Light You Up

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All Music Guide - Andrew Leahey
It's been said before, but it's worth saying again: those who think Shawn Mullins' discography starts and stops with his 1998 chart-topper, "Lullaby," are missing out on one of Atlanta's better Americana artists. Now in his early forties, Mullins has developed the sort of weary, lived-in baritone that suits his music, and he tailors his folk songs to an adult contemporary audience. As a result, Light You Up bridges the gap between "Lullaby," with its easygoing acoustic ambiance and PG-rated charm, and 9th Ward Pickin' Parlor, the roots rock album that reignited Mullins' career in 2006. The songs shine their brightest whenever he digs deep into his Southern heritage, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Leahey
It's been said before, but it's worth saying again: those who think Shawn Mullins' discography starts and stops with his 1998 chart-topper, "Lullaby," are missing out on one of Atlanta's better Americana artists. Now in his early forties, Mullins has developed the sort of weary, lived-in baritone that suits his music, and he tailors his folk songs to an adult contemporary audience. As a result, Light You Up bridges the gap between "Lullaby," with its easygoing acoustic ambiance and PG-rated charm, and 9th Ward Pickin' Parlor, the roots rock album that reignited Mullins' career in 2006. The songs shine their brightest whenever he digs deep into his Southern heritage, yielding scattered highlights like the boogie-jam-rock of "You Make It Better" and the swampy, six-minute soul number "Light You Up."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2010
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707811224
  • Catalog Number: 78112
  • Sales rank: 8,512

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 California (5:06)
  2. 2 Light You Up (6:19)
  3. 3 Murphy's Song (3:23)
  4. 4 No Blue Sky (4:53)
  5. 5 The Ghost of Johnny Cash (4:26)
  6. 6 Tinseltown (3:22)
  7. 7 I Knew a Girl (3:59)
  8. 8 Catoosa County (3:28)
  9. 9 You Make It Better (3:27)
  10. 10 Can't Remember Summer (5:12)
  11. 11 Love Will Find a Way (3:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Shawn Mullins Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Matthew Sweet Background Vocals
Chuck Cannon Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Davis Causey Electric Guitar, Guitar (Resonator)
Tom Ryan Electric Bass, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Marty Kearns Piano, Accordion, Hammond Organ, Clavinet, fender rhodes, Wurlitzer
Gerry Hansen Percussion, Drums
Karolyn Troupe Viola
Patrick Blanchard Electric Bass, Electric Guitar
Colin Agnew Percussion
Alison Mueller Violin
Raphael Pereira Percussion
Jennifer Norris Violin
Eunice King Cello
Technical Credits
Phil Madeira Composer
Pete Droge Composer
Chuck Cannon Composer
Jeff Trott Composer
Shawn Mullins Composer, Producer
Chuck Jones Composer
Marshall Altman Composer
Marty Kearns String Arrangements
Glen Phillips Composer
Edie Carey Composer
Gerry Hansen Composer, Producer
Rebecca Lovell Composer
Max Gomez Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2011

    Highly recommend if you love singer songwriter music

    Fantastic lyrics, vocals. Nice collaboration with Mathew Sweet (California). Easy listing, mellow lazy Sunday wind-down music.

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