In My Tribe

In My Tribe

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by 10, 000 Maniacs
     
 

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10,000 Maniacs's breakthrough album and creative high point, In My Tribe offers a survey of social concerns, including child abuse ("What's the Matter Here"), illiteracy ("Cherry Tree"), war ("Gun Shy"), and the environment ("Campfire Song") -- all tackled subtly and tastefully without too much preaching or pretension and inSee more details below

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10,000 Maniacs's breakthrough album and creative high point, In My Tribe offers a survey of social concerns, including child abuse ("What's the Matter Here"), illiteracy ("Cherry Tree"), war ("Gun Shy"), and the environment ("Campfire Song") -- all tackled subtly and tastefully without too much preaching or pretension and in believable, real-life situations. Producer Peter Asher, whose credits include James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt, provides the perfect sheen -- the group's pleasant folk-pop lends itself nicely to the '70s-styled singer/songwriter production. In the end, the album proves powerful not for the ideas (they've been covered before) but rather for the graceful execution and pure listenability. In My Tribe has served as one of the soundtracks for P.C. living and was required listening on college campuses in the late '80s.

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
Elektra / Wea
UPC:
0075596073820
catalogNumber:
60738
Rank:
4264

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Performance Credits

10,000 Maniacs   Primary Artist
Don Grolnick   Piano
Jerome Augustyniak   Percussion,Drums
Richard Buck   Guitar,Mandolin,Steel Guitar
Robert Buck   Guitar,Mandolin,Pedal Steel Guitar
Dennis Drew   Keyboards
Steve Gustafson   Bass Guitar
Dennis Karmazyn   Cello
Bob Magnusson   Bass
Natalie Merchant   Vocals
Novi   Viola
Michael Stipe   Vocals

Technical Credits

Peter Asher   Producer
Jerome Augustyniak   Composer
Robert Buck   Composer
David Campbell   String Arrangements
Dennis Drew   Composer
George Massenburg   Engineer
Natalie Merchant   Composer
Sharon Rice   Engineer
Kosh   Art Direction,Cover Design

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