Subtle as a Flying Mallet

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Taking the one-man band aesthetic to an extreme, Dave Edmunds recorded nearly all of his second album, Subtle as a Flying Mallet, on his own, hiring a bassist and a drummer for only a pair of tracks. Edmunds took several years to complete the record, probably because it took a considerable amount of effort to re-create these songs so thoroughly -- he spends so much attention on detail that he refuses to change the sex on "Da Doo Ron Ron." Alternating between Spector classics, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, and a variety of R&B, country, and pop numbers, Edmunds hits on all the styles of the late '50s and early '60s. The results are best when he works with...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Taking the one-man band aesthetic to an extreme, Dave Edmunds recorded nearly all of his second album, Subtle as a Flying Mallet, on his own, hiring a bassist and a drummer for only a pair of tracks. Edmunds took several years to complete the record, probably because it took a considerable amount of effort to re-create these songs so thoroughly -- he spends so much attention on detail that he refuses to change the sex on "Da Doo Ron Ron." Alternating between Spector classics, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, and a variety of R&B, country, and pop numbers, Edmunds hits on all the styles of the late '50s and early '60s. The results are best when he works with obscure material, like the Chordettes' "Born to Be with You," or with newer items like Nick Lowe's "She's My Baby," because the songs are less familiar, which makes his painstaking production exciting.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2008
  • Label: American Beat
  • UPC: 783722247822
  • Catalog Number: 24782

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Baby I Love You (3:32)
  2. 2 Leave My Woman Alone (2:37)
  3. 3 Maybe (2:52)
  4. 4 Da Doo Ron Ron (2:20)
  5. 5 Let It Be Me (2:46)
  6. 6 No Money Down (3:50)
  7. 7 Shot of Rhythm and Blues (2:43)
  8. 8 Billy the Kid (3:34)
  9. 9 Born to Be With You (3:30)
  10. 10 She's My Baby (3:37)
  11. 11 I Ain't Never (3:17)
  12. 12 Let It Rock (3:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dave Edmunds Primary Artist, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Multi Instruments, Musician
Ian Gomm Guitar, Vocals
Billy Rankin Drums, Vocals
Bob Andrews Piano, Keyboards
Billy Bremner Guitar, Vocals
Nick Lowe Bass, Vocals
Terry Williams Drums
Pick Withers Drums
Alison Withers Drums
Pique Withers Drums
Brinsley Schwarz Guitar
Technical Credits
Dave Edmunds Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Instrumentation
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Manny Curtis Composer
Pierre Delanoé Composer
Nick Lowe Producer
Hipgnosis Cover Design
Brinsley Schwarz Engineer
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