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Livin' On A High Note
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Complete your Mavis Staples collection. Reply Notify me Helpful. When I picked this one up after her show in Chicago, I was worried it would have the same wow and flutter issues that was so prominent in her last vinyl releases. Luckily, no wow and flutter problems here though there is a slight warp.

Livin' On A High Note by Mavis Staples, released 19 February 2016 1. Take Us Back 2. Love And Trust 3. If It's A Light 4. Action 5. High Note 6. Don't Cry 7. Tomorrow 8. Dedicated 9. History, Now 10. One Love 11. Jesus Lay Down Beside Me 12. MLK Song. I would like to thank my sister Yvonne Staples and brother Pervis Staples for encouraging me to continue my musical journey. I love you with all my heart. I would also like to thank Andy Kaulkin, M. Ward, Pierre, Tucker Martine and all of the great and wonderful songwriters who took time out of their busy schdules to write a song for me - Benjamin Booker, Ben Harper, Nick Cave, Merrill Garbus, Valerie June, Aloe Blacc, Justin Vernon, Neko Case, Son Little, Dan Wilson and Charity Rose Thielen, the very talented musicians.

Livin' on a High Note was released the week her version of Blind Lemon Jefferson's "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean" won a Grammy - only her second - in the category of Best American Roots Performance, and preceded the HBO premiere of the documentary Mavis! by a couple weeks. Staples was in the public consciousness as much as ever and was continuing to move in new directions.

Gospel matron Mavis Staples’ remarkable third act continues with Livin’ on a High Note. Her fourth album for ANTI-, a rootsy sister label to the punk institution Epitaph, High Note draws on her reputation as a Civil Rights unifier (with the Staples Singers) and voice of moral dissent, featuring songs by likeminded outsiders Nick Cave (the haunting and spare Jesus Lay Down Beside Me ), Neko Case (the protest-minded History Now ), and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, all upheld by Staples’ frank, powerful voice. Livin' on a High Note Mavis Staples.

Mavis staples to release livin’ on a high note february 19TH. M. Ward-produced Album Features Custom Compositions By Nick Cave, Neko Case, Ben Harper, Justin Vernon and Others. Listen To The Track High Note : Mavis Staples is an alchemist of American music, and has continuously crossed genre lines like no musician since Ray Charles. With the release of her new album Livin’ On A High Note, she continues to gain momentum. Referencing and drawing from her past while taking the music to fresh places, Mavis and her team recruited a unique dozen of today’s heralded and up-and-coming artists to write songs for the record. The names gathered here impress and excite: Neko Case, Justin Vernon, Nick Cave, Ben Harper, Tune-Yards, Aloe Blacc, Benjamin Booker, The Head and the Heart, M. Ward-with Ward also tapped to produce the album in full.

Livin’ On A High Note. Livin’ On A High Note Tracklist. 1. Take Us Back Lyrics. 2. Love and Trust Lyrics. About Livin’ On A High Note. The 79 year old returns with her follow to her 2013 EP Your Good Fortune. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Justin Vernon, TUnE-yArDs, Neko Case and Aloe Blacc all feature. Staples said of the album: I’ve been singing my freedom songs and I wanted to stretch out and sing some songs that were new. I told the writers I was looking for some joyful songs

Livin' On A High Note" by Mavis Staples (Anti- via AP). Mavis Staples is the real deal, no question about it. Seventy years into her singing career, her voice is just as human and imperfectly perfect as you would ever want it to be. Her expressive growl swings into that baritone register that still takes me off guard every time she dips there. Mavis Staples on her famous family, her new album, and her former suitor, Bob Dylan Mavis Staples has been singing professionally since the 1950s, and she's still going strong with a new album coming out on Feb. 19, titled 'Livin' on a High Note,' plus an upcoming HBO documentary simply titled "Mavis!" It tells the story of her 60-plus years as a singer, including her time in the family group, The Staple Singers. Mavis Staples discusses her life and work in this interview.

With Livin’ On A High Note, Mavis Staples has delivered the most joyful and uplifting record of her career. 12 original songs written exclusively for Mavis by some of the finest songwriters of our time including . ard, Ben Harper, Valerie June, Neko Case, tune-yards, Nick Cave, John Baptiste, Justin Vernon, Aloe Blacc, and more. At age 76, Mavis Staples shows no signs of slowing down and 2016 is slated to be one of her best years yet. On February 20th, HBO will debut Mavis! – the first feature length documentary on the gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon. Download card included. The album needed to be played a few times to carve out the grooves a little but after a couple plays no problems with skipping or anything. One person found this helpful.

Livin' On A High Note. 2008 E Album Set. Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records.


1 Take Us Back 3:16
2 Love And Trust 3:19
3 If It's A Light 3:05
4 Action 3:06
5 High Note 3:30
6 Don't Cry 2:48
7 Tomorrow 3:20
8 Dedicated 3:55
9 History, Now 2:07
10 One Love 3:11
11 Jesus, Lay Down Beside Me 4:05
12 MLK Song 3:03


Watermarked promo.
Comes in a plastic sleeve with paper wraparound.

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  • Label Code: LC 02576

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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
87444-2 Mavis Staples Livin' On A High Note ‎(CD, Album) Anti- 87444-2 2016
87444-1 Mavis Staples Livin' On A High Note ‎(LP, Album) Anti- 87444-1 US 2016
57444 Mavis Staples Livin' On A High Note ‎(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Anti- 57444 Europe 2016
7444-1 Mavis Staples Livin' On A High Note ‎(LP, Album, 180) Anti- 7444-1 Europe 2016
7444-2 Mavis Staples Livin' On A High Note ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) Anti- 7444-2 Russia 2016