Ouroboros (Ray LaMontagne album)

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Ouroboros
Ouroboros (Front Cover).png
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 4, 2016 (2016-03-04)
RecordedFebruary 2015
StudioLa La Land, Louisville, Kentucky, United States[1]
GenrePsychedelic rock
Length39:37
LabelRCA
ProducerJim James
Ray LaMontagne chronology
Supernova
(2014)
Ouroboros
(2016)
Part of the Light
(2018)
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 (Album Top 100)[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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