The Intercontinentals

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The Intercontinentals
The Intercontintals.jpg
Studio album by Bill Frisell
Released 2003
Genre World fusion
Ethno jazz
Folk jazz
Length 70:27
Label Elektra Nonesuch
Producer Lee Townsend
Bill Frisell chronology
The Willies
(2002)The Willies2002
The Intercontinentals
(2003)
Unspeakable
(2004)Unspeakable2004

The Intercontinentals is the 16th album by Bill Frisell to be released on the Elektra Nonesuch label. It was released in 2003 and features performances by Frisell, Sidiki Camara, Vinicius Cantuaria, Christos Govetas, Greg Leisz and Jenny Scheinman.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic86/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]

Response was positive, with Metacritic assigned album an aggregate score of 86 out of 100 based on 7 critical reviews indicating "Universal Acclaim".[2] The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4.5 stars, stating, "This is a remarkable album; its sets a new watermark for Frisell's sense of adventure and taste, and displays his perception of beauty in a pronounced, uncompromising, yet wholly accessible way. ".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Bill Frisell except as indicated.

  1. "Boubacar" – 6:13
  2. "Good Old People" – 5:25
  3. "For Christos" – 6:13
  4. "Baba Drame" (Traoré) – 5:18
  5. "Listen" – 6:47
  6. "Anywhere Road" – 1:52
  7. "Procissão" (Gil) – 6:43
  8. "The Young Monk" (Traditional) – 2:23
  9. "We Are Everywhere" – 7:06
  10. "Yála" (Govetas) – 5:47
  11. "Perritos" (Cantuaria) – 4:33
  12. "Magic" – 5:54
  13. "Eli" – 4:15
  14. "Remember" – 1:36

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nonesuch Records album info accessed 12 September 2008.
  2. ^ a b "The Intercontinentals by Bill Frisell - Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  3. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed June 21, 2011