Easy Come, Easy Go (Marianne Faithfull album)

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Easy Come, Easy Go
Studio album by Marianne Faithfull
Released 10 November 2008 (EU)
14 February 2009 (AUS)
16 March 2009 (UK)
17 March 2009 (US)
Recorded Sear Sound Studio, NYC
Label Naïve Records
Decca (US)
Dramatico Records (UK)
Shock Records (AUS)
Producer Hal Willner
Marianne Faithfull chronology
Before the Poison
(2005)
Easy Come, Easy Go
(2008)
Horses and High Heels
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Robert Christgau A[1]
Gigwise.com 3.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10) link
The Guardian 3/5 stars link

Easy Come, Easy Go is a studio album of cover versions by English singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull, which was released in the EU on 10 November 2008. The album is produced by Hal Willner and features guest appearances from a variety of musicians. It was released as both a standard 10-track CD and a special 18-track edition[2] with a DVD documentary by Anne Rohart under Jean-Baptiste Mondino's artistic direction, with both Faithfull and Wilner commenting on the song selection. A collectible 2-disc vinyl pressing is also available. The album was recorded with Pro Tools in NYC at the Sear Sound Studio.

Release[edit]

The EU release on Naive was 10 November 2008.[3]

The album has so far peaked at #100 on the UK Albums Chart as reported on The Official UK Chart Company website on 23 March 2009 and became her first album to chart on the U.S Billboard 200 chart since 1990.[citation needed] The album peaked #23 at Australian Top 50 Jazz & Blues Album Year End Chart.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1:

  1. "Down from Dover" (originally by Dolly Parton)
  2. "Hold On, Hold On", with Cat Power (originally by Neko Case)
  3. "Solitude" (originally by Duke Ellington & Eddie DeLange)
  4. "The Crane Wife 3", with Nick Cave (originally by The Decemberists)
  5. "Easy Come, Easy Go" (originally by Bessie Smith)
  6. "Children of Stone", with Rufus Wainwright (originally by Espers)
  7. "How Many Worlds", with Teddy Thompson (originally by Brian Eno)
  8. "In Germany Before the War" (originally by Randy Newman)
  9. "Ooh Baby Baby", with Antony Hegarty (originally by Smokey Robinson)
  10. "Sing Me Back Home", with Keith Richards (originally by Merle Haggard)

Disc 2:

  1. "Salvation", with Sean Lennon (originally by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)
  2. "Black Coffee" (originally by Sarah Vaughan)
  3. "The Phoenix", with Kate and Anna McGarrigle (originally by Judee Sill)
  4. "Dear God Please Help Me" (originally by Morrissey)
  5. "Kimbie" (originally by Jackson C. Frank)
  6. "Many a Mile to Freedom", with Jenni Muldaur (originally by Traffic)
  7. "Somewhere (A Place for Us)", with Jarvis Cocker (originally by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim)
  8. "Flandyke Shore", with Kate and Anna McGarrigle (traditional, but sung famously by Nic Jones)

Personnel[edit]

Marianne Faithfull's new band:

Cover Photography and Art Direction:

References[edit]

External links[edit]