Gravelands

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Belfast postal carrier by day, Elvis impersonator by night -- that's the life of James Brown, aka the King. His debut album Gravelands suggests a possible answer to the question "what songs would Elvis perform today?" The hits of other dead rock stars, of course. From Nirvana's "Come As You Are" to Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile" to Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama," the King pays tribute to the departed greats, all with regal rock flair. Gravelands displays the King's soulful side as well, with lip-curling versions of Otis Redding's "Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay" and Marvin Gaye's "I Heard it Through the Grapevine." For rock fans with a sense of humor, Gravelands is...
See more details below
CD
$14.24
BN.com price
(Save 5%)$14.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (4) from $7.16   
  • New (4) from $7.16   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Belfast postal carrier by day, Elvis impersonator by night -- that's the life of James Brown, aka the King. His debut album Gravelands suggests a possible answer to the question "what songs would Elvis perform today?" The hits of other dead rock stars, of course. From Nirvana's "Come As You Are" to Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile" to Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama," the King pays tribute to the departed greats, all with regal rock flair. Gravelands displays the King's soulful side as well, with lip-curling versions of Otis Redding's "Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay" and Marvin Gaye's "I Heard it Through the Grapevine." For rock fans with a sense of humor, Gravelands is a tribute that's dead-on in more ways than one.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/2012
  • Label: Emi International
  • UPC: 724349686922
  • Catalog Number: 4968692
  • Sales rank: 70,535

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Come as You Are - The King (3:50)
  2. 2 Sweet Home Alabama - The King (4:35)
  3. 3 Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - The King (4:45)
  4. 4 Whole Lotta Rosie - The King (4:27)
  5. 5 Blockbuster - The King (3:12)
  6. 6 Something Else - The King (2:59)
  7. 7 Dock of the Bay - The King (4:10)
  8. 8 I Heard It Through the Grapevine - The King (3:56)
  9. 9 No Woman, No Cry - The King (3:57)
  10. 10 New York, New York - The King (3:04)
  11. 11 That's Alright Mama - The King (2:11)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
King Primary Artist
Questionnaires Track Performer
Mike Piggott Violin
Bap Kennedy Harmonica
Keith Weir Keyboards
Steve Emney Drums
Lee Pomeroy Bass
Paul Guerin Guitar
Technical Credits
Steve Cropper Composer
Dave Grohl Composer
Krist Novoselic Composer
Martin Smith Programming, Producer
Wade Curtiss Composer
Bap Kennedy Producer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously