AnneCarlini.com Home
 
  Giveaways!
  Insider Gossip
  Monthly Hot Picks
  Book Reviews
  CD Reviews
  Concert Reviews
  DVD Reviews
  Game Reviews
  Movie Reviews
  NEW! Gerard Butler ('Angel Has Fallen')
  NEW! Mark Hamill ('Child's Play')
  NEW! Constance Wu ('Hustlers')
  Sophie Turner/Jessica Chastain ('Dark Phoenix')
  ChloŽ Grace Moretz ('Greta')
  John C. Reilly ('Stan & Ollie')
  Octavia Spencer ('Ma')
  Danny Boyle ('Yesterday')
  Richard E. Grant ('Can You Ever Forgive Me?')
  Ella Hunt ('Anna and the Apocalypse')
  Barry Jenkins ('If Beale Street Could Talk')
  Use Pro-Exterior Shine For ALL Your Outdoor Needs!
  Michigan Siding Company for ALL Your Outdoor Needs
  Moobs 'The Canary' Dingus
  '70s - Eric Burdon (The Animals / WAR) (2014)
  '70s - Gary U.S. Bonds (2013)
  '70s - Donna Summer (2003)
  '70s - STYX (2013)
  '70s - KC & The Sunshine Band (2013)
  '70s - Thin Lizzy (2011)
  '70s - Steve Hackett (2011)
  '70s - Dionne Warwick (2014)
  '70s - Ray Thomas (The Moody Blues) (2015)
  '70s - Sweet (2015)
  '70s - David Essex (2015)
  '80s - The Original Bucks Fizz (2013)
  '80s - Naked Eyes (2006)
  '80s - Rick Springfield (2006)
  '80s - Billy Squier (2006)
  '80s - Midge Ure / Ultravox (2013)
  '80s - The Outfield (2006)
  '80s - Survivor (2006)
  '80s - Edward Tudor-Pole (2013)
  '80s - Heaven 17 (2013)
  '80s - Matchbox (2013)
  '80s - Nik Kershaw (2013)
  '80s - Visage / Steve Strange (2013)
  '80s - ABC (2007)
  '80s - Tommy Tutone (2006)
  '80s - Berlin (2005)
  '80s - The Motels (2006)
  '80s - Bow Wow Wow (2006)
  '80s - The NEW Cars (2006)
  '80s - Thomas Dolby (2007)
  '80s - Deborah Gibson (2007)
  '80s - Scorpions (2007)
  '80s - The Bangles (2007)
  '80s - Nils Lofgren (2009)
  '80s - Tears For Fears (2008)
  '80s - Nik Kershaw (2006)
  '80s - Cutting Crew (2009)
  '80s - ABC (2008)
  '80s - Wang Chung (2009)
  '80s - FŗshiŲn [Music]
  '80s - Air Supply (2009)
  '80s - Lita Ford (2009)
  '80s - Jonathan Butler (2013)
  '80s - Nik Kershaw (2010)
  '80s - Paul Young (2010)
  '80s - Hazell Dean (2010)
  '80s - Toyah (2010)
  '80s - OMD (2010)
  '80s - Will Powers (2010)
  '80s - Scorpions (2010)
  '80s - Chas & Dave (2010)
  '80s - Sinitta (2010)
  '80s - Musical Youth (2010)
  '80s - The Barron Knights (2010)
  '80s - Level 42 (2010)
  '80s - Brother Beyond (2010)
  '80s - Junior Giscombe (2010)
  '80s - Imagination (2010)
  '80s - Owen Paul McGee (2010)
  '80s - Alannah Myles (2010)
  '80s - Paul Hardcastle (2010)
  '80s - The Original Buck Fizz (2010)
  '80s - Steve Blacknell ('80's VJ /MTV Host)
  '80s - The English Beat (2010)
  '80s - Boy Meets Girl (2010)
  '80s - Jon Lord (Whitesnake) (2012)
  '80s - Modern Romance (2010)
  '80s - Doctor & The Medics (2010)
  '80s - Ex-Simple Minds (2010)
  '80s - Mai Tai (2010)
  '80s - Dexys / Kevin Rowland (2014)
  '80s - Terence Trent D'Arby (2009)
  '80s - Yazz (2010)
  '80s - Jona Lewie (2010)
  '80s - Hugh Cornwell & Clem Burke
  '80s - Blondie (2010)
  '80s - The Belle Stars (2010)
  '80s - DEVO (2013)
  '80s - Big Country (2011)
  '80s - T'Pau (2010)
  '80s - Mr. Mister (2010)
  '80s - Kajagoogoo (2011)
  '80s - Jon Anderson (2011)
  '80s - Katrina & The Waves (2011)
  '80s - Status Quo (Andy Bown, 2011)
  '80s - Status Quo (John 'Rhino' Edwards, 2011)
  '80s - Nazareth (2011)
  '80s - Men Without Hats (2011)
  '80s - John Foxx (2011)
  '80s - ZZ Top (2013)
  '80s - Information Society (2014)
  '80s - Nine Below Zero (2015)
  '80s - Rusty Egan (2015)
  '80s - Tygers of Pan Tang (2015)
  '80s - Holly Johnson (2015)
  '80s - 10,000 Maniacs (2015)
  '80s - Right Said Fred (2015)
  '80s - The Selecter (2015)
  '80s - ZZ Top (2015)
  '90s - Julia Fordham (2002)
  '90s - Department S (2013)
  '90s - Ozzy Osbourne / Black Sabbath (2012)
  '90s - Steve Lukather / Toto (2011)
  '90s - Steel Pulse (2013)
  '90s - Europe (2010)
  '90s - Judas Priest (2010)
  '90s - Marillion (2013)
  '90s - Richard Marx (2011)
  '90s - Hall & Oates (2011)
  '90s - Urge Overkill (2011)
  '90s - Doro Pesch (2011)
  '90s - Queensryche (2011)
  '90s - Hugh Cornwell /The Stranglers (2013)
  '90s - Tracy Bonham (2014)
  '90s - Marcella Detroit (2015)
  '90s - Thunder (2015)


©2019 annecarlini.com
EagleVision-Banner

Title - 'Paper' + 'Llama Blues EP'
Artist - Rich Robinson

As I'm sure you are all well aware by now, Rich Robinson is an American musician and founding member of the rock and roll band The Black Crowes. Along with older brother Chris Robinson, Rich formed the band in 1984 (originally called Mr. Crowes Garden) while the two were attending Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia. Incredibly, at age just 15, Rich wrote the music to what would become one of the bandís first singles; "She Talks to Angels".

After all the 90's success that The Black Crowes had, Robinson seemed poised to redirect their musical direction into more progressive ventures with the 2001 release of Lions. But, after that album's tour concluded in October 2001, the band decided to take a break from each other. After the announcement of the bandís hiatus, Rich formed a new outfit called Hookah Brown and from then on in solo projects were his mainstay.

Paper was the debut solo album from guitarist Rich Robinson. The album contained brand new material along with songs that were initially written for Robinson's 2002-2003 project, the aforementioned Hookah Brown. Robinson handled guitar, bass, and other instruments as well as taking over the lead vocals, with the gaps being filled in by Joe Magistro (drums), Eddie Harsch (keyboards, credited as Eddie Hawrsch), Donnie Herron (fiddle, violin) and his son Taylor Robinson (percussion).

The Crowes got back together in 2005 and the record went on the shelf during that time. The Crowes stayed busy for a solid 5 years. In 2012, hurricane Sandy pounded New Jersey where Robinson stored all of his gear and the 2" master tapes for Paper. Pretty much everything was destroyed. Luckily a friend was able to restore the tapes.

Once that restoration work was completed, Robinson decided that he wanted to completely re-approach this album. They took the tapes and Robinson sang all new vocals, changed the sequencing, as well as remixing and remastering the album.

As for the actual album, Paper is a catchy, heavy psychedelic rock album. It's got hooks, crunch, lush arrangements and of course, awesome guitar work. The songs vary from mid and up tempo rockers to slower, more pensive, dirge-like songs. And so here today we find his newly-remastered, newly-revocaled approach to Paper.

1) 'Know Me' 2) 'Enemy' 3) 'Stand Up' 4) 'Leave It Alone' 5) 'Words Of The Chosen' 6) 'Yesterday I Saw You' 7) 'Places' 8) 'Veil' 9) 'Walking By Myself' 10) 'Forgiven Song' 11) 'When You Will' 12) 'Baby' 13) 'Begin' 14) 'Falling Away' 15) 'Cause You're With Me' 16) 'Answers' 17) 'Goodbye'

In much the same vein as Paper, the Llama Blues EP was originally released on December 5th, 2011. Released as a companion EP to Through A Crooked Sun, at independent record stores and at live performances, Robinson made available this four-song EP. Intended as a companion to the full-length album, Llama Blues featured blues-based tracks similar in sound to the full LP's final track, "Fire Around."

1) 'By The Light Of The Sunset Moon' 2) 'Look Through My Window' 3) 'Broken Stick Crown' 4) 'Run'

Both the EP and the aforementioned Paper are part of brand new re-issues that will lead up to Robinson's yet-to-be-titled new studio album in May of 2016.

'Paper' CD Purchase Link

'Llama Blues EP' CD Purchase Link

www.RichRobinson.net

www.EagleRockEnt.com





...Archives