This Is Somewhere

This Is Somewhere

by Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

Product Details

Release Date: 08/07/2007
Label: Hollywood Records
UPC: 0050087104511
catalogNumber: 000038502

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals   Primary Artist
Michael Davis   Trombone
Alan Bezozi   Percussion
Aaron Heick   Alto Saxophone
Andy Snitzer   Tenor Saxophone
Mike Daly   Acoustic Guitar,Pedal Steel Guitar,Accordion,Autoharp,Electric Guitar,Vibes,chamberlain,Lap Steel Guitar,Wurlitzer,Hi String,Optigan,Guitar (12 String Electric)
Jeff Kievit   Trumpet
Matt Burr   Percussion,Drums
Scott Tournet   Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,Noise,Slide Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar,Stylophone,Guitar (Leslie),Guitar (Tremolo),Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Grace Potter   Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Hammond Organ,Vocals,Mellotron,Pipe organ,fender rhodes,Wurlitzer,Piano (Upright)
Bryan Dondero   Bass,Mandolin,Guitar (Baritone)
Booty Call Choir   Vocals,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Joe Chiccarelli   Engineer
Rob Mathes   Horn Arrangements,Horn Conductor
Wayne Warnecke   Engineer
Tim Bright   Engineer
Mike Daly   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Lawrence Azerrad   Art Direction
Otto D'Agnolo   Engineer
Travis Huff   Engineer
Scott Tournet   Loop,Whale Sounds
Grace Potter   Composer,Package Concept
Bryan Dondero   Echoplex
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals   Producer
Charlie Brown   Cover Photo
Sparky Potter   Cover Photo

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This Is Somewhere 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
MEAS More than 1 year ago
Saw Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on PBS they were wonderful. Thier Audience was a combination of young and my age. really recommend to purchase thier music!!!!! I can't wait to get the CD's.
Guest More than 1 year ago
October 10, 2007 It's been six months since I saw Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for the first time. Since then, I've been anxiously waiting the release of their new CD "This is Somewhere""released August 7,2007". "This is Somewhere" is quite a departure from their first release the jazz/bluesy driven "Original Soul". Even after her last release "Nothing But the Water", she still shows no signs of being afraid to step outside the boundaries. With "This is Somewhere", she has taken a much more southern rock/balls to the wall approach, venturing into the politically charged songwriting of "Ah Mary", the radio pop rocker "Mr.Columbus" and the horn driven "Mastermind" But, never veering to far from their roots, with tracks like "Ain't No Time""one of my favorites" just waiting for the B-3 to kick in with Grace singing "Purple mountains majesty has turned all black and blue". Grace's vocals shine on the ever powerful moving "Lose Some Time", sucking the listener into her world. But, leaving us wondering if she is telling the story of personal experience? This CD also contains the track "Falling or Flying" from the Grey's Anatomy Soundtrack #3. The closer on the disc is my other favorite! Grace's soulful voice singing from the perspective of an 84 year old woman standing at the "Big White Gate" begging Saint Peter for forgiveness. "I ain't no holy roller but you go tell your king, that all the folks up in heaven might like to hear me sing". "This is Somewhere" shows Grace and the band progressing as songwriters. Grace, not being afraid to experiment as a lyricist. The rhythm section Bryan Dondero"Bass" and Matt Burr"Drums" always complimenting Grace's vocals and Scott's guitar with perfection. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals have come a long way in the past five years. Listening to Justin Goldberg from Indie 911, go out and tour, build your fan base across the country. After 2 years of touring and now on a major label "Hollywood Records" has definitely paid off! With three full length albums under her belt, performances on Jay Leno, Good Morning America, Late Night with Craig Ferguson and signing to Hollywood Records she has solidified herself as a major contender. "She's not going away any time soon!" As she said to me, "I'm gonna keep pushing the envelope, cuz that's what rock stars do, right?" Although, I love listening to the recordings. There is nothing like experiencing a GPN show live! So, watch for Grace and the boys rolling through your town on their big bad bus!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just purchased this CD on a whim--looking for something else. I love my usual Indigo Girls, Dar Williams, ChaseMissy, but I really need to start listening to some other things besides just the ones I am used to & love so much. Grace Potter and the Nonturnals is a great CD. I pop it in the car when I'm driving and I don't need to change songs--the whole thing is excellent. Highly recommended for more modern folk lovers & those who like bands who stand on stage, play guitar & just sing--not rap, not heavy metal--melodious songs that have meaning
Guest More than 1 year ago
This has to be one of my favorite cd's in my vast collection. "Big White Gate" is so reminiscent of classic Bonnie Raitt (Never a bad thing). And "Ah Mary" deserves its place as one of the greatest political songs. Everyone who hears this in my car assures me they'll buy it, and I don't doubt it.
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