Phantom Radio

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Phantom Radio
Phantom Radio.jpg
Studio album by Mark Lanegan Band
Released October 21, 2014 (2014-10-21)
Genre Blues,[1] folktronica[1]
Length 38:03
Label Vagrant Records
Producer Alain Johannes
Mark Lanegan Band chronology
Imitations
(2013)Imitations2013
Phantom Radio
(2014)
Houston Publishing Demos 2002
(2015)Houston Publishing Demos 20022015

Phantom Radio is the ninth studio album by alternative rock artist Mark Lanegan, performing as the "Mark Lanegan Band". It was released on October 21, 2014 on Vagrant Records.[2] In an interview with The Quietus, Lanegan stated that he used a phone app called FunkBox to write the drum parts on some of the songs.[3]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(78/100)[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[5]
The Guardian4/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork(6.7/10)[7]
Consequence of Sound(C+)[2]
Uncut(C+)[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Harvest Home (Alain Johannes/Mark Lanegan) - 3:16
  2. Judgement Time (Mark Lanegan) - 2:29
  3. Floor Of The Ocean (Mark Lanegan) - 4:52
  4. The Killing Season (Mark Lanegan/Sietse Van Gorkom) - 3:46
  5. Seventh Day (Mark Lanegan) - 4:51
  6. I Am The Wolf (Duke Garwood/Mark Lanegan) - 3:42
  7. Torn Red Heart (Mark Lanegan) - 4:01
  8. Waltzing In Blue (Mark Lanegan) - 3:14
  9. The Wild People (Mark Lanegan) - 3:06
  10. Death Trip To Tulsa (Mark Lanegan) - 4:46

The CD was also sold as a double-disc (digipack). The track listing of the second cd (the "No Bells on Sunday" EP) is:

  1. Dry Iced - 6:22
  2. No Bells On Sunday - 5:51
  3. Sad Lover - 3:40
  4. Jonas Pap - 2:34
  5. Smokestack Magic - 8:18

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark Lanegan - Vocals (all tracks), Acoustic Guitar (9)
  • Alain Johannes - Guitar (1,10), Bass (1,10), Prophet 5 (1,3,4,7,8,10), Percussion (1,4,5,8,10), Backing Vocals (1,3,5,7), Harmonium (2), Acoustic Guitar (2,6), Verb Guitar (3), Electric Guitar (4,7,8), Pocket Piano (4), Moog Bass (5), Wah Guitar (5), Wurlitzer (5), Saxes (5), Flutes (5), Filter Moog (5), Brushverb Guitar (6), Ebow Guitar (6), Kick Drum (7), Tambourine (7), Mellotron (8), Electronic Drums (8), Rhodes (10)
  • Martyn LeNoble - Bass (3,8), Fretless Bass (7), Upright Bass (9)
  • Jack Irons - Drums (1)
  • Aldo Struyf - Synths (3,5,8,10), Arp Synth (3,7), Electric Guitar (3,5,7), Percussion (3), Synth Horns (7), Sample Horns (10)
  • Sietse Van Gorkom - Synths (4), Bass (4), Saloon Piano (4), Acoustic Guitar (4), Strings (4,9), Clarinet (4), Electronic Drums (4)
  • Shelley Brien - Backing Vocals (3,5,8)
  • Jean-Philippe De Gheest - Drums (9,10)
  • Jeff Fielder - Acoustic Guitar (9), Leslie Guitar (9)
  • Brett Nelson - End Solo Guitar (7)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio". Uncut. November 25, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Melis, Matt (October 2014). "Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Mark Lanegan". 
  4. ^ "Phantom Radio Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Mark Deming. "Phantom Radio - Mark Lanegan". AllMusic. Retrieved January 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ Simpson, Dave (October 9, 2014). "Album Review - Mark Lanegan Phantom Radio The Guardian". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-01-28. 
  7. ^ Neyland, Nick (20 October 2014). "Phantom Radio Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 28 October 2014.