Grey Eyes

by Salteens

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about

Grey Eyes nods towards sophisticated '60s European and American pop constructionists (Gainsbourg, Bacharach, the other Scott Walker) and brass-tacks workmanlike hit-makers of yore (Tin Pan Alley, the Brill Building), while acknowledging transformative pop heirs from the '70s and '80s (Godley & Crème, The Smiths). Yet far from being a mash-up of influences, Grey Eyes captures the freshness that marked the dawn of popular music and periodically renews it – no matter what hurts and indignities pop songs are woven from, a transcending embrace of possibility remains a genre fundamental.

Featuring 10 of the band's most spectacular songs recorded to date, Grey Eyes – polished, crisp, sprightly, and architecturally realized – is a sublime and energetic continuation of the band’s catalogue.

credits

released 12 October 2010
This time, the Salteens are/were:
SCOTT WALKER vocals, mandolin, piano CARRIE TENNANT vocals, piano, clarinet DION WILLIS drums, vocals KEVIN COOPER double bass, electric bass, vocals ROBERT CALDER trumpet, baritone, flugelhorn ALISON GORMAN trumpet, baritone, flugelhorn ELLEN MARPLE trombone, tuba BRYAN MILKS tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet TIM SARS bari sax, flute CAROL DYMOND flute TODD SIMKO guitars on 'Go On' and 'Last Train From London'

PRODUCED BY Todd Simko and Scott Walker RECORDED/MIXED BY Todd Simko MASTERED BY Ryan Morey at Ryebread Mastering ENGINEERED BY Shawn Penner at Mushroom Studios and John Raham at Ogre Studios

All songs by SCOTT LD WALKER (SOCAN)
Except 'Savings and Loans' words CARRIE TENNANT music SCOTT LD WALKER

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