Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook

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Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
Studio album by Bettye LaVette
Released May 25, 2010 (2010-05-25)
Genre Soul, R&B
Length 56:32
Label ANTI-
Bettye LaVette chronology
The Scene of the Crime
(2007)
Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
(2010)
Thankful N' Thoughtful
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A-[3]
The A.V. Club B+[4]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[5]
Paste Magazine 7.6/10[6]
Boston Phoenix 3/4 stars[7]
Pitchfork Media 7.3/10[8]

Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook is a studio album by soul musician Bettye LaVette, which covers songs by British rock legends such as The Beatles, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more. The album was released in 2010 under ANTI- Records. In June 21, 2010, it charted at number 1 on the U.S. Billboard's Top Blues Albums, where it was in the charts for 39 weeks[9]

Track list[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Word" (Originally composed by The Beatles) 3:37
2. "No Time To Live" (Originally composed by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi) 4:28
3. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Originally composed by Bennie Benjamin) 3:49
4. "All My Love" (Originally composed by Led Zeppelin) 4:11
5. "Isn't It a Pity" (Originally composed by George Harrison) 4:19
6. "Wish You Were Here" (Originally composed by Pink Floyd) 3:49
7. "It Don't Come Easy" (Originally composed by Ringo Starr) 4:34
8. "Maybe I'm Amazed" (Originally composed by Paul McCartney) 3:50
9. "Salt of the Earth" (Originally composed by The Rolling Stones) 4:28
10. "Nights in White Satin" (Originally composed by The Moody Blues) 4:23
11. "Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad" (Originally composed by Eric Clapton) 3:57
12. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" (Originally composed by Elton John) 5:36
13. "Love, Reign o'er Me" (Originally composed by The Who) 5:31

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010)[9] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Blues Albums 56
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 6
U.S. Billboard Top Blues Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Tastemaker Albums 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interpretations: British Rock Songbook". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  2. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Album review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  3. ^ K. Leander Williams (2010-05-29). "Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  4. ^ Heller, Jason (2010-05-25). "Bettye LaVette album review". avclub.com. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  5. ^ Keefe, Jonathan (2012-05-24). "Bettye LaVette: Interpretations - The British Rock Songbook". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  6. ^ Libby, Sara (2010-05-24). "Bettye LaVette: Interpretations". Paste (magazine). Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  7. ^ Wood, Mikael (2010-06-01). "Bettye LaVette: Interpretations - The British Rock Songbook". thephoenix.com. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  8. ^ Patrin, Nate (2010-07-21). "Bettye LaVette: Interpretations - The British Rock Songbook". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  9. ^ a b "Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-11-16.