Out of the Wasteland

Out of the Wasteland

by Lifehouse
     
 

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Lifehouse took a sabbatical after the release of 2012's Almeria, the three members following their own muses in a variety of different projects. This break didn't last long. In 2014, the group reconvened, first playing a few gigs, then reuniting with longtime producer Jude Cole to record the album that became 2015's Out of the Wasteland. Although this

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Lifehouse took a sabbatical after the release of 2012's Almeria, the three members following their own muses in a variety of different projects. This break didn't last long. In 2014, the group reconvened, first playing a few gigs, then reuniting with longtime producer Jude Cole to record the album that became 2015's Out of the Wasteland. Although this record came out on the independent label Ironworks -- an imprint run by Cole and Kiefer Sutherland -- it feels designed for a major label, a major that would've existed about a decade earlier, when Lifehouse were still climbing into the Billboard Top Ten. That fate may not befall Out of the Wasteland, but it is an immaculately constructed record, easing between insistent midtempo anthems and power ballads, neither feeling all that different than the other. Cole's production turns Out of the Wasteland into a cool, glassy balm, but this doesn't undercut Lifehouse's emotional intent (Jason Wade wrote the majority of the record, with Bryce Soderberg penning "Stardust" with Pelle Hillstrom). Like on Almeria, the group indulges in middle-aged introspection here, so Cole's expertly modulated production suits the sentiment, in addition to turning it into fine mood music.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/26/2015
Label:
Ironworks Music
UPC:
5060186926940
catalogNumber:
777
Rank:
3459

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lifehouse   Primary Artist
Jude Cole   Musician
James Newton Howard   Musician
Gene Cipriano   Musician
Jim Cox   Musician
Peter Kent   Musician
Julie Rogers   Musician
Tommy Walter   Musician
Jason Wade   Group Member
Bryce Soderberg   Group Member
Aaron Embry   Musician
Carmel Echols   Musician
Briana Bandy   Musician
Chaz Mason   Musician
Jesse Cole   Musician
Pelle Hillstrom   Musician
Samantha Nelson   Musician
Brian Macleod   Musician
Mitch Lerner   Musician
Rick Woolstenhulme   Group Member
Chris Murguia   Musician
Christian Burghardt   Musician
Giovanna Clayton   Musician
Jordan Rogers   Musician
Jordan Whitlock   Musician
Ashley Edner   Musician

Technical Credits

Jude Cole   Producer
Kevin Killen   Engineer
Florian Ammon   Engineer
Tommy Walter   Producer,Engineer
Jason Wade   Producer
Bryce Soderberg   Producer
Mitch Lerner   Engineer
Chris Murguia   Producer,Engineer

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