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Holy Smoke
     

Holy Smoke

by Gin Wigmore
 
Already a star in her native New Zealand, Gin Wigmore makes her global debut with the release of Holy Smoke, an album that shoots to bridge the gap between neo-soul and rock & roll. On paper, Wigmore certainly has the makings of a popular artist; she's blonde, brazen, and named after a liquor, even if her raspy alto sounds more

Overview

Already a star in her native New Zealand, Gin Wigmore makes her global debut with the release of Holy Smoke, an album that shoots to bridge the gap between neo-soul and rock & roll. On paper, Wigmore certainly has the makings of a popular artist; she's blonde, brazen, and named after a liquor, even if her raspy alto sounds more whiskey-soaked than gin-splashed. She also surrounds herself with some of the industry's most competent characters, from former Ryan Adams cohorts the Cardinals (who perform on every track here) to veteran producer Mike Elizondo. The result is an album that finds some middle ground between Wigmore's neo-soul croon and the Cardinals' country-rock, with songs like "One Last Look" featuring the best of both camps.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/16/2010
Label:
Motown
UPC:
0602527144955
catalogNumber:
001398102
Rank:
6296

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gin Wigmore   Primary Artist,Piano,Keyboards,Ukulele,Vocals,farfisa organ,Omnichord,Moog Bass
Stevie Blacke   Strings
Neal Casal   Acoustic Guitar
Matt Chamberlain   Drums
Chris Feinstein   Bass
Dorian Holley   Background Vocals
Sharlotte Gibson   Background Vocals
Doyle Bramhall   Harmonica,Slide Guitar
Mike Elizondo   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Drums,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Upright Bass,Lap Steel Guitar
Jon Graboff   Guitar,Fuzz Guitar
Zac Rae   Organ,Piano,Keyboards,Pump Organ,Wurlitzer,Tack Piano
Stephanie Alexander   Background Vocals
John Daversa   Trumpet
Cardinals   Band
Brad Pemberton   Drums

Technical Credits

Stevie Blacke   String Arrangements
Joe Chiccarelli   Engineer
Chris Feinstein   Loop
Mike Elizondo   Composer,Programming,Producer
Martin Terefe   Composer
Adam Hawkins   Engineer
Sacha Skarbek   Composer
Zac Rae   Loop
Brad Pemberton   Loop
Gin Wigmore   Composer

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