Up North

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All Music Guide - Jack Leaver
The Volebeats' Up North is a folky, country record that's inviting and likable in its simple and uncomplicated presentation. Songs of longing, such as "Back in Your Heart," are driven with the locomotive shuffle of brushes on a snare, and garnished with the lonesome cry of a lap steel or Matthew Smith's single tremolo lead guitar lines. But what really elevates this record is songwriting that is ripe with memorable melodic content and an acute sense of lyrical phrasing. Just as important is the way in which the two principle writers and singers Jeff Oakes and Smith work off of each other vocally. Whether in unison or tight harmony, together or in counterpart fashion, their ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jack Leaver
The Volebeats' Up North is a folky, country record that's inviting and likable in its simple and uncomplicated presentation. Songs of longing, such as "Back in Your Heart," are driven with the locomotive shuffle of brushes on a snare, and garnished with the lonesome cry of a lap steel or Matthew Smith's single tremolo lead guitar lines. But what really elevates this record is songwriting that is ripe with memorable melodic content and an acute sense of lyrical phrasing. Just as important is the way in which the two principle writers and singers Jeff Oakes and Smith work off of each other vocally. Whether in unison or tight harmony, together or in counterpart fashion, their voices, backed by the low-key instrumentation, create a mood that captivates and brings these deceptively simple songs to life.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/1994
  • Label: Safehouse Records
  • UPC: 054895212024
  • Catalog Number: 2120
  • Sales rank: 209,827

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Up North (3:11)
  2. 2 Miriam (2:51)
  3. 3 When You're There (3:59)
  4. 4 Rode into Town (4:10)
  5. 5 I'm the One for You (2:39)
  6. 6 Ten Cars Back (2:06)
  7. 7 Back in Your Heart (4:00)
  8. 8 The First Time Next Time (3:17)
  9. 9 Rubber Soul (2:23)
  10. 10 Please Come See Me (2:46)
  11. 11 Something Broken (3:45)
  12. 12 More and More (3:05)
  13. 13 Hope You Know (3:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Volebeats Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Jerome Kern Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Don Juan Composer
Allan Reuss Composer
Matthew Smith Producer
Chris Taylor Engineer
Pea Vee Composer
Bob McCreedy Contributor
Jeff Oakes Producer
Brian Oakes Contributor
Bill Peterson Contributor
Tommy Karen Composer
Rainy Robinson Composer
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