You Don't Know Me

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All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Adam Marsland delivers a kickass album with You Don't Know Me. Be it the reflective, guitar-steered stomp of "My Kickass Life" or the acerbic, introspective "Other Than Me," Marsland recalls both a young Warren Zevon and a solo Ben Folds. The set opener is the best example of the latter, as "You Don't Know Me" combines wry lyrics "You dropped your pants and told me to pucker/But I ain't your sucker", a creative Folds-like piano line, and the timeless jazzy sway of Steely Dan. The guy even turns the hook from Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" into a revelatory, infectious keeper, before asserting his rock & roll chops on the ...
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All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Adam Marsland delivers a kickass album with You Don't Know Me. Be it the reflective, guitar-steered stomp of "My Kickass Life" or the acerbic, introspective "Other Than Me," Marsland recalls both a young Warren Zevon and a solo Ben Folds. The set opener is the best example of the latter, as "You Don't Know Me" combines wry lyrics "You dropped your pants and told me to pucker/But I ain't your sucker", a creative Folds-like piano line, and the timeless jazzy sway of Steely Dan. The guy even turns the hook from Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" into a revelatory, infectious keeper, before asserting his rock & roll chops on the accessible, accelerated "Have a Nice Day." Marsland even masters falsetto pop with "The Big Bear," proving there's little he can't do and do well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: Karma Frog
  • UPC: 803776062025
  • Catalog Number: 620
  • Sales rank: 241,805

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Adam Marsland Primary Artist, Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Wurlitzer
Evie Sands Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Casey Dolan Electric Guitar
John Perry Drums, Background Vocals
Billy Stewart Vocals, Background Vocals
Paul Lacques Steel Guitar, Gut String Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar
Darian Sahanaja Glockenspiel, Vocals, Background Vocals
Heidi Rodewald Vocals, Background Vocals
Steve Refling Cello, Electric Guitar
Kurt Medlin Drums, finger cymbals
Probyn Gregory Trumpet, Vocals, Background Vocals
Robbie Rist Vocal Harmony
Sandra Beane Cello
Severo Bass Guitar, farfisa organ
Technical Credits
Steve Refling Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements, Audio Production
Adam Marsland Composer, Producer, String Arrangements
Brian Frazee Mastering
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