Play It as It Lays (album)

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Play It as It Lays
Patti Scialfa - Play It As It Lays.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2007 (2007-09-11)
RecordedEarly 2007
GenreRock, Roots rock, AOR
LabelColumbia, Sony
ProducerSteve Jordan, Patti Scialfa, Ron Aniello
Patti Scialfa chronology
23rd St. Lullaby
(2004)
Play It as It Lays
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Play It as It Lays is the third full-length album by singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa.

Track listing[edit]

[2]

All tracks are written by Patti Scialfa.

No.TitleLength
1."Looking For Elvis"3:59
2."Like Any Woman Would"4:15
3."Town Called Heartbreak"5:29
4."Play Around"3:51
5."Rainy Day Man"4:04
6."The Word"5:44
7."Bad For You"3:39
8."Run, Run, Run"3:24
9."Play It as It Lays"4:24
10."Black Ladder"2:12

"The Word", "Town Called Heartbreak" and "Like Any Woman Would" use elements or samples of songs written or recorded by other artists. Used by permissions.

Production[edit]

[2]

  • Produced by Steve Jordan, Patti Scialfa, Ron Aniello
  • Recorded by Dave O'Donnell at Thrill Hill Studios
  • Mixed by Bob Clearmountain at Mix This!
  • Additional Engineering by Toby Scott, Eddie Jackson, Trina Shoemaker, Ron Aniello, Roger Moutenot, Brandon Duncan
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering

Personnel[edit]

[2] The Whack Brothers Rhythm Section:


Additional musicians:

  • Ron Aniello: Guitar, Keyboard
  • Errol "Crusher" Bennett: Percussion 2 and 3
  • Jeremy Chatzky: Bass 4 and 10
  • Patti Scialfa: Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Wurlitzer
  • Mark Stewert: Cello 1, 6, 9, Guitar 1, Banjo 9
  • Soozie Tyrell: Violin 6 and 9
  • Scott Tibbs: Synth Strings 9


Background Vocals

  • Soozie Tyrell 5, 6, 8 and 9
  • Lisa Lowell: 5, 6, 8 and 9
  • Michelle Moore: Bridge Vocal Solo 2, Background Vocals 3 and 8
  • Cindy Mizelle: 1, 3 and 8
  • Curtis King: 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Play It As It Lays at AllMusic. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Play It as It Lays, Patti Scialfa, Columbia Records 88697 11293 2 (2007) CD