Mark Kozelek - Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Ltd)

Mark Kozelek - Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Ltd)
Mark Kozelek - Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Ltd)
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Badman Recording Co. (BRC993)
Special Attributes: Limited to 2000 copies
Release Date: 2015
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"Mark Kozelek's (Sun Kil Moon, Red House Painters) debut solo album available on vinyl. It features three completely deconstructed AC/DC covers, a John Denver cover and three original songs..." (

"Not giving up on his well-worn metier, Mark Kozelek’s first proper solo album, Rock ‘N’ Roll Singer, contains the requisite number of cover tunes. With four of seven songs being covers, maybe that’s one or two too many this time (I only have a sampler, so can’t speak to the album proper), but Kozelek manages to refashion and personalize them in such a way that they fit snugly into the rest of the album. John Denver’s “Around and Around” and three AC/DC songs (the title track, “Bad Boy Boogie,” “You Ain’t Got a Hold on Me”) get folked-up here. Kozelek succeeds by glossing each cover with a melancholy sheen, positioning quiet moments alongside points where he soars off to newer heights (or at least as high as his voice lets him). He relies on his alchemical ability to transform the songs’ previous pop/rock life into something infinitely more personal. Straight-up rock songs more at home in stadiums are refitted to suit an intimate setting, often taking on a barely recognizable form..." (Read more:
Track List

A1 Find Me, Ruben Olivares
A2 Rock 'N' Roll Singer
A3 You Ain't Got a Hold On Me
A4 Metropol 47

B1 Around And Around
B2 Bad Boy Boogie
B3 Ruth Marie

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