KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza

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KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza
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Studio album by KT Tunstall
Released 15 May 2006
Recorded Vital Spark Studios
2006
Genre Folk rock,[1] alternative rock[2]
Label Relentless
Producer Steve Osborne
KT Tunstall chronology
Eye to the Telescope
(2004)Eye to the Telescope2004
KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza
(2006)
Drastic Fantastic
(2007)Drastic Fantastic2007

KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza is a collection[1] album by Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, originally released 15 May 2006 and was originally only available through her website.[3] The CD comes with a DVD which includes the making of the album and features about her songs and her equipment, namely her AKAI E2 headrush loop pedal which is known as her "Wee Bastard".

The Acoustic Extravaganza version of "Universe & U" was featured in a season 2 episode, "Deterioration of the Fight or Flight Response" of Grey's Anatomy, and is featured in the Volume 2 Soundtrack.

"Golden Age" is a Beck cover from the 2002 album Sea Change.

The album carries a "Parental Advisory" label, as the words "ass" and "fuck" are present in its first track, "Ashes".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
living.scotsman.com 3/5 stars [4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [5]

Track listing[edit]

CD

  1. "Ashes" – 3:34 (released as a promo single)
  2. "Girl and the Ghost" – 4:14 (First released on the "Suddenly I See" single)
  3. "One Day" – 5:02 (First released on the "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" single)
  4. "Golden Age" – 5:00 (Beck cover)
  5. "Boo Hoo" – 4:56 (First released on the "Other Side of the World" single)
  6. "Gone to the Dogs" – 3:59 (Featured on the demo album "Tracks in July")
  7. "Change" – 3:44 (Featured on the demo album "Tracks in July")
  8. "Miniature Disasters" – 4:32 (Acoustic version of song of debut album)
  9. "Universe & U" – 4:31 (Acoustic version of song of debut album/released on the "Another Place to Fall" single)
  10. "Throw Me a Rope" – 3:43 (Acoustic version of first single)

DVD

  1. "Five Go to Skye (Making the Album)"
  2. "Gone to the Dogs"
  3. "Throw Me a Rope"
  4. "The Wee Bastard Pedal"
  5. "Out-takes"

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
UK Album Chart 32[6]
French Album Chart 188

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bantam, Arlin (16 September 2016). "KT Tunstall: A Guide through her Universe. Part Three: "KT Tunstall’s Acoustic Extravaganza"". SA Music Scene. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom. "KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza - KT Tunstall". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Hurley, Caroline (15 June 2006). "KT Tunstall - Acoustic Extravaganza". The Skinny. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "CD reviews - News and features - Scotsman.com". Living.Scotsman.com. 12 May 2006. Archived from the original on 7 October 2007. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Hoard, Christian (16 October 2016). "KT Tunstall's Acoustic Extravaganza: KT Tunstall: Review". Rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on 16 July 2006. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "KT Tunstall - Acoustic Extravaganza - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

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