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The ever-innovative Bob Drake in a twisted album of studio and live recordings: 14 songs from Drake performing all instruments, and 11 of those songs rearranged and performed live with David Campbell, David Kerman and Kavus Torabi.
 

Drake, Bob
Bob's Drive-In

Drake, Bob: Bob's Drive-In (Recommended Records)
Label: Recommended Records    
Released in: Great Britain    


"A set of twisty, forty-ideas-a-minute, niftily arranged, irredeemably eccentric, but strangely brilliant songs that skip blithely across genre borders - from Nashville through the Miskatonic by way of the Beach Boys... even the production values range across the history of recording, sometimes switching inside a single song; so - a high-information ride, but still engagingly listenable. Finished with his new CD, Bob sends the raw songs - just chords and melody - to Dave Kerman (ds), David Campbell (bs, vc) and Kavus Torabi (guit, vc) and, a few months later, they assemble at the Crumbling Tomes studio to work up the songs for a performance. Bob is in the band but the band is not being taught his interpretations and arrangements. It finds its own. After a week of rehearsals, there is a show for an invited audience, recorded live. So now we have a second great album - quite different from Bob's own. On the CD, both versions sit side-by-side, each very different, but still intimately linked to one another. "-ReR USA






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Product Information:

UPC: 752725030328

Label: Recommended Records
Catalog ID: ReR CTA 17
Squidco Product Code: 15362

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Part 1 recorded between October 2010 and August 2011 at La Borde Basse, Caudeval, France. Part II recorded live on May 28th, 2011 at La Borde, Caudeval, France.

Personnel:

Bob Drake-guitar, bass, vocals, drums

David Kerman-drums, vocals

David Campbell-bass, vocals

Kavus Torabi-guitar, vocals

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Track Listing:

1. Keep Light Away From This Product 2:17

2. Recreational Guide to the Solar System for Humans 2:38

3. Don't Ask a Cat 2:46

4. Pardon my Varmint 3:44

5. Sad And Indifferent Animals Wearing Scarve 2:19

6. Lesser-Known Explorers of the Arctic 4:38

7. Everybody Wants to Meet my Raccoon 1:45

8. Earthquake Light 2:09

9. Phantom Forerunner 2:54

10. A Sunny Day in Nairobi 2:58

11. Swimming Pool 2:01

12. Gone Gone Gone 1:45

13. Biting of Glory 3:26

14. Some Advice About Zombis 2:55

15. A Sunny Day in Nairobi -live 3:05

16. Earthquake Lights -live 2:06

17. Don't Ask a Cat -live 2:58

18. Lesser-Known Explorers of the Arctic -live 3:27

19. Some Advice About Zombis -live 2:15

20. Sad And Indifferent Animals Wearing Scarves -live 2:20

21. Pardon my Varmint -live 3:22

22. Everybody Wants to Meet my Raccoon -live 1:51

23. Keep Light Away From This Product -live 2:17

24. Recreational Guide to the Solar System for Humans -live 3:08

25. Biting of Glory -live 4:32