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  • Out today, Wilco (the album) (the picture disc) melds the 2009 album's acclaimed music with the whimsy of the original photography, on one vinyl disc. Wilco'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 five stars to the "magnificent" album.

  • Wilco made its Nonesuch Records debut with the release of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot fifteen years ago today, on April 23, 2002. On the album, Wilco delivers a thrillingly experimental work that scored a perfect 10 on Pitchfork, which hailed the album "simply a masterpiece." The New York Times said that "songs about love, America, apocalypse, and self-invention unfold in richly enigmatic arrangements" on the album. Rolling Stone named Yankee Hotel Foxtrot the No. 3 Album of the 2000s.

  • About This Album

    On its Nonesuch debut, Wilco delivers a thrillingly experimental work that scored a perfect 10 on Pitchfork, which hailed the album as “complex and dangerously catchy, lyrically sophisticated and provocative, noisy and somehow serene … simply a masterpiece.” As the New York Times put it, Jeff Tweedy’s “songs about love, America, apocalypse, and self-invention unfold in richly enigmatic arrangements.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Wilco was Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Leroy Bach, Glenn Kotche, and Jay Bennett with: Craig Christiansen, Ken Coomer, Jessy Greene, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Jim O'Rourke.

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Wilco
    Recorded at The Loft, Chicago. Additional recording at CRC and Soma E.M.S., Chicago.
    Engineers: Jay Bennett and Chris Brickley
    Additional engineering by Jim O’Rourke and Jonathan Parker
    Mixed by Jim O’Rourke at Soma E.M.S.
    Mastered by Steve Rooke at Abbey Road Studios, London

    All words written by Jeff Tweedy. Music written by Jeff Tweedy with Jay Bennett except
    Tracks 1, 7, 11 music by Jeff Tweedy. All tracks published by Words Ampersand Music
    (Warner Tamerlane Publishing Co., BMI) and You Want a Piece of This Music (Bug Music,
    ASCAP), except tracks 1, 7, 11 published solely by Words Ampersand.
    Horn and String Arrangements by John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy

    Photography: Sam Jones
    Art Direction and Design: Lawrence Azerrad

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Artist Name: 
Wilco
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2002 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

On its Nonesuch debut, Wilco delivers a thrillingly experimental work that scored a perfect 10 on Pitchfork, which hailed the album as “complex and dangerously catchy, lyrically sophisticated and provocative, noisy and somehow serene … simply a masterpiece.” As the New York Times put it, Jeff Tweedy’s songs "unfold in richly enigmatic arrangements.”

Description: 

On its Nonesuch debut, Wilco delivers a thrillingly experimental work that scored a perfect 10 on Pitchfork, which hailed the album as “complex and dangerously catchy, lyrically sophisticated and provocative, noisy and somehow serene … simply a masterpiece.” As the New York Times put it, Jeff Tweedy’s “songs about love, America, apocalypse, and self-invention unfold in richly enigmatic arrangements.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Wilco
Recorded at The Loft, Chicago. Additional recording at CRC and Soma E.M.S., Chicago.
Engineers: Jay Bennett and Chris Brickley
Additional engineering by Jim O’Rourke and Jonathan Parker
Mixed by Jim O’Rourke at Soma E.M.S.
Mastered by Steve Rooke at Abbey Road Studios, London

All words written by Jeff Tweedy. Music written by Jeff Tweedy with Jay Bennett except
Tracks 1, 7, 11 music by Jeff Tweedy. All tracks published by Words Ampersand Music
(Warner Tamerlane Publishing Co., BMI) and You Want a Piece of This Music (Bug Music,
ASCAP), except tracks 1, 7, 11 published solely by Words Ampersand.
Horn and String Arrangements by John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy

Photography: Sam Jones
Art Direction and Design: Lawrence Azerrad

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79669

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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184
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463
ns_album_releasedate: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2002 - 04:00
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597966923BUN
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597966961
Price: 
9.00
Label: 
2LP+MP3
UPC: 
075597950915
Price: 
21.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Wilco was Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Leroy Bach, Glenn Kotche, and Jay Bennett with: Craig Christiansen, Ken Coomer, Jessy Greene, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Jim O'Rourke.

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