Can't Complain

Can't Complain

by The Bacon Brothers
     
 

All sorts of red flags usually go up when an actor announces he's ready for his close-up in the world of pop music. But where groundbreakers (for lack of a better word) like Don Johnson and Bruce Willis brought all their Hollywood scenery-chewing into the studio with 'em, actor Kevin Bacon (Diner, JFK,See more details below

Overview

All sorts of red flags usually go up when an actor announces he's ready for his close-up in the world of pop music. But where groundbreakers (for lack of a better word) like Don Johnson and Bruce Willis brought all their Hollywood scenery-chewing into the studio with 'em, actor Kevin Bacon (Diner, JFK, Apollo 12) manages to create a distinct -- and generally pretty likable -- separate persona. Abetted by brother Michael (who has a day job scoring Tinseltown flicks), Bacon applies his acoustic guitar and agreeably rough-hewn vocals to a passel of ditties ranging from heartland rock ("Grace") to adult-contemporary melodrama (the swelling "She Is the Heart"). The Bacons go down a lot better without a coating of syrup, however, as borne out by good-natured shuffles like "Bus Song" and "Don't Leave the Lava Lamp On for Me," which takes a good-natured nip at the standard rock-star persona. While Can't Complain offers little that you haven't heard before, the Hollywood-bred project is a lot more real than much of today's prefab competition.

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Product Details

Release Date:
06/26/2001
Label:
Zoe Records
UPC:
0601143102226
catalogNumber:
431022

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bacon Brothers   Primary Artist
Michael Bacon   Conductor,Group Member
Kevin Bacon   Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals,Background Vocals,Group Member
Ann Barak   Violin
Julien Barber   Viola
Elena Barere   Violin
Belinda Whitney-Barratt   Violin
Robert Chausow   Violin
Laurence Etkin   Trumpet
David Finck   Viola
Barry Finclair   Violin
Irwin Fisch   Piano
Regis Iandiorio   Violin
Ann Leathers   Violin
Suzanne Ornstein   Violin
Sue Pray   Viola
Marshall Rosenberg   Percussion,Loops
Mark Orrin Shuman   Cello
Ira Siegel   Mandolin,Electric Guitar,Background Vocals,Electric Sitar
Richard Sortomme   Violin,Concert Master
Frank Vilardi   Percussion,Drums
Frederick Zlotkin   Viola
Anahid Ajemian   Violin
Cenovia Cummins   Violin
Richard Rood   Violin
Paul Guzzone   Synthesizer,Bass,Background Vocals,Loops
Adrian Benjamin   Viola
Arvil Brown   Violin

Technical Credits

Michael Bacon   Arranger,Producer
Joe Arlotta   overdub engineer
Greg Calbi   Mastering
William Derella   Executive Producer
Marshall Rosenberg   Sonics
Hugh Syme   Art Direction,Illustrations
Frank Vilardi   Programming
Tim White   Cover Photo
Bill Emmons   Engineer
Paul Guzzone   Programming,Producer,Engineer,Sonics
Tristan Leral   Engineer
Nicholas Prout   Engineer

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