Jeff (album)

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Jeff
Studio album by Jeff Beck
Released 5 August 2003 (2003-08-05)[1]
Recorded FRS; Metropolis Recording Studios, Apollo Control and BFD Studios in London
Genre Instrumental rock, electronica
Length 51:30
Label Epic
Producer Jeff Beck, Andy Wright, Apollo 440, Me One, Dean Garcia
Jeff Beck chronology
You Had It Coming
(2001)
Jeff
(2003)
Emotion & Commotion
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

Jeff is the ninth studio album by guitarist Jeff Beck, released on 5 August 2003 through Epic Records. The album reached No. 92 on the French albums chart[3] and No. 122 on the Billboard 200,[4] whilst the second track, "Plan B", went on to win the award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at the 2004 Grammys.[5][4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "So What"   Dean Garcia, Jeff Beck 4:19
2. "Plan B"   Ron Aslan, Simon White, Beck, David Torn 4:49
3. "Pork-U-Pine"   Beck, Andy Wright, Paul Holroyde 4:06
4. "Seasons"   Ishmael Butler, Craig Irving, Maryann Viera, Syze-up, Beck, Wright 3:48
5. "Trouble Man"   Beck, Garcia, Wright 3:34
6. "Grease Monkey"   Howard Gray, Trevor Gray, Noko Fisher-Jones, Beck 3:34
7. "Hot Rod Honeymoon"   H. Gray, T. Gray, Fisher-Jones, Beck 3:33
8. "Line Dancing with Monkeys"   Aslan, White, Torn 5:18
9. "JB's Blues"   Garcia, Beck 4:20
10. "Pay Me No Mind (Jeff Beck Remix)"   Me One, Beck 3:18
11. "My Thing"   Beck, Nancy Sorrell, Wright 4:10
12. "Bulgaria"   trad., arr. Beck, Wright 2:00
13. "Why Lord Oh Why?"   Tony Hymas 4:41
Total length:
51:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Jeff Beckguitar, mixing (track 13), production (track 12)
  • Saffronvocals (track 3)
  • Andy Wright – vocals (track 3), engineering (tracks 3–5, 11–13), production (tracks 3–5, 11, 12)
  • Ronni Ancona – vocals (track 4)
  • Nancy Sorrell – vocals (tracks 6, 7, 11)
  • Apollo 440 – vocals (track 6), engineering (tracks 6, 7), production (tracks 6, 7)
  • Baylen Leonard – vocals (track 7)
  • The Beeched Boys – vocals (track 7)
  • Me One – vocals (track 10), mixing (track 10), production (track 10)
  • Wil Malone – orchestration arrangement (tracks 4, 12)
  • London Session Orchestra – orchestration (tracks 12, 13)
  • Dean Garcia – engineering (tracks 1, 9), mixing (tracks 1, 9), production (tracks 1, 9)
  • Dave Bloor – engineering (tracks 3–5, 11, 13)
  • James Brown – engineering (tracks 3–5, 11)
  • Jamie Maher – engineering (track 10), mixing (track 10)
  • John Hudson – additional engineering (tracks 4, 13), additional mixing (track 13)
  • Ferg Peterkin – engineering assistance (tracks 3–5, 11–13)
  • Ashley Krajewski – engineering assistance (tracks 6, 7)
  • David Torn – mixing (tracks 2, 8), production (tracks 2, 8)
  • Michael Barbiero – mixing (tracks 3–5, 11–13)
  • Howard Gray – mixing (tracks 6, 7)
  • Tony Hymas – mixing (track 13)

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
2003 French albums chart 92[3]
Billboard 200 122[4]

Awards[edit]

Event Award Result
2004 Grammys Best Rock Instrumental Performance Won[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. "Jeff - Jeff Beck". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  2. ^ Fricke, David (2003-09-04). "Jeff Beck: Jeff" at the Wayback Machine (archived 4 November 2007). Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  3. ^ a b "Jeff Beck - Jeff (album)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  4. ^ a b c "Jeff - Jeff Beck | Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  5. ^ a b "46th Grammy Awards - 2004". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2014-02-07.

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