New Moon Daughter

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Singer Cassandra Wilson, who has had a rather diverse career that has ranged from the free funk of M-Base to standards à la Betty Carter, has in recent times adopted a folk-oriented style a little reminiscent of Nina Simone. On New Moon Daughter her repertoire ranges from U2 to Son House, from Hoagy Carmichael to Hank Williams "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"; it is certainly the only album ever that contains both the Monkees' "Last Train to Clarksville" and "Strange Fruit." This CD is a surprise best-seller, for Wilson's voice actually sounds quite bored and emotionally detached. She deserves great credit for stretching herself, but one has to dig deep to find any warmth in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Singer Cassandra Wilson, who has had a rather diverse career that has ranged from the free funk of M-Base to standards à la Betty Carter, has in recent times adopted a folk-oriented style a little reminiscent of Nina Simone. On New Moon Daughter her repertoire ranges from U2 to Son House, from Hoagy Carmichael to Hank Williams "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"; it is certainly the only album ever that contains both the Monkees' "Last Train to Clarksville" and "Strange Fruit." This CD is a surprise best-seller, for Wilson's voice actually sounds quite bored and emotionally detached. She deserves great credit for stretching herself, but one has to dig deep to find any warmth in her overly cool approach.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/27/1996
  • Label: Imports
  • UPC: 724383718320
  • Catalog Number: 8371832
  • Sales rank: 100,170

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Strange Fruit (5:33)
  2. 2 Love Is Blindness (4:53)
  3. 3 Solomon Sang (5:56)
  4. 4 Death Letter (4:12)
  5. 5 Skylark (4:08)
  6. 6 Find Him (4:37)
  7. 7 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (4:50)
  8. 8 Last Train to Clarksville (5:15)
  9. 9 Until (6:29)
  10. 10 A Little Warm Death (5:43)
  11. 11 Memphis (5:04)
  12. 12 Harvest Moon (5:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cassandra Wilson Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Chris Whitley Guitar
Lawrence "Butch" Morris Cornet
Lonnie Plaxico Bass
Graham Haynes Cornet
Cyro Baptista Percussion, Jew's Harp, Shaker
Dougie Bowne Percussion, Drums, Human Whistle, Whistle (Instrument), Vibes, Floor Tom
Gary Breit Hammond Organ
Charlie Burnham Violin
Tony Cedras Accordion
Jeff Haynes Percussion, Bongos
Brandon Ross Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Gib Wharton Pedal Steel Guitar
Kevin Breit Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Bouzouki, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Mark Peterson Bass
Peepers Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Ida Cox Composer
Greg Calbi Mastering
Danny Kopelson Engineer
Craig Street Producer
Kevin Breit Contributor
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