Zydeco Junkie

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Zydeco Junkie
Zydeco Junkie.jpg
Studio album by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
Released July 20, 2010
Genre Zydeco
Length 41:40
Label Swampadellic Records
Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band chronology
Live at Knuckleheads, Kansas City
(2007)
Zydeco Junkie
(2010)

Zydeco Junkie is an album by the Zydeco band Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, released in 2010. Highly praised, it received the 2010 Grammy award for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album.[1] Jamie Bergeron and Geno Delafose make special guest appearances.

Reception[edit]

Dan Willging of OffBeat Magazine gave the album positive reviews citing the focused vocals and originality of the album.[2]

Music video[edit]

On June 1, 2011 Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band released a music video for their song, "Zydeco Junkie".[3] The video was produced by mightylions1 Media.

A month later, the video was approved by MTV to air.[4] Although the video has yet to be played on the television network, it gained over 1,000 views in the first 2 days of being on MTV's website and received positive feedback from users.[5] "Zydeco Junkie" is the first Zydeco music video to be posted on MTV.

In April 2012 "Zydeco Junkie" became the first zydeco or cajun music video on YouTube to be available for 3D viewing.

Awards[edit]

Zydeco Junkie won the Grammy award for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album.[1] Also, it won the Best Zydeco Album from OffBeat Magazine for 2010.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Guest Length
1. "Zydeco Junkie"     4:22
2. "Let's Make It Funky Tonight"     3:59
3. "Touch Me Touch Me Baby"     4:33
4. "Swampadellic"     3:25
5. "Stop Wastin' My Time"     4:12
6. "Movin' On Up"     4:11
7. "Call Me"     4:18
8. "Feel Like Makin' Love"     4:19
9. "Jalapena Lena"   Geno Delafose[7] 4:46
10. "My Zydeco Shoes"   Jamie Bergeron[7] 3:35
Total length:
41:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grammy.com - Nominees And Winners". Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  2. ^ Dan Willging (2010-05-01). "Zydeco Junkie Review". Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Zydeco Junkie - Chubby Carrier (Official Music Video)". Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  4. ^ "Zydeco Junkie Video is on MTV!". Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  5. ^ "Zydeco Junkie - Chubby Carrier - MTV Music Videos". Retrieved 2011-07-09. 
  6. ^ "Best of the Beat 2010 Music Award Winners :: OffBeat :: Louisiana and New Orleans Online Music Resource:". Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  7. ^ a b Herman Fuselier (2010-12-02). "Chubby Carrier And The Bayou Swamp Band: Reviews". Retrieved 2011-02-14.