Revelator (Tedeschi Trucks Band album)

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Revelator
Studio album by Tedeschi Trucks Band
Released 07 June 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre Rock, blues rock, blues, soul
Length 61:06
Label Sony Masterworks, Sony Music Entertainment
Producer Jim Scott, Derek Trucks
Tedeschi Trucks Band chronology
Revelator
(2011)
Everybody's Talkin'
(2012)

Revelator is the debut album by 11-piece blues rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band released in 2011 by Sony Masterworks. Recorded in Derek and Susan's Swamp Raga Studios in Jacksonville, co-produced by Derek with producer/engineer Jim Scott (Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wilco). The album won Grammy Award for Best Blues Album at the 54th Grammy Awards.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Come See About Me"   Derek Trucks/Susan Tedeschi/Tyler Greenwell/Mike Mattison/Theodore Pecchio 3:48
2. "Don't Let Me Slide"   Gary Michael Louris/Susan Tedeschi/Derek Trucks 5:04
3. "Midnight in Harlem"   Mike Mattison/Derek Trucks 5:52
4. "Bound for Glory"   Mike Mattison/Susan Tedeschi/Derek Trucks 5:28
5. "Simple Things"   Gary Michael Louris/Derek Trucks/Susan Tedeschi 4:43
6. "Until You Remember"   John Leventhal/Susan Tedeschi/Derek Trucks 6:11
7. "Ball and Chain"   Susan Tedeschi/Derek Trucks/Oliver Wood 3:58
8. "These Walls"   Eric Krasno/Sonya Kitchell/Derek Trucks 6:01
9. "Learn How to Love"   Derek Trucks/Susan Tedeschi/Eric Krasno/Adam Deitch/Adam Smirnoff 4:23
10. "Shrimp and Grits (Interlude) [instrumental]"   Derek Trucks/Susan Tedeschi/Oteil Burbridge/Kofi Burbridge/Tyler Greenwell/J. J. Johnson 1:45
11. "Love Has Something Else to Say"   Oteil Burbridge/Derek Trucks/Doyle Bramhall II/Mike Mattison 5:55
12. "Shelter"   David Ryan Harris/Susan Tedeschi/Derek Trucks 4:20
13. "Ghost Light (hidden track) [instrumental]"   Derek Trucks/Oteil Burbridge/Kofi Burbridge/Tyler Greenwell/J. J. Johnson 3:38
Total length:
61:06

Personnel[edit]

  • Derek Trucks – lead guitar
  • Susan Tedeschi – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Oteil Burbridge – bass guitar
  • Kofi Burbridge – keyboards, flute
  • Tyler Greenwell – drums, percussion
  • J. J. Johnson – drums, percussion
  • Mike Mattison – harmony vocals
  • Mark Rivers – harmony vocals
  • Kebbi Williams – saxophone
  • Maurice Brown – trumpet
  • Saunders Sermons – trombone

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Oliver Wood – guitar and vocals
  • David Ryan Harris – guitar and vocals
  • Ryan Shaw – harmony vocals
  • Eric Krasno – acoustic guitar
  • Alam Khan – sarod
  • Salar Nader – tabla

Credits[edit]

  • Producers – Jim Scott and Derek Trucks
  • Engineers – Jim Scott and Bobby Tis
  • Additional Engineer – Kevin Dean
  • Mixing – Jim Scott
  • Mastering – Bob Ludwig
  • Art Direction – Josh Cheuse
  • Photography – James Minchin

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
2011 The Billboard 200 12
2011 Top Blues Albums 1
2011 Top Rock Albums 4

References[edit]