Amos Lee (album)

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Amos Lee
Studio album by Amos Lee
Released March 1, 2005
Recorded July 2004
Genre Folk, soul, jazz
Length 35:47
Label Blue Note Records 97350
Producer Lee Alexander
Amos Lee chronology
Amos Lee EP
(2004)
Amos Lee
(2005)
Supply and Demand
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Amos Lee is the self-titled debut album by American singer-songwriter Amos Lee, released in the U.S. by Blue Note Records on March 1, 2005. The album was produced by Lee Alexander, the bassist in Norah Jones' band. The songs on the album incorporate themes of folk music, soul music, and jazz.

In popular culture[edit]

Lee's song, "Colors" was featured on the soundtrack of the film Just Like Heaven and on episodes of House, Six Feet Under, Grey's Anatomy, Brothers & Sisters, and Parenthood. His song, "Keep it Loose, Keep it Tight" was featured on Conviction and his composition "Seen It All Before" was featured on an episode of ER. The song "Arms of a Woman" appeared in the film "The Last Kiss (2006 film)".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Amos Lee.

  1. "Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight" – 3:08
  2. "Seen It All Before" – 4:15
  3. "Arms of a Woman" – 4:11
  4. "Give It Up" – 2:38
  5. "Dreamin'" – 2:54
  6. "Soul Suckers" – 2:49
  7. "Colors" – 2:40
  8. "Bottom of the Barrel" – 2:00
  9. "Black River" – 3:31
  10. "Lies Of A Lonely Friend" – 3:22
  11. "All My Friends" – 4:18

Personnel[edit]

Musicians:

  • Amos Lee - guitar, vocals; background vocals (4)
  • Lee Alexander - bass (2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10), pulp drum (9), producer, mixing
  • Fred Berman - drums (3, 5, 7, 11), background vocals (4)
  • Kevin Breit - acoustic guitar (8), mandolin (8), resonator guitar (9)
  • Adam Levy - electric guitar (2, 3, 5, 10), background vocals (4)
  • James Gadson - drums (2), background vocals (4)
  • Larry Gold - cello (1, 6), string arrangements (6)
  • Zara Bodé - background vocals (2)
  • Devin Greenwood - Hammond B3 (2, 4, 10), background vocals (2), Wurlitzer (3, 11)
  • Norah Jones - piano (1, 7), background vocals (7), Wurlitzer (7)
  • Alexandra Leem - viola (6)
  • Jaron Olevsky - bass (1, 7, 11)
  • Dan Rieser - drums (1, 10)
  • Nate Skiltes - mandolin (7)
  • Chris Thomas - bass (4)

Credits:

  • Barrie Maguire - Producer ("All My Friends"), Engineer
  • Steve Mazur - Assistant Engineer
  • Clay Patrick McBride - Cover Photo
  • Billy Joe Walker, Jr. - Engineer
  • Eli Wolf - A&R
  • Jessica Novod Berenblat - Art Direction
  • Matt Boynton - Engineer
  • Greg Calbi - Mastering
  • Chris Cofoni - A&R
  • Bill Eib - Management
  • Perry Greenfield - Product Manager
  • Denise Guerin - Photography
  • Gordon Jee - Creative Director
  • Danny Kopelson - Engineer, Mixing
  • Jeff Kramer - Management

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 113
US Billboard Top Heatseekers 2

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