Elton John - Wonderful Crazy Night

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Posted on Sat, 07/16/2016 - 5:43am
by Ron Wallace

Member since: Sat, 01/24/2015
 

Release Type

Studio Album

Release Year

2016

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Label

Mercury/Virgin EMI Records

 

Album Overview

Wonderful Crazy Night is the 32nd studio album by British singer-songwriter Elton John. It is John's first album since 2006's The Captain & the Kid to feature the Elton John Band, and was written and recorded in 17 days. John's long-standing percussionist, Ray Cooper, makes his first appearance on any of John's albums since Made in England in 1995. This is Kim Bullard's first appearance on keyboards replacing Guy Babylon, and Matt Bissonette replacing Bob Birch on bass.

Tracks

TrackTitleDuration
1Wonderful Crazy Night
2In The Name Of You
3Claw Hammer
4Blue Wonderful
5I've Got 2 Wings
6A Good Heart
7Looking Up
8Guilty Pleasure
9Tambourine
10The Open Chord
Deluxe Edition Bonus Tracks
11Free And Easy
12England And America

Critical reception

Wonderful Crazy Night received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 70, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 17 reviews.

Personnel

Baritone Saxophone: Tom Peterson
Bass: Matt Bissonette
Drums: Nigel Olsson
French Horn: Allen Fogle
French Horn: Dylan Hart
Guitar: Davey Johnstone
Harmony Vocals: Davey Johnstone
Harmony Vocals: John Mahon
Harmony Vocals: Ken Stacey
Harmony Vocals: Matt Bissonette
Harmony Vocals: Nigel Olsson
Keyboards: Kim Bullard
Lead Vocals, Piano: Elton John
Percussion: John Mahon
Tambourine: Ray Cooper
Tenor Saxophone: Jim Thomson
Tenor Saxophone: Joe Sublett
Trombone: John Grab
Trombone: Nick Lane
Tuba: William Roper

Credits

Arranged By, Horns, Conductor: Gabe Witcher
Engineer: Alex Williams
Engineer: Gabriel Burch
Engineer: Jeff Gartenbaum
Engineer: Vanessa Parr
Mixed By: Jason Wormer
Photography By: Joseph Guay
Photography By: Juergen Teller
Producer: Elton John
Producer: T-Bone Burnett
Recorded By: Jason Wormer
Remastered By: Gavin Lurssen
 

Attribution

Wonderful Crazy Night - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia : taken from - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonderful_Crazy_Night
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