Ned Collette - Old Chestnut album FLAC
Old Chestnut is the stunning new double album from Melbourne/Berlin singer songwriter Ned Collette: Old Chestnut. A truly accomplished work, a gorgeous dark folk opus, fleshed out in lush but precise and sparkling instrumentation thanks to a band of extraordinary collaborators. Featuring regular Wirewalker cohorts Joe Talia (who also co- produced the album with Collette) and Ben Bourke, plus Alexander Garsden, cellist Anthea Caddy, and piano from The Necks’ Chris Abrahams on the album’s monolithic centrepiece, ‘June’.
Ned Collette - Old Chestnut (2018). Songs in album Ned Collette - Old Chestnut (2018).
Old Chestnut’ is an album full of weird and wonderful ideas, the majority of which work very well – but it falls very much into the realms of experimental music and psych folk and, as such, is unlikely to have wide appeal. Presumably Ned Collette knows his audience and this will surely be well received by those who already appreciate his music but its density and persistent slow tempo is unlikely to win many new converts; and that’s a shame because it’s an album that rewards perseverance.
2 x Old Chestnut CDs 13 x Old Chestnut Double LP Feeding Tube Records ed. 4 x NC & Wirewalker '2' LP (2012). If you want to own any of these, better be quick. All other CDs and LPs plentiful except the first two albums and the gatefold Old Chestnut which are all max GAWN.
Ned says that Old Chestnut is the first album he has made that feels like the albums I always wanted to make. and it does feel like Old Chestnut is an elevation, and that with it, he has attained a level of songcraft that transcends his already impressive back catalogue. With snippets written as far back as 2008 and 4 years since his last album release, it’s been a long journey. The resultant work is cohesive and articulate in a way few albums are. A mixture of melancholy balladry interwoven with.
Ned Collette – Old Chestnut. Label: It Records (4) – itLP012. Recorded By, Mixed By – Joe Talia, Ned Collette. Written-By – Ned Collette.
Ned Collette is a Melbourne-born singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer now based in Berlin. He was a member of Melbourne instrumental band City City City and has since then recorded five albums, either as solo productions or with his band, Wirewalker.
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In stock now for same day shipping. Home Indie . Feeding Tube US. Ned COLLETTE. Format: 2xLP + insert + MP3 download code Cat: FDTB 362 Released: 03 Dec 18 Genre: Indie.
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Vocals – Anthea Caddy
|A4||No Wonder You Look So Forlorn||1:50|
Synthesizer [Moog], Vocals – Ben Bourke
Cello – Anthea CaddySteel Guitar – Alexander Garsden
Cello, Vocals – Anthea CaddyPiano – Chris Abrahams
Vocals – Ben Bourke
- Mastered At – Dubplates & Mastering
- Artwork [Cover] – Maria Torres
- Drums, Other [Machines], Drum Machine – Joe Talia
- Mastered By – Rashad Becker
- Recorded By, Mixed By – Joe Talia, Ned Collette
- Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Synth, Percussion, Recorder, Piano, Other [Acetone] – Ned Collette
- Written-By – Ned Collette
NotesRecorded and mixed in Berlin and Melbourne.
Edition of 300 with download code. Includes large glossy double-sided insert for lyrics and credits.
|itLP012||Ned Collette||Old Chestnut (2xLP)||It Records||itLP012||Australia||2018|