Wilco (the album) Picture Disc

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Wilco (the album) (the picture disc) melds the 2009 album's acclaimed music with the whimsy of the original photography on one vinyl disc. The band's seventh studio album "is all about a great band playing great original music on an album filled with great songs," says NPR. The Independent gave a perfect five stars to this "magnificent" album.

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Wilco's seventh studio album Wilco (the album), first released on Nonesuch in 2009, was released as a picture disc LP on October 26, 2018. Wilco (the album) (the picture disc) melds the album's acclaimed music with the whimsy of the original photography by Autumn de Wilde and graphic design by Jeff Tweedy and Lawrence Azerrad, all on a single vinyl disc. The picture disc is pressed in a limited-edition run of 3,000 pieces. 

Wilco (the album), which features a vocal duet with Feist on the song "You And I," received international critical acclaim upon its release and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. Pitchfork said, "This is the work of veterans unafraid to express mature emotions with an appropriate level of musical depth and nuance." The album "is all about a great band playing great original music on an album filled with great songs," said NPR. The Independent gave it a perfect five stars and called it "magnificent."

ProductionCredits

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Wilco and Jim Scott
Recorded by Jim Scott
Additional engineering by Jordan Stone, TJ Doherty, and Jason Tobias
Recorded at Roundhead Studios, Auckland, New Zealand, and The Loft, Chicago
Mixed by Jim Scott with Kevin Dean at PLYRZ Studios, Santa Clarita, CA
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME

All songs written by Jeff Tweedy except "Deeper Down" (Tweedy/Sansone)

Leslie Feist appears with courtesy of Polydor, a Universal Music France division

Photography: Autumn de Wilde
Original Album Graphic Design: Jeff Tweedy and Lawrence Azerrad

Nonesuch Selection Number

572157

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Album Status
Artist Name
Wilco
MusicianDetails

MUSICIANS
Wilco are Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glenn Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen, Nels Cline, and Pat Sansone
Wilco played rock band and non-rock band instruments and sang.
With Leslie Feist, vocals (5); Dave Max Crawford, trumpet (11); and Jason Tobias, slide cimbalom (2)

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reissues
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UPC/Price
Label
LP
Price
21.00
UPC
075597928815
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News & Reviews

  • Congratulations to all of the Nonesuch nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards: Molly Tuttle for Best New Artist and Best Bluegrass Album for Crooked Tree with Golden Highway; The Black Keys for Best Rock Album for Dropout Boogie and Best Rock Performance for "Wild Child"; Dan Auerbach for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical; Cécile McLorin Salvant for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Ghost Song and Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals for "Optimistic Voices / No Love Dying"; Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade's LongGone for Best Instrumental Album; Brad Mehldau's Jacob's Ladder for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album; Punch Brothers' Hell on Church Street for Best Folk Album; Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet's Evergreen for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance; Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder's GET ON BOARD for Best Traditional Blues Album; Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes for Bob Mehr; and Astor Piazzolla: The American Clavé Recordings. for Best Album Notes for Fernando González. 

  • Seven special editions of Wilco's landmark 2002 album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot are out now. The now-classic record has been remastered and is available in each set. The Super Deluxe version has eleven vinyl LPs and one CD—including demos, drafts, and instrumentals, charting the making of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot—plus a live 2002 concert recording and a September 2001 radio performance and interview. That box set includes 82 previously unreleased music tracks as well as a new book featuring an interview with Jeff Tweedy, Glenn Kotche, and Jim O’Rourke; an in-depth essay by journalist/author Bob Mehr; and previously unseen photos of the band making the album in their Chicago studio. You can take a look inside in an unboxing video here. Pitchfork gives the set a perfect 10: "A sprawling new box set full of demos and alternate takes suggests a dazzling array of paths the Chicago group might have taken on their masterpiece."

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  • About This Album

    Wilco's seventh studio album Wilco (the album), first released on Nonesuch in 2009, was released as a picture disc LP on October 26, 2018. Wilco (the album) (the picture disc) melds the album's acclaimed music with the whimsy of the original photography by Autumn de Wilde and graphic design by Jeff Tweedy and Lawrence Azerrad, all on a single vinyl disc. The picture disc is pressed in a limited-edition run of 3,000 pieces. 

    Wilco (the album), which features a vocal duet with Feist on the song "You And I," received international critical acclaim upon its release and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. Pitchfork said, "This is the work of veterans unafraid to express mature emotions with an appropriate level of musical depth and nuance." The album "is all about a great band playing great original music on an album filled with great songs," said NPR. The Independent gave it a perfect five stars and called it "magnificent."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Wilco are Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glenn Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen, Nels Cline, and Pat Sansone
    Wilco played rock band and non-rock band instruments and sang.
    With Leslie Feist, vocals (5); Dave Max Crawford, trumpet (11); and Jason Tobias, slide cimbalom (2)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Wilco and Jim Scott
    Recorded by Jim Scott
    Additional engineering by Jordan Stone, TJ Doherty, and Jason Tobias
    Recorded at Roundhead Studios, Auckland, New Zealand, and The Loft, Chicago
    Mixed by Jim Scott with Kevin Dean at PLYRZ Studios, Santa Clarita, CA
    Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME

    All songs written by Jeff Tweedy except "Deeper Down" (Tweedy/Sansone)

    Leslie Feist appears with courtesy of Polydor, a Universal Music France division

    Photography: Autumn de Wilde
    Original Album Graphic Design: Jeff Tweedy and Lawrence Azerrad