The Smithereens Meet the Smithereens!

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Koch Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.76
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] fun tribute to the Beatles' American debut....They add some deadpan vocals and a bit of extra guitar crunch."
Uncut - p.95
3 stars out of 5 -- "[S]turdy, infectious, seemingly effortless exercises in nostalgia."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.114
3 stars out of 5 -- "'I Saw Her Standing There' is injected with a rollercoaster oomph that pulls you along in its wake."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.I Want To Hold Your Hand
  • Buy for $0.992.I Saw Her Standing There
  • Buy for $0.993.This Boy
  • Buy for $0.994.It Won't Be Long
  • Buy for $0.995.All I've Got To Do
  • Buy for $0.996.All My Lovin'
  • Buy for $0.997.Don't Bother Me
  • Buy for $0.998.Little Child
  • Buy for $0.999.Till There Was You
  • Buy for $0.9910.Hold Me Tight
  • Buy for $0.9911.I Wanna Be Your Man
  • Buy for $0.9912.Not A Second Time

Product Description:

Personnel: Jim Babjak, Pat DiNizio (vocals, guitar); Dennis Diken (vocals, drums, percussion); John Hawken (piano); Dave Amels (organ); Kristin Reil (percussion); Kurt Reil (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Kurt Reil.
Recording information: The House of Vibes, Highland Park, NJ.
Authors: Dennis Diken; Dennis Mitchell ; Lenny Kay; Andy Babluk; Bruce Spizer.
Have you met the Beatles? They had some hits back in the 1960s. On this 2007 release, mondo Beatle fans the Smithereens--who themselves had some chart action in the '80s--have reverently recreated the mop-tops' breakthrough 1964 album, breathing new life into the 12 classic gems that changed pop music forever.
Although the arrangements never stray far from the originals, Pat Danizio and company infuse each track with their characteristic full-bodied sound, making "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "I Saw Her Standing There," and even ballads liked "This Boy" sound a little richer and a little more rocking. As a bonus, Lenny Kaye, promoter Sid Bernstein, and several other Beatle scholars provide educational and entertaining liner notes.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 117,583
  • UPC: 099923420422
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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