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.
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."
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
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)