k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang to Release "Sing It Loud" on April 12th
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 10:03:39
Nonesuch Records will release k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang's Sing It Loud on April 12th, 2011. Produced by lang and Joe Pisapia, it is the award-winning singer-songwriter's first record made entirely with a band of her own since the pair of albums with The Reclines that launched her groundbreaking career over 20 years ago. lang has come full circle with Sing It Loud.
This collection of songs reflects the organic, collaborative nature of the sessions, which took place at Pisapia's Middletree Studios in Nashville. Many of the songs were recorded live in the studio and that energy is palpable. The lead single "I Confess" is one of three songs lang penned with keyboardist Daniel Clarke and Joshua Grange, who plays baritone guitar and dobro. In addition to the original material, Sing it Loud includes a striking version of Talking Heads' "Heaven." Pisapia, who plays numerous instruments and serves as the band's musical director, contributed the title track and co-wrote five songs with lang. Bassist Lex Price (Mindy Smith, Peter Bradley Adams) and drummer/percussionist Fred Eltringham (The Wallflowers) complete the lineup.
Fans that sign up for lang's newsletter here will receive a free download of "Perfect Word," a track from the new album. Pre-orders of Sing It Loud begin on February 7th on kdlang.com and nonesuch.com and include a manuscript lyric sheet, a limited number of which will be signed by k.d. Also, the version of the album available from those sites includes four additional tracks.
The track listing for Sing It Loud is as follows:
1. I Confess
2. A Sleep With No Dreaming
3. The Water's Edge
4. Perfect Word
5. Sugar Buzz
6. Sing It Loud
8. Habit of Mind
10. Sorrow Nevermore
Are you psyched to check out Sing It Loud by k.d. lang?