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Tell Me + Signed “Our Hearts Are Wrong” 7"

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    This special bundle of Tell Me includes the album on vinyl or CD plus an exclusive autographed 7” of the album’s first single, “Our Hearts Are Wrong.” (The B-side is a live version of the song “Kiss Me Again.”) All orders include downloads of the complete album as high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s, including the exclusive bonus track "I'll Be the One You Want Someday (Live)."

    Nonesuch Records released Jessica Lea Mayfield's label debut, Tell Me, on February 8, 2011. Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, the album follows Mayfield’s acclaimed 2008 release, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, which debuted in the CMJ Top 200 and in the Top 50 on the “Indie Albums” chart.  Pitchfork gave that album an 8.2, calling it "fascinating and endlessly listenable." The New York Times has described her voice as "somewhere between Lucinda Williams’ and Hope Sandoval’s." NPR's World Cafe says she has "a mature sound that seems evolved beyond her years."

    Mayfield first came to the label’s attention when she sang backing vocals on The Black Keys’ 2008 Nonesuch album, Attack & Release. Her performance on the track “Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be” made the then 17-year-old the first guest vocalist to appear on any record released by the acclaimed duo. In addition to producing, Auerbach also engineered the 11-track album and provided backing vocals as well as guitar and drum loops.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Jessica Lea Mayfield, vocal (1-11), electric guitar (4), acoustic guitar (8, 10, 11)
    David Mayfield, electric bass (1, 3, 8), percussion (1), vocal (1, 3, 7-10), upright bass (2, 6), electric guitar (3, 7), piano (4. 9), Waterphone (4), harmony vocal (5), Casio keyboard (5), Mellotron (6, 9), electric 12-string guitar (7), woodblock (9), cymbal (9), drum kit (10), Moog (11)
    Scott Hartlaub, drum kit (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9), organ (2), vocal (3, 6-10), percussion (5, 7), marimba (9), electric bass (10)
    Richie Kirkpatrick, electric guitar (1-6, 8, 10, 11), piano (1), vocal (3, 5, 7-10), bells (6), electric bass (7, 9)
    Dan Auerbach, acoustic guitar (2), drum loop (2, 3, 7), vocal (2, 3, 7, 8, 10), Moog (5)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced & Engineered by Dan Auerbach at Easy Eye Sound Systems, Akron, Ohio
    Mixed by Kennie Takahashi
    Mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering

    Design by Amy Burrows. This record is a Love Police action.
    Photography by Rachel Williamson

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on February 7, 2011 - 3:05pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

526609

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Artist Name: 
Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597977738AUTOBUN
Price: 
16.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597977660AUTOBUN
Price: 
21.00
Label: 
LP+CD+MP3
Description: 

This special bundle of Tell Me includes the album on vinyl or CD plus an exclusive autographed 7” of the album’s first single, “Our Hearts Are Wrong.” (The B-side is a live version of the song “Kiss Me Again.”) All orders include downloads of the complete album as high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s, including the exclusive bonus track "I'll Be the One You Want Someday (Live)."

Nonesuch Records released Jessica Lea Mayfield's label debut, Tell Me, on February 8, 2011. Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, the album follows Mayfield’s acclaimed 2008 release, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, which debuted in the CMJ Top 200 and in the Top 50 on the “Indie Albums” chart.  Pitchfork gave that album an 8.2, calling it "fascinating and endlessly listenable." The New York Times has described her voice as "somewhere between Lucinda Williams’ and Hope Sandoval’s." NPR's World Cafe says she has "a mature sound that seems evolved beyond her years."

Mayfield first came to the label’s attention when she sang backing vocals on The Black Keys’ 2008 Nonesuch album, Attack & Release. Her performance on the track “Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be” made the then 17-year-old the first guest vocalist to appear on any record released by the acclaimed duo. In addition to producing, Auerbach also engineered the 11-track album and provided backing vocals as well as guitar and drum loops.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

Mayfield’s Nonesuch Records debut, Tell Me, was produced and engineered by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, who provides backing vocals as well as guitar and drum loops. The New York Times has described her voice as "somewhere between Lucinda Williams’ and Hope Sandoval’s." NPR says she has "a mature sound that seems evolved beyond her years." This special bundle includes an autographed 7” of the album track “Our Hearts Are Wrong” (with a live version of "Kiss Me Again" on the B-side).

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Jessica Lea Mayfield, vocal (1-11), electric guitar (4), acoustic guitar (8, 10, 11)
David Mayfield, electric bass (1, 3, 8), percussion (1), vocal (1, 3, 7-10), upright bass (2, 6), electric guitar (3, 7), piano (4. 9), Waterphone (4), harmony vocal (5), Casio keyboard (5), Mellotron (6, 9), electric 12-string guitar (7), woodblock (9), cymbal (9), drum kit (10), Moog (11)
Scott Hartlaub, drum kit (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9), organ (2), vocal (3, 6-10), percussion (5, 7), marimba (9), electric bass (10)
Richie Kirkpatrick, electric guitar (1-6, 8, 10, 11), piano (1), vocal (3, 5, 7-10), bells (6), electric bass (7, 9)
Dan Auerbach, acoustic guitar (2), drum loop (2, 3, 7), vocal (2, 3, 7, 8, 10), Moog (5)

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced & Engineered by Dan Auerbach at Easy Eye Sound Systems, Akron, Ohio
Mixed by Kennie Takahashi
Mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering

Design by Amy Burrows. This record is a Love Police action.
Photography by Rachel Williamson