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Hurting Business
     

The Hurting Business

by Chuck Prophet
 

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Singer/songwriter and cracking guitarist Chuck Prophet breaks the Americana mold on his fifth solo recording, and pops turntablism and noisy Tom Waits-style clanks into his formal songs as an experiment. It works: there's the bouncy Farfisa-toned title song, and "Lucky" is an absolute hit single right in the minimalist pocket with its guitar

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Singer/songwriter and cracking guitarist Chuck Prophet breaks the Americana mold on his fifth solo recording, and pops turntablism and noisy Tom Waits-style clanks into his formal songs as an experiment. It works: there's the bouncy Farfisa-toned title song, and "Lucky" is an absolute hit single right in the minimalist pocket with its guitar, drums, Hammond organ, and falsetto vocals (all certainly atypical on a Prophet-style production). "God's Arms" has a melodious Eastern hymn spin thanks to swirling Mellotron and mando guitar subbing for sitar. Though Homemade Blood was his high-water mark, new listeners may want to connect with this so-called departure before digging deeper into Prophet's wealthy storehouse of songcraft.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/04/2007
Label:
Cooking Vinyl
UPC:
0711297155921
catalogNumber:
1559
Rank:
128515

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Performance Credits

Chuck Prophet   Primary Artist,Organ,Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,6-string bass,Lap Steel Guitar
Ralph Carney   Bass Flute,Baritone Saxophone
Max Butler   Guitar,Pedal Steel Guitar,Slide Guitar,Mando,Mando-Guitar
Scott Mathews   Drums,Vocals
Roly Salley   Bass
Paul Revelli   Percussion,Cymbals,Drums,Electric Drums,Snare Drums,sleigh bells
Stephanie Finch   Vocals,Background Vocals
Tim Mooney   Percussion,Drums
Joe Goldring   Drums
Andy Stoller   Bass
Jacquire King   Background Vocals
Andrew Borger   Percussion,Drums,Maracas,Hammond Organ
Airjordons   Background Vocals
Jason Borger   Synthesizer,Bass,Hammond Organ,Background Vocals,Mellotron,farfisa organ,fender rhodes,Wurlitzer
DJ Rise   Turntables

Technical Credits

Chuck Prophet   Producer
Scott Mathews   Producer
Jacquire King   Producer,Engineer,Re-produced,Engineering,Pro-Tools
Andrew Borger   Contributor

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