Alto Saxophone
John Hall Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Gloria Agostini Harp
Rubens Bassini Percussion
Errol Crusher Bennett Percussion, Conga, Bass Drums
Kenneth Bichel Piano, Electric Piano, ARP
Ken Bischel Piano, Electric Piano, Arp Strings
Randy Brecker Trumpet
James Buffington French Horn
David Carey Marimbas
Cissy Houston Vocals, Background Vocals
Cornell Dupree Guitar, Electric Guitar
Gordon Edwards Bass
Harvey Estrin Recorder, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Recorder, Tenor Recorder
Joe Farrell Flute
Steve Gadd Drums
Eric Gale Guitar, Electric Guitar
Jaroslav Jakubovic Baritone Saxophone
Will Lee Bass
Tony Levin Bass
Alex Ligertwood Background Vocals
George Marge Recorder, Soprano Recorder, Tenor Recorder
Hugh McCracken Guitar, Electric Guitar, Soloist
Onnie McIntyre Guitar
Jeff Mironov Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Barry Rogers Trombone
Margaret Ross Harp
Stuart Scharf Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Autoharp, Electric Guitar
Lucy Simon Background Vocals
Hamish Stuart Guitar, Background Vocals, Obbligatto Vocals
Richard Tee Piano, Keyboards, Electric Piano
Brooks Tillotson French Horn
Steven Dickson Background Vocals
Marc Embree Background Vocals
Ruderick George Background Vocals
Alyia Orme Background Vocals
Joanna Simon Background Vocals
Ken Williams Background Vocals
Ken Williams Background Vocals
Technical Credits
James Taylor Vocal Arrangements
Don Grolnick Arp String Ensemble
Terry Britten Composer
Cissy Houston Contributor
Joe Gastwirt Mastering
Lewis Hahn Engineer
Billy Livsey Composer
Graham Lyle Composer
Arif Mardin Sound Effects, Producer, Contributor
Hamish Stuart Contributor
Tony Lane Art Direction
Arlyne Rothberg Management
Johnny Lee Art Direction
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A great honest album

    In this album,Carly Simon,as usual,is honest about her emotions.One of the reasons a lot of people like her is because they can relate to the story and characters of her songs.She just has that theraputic gift to make you feel that you're not alone.

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