My Way CD
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IAN BROWN My Way (2009 UK 12-track CD album - Ian Brown returns this Autumn with his sixth studio album. My Way sees Brown reunited with long time collaborator writer and producer Dave McCracken [F.E.A.R.] and was recorded at Battery Studios where Stone Roses recorded their seminal debut album 20 years earlier. Includes the single Stellify)
Even at this point, over a decade and six albums into a firm and established solo career, the spectre of The Stone Roses never lies far from Ian Brown’s door (most recently reunion talk has gained traction and there was rumour that John Squire submitted a song for inclusion on My Way, which was ultimately rejected). While that might just speak strongly of the peerless Manchester group’s lasting mythology it pays little heed to Brown’s consistent, spirited and increasingly large body of work. This being Ian Brown though, he squares straight up to the ‘Roses chatter, referencing his old band in "For The Glory" as if to take the subject off the table. So here he goes again; shamanic of tone, dispensing stubbly testament atop a free-willed melee of genres, dusting off a plinth built largely from minimalist funk, hypnotic reverb-heavy percussion and 80s synthesised pop. Due to the latter this could actually turn out to be his most fashionable set yet, with the experience and belief he carries in excess elevating him above much of 2009’s more fleeting swathe of electro-pop. In amongst numerous highlights, "Crowning Of The Poor" slinks with grime malevolence and pointed synth jabs, tempered as ever by his zen ruminations, "In the Year 2525" gallops forth with the authority of mariachi horns and marching beats and the glorious "Always Remember Me" tumbles forward like a warm psychedelic waterfall. He’s still coming up roses then, at least. --James BerrySee all Product Description
Top Customer Reviews
It is inevitable that this should be so. He is a national
treasure after all. Dependably English down to his socks.
There are few surprises in this new collection but a bit
of good old-fashioned rock-solid predictability goes a long
way in our current MySpace wannabe fly-by-night culture.
The 12 tracks in this collection are mostly more than worthy.
My attention was drawn, in particular, to the wonderful
anthemic and structurally unpredictable 'Always Remember Me',
one of the finest songs in his estimable career.
'For The Glory', too, is a powerful and atmospheric composition.
Mr Brown's wonderfully inflexible drawl sets the song ablaze.
'Marathon Man' is a curious confection, somewhat redolent of
Pet Shop Boys in the chorus (a quite disconcerting experience!)
There are a few weaker moments : 'Own Brain' is a tad
lackluster and the remodeled 'In The Year 2525' is a bit
of a stinker truth-be-told.
It would be churlish, however, not to raise a cheer for the bulk
of what is on offer here.
'By All Means Necessary' delivers a real powerhouse performance
and final track 'So High' is just plain charming.
Ian Brown - CHARMING ! Just hold that thought for a moment....
It's hard work reviewing Ian Brown. On paper, unheard, it sounds an unappealing prospect - former Stone Rose, a greying, scruffy, middle aged visionary that follows his own, suburban Kung Fu spirituality drawn from the age of liberation and Muhammed Ali, carving out his own destiny in a unique musical landscape, sounds like nothing so much as a haunted Madchester survivor, a natural successor to Julian Cope's wrecked throne. Once contemporaries : The Inspiral Carpets, The Happy Mondays, reformed and often their own tribute acts, degrade their past achievements by trading opportunity for drugs, money, and nostalgia.
Refusing the easy lure of reforming The Stone Roses for quick money is simple. It's a space that Ian Brown no longer occupies. "My Way" - Browns sixth solo album in eleven years - has barely any live instruments on it (drums seem to be metronomic, precise, unstoppable), and for a man best known for the guitar-frenzies of his previous band, there's not one recognisable guitar line on it : the whole album is made of soaring melodies, thick, synthesised string sweeps, and other-worldly, eastern-tuned rhythms. On top of this sits Brown's perhaps somewhat strange vocals, lyrics that seem cut from simple metre and rhyming structure, but also form an immaculate internal logic.Read more ›
Highlights, to name but a few, include "Stellify" (as strong a lead-off single as "F.E.A.R.", IMO), "Just Like You" (pure pop perfection), "Always Remember Me" (a beautiful elegaic ballad that should lay the ghost of his former band to rest), "Vanity Kills" (a clever, very contemporary sounding little ditty originally written for Kanye West!), "For The Glory" (simply a fantastic song) and "Marathon Man" (a deeply funky driving track with an übercatchy chorus).
Special mention should also be made of long-term collaborator and co-writer, Dave McCracken's deft production touch (although it would have been nice to hear some more live drums as some tracks like "Laugh Now" sound a bit mechanical), Amanda Ghost's lovely backing vox on a couple of tracks and also Inder Goldfinger's ingenious and often subtle percussion work throughout.
After the (only relatively) disappointing The World Is Yours and the somewhat patchy Solarized, the man sounds re-energised and musically & lyrically inspired, delivering a great, semi-autobiographical and stylistically varied (mostly) feel-good pop opus par excellance, which almost plays like a greatest hits set such is the quality on offer.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Superb Album, well worth the time and money. Versatile voice and different to the Stone Roses but still a hitPublished 12 months ago by Declan O'Connell
I'm a big fan of the Stone Roses and Ian Brown - I have seen him live and have all his albums.
I have to say though that this album is his weakest in my opinion. Read more
Music Of The Spheres was my first introduction to Ian Brown, and for the most part, the album is one of those gems you forget about, only to come back to with a fond smile; not... Read morePublished on 13 Nov. 2011 by Wayne Smallman
I am a mega Ian Brown fan and I absolutely love this album. It has really good tracks on it including stellify and just like you. Read morePublished on 15 Sept. 2011 by Kristyxx
Following Ian's last album, the simply superb 'The World Is Yours' I was counting down the days for his next release. What arrived was nothing short of heart-breaking. Read morePublished on 7 July 2010 by Mr Ant
It must be hard to live in the shadow of the stone roses , the amazing inspired opus they created comes close to the holy grail in music , such a hard act to follow it was sheer... Read morePublished on 28 Feb. 2010 by Anthony J