I'll Take Care of You

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I'll Take Care of You
Studio album by Mark Lanegan
Released September 21, 1999
Genre Alternative rock
Length 33:40
Label Sub Pop
Beggars Banquet
Producer Martin Feveyear
Mark Lanegan chronology
Scraps at Midnight
(1998)
I'll Take Care of You
(1999)
Field Songs
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 3/5 stars 1/00, pp.90-1
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[3]
Q 3/5 stars 11/99, p.126

I'll Take Care of You is the fourth solo album by former Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan. This album consists of cover songs.

It features Lanegan's interpretation of songs from a wide variety of songwriters, including Tim Rose, Tim Hardin, Booker T. Jones, and Buck Owens.

I'll Take Care Of You also includes the traditional song "Little Sadie."

A review from NME said: "it's probably his finest, most tenderly-delivered work to date." [1]

Pitchfork Medias Neil Lieberman said this about the album: "in this collection, Lanegan's managed to tug on the timeless threads that hold the patchwork of American music together. And that's certainly something to consider"[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Carry Home" - 3:00 (Jeffrey Lee Pierce)
  2. "I'll Take Care of You" - 2:50 (Brook Benton)
  3. "Shiloh Town" - 3:22 (Tim Hardin)
  4. "Creeping Coastline of Lights" - 3:20 (Leaving Trains)
  5. "Badi-Da" (Fred Neil) - 3:21
  6. "Consider Me" - 3:49 (Eddie Floyd, Booker T. Jones)
  7. "On Jesus' Program" - 2:45 (Overton Vertis Wright)
  8. "Little Sadie" - 3:23 (Traditional)
  9. "Together Again" - 2:34 (Buck Owens)
  10. "Shanty Man's Life" - 3:12 (Stephen Harrison Paulus)
  11. "Boogie Boogie" - 2:04 (Tim Rose)

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark Lanegan - Vocals
  • Mike Johnson - Guitar
  • Steve Berlin - Organ, flute, piano
  • Mark Boquist - Drums
  • Greg Calbi - Mastering
  • Van Conner - Bass
  • Brett Eliason - Engineer
  • Martin Feveyear - Organ, percussion, piano, producer, engineer, mixing, wurlitzer
  • Mark Hoyt - Guitar (acoustic), guitar (electric), vocals
  • Jeff Kleinsmith - Layout design
  • David Krueger - Violin
  • Barrett Martin - Percussion, vibraphone
  • Mark Pickerel - Drums
  • Ben Shepherd - Bass
  • Chris Takino - A&R
  • Stanford Wilson - Photography

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