Diana Krall’s ‘The Girl in the Other Room’

Diana Krall’s ‘The Girl in the Other Room’ is her seventh (and the first to feature songs co-written with her husband Elvis Costello) studio album released on April 27, 2004 by Verve..

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Track Listing : 1.Stop This World (Mose Allison) – 03:59 . 2.The Girl In The Other Room (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 04:05 . 3.Temptation (Tom Waits) – 04:27 . 4.Almost Blue (Elvis Costello) – 04:04 . 5.I’Ve Changed My Address (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 04:47 . 6.Love Me Like A Man (Chris Smither) – 05:49 . 7.I’M Pulling Through (Arthur Herzog, Irene Kitchings) – 04:02 . 8.Black Crow (Joni Mitchell) – 04:49 . 9.Narrow Daylight (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 03:32 . 10.Abandoned Masquerade (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 05:11 . 11.I’M Coming Through (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 05:07 . 12.Departure Bay (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) – 05:39

Musicians : Diana Krall – Vocals, Piano . Peter Erskine – Drums On (1 – 4 – 7 -8 -9 – 10 – 11 – 12) . Jeff Hamilton – Drums On (2 – 5 – 6) . Terri Lyne Carrington – Drums On (3) . Christian Mcbride – Bass On (1 – 3 – 4 – 7 -8 -9 – 10 – 11 – 12) . John Clayton – Bass On (2 – 5 – 6) . Neil Larsen – Hammond B-3 On (3) . Anthony Wilson – Guitar

Production : Produced By Tommy Lipuma, Diana Krall . Al Schmitt – Engineer . Brian Montgomery – Assistant Engineer . Steve Genewick – Protools Engineer . Al Schmitt – Mix . Robert Hadley – Mastering . Doug Sax – Mastering

Package : Mark Seliger – Photography . Hollis King – Art Director . Dj Hunter – Booklet Back Cover Photo. Isabelle Wong/Isthetic – Design

Recorded 2003- 2004 At Capitol Studios, Hollywood And At Avatar Studios, New York.

Released April 27, 2004 By Verve.

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The Guardian
But much of the material simply doesn’t connect with her real talent, which is for strong melody, mobile harmony and swing rhythm, especially the latter. This is odd, since she co-wrote some of the pieces with her husband, Elvis Costello. […]

Paste
Her beautifully hushed reading of Arthur Herzog and Irene Kitchings’ “I’m Pulling Through” spotlights her piano prowess, which is too often overshadowed by the singer’s vocal style and lyrical interpretations. […]

allmusic
The Girl in the Other Room is, without question, a jazz record in the same manner her other outings are. The fact that it isn’t made up of musty and dusty “classics” may irk the narrow-minded and reactionary, but it doesn’t change the fact that this bold recording is a jazz record made with care, creativityand a wonderfully intimate aesthetic fueling its 12 songs. […]

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