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Northern Lights-Southern Cross
     

Northern Lights-Southern Cross

by The Band
 

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The first studio album of Band originals in four years, in many respects Northern Lights-Southern Cross was viewed as a comeback. It also can be seen as a swan song. The album was the Band's finest since their self-titled sophomore effort. Totaling eight songs in all, on this album the Band explores new timbres, utilizing for the first time 24 tracks and what

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The first studio album of Band originals in four years, in many respects Northern Lights-Southern Cross was viewed as a comeback. It also can be seen as a swan song. The album was the Band's finest since their self-titled sophomore effort. Totaling eight songs in all, on this album the Band explores new timbres, utilizing for the first time 24 tracks and what was (then) new synthesizer technology. "Acadian Driftwood" stands out as one of Robertson's finest compositions, the equal to anything else the Band ever recorded.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/13/2008
Label:
Caroline
UPC:
5099952220722
catalogNumber:
22207

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Band   Primary Artist
Robbie Robertson   Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,Clavinet,Melodica
Rick Danko   Bass,Harmonica,Violin,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Byron Berline   Fiddle,Violin
Levon Helm   Guitar,Drums,Vocals
Garth Hudson   Organ,Synthesizer,Bass,Accordion,Keyboards,Piccolo,Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Brass,Chant,Woodwind
Richard Manuel   Piano,Conga,Drums,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Electric Piano,Vocals,Clavinet

Technical Credits

Band   Producer
Robbie Robertson   Producer
Rick Danko   Producer
Rob Fraboni   Engineer
Levon Helm   Producer
Nat Jeffreys   Engineer
Richard Manuel   Producer
Christopher Morris   Liner Notes
Chris Morris   Liner Notes
Bob Cato   Art Direction
Nat Jeffrey   Engineer
François Cousineau   translation
Ed Anderson   Engineer
Marcel Lefebure   translation

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