Fate of Nations [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
At first, Fate of Nations seems so light and airy that it slips away through the layers of acoustic guitars, violins, and keyboards. Upon further listenings, more textures appear, and the album gains a calm sense of tension and reflectiveness. It's also Robert Plant's most personal record ever; he addresses the death of his son in the beautiful "I Believe." Simultaneously, Fate of Nations is a political album -- "Great Spirit" and "Network News" are two of the most socially conscious songs Plant has ever written. Yet, the album is never heavy-handed and doesn't fall into sermonizing or sentimentality. Plant has always had a folkie heart; on Fate of Nations, he ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
At first, Fate of Nations seems so light and airy that it slips away through the layers of acoustic guitars, violins, and keyboards. Upon further listenings, more textures appear, and the album gains a calm sense of tension and reflectiveness. It's also Robert Plant's most personal record ever; he addresses the death of his son in the beautiful "I Believe." Simultaneously, Fate of Nations is a political album -- "Great Spirit" and "Network News" are two of the most socially conscious songs Plant has ever written. Yet, the album is never heavy-handed and doesn't fall into sermonizing or sentimentality. Plant has always had a folkie heart; on Fate of Nations, he wears it on his sleeve. [The 2007 edition features five bonus tracks highlighted by acoustic versions of "Great Spirit" and "Dark Moon," along with a demo version of "Rollercoaster."]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/20/2007
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227416423
  • Catalog Number: 74164
  • Sales rank: 15,539

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Calling to You (5:48)
  2. 2 Down to the Sea (4:00)
  3. 3 Come into My Life (6:32)
  4. 4 I Believe (4:32)
  5. 5 29 Palms (4:50)
  6. 6 Memory Song (Hello Hello) (5:22)
  7. 7 If I Were a Carpenter (3:45)
  8. 8 Promised Land (4:59)
  9. 9 The Greatest Gift (6:52)
  10. 10 Great Spirit (5:27)
  11. 11 Network News (6:42)
  12. 12 Colours of a Shade (4:45)
  13. 13 Great Spirit (3:54)
  14. 14 Rollercoaster (4:01)
  15. 15 8.05 (1:49)
  16. 16 Dark Moon (4:57)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Robert Plant Primary Artist, Guitar, Background Vocals
Richard Thompson Guitar
Nigel Kennedy Violin
Rainer Ptacek Guitar, Steel Guitar
Martin Allcock Mandolin
Doug Boyle Guitar
Francis Dunnery Guitar
Nigel Eaton Hurdy-Gurdy
Chris Hughes Drums
Phil Johnstone Organ, Piano, Harmonium, Electric Piano, Background Vocals, Performing Ensemble
Michael K. Lee Drums
Kevin Scott Macmichael Guitar, Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
John Flynn Background Vocals
Pete Thompson Drums
Julian Taylor Background Vocals
Charlie Jones Bass
Steve French Background Vocals
Moya Brennan Background Vocals
Phillip Andrews Keyboards
Oliver J. Woods Guitar
Chris Huges Drums
Oliver Jones Guitar
Chris Blackwell Drums
Technical Credits
Tim Hardin Composer
Robert Plant Composer, Producer
Rainer Ptacek Composer
Martin Allcock Instrumentation
Doug Boyle Composer
John Cornfield Engineer
Ross Cullum Engineer
Bill Curbishley Management
Chris Hughes Producer
Bill Inglot Remastering
Phil Johnstone Composer
Kevin Scott Macmichael Composer
Mark O'Donoughue Engineer
Don Stevenson Composer
Danton Supple Engineer
Henry Binns Engineer
Pete Lewis Engineer
Jacquie Turner Engineer
Cally Cover Design
Raj Das Remastering
Lynton Maiff String Arrangements
Oliver J. Woods Composer
Daniel Hersch Remastering
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