Wreckorder

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The first solo effort from Travis frontman Fran Healy, Wreckorder is a soft, moody, and introspective affair that draws upon Healy's taste for melodic singer/songwriter pop and alt-folk. Hewing closest to the darker, less radio-friendly aspects of Travis' catalog, Wreckorder may be a bit of a challenge to fans hoping for something along the lines of such catchy Travis songs as "Sing" and "Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" That said, there are certainly some standout moments here, including Healy's duet with Canadian chanteuse Neko Case on "Sing Me to Sleep," the brooding, rolling anthem "Shadow Boxing," and Sir Paul McCartney's bass-playing cameo on the wry, ...
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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The first solo effort from Travis frontman Fran Healy, Wreckorder is a soft, moody, and introspective affair that draws upon Healy's taste for melodic singer/songwriter pop and alt-folk. Hewing closest to the darker, less radio-friendly aspects of Travis' catalog, Wreckorder may be a bit of a challenge to fans hoping for something along the lines of such catchy Travis songs as "Sing" and "Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" That said, there are certainly some standout moments here, including Healy's duet with Canadian chanteuse Neko Case on "Sing Me to Sleep," the brooding, rolling anthem "Shadow Boxing," and Sir Paul McCartney's bass-playing cameo on the wry, tango-meets-reggae ballad "As It Comes." Healy's yearning, earthy croon is well intact here, and although he doesn't try to upstage his main band's act, longtime Travis fans and anybody in the mood for heartfelt, smartly crafted folk-pop should find much to enjoy on Wreckorder.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/2010
  • Label: Rykodisc
  • UPC: 014431109621
  • Catalog Number: 11096
  • Sales rank: 177,936

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 In the Morning (2:51)
  2. 2 Anything (4:15)
  3. 3 Sing Me To Sleep (4:00)
  4. 4 Fly In the Ointment (3:10)
  5. 5 As It Comes (2:45)
  6. 6 Buttercups (3:55)
  7. 7 Shadow Boxing (4:33)
  8. 8 Holiday (3:41)
  9. 9 Rocking Chair (3:05)
  10. 10 Moonshine (2:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Fran Healy Primary Artist
Paul McCartney Bass
Sam Dixon Bass
Neko Case Vocals
Andy Dunlop Electric Guitar
Johnny T Drums
Tom Hobden Violin
Frederique Labbow Cello
Bjeorn Werra Double Bass
Technical Credits
Barry Taylor Management
Neko Case Duet
Tim Barber Cover Photo, Inside Photo
Emily Lazar Mastering
Emery Dobyns Producer
Jessica Herman Weitz Management
Fran Healy Composer, Producer
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