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Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by TheWarmth » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:23 pm

There's a really good interview with Lanegan (and also Mac DeMarco on the same show) by Marc Maron on his podcast. I know a few forumites dig Lanegan, so you might want to check it out:

http://www.wtfpod.com/

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Post by spzretent » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:42 am

That was a really good interview. Thanks.
I picked up Gargoyle yesterday and love it. This prompted me to dig out the last two Mark Lanegan records and they are just as strong as this new one. I played Blues Funeral a lot when it came out but Phantom Radio not nearly as much. I have played a few times in the past few days and I cant believe I overlooked this so much. Must have been a lot of records that came out around PR.
I am also revisiting both Soulsavers records with ML.Some amazing songs on those as well.
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by nghst » Thu May 04, 2017 8:57 pm

Thanks for turning me onto Lanegan. I've listened to Phantom Radio multiple times on YouTube and I'm going to purchase it now. I also enjoyed listening to the WTF interview. He said on there that Gargoyle is his tenth solo album. I'm curious as to which of his other albums I should check out next. It's cool that he has that early connection with grunge with his band the Screaming Trees and Kurt Cobain, but has found his own unique style.

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by spzretent » Thu May 04, 2017 9:28 pm

Whiskey For The Holy Ghost is essential.
Bubblegum is a must.
The Winding Sheet is great.
Blues Funeral too.
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by jack white » Fri May 05, 2017 11:56 am

This ^
One of the great back catalogues in modern rock (n roll). Yea whiskey is prob his high water mark but mostly everything is stellar. I love field songs, reading that track list is like a greatest hits, or rather best of, album. It's a fuckin dark record.

See my location for probably, if push came to shove, my favourite lanegan tune ----->
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by nghst » Sat May 06, 2017 5:28 am

spzretent wrote:Whiskey For The Holy Ghost is essential.
Bubblegum is a must.
The Winding Sheet is great.
Blues Funeral too.
Thank you! I'm listening to Blues Funeral on Amazon right now. The Winding Sheet is available on YouTube. I've listened to it once. That was his first I believe. These days I like hearing an album before purchasing it. I may take a chance on Whiskey for the Holy Ghost as it doesn't seem to be available online and it's gotten stellar reviews from Amazon, Allmusic and of course your strong recommendation.

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by angelsighs » Sat May 06, 2017 9:53 am

I have to admit ignorance of Mark's entire oeuvre (aside from some guest spots) if there was ONE album to try, what would it be?

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by niamhm » Sat May 06, 2017 10:18 am

All the above recommendations are solid shouts, but if you want a `way in` album I would say Bubblegum, it covers a lot of bases/styles, kinda mid period album and reflects where he came from and maybe a bit of where he was going, Field Songs and Funeral Blues/ Phantom Radio are poles apart but maybe you can see both periods in some of Bubblegum I think, will have to play it now, beautiful sunny morning here, should go down a treat.

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by olan » Sat May 06, 2017 10:35 am

angelsighs wrote:I have to admit ignorance of Mark's entire oeuvre (aside from some guest spots) if there was ONE album to try, what would it be?
The LP I listen to most is 'Blues Funeral' which is by The Mark Lanegan Band. After that it is probably 'Black Pudding' which is Lanegan and Duke Garwood and then 'Bubblegum'. Phantom Radio just didn't do it for me at all, but the new one is superb.

It is also worth having a listen to the the LPs he released with Isobel Campbell too.

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by sunray » Sat May 06, 2017 1:41 pm

Blues Funeral and Bubblegum would be my top two.
I liked Phantom Radio, it's a grower. Just had my first listen to Gargoyle, very nice indeed. Can see it getting a lot of plays.
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by spzretent » Sat May 06, 2017 4:22 pm

nghst wrote:
Thank you! I'm listening to Blues Funeral on Amazon right now. The Winding Sheet is available on YouTube. I've listened to it once. That was his first I believe. These days I like hearing an album before purchasing it. I may take a chance on Whiskey for the Holy Ghost as it doesn't seem to be available online and it's gotten stellar reviews from Amazon, Allmusic and of course your strong recommendation.
All of his records are now back in print thanks to Sub Pop. Whiskey has been stretched to a double LP and now sounds fantastic. All are good value imho.
The latter releases are reasonable too.
If you are in the US and you really like the Sub Pop era material there is a gorgeous box set that is really reasonable. Not sure how much it sells for overseas.
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by angelsighs » Sun May 07, 2017 11:28 am

Thanks all I'll follow up on the recommendations

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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by BzaInSpace » Sun May 07, 2017 3:07 pm

angelsighs wrote:I have to admit ignorance of Mark's entire oeuvre (aside from some guest spots) if there was ONE album to try, what would it be?
There are several as indictated above, but for me Bubblegum is unbeatable.
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by sunray » Sat May 04, 2019 12:21 am

New album 'Somebody's Knocking' out in October.

Taking the Mark Lanegan Band on the road in the US this month then hitting Europe for October, November and December.
New tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... uW0KLUYCQg
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Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

Post by purespace » Sun May 05, 2019 1:18 pm

Seeing Mark this Wednesday evening in Detroit. Really looking forward to this.
I think I feel it coming on

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