I Don't Want to Go to School [Deluxe Edition]

I Don't Want to Go to School [Deluxe Edition]

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by The Naked Brothers Band
     
 

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Like any good teen phenomenon, now that the Naked Brothers Band are going, there's no stopping them. I Don't Want to Go to School, the band's second album, showed up a mere six months after the first, just as a second season started up on Nickelodeon. Just as all the songs on the first eponymous album are pulled from the first season of the show, all the songs on this… See more details below

Overview

Like any good teen phenomenon, now that the Naked Brothers Band are going, there's no stopping them. I Don't Want to Go to School, the band's second album, showed up a mere six months after the first, just as a second season started up on Nickelodeon. Just as all the songs on the first eponymous album are pulled from the first season of the show, all the songs on this second record are culled from the second season, and considering the short gap between the two records (not to mention seasons), it should come as no surprise that they sound pretty similar, filled with tight, hooky songs that don't overstay their welcome yet linger in the mind, certainly more than such modern-day bubblegum often does. This is ever so slightly less zippy than the first Naked Brothers Band album -- the energy has been dialed down a bit, there are a few more ballads, and there are even songs that feel ever so slightly tinged with regret, something that Nat Wolff's vaguely affected British accent accentuates in parts. Even mentioning this trace element of melancholy is misleading, as I Don't Want to Go to School is hardly a sad album: it's a bright, cheerful pop album made for kids. And, just like before, while this is made for kids, it's not cloying or sweet like so much teenie pop, and it's built on some sturdy pop constructions that will please older listeners who never bother with the show. If I Don't Want to Go to School doesn't necessarily show a progression from The Naked Brothers Band, it nevertheless amply proves that the debut was no fluke. [This version of I Don't Want to Go to School

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Product Details

Release Date:
04/15/2008
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0886972716022
catalogNumber:
727160
Rank:
383825

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Tracks

  1. I Don't Want to Go to School  -  Naked Brothers Band
  2. Eventually  -  Naked Brothers Band
  3. Mystery Girl  -  Naked Brothers Band
  4. I'll Do Anything  -  Naked Brothers Band
  5. I've Got a Question  -  Naked Brothers Band
  6. Body I Occupy  -  Naked Brothers Band
  7. Why  -  Naked Brothers Band
  8. If You Can Make It Through the Rain  -  Naked Brothers Band
  9. Proof of My Love  -  Naked Brothers Band
  10. Great Trip  -  Naked Brothers Band
  11. Three Is Enough  -  Naked Brothers Band
  12. Everybody's Cried at Least Once  -  Naked Brothers Band
  13. Tall Girls, Short Girls...You  -  Naked Brothers Band
  14. Changing  -  Naked Brothers Band
  15. [Untitled Hidden Track]  -  Naked Brothers Band
  16. [CD-Rom Track]  -  Naked Brothers Band

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Naked Brothers Band   Primary Artist
Lew Soloff   Trumpet
Vaneese Thomas   Choir, Chorus
Michael Wolff   Accordion,Keyboards
Tawatha Agee   Choir, Chorus
Mike Baird   Percussion,Drums
Dana Calitri   Choir, Chorus
Larry Farrell   Trombone
Erik Friedlander   Cello
Bob Glaub   Bass
Michael Golub   Overdubs
Lou Marini   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Janice Pendarvis   Choir, Chorus
Alan Rubin   Trumpet
Craig Stull   Guitar
Russel Velazquez   Choir, Chorus
Matt Laug   Drums
Nedra Neal   Choir, Chorus
Angela Clemmons   Choir, Chorus
Mike Butler   Guitar
Thor Laewe   Guitar
Joshua Grange   Pedal Steel Guitar
Debi Derryberry   Background Vocals
Nat Wolff   Guitar,Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals
Alex Wolff   Drums,Vocals
Michael A. Levine   Strings,Keyboards
M.B. Gordy   Percussion

Technical Credits

Michael Wolff   Arranger,Producer
Michael Golub   Horn Overdubs
Lou Marini   Horn Arrangements
Tom McCauley   Engineer
Howie Weinberg   Mastering
Daniel Wise   Vocal Producer
Eric Squires   Art Direction
Roger Lian   Digital Editing
Anita Marisa Boriboon   Package Art Direction
Nat Wolff   Composer
Alex Wolff   Composer
Michael A. Levine   Arranger,Producer
Michael Levine   Horn Arrangements
Polly Draper   Creation
Brent Lavett   grooming

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