Ouroboros (Ray LaMontagne album)

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Ouroboros
Ouroboros (Front Cover).png
Studio album by Ray LaMontagne
Released March 4, 2016 (2016-03-04)
Recorded February 2015
Studio La La Land, Louisville, Kentucky, United States[1]
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 39:37
Label RCA
Producer Jim James
Ray LaMontagne chronology
Supernova
(2014)Supernova2014
Ouroboros
(2016)
Part of the Light
(2018)Part of the Light2018
Singles from Ouroboros
  1. "Hey, No Pressure"
    Released: January 20, 2016
  2. "The Changing Man" / "While It Sill Beats"
    Released: July 1, 2016

Ouroboros is the sixth studio album by Ray LaMontagne, released on March 4, 2016. It features My Morning Jacket's frontman Jim James, who also produced the record.[1] Lead single "Hey, No Pressure" debuted online on January 20, 2016.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ray LaMontagne.

Part One
  1. "Homecoming" – 8:28
  2. "Hey, No Pressure" – 6:34
  3. "The Changing Man" – 4:13
  4. "While It Still Beats" – 4:10
Part Two
  1. "In My Own Way" – 6:36
  2. "Another Day" – 3:05
  3. "A Murmuration of Starlings" – 2:33
  4. "Wouldn't It Make a Lovely Photograph" – 3:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Ray LaMontagne – vocals (1–6, 8), electric guitar (2, 3, 4, 5, 7), acoustic guitar (1, 2, 5, 6, 8)
  • Dan Dorff – CP70 (1, 3–8), RMI (1, 3, 4, 5, 7), piano (1, 3, 4), vibes (1, 7), Mellotron (3, 4), Trident synthesizer (3, 7), Multivox piano (2), Juno (2), pump organ (5), pocket piano (7)
  • Dave Givan – drums, percussion (1–5, 7, 8)
  • Jim James – electric guitar (2, 3, 4, 5, 7), background vocals (2, 3, 4, 5), saxophone (2), Juno (2), Trident synthesizer (7)
  • Seth Kaufman – bass (1–5, 7, 8), meditation box (1, 5, 6, 7), electric guitar textures (1, 2), slide guitar (2)
  • Alexis Marsh – background vocals (3, 4)
  • Kevin Ratterman – Moog bass (5, 7), piano strings (1), pocket piano (2), Moog F/X (6)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[3] 44
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 44
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[5] 130
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[6] 13
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 22
Irish Albums (IRMA)[8] 54
UK Albums (OCC)[9] 49
US Billboard 200[10] 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vain, Madison (January 8, 2016). "Inside Ray LaMontagne's Sessions with Jim James for His New Album". Entertainment Weekly. Time, Inc. 
  2. ^ Vain, Madison (January 20, 2016). "Ray LaMontagne Shares 'Hey, No Pressure' Off New Album". Entertainment Weekly. Time, Inc. 
  3. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Ray LaMontagne – Ouroboros". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ray LaMontagne – Ouroboros" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ray LaMontagne – Ouroboros" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  6. ^ "Ray LaMontagne Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Ray LaMontagne – Ouroboros" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 10, 2016". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  9. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
  10. ^ "Ray LaMontagne Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2016.

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