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The Living Room Sessions

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Returning to secular pop music after an extended sojourn in Christian and Christmas music, B.J. Thomas teams up with producer Kyle Lehning for The Living Room Sessions. The title indicates that this 2013 album is an intimate affair and it is, finding Thomas revisiting many of his hits, often in the company of a duet partner. Although Isaac Slade of the Fray joins Thomas for "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," the guests aren't current hitmakers, they're largely peers and colleagues of Thomas', so they fit well with him, with Vince Gill naturally harmonizing on "I Just Can't Help Believing," Keb' Mo' providing some grit on "Most of All," Richard Marx easing into "(Hey...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Returning to secular pop music after an extended sojourn in Christian and Christmas music, B.J. Thomas teams up with producer Kyle Lehning for The Living Room Sessions. The title indicates that this 2013 album is an intimate affair and it is, finding Thomas revisiting many of his hits, often in the company of a duet partner. Although Isaac Slade of the Fray joins Thomas for "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," the guests aren't current hitmakers, they're largely peers and colleagues of Thomas', so they fit well with him, with Vince Gill naturally harmonizing on "I Just Can't Help Believing," Keb' Mo' providing some grit on "Most of All," Richard Marx easing into "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song," and Lyle Lovett providing a counterpoint on "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head." Despite the preponderance of guests -- Steve Tyrell, Etta Britt, and Sara Niemietz also appear, leaving just a third of the album to B.J. himself -- this amiable acoustic album is a showcase for Thomas, who hasn't seemed to lose much vocally, and remains an engaging, friendly presence on record.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
  • Label: Wrinkled Records
  • UPC: 884501854801
  • Catalog Number: 8548
  • Sales rank: 18,790

Album Credits

Performance Credits
B.J. Thomas Primary Artist
Steve Brewster Percussion, Drums
Viktor Krauss Upright Bass
John Willis Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Electric Guitar, Gut String Guitar
Bryan Sutton Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Mandolin, Gut String Guitar
Tania Hanscheroff Background Vocals
Nate Mann Rhythm
Technical Credits
Buddy Blue Composer
Brian Wilson Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Barry Mann Composer
Mark James Composer
Lewis Anderson Composer
Larry Butler Composer
Hal David Composer
Kyle Lehning Producer
Chips Moman Composer
Doug Sax Mastering
Cynthia Weil Composer
Hank Williams Composer
Jason Lehning overdub engineer
Katie Gillon Art Direction
Gloria Thomas Composer
Casey Wood Engineer
Jon Allen Vocal Engineer
Jordan Lehning overdub engineer
Josiah Hendler Vocal Engineer
Hollis R. "Red Lane" DeLaughter Composer
Lisa Proctor Groomer
James B. Cobb Jr. Composer
Roger Val Christian Composer
Ryan Carr overdub engineer
Luellyn Latocki Hensley Art Direction
Lathan Hudson Composer
Kevin Sokolnicki overdub engineer
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