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You Me Us

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Released  April 1996
Length  74:01
Release date  16 April 1996
Genres  Rock music, Folk rock
Recorded  February 1996
Artist  Richard Thompson
Label  Capitol Records
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Studio  The Sound Factory, Los Angeles
You? Me? Us? (1996)  Two Letter Words (1996)
Producers  Mitchell Froom, Tchad Blake
Similar  Mock Tudor, Daring Adventures, Hand of Kindness, Across a Crowded Room, Front Parlour Ballads

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You? Me? Us? is the eighth studio album by British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson released in April 1996 via Capitol Records. It was Thompson's fourth album for the label, his fifth with Mitchell Froom producing and his second to be nominated for a Grammy Award. Thompson's son from his first marriage (to Linda Thompson) Teddy sings backing vocals on disc 2.

Contents

Music

The album is split into two discs. Disc one, Voltage Enhanced, is recorded with a band and is largely electric. Disc two, Nude is largely acoustic with just violin or Danny Thompson's double bass for accompaniment. Two songs, "Razor Dance" and "Hide It Away", are included on both discs. The songs on you? me? us? are notable for metrical complexity and richness of lyric, and for Thompson's guitar work. His acoustic guitar playing is highlighted on the Nude disc. His electric playing is to the fore on "Put It There Pal" and "Bank Vault In Heaven" on the Voltage Enhanced disc.

Track listing

All songs written by Richard Thompson.

Disc 1 – "Voltage Enhanced"
  1. "Razor Dance"
  2. "She Steers By Lightning"
  3. "Dark Hand Over My Heart"
  4. "Hide It Away"
  5. "Put It There Pal"
  6. "Business On You"
  7. "No's Not A Word"
  8. "Am I Wasting My Love On You?"
  9. "Bank Vault In Heaven"
  10. "The Ghost Of You Walks"
Disc 2 – "Nude"
  1. "Baby Don't Know What To Do With Herself"
  2. "She Cut Off Her Long Silken Hair"
  3. "Hide It Away"
  4. "Burns Supper"
  5. "Train Don't Leave"
  6. "Cold Kisses"
  7. "Sam Jones"
  8. "Razor Dance"
  9. "Woods Of Darney"

Personnel

  • Richard Thompson – guitar, vocals, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy
  • Additional musicians
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • Tchad Blake – guitar
  • Simon Nicol – guitar
  • Jerry Scheff – bass guitar
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Christine Collister – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Danny Thompson – double bass
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Songs

    Razor Dance2:42
    She Steers By Lightning2:23
    Dark Hand Over My Heart3:55

    References

    You? Me? Us? Wikipedia


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