You Could Be Born Again [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
The Free Design's second album offers fewer original songs than its predecessor, but a sound every bit as fresh and original as that earlier album. Chris Dedrick provides the title track, an upbeat, uplifting piece, not as hauntingly beautiful as "Kites Are Fun," but pretty in its own right, and followed by the ethereal "A Leaf Has Veins." The quartet also takes the risk of inviting comparisons with their West Coast rivals, the Mamas & the Papas, turning in a swinging rendition of "California Dreamin'," as well as gorgeous, ornate covers of the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" and Bonner & Gordon's "Happy Together," though perhaps the best moment here is their harmonized ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
The Free Design's second album offers fewer original songs than its predecessor, but a sound every bit as fresh and original as that earlier album. Chris Dedrick provides the title track, an upbeat, uplifting piece, not as hauntingly beautiful as "Kites Are Fun," but pretty in its own right, and followed by the ethereal "A Leaf Has Veins." The quartet also takes the risk of inviting comparisons with their West Coast rivals, the Mamas & the Papas, turning in a swinging rendition of "California Dreamin'," as well as gorgeous, ornate covers of the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" and Bonner & Gordon's "Happy Together," though perhaps the best moment here is their harmonized cover of Duke Ellington's "I Like the Sunrise" from "The Iberian Suite." The overall tone of You Could Be Born Again is more subdued and sophisticated than the group's debut, but it is also a more elaborate album musically, with a larger array of support musicians. The originals -- of which the prettiest examples are "I Found Love," "Daniel Dolphin," and "Ivy on a Windy Day" -- mesh nicely with the covers into a beguiling whole with a slightly spacy, psychedelic tone beneath its quiet elegance. Worth tracking down on vinyl for its classic gatefold design or buying on CD as a Japanese import.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/9/2005
  • Label: Light In The Attic
  • UPC: 826853000628
  • Catalog Number: 6
  • Sales rank: 105,552

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Free Design Primary Artist
Urbie Green Trombone
Dick Hyman Keyboards
Bucky Pizzarelli Guitar
Lyle "Rusty" Dedrick Trumpet
Buddy Morrow Trombone
Harold Lieberman Trumpet
Jay Berliner Guitar
Stan Webb Woodwind
Ray Alonge French Horn
Ralph Casale Guitar
Al Casamenti Guitar
George Devens Percussion
Paul Faulise Trombone
John Frosk Trumpet
Paul Griffin Keyboards
Phil Kraus Percussion
Bill Lavorgna Percussion
Tony Miranda French Horn
Tony Mottola Guitar
Joe Palmer Woodwind
Romeo Penque Woodwind
Harvey Phillips Tuba
George Ricci Cello
Russ Savakus Bass
Harvey Shapiro Cello
Joe Soldo Woodwind
Joe Venuto Percussion
Julius Schacter Violin
Earl Chopin French Horn
Bob Papaleoni Percussion
Technical Credits
Arthur Alexander Cover Photo
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Enoch Light Producer
Burt Bacharach Composer
G. Bonner Composer
Hal David Composer
Chris Dedrick Arranger, Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Alan Gordon Composer
Sean O'Hagan Liner Notes
J.C. Phillips Composer
Phil Ramone Director Of Engineering, Original Liner Notes
Sandy Zynczak Composer
Josh Wright Reissue Producer
Chris Ferraro Reissue Producer
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