| 17 June 2008|
Marius de Vries
17 June 2008
Universal Music LLC
| Folk music, Folk rock, Alternative country|
Teddy Thompson albums, Folk rock albums
A Piece of What You Need is the fourth studio album by singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson. The album contains all new Teddy originals and was produced by Marius De Vries, whom Teddy met while recording background vocals on Rufus Wainwright's Want records in 2002. Included are new songs Teddy had been testing out live, such as "Turning the Gun On Myself", "In My Arms" and "Can't Sing Straight".
The album debuted on the UK Albums Chart at #10. The first single from A Piece of What You Need is "In My Arms". The music video features a cameo appearance by Rufus Wainwright dressed up as Elvis Presley. The song entered the UK Singles Chart at #107.
The song "Turning the Gun on Myself" contains a slowed down gunshot adding a percussion-effect along with the drums on the track.
- "The Things I Do"
- "What's This?!!"
- "In My Arms"
- "Where to Go From Here"
- "Don't Know What I Was Thinking"
- "Can't Sing Straight"
- "Slippery Slope"
- "Jonathan's Book"
- "One of These Days"
- "Turning the Gun on Myself"
- "A Piece of What You Need"
- Hidden Track: "The Price of Love" (The Everly Brothers) with Ed Harcourt
iTunes Bonus Track: "Long Life"
1The Things I Do3:44A Piece of What You Need Wikipedia
3In My Arms3:14