RPA & The United Nations Of Sound - United Nations Of Sound album FLAC
RPA & The United Nations of Sound are a British alternative rock band formed by vocalist Richard Ashcroft, former lead singer of The Verve.
United Nations of Sound is the debut album by British alternative rock band RPA & The United Nations of Sound, Richard Ashcroft's project, released on 19 July 2010 through Parlophone (see 2010 in British music).
Rebounding from the dissolution of the Verve’s reunion - not too difficult a task considering he instigated the split - Richard Ashcroft assembled the United Nations of Sound, a group that at the very least shook him free from the drowsy strumming of his proper solo efforts. RPA & the United Nations of Sound is painted on a larger canvas than any of those albums, attempting to approximate the cinematic grandeur of the Verve by using a different palette. Ashcroft swaps out psychedelia and guitars in favor of very, very bright surfaces, hippie sentiments, surging sampled strings, melodies.
The Verve reformed in 2007 but again broke up by summer 2009, Ashcroft then founded a new band, RPA & The United Nations of Sound, and released a new album on 19 July 2010. On 22 February 2016 Ashcroft announced his solo album, These People. Chris Martin of Coldplay has described Ashcroft as the best singer in the world, Ashcroft was the only son of office worker Frank and hairdresser Louise, he also has two younger sisters. The terms original meaning was broader, referring to a generation of musicians unified by their debt to either the musical style or simply the independent. Ethos of punk rock, which in the late 1970s laid the groundwork for alternative music, Alternative rock is a broad umbrella term consisting of music that differs greatly in terms of its sound, its social context, and its regional roots.
Notes: Debut album from new band fronted by former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft; produced by Chicago hip-hop producer No . Media: Listen to the extended version of album opener "Are You Ready" here. Artists In This Story. RPA & the United Nations of Sound.
Well, it's this: United Nations Of Sound, a soul flavoured hodgepodge of tunes. Recorded in New York, . and London, the album was produced by Chicago Hip Hop artist No ID (Common, Jay-Z), and features contributions from musical arranger Benjamin Wright (who had worked with Michael Jackson) and Motown engineer Reggie Dozier. So you get the idea of the sound Ashcroft is going for. Does it work? Sometimes. The album starts off with great promise with the Verve-like lead single 'Are You Ready'. Despite a few touches of the old verve, United Nations Of Sound is quite a let down. No doubt some of the two dimensional songs will transfer successfully live but we'll just have to wait and hope that Mr. Ashcroft has something better to pull out of his hat next time.
Album: United Nations of Sound. Download RPA, RPA and the United Nations Of Sound, United Nations of Sound - Glory. United Nations of Sound: Best 2 songs. RPA, RPA and the United Nations Of Sound, United Nations of Sound - Beatitudes 04:25. RPA, RPA and the United Nations Of Sound, United Nations of Sound - Royal Highness 04:14. Album: United Nations of Sound. RPA, RPA and the United Nations Of Sound, United Nations of Sound: best 2 tracks
|1||Are You Ready?||6:33|
|4||This Thing Called Life||5:27|
|7||How Deep Is Your Man||3:30|
|8||She Brings Me The Music||4:17|
|11||Life Can Be So Beautiful||5:30|
|12||Let My Soul Rest||4:58|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
- Manufactured By – EMI Music Australia Pty. Limited
- Distributed By – EMI Music Australia Pty. Limited
- Co-producer – Kevin Randolph (tracks: 1 to 3, 6 to 12), NO ID* (tracks: 4, 5)
- Producer – NO ID* (tracks: 1 to 3, 6 to 12), Richard Ashcroft (tracks: 4, 5), Tim Bran (tracks: 4, 5)
- Recorded By – Rob Kinelski
- Recorded By [Assisted By] – Ross Parkin
- Vocals – Richard Ashcroft
- Written-By – Richard Ashcroft
NotesArtist's name on spine is Richard Ashcroft & The United Nations Of Sound.
℗ 2010 copyright in this sound recording is owned by Virgin Records Ltd.
© 2010 Virgin Records Ltd. This label copy information is the subject of copyright protection.
All rights reserved. © 2010 EMI Records Ltd.
Printed in Australia.
Gatefold card sleeve - some copies with stickered shrinkwrap listing Richard Ashcroft and catalogue number.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5099962784825
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI LN96
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 6Z07
- Matrix / Runout: 126700.1 6278482
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