Steve Wynn What I Did After My Band Broke Up: The Best of Steve Wynn / Visitation Rights (2-CD)

What I Did After My Band Broke Up: The Best of
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Item:  DBKW 112

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  • Number of Discs: 2
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  • Label: DBK Works

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - p.104
4 stars out of 5 - "This rollicking best-of smartly balances the brilliance of early shots 'Tears Won't Help' and 'Drag' with the latterday rush of 'Amphetamine' and 'There Will Come A Day'."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.116
"[It] finds him moving confidently across the years and a variety of styles: from well-manicured pop to blue-eyed soul to seething guitar rock..."

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Amphetamine
  • 2.Sustain
  • 3.Carelessly
  • 4.Drag
  • 5.Nothing But the Shell
  • 6.Shelly's Blues, Pt. 2
  • 7.Death Valley Rain
  • 8.Black Magic
  • 9.Tears Won't Help
  • 10.Collision Course
  • 11.There Will Come a Day
  • 12.What Comes After
  • 13.Cats and Dogs
  • 14.Conspiracy of the Heart
  • 15.Why
  • 16.Carolyn
  • 17.500 Girl Mornings

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.My Family
  • 2.Gospel
  • 3.James River Incident
  • 4.Drought
  • 5.Anthem
  • 6.For All I Care
  • 7.Mandy Breakdown
  • 8.Riverside
  • 9.Follow Me
  • 10.Crawling Misanthropic Blues
  • 11.The Mask of Shame
  • 12.Something to Remember Me By
  • 13.What We Call Love
  • 14.Epilogue

Product Description:

Package includes bonus CD.
Personnel: Steve Wynn (guitar); Steve Wynn (vocals); Eric Williams (guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, sitar, strings, harmonica, horns); Johnette Napolitano, Thalia Zedek, Jason Victor (guitar, background vocals); Howe Gelb, Louis Luttierez, Robert Mache (guitar); Deanna Varagona, Richard Greene & Beryl Marriott, Dave DeCastro, Greg "Frosty" Smith, Lee Thronburg, John Wesley Harding, Melissa "Missy" Hasin, Robert Lloyd, John Wesley (lap steel guitar, mandolin, sitar, strings, harmonica, horns); Jim Lang, Jimi Lang, Joe McGinty (keyboards); Tim Landers (bass instrument); Linda Pitmon (drums, background vocals); Denny Fongheiser, Kevin Jarvis , Arthur Johnston (drums); Connie Hill, Russ Tolman, Steve McCarthy, Susan Cowsill, Vicki Peterson (background vocals); Chris Brokaw (guitar, background vocals); Chris Cacavas (keyboards, background vocals).
Liner Note Author: Steve Wynn.
Recording information: Lermanessence, New York, NY.
Photographers: Chris Brokaw; Linda Pitmon.
After leaving the Dream Syndicate, Steve Wynn enjoyed a robust solo career, as evidenced by this 2005 best-of, which includes 16 of his strongest solo songs, as well as a bonus disc of stripped-down keyboard-and-vocal tracks. The highlights here reflect the range of influences that inform his work, including the farfisa-laden, garage-y menace of "Death Valley Rain," the wistful minimalism of "Conspiracy of the Heart," and the pounding glam-rocker "500 Girl Mornings." The bonus material is haunting and spare, and lays bare the directness of Wynn's literate lyrics.

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