Dr. John’s ‘Locked Down’

Dr. John’s ‘Locked Down’ is an album featuring Dan Auerbach of The Kills’fame as guitarist and producer and released on April 3, 2012 by Nonesuch Records.

Track Listing : 1.Locked Down (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 04:59 . 2.Revolution (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 03:26 . 3.Big Shot (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 03:49 . 4.Ice Age (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 04:24 . 5.Getaway (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 04:35 . 6.Kingdom Of Izzness (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 03:46 . 7.You Lie (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 04:45 . 8.Eleggua (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 02:51 . 9.My Children, My Angels (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 05:09 . 10.God’S Sure Good (Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Brian Olive) – 04:58

Musicians : Dr. John – Keyboards, Lead Vocals . Dan Auerbach – Guitar, Percussion, Background Vocals . Max Weissenfeldt – Drums, Percussion, Background Vocals . Leon Michels – Keyboards, Percussion, Woodwinds, Background Vocals . Nick Movshon – Electric And Upright Bass, Percussion, Background Vocals . Brian Olive – Guitar, Percussion, Woodwinds, Background Vocals . The Mccrary Sisters (Regina, Ann & Alfreda) – Background Vocals

Production : Produced By Dan Auerbach . Collin Dupuis – Engineer, Mixing . Brian Lucey – Mastering . John Peets – Photography

Package : Michael Carney – Art Direction, Photo Coloring . Alysse Gafkjen – Photography . Gabe Soria – Liner Notes . Joshua Black Wilkins – Photography

Recorded 2011 – 2012 At Easy Eye Sound, Nashville, Tn.

Released On April 3, 2012 By Nonesuch Records.

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Pitchfork
Producing and playing like there’s no such thing as boomer nostalgia, the Black Key not only respects Dr. John‘s southern-fried eccentricities but amplifies them. Locked Down is a weird-ass gumbo of grotty funk and R&B, littered with raunchy reeds, leering organ riffsand blustery guitar. […]

Los Angeles Times
Lyrically, though, the mask has been taken offand we see Rebennack not only as a Saturday night voodoo king but also as a Tuesday morning man waking up after a weekend bender and trying to come to terms with what went down over the last 72 hours […]

NPR
Dr. John: Swamp Grooves From The Bayou Underworld Auerbach says Dr. John went home with the instrumental tracks and returned several weeks later with a bunch of ideas: phrases, poems and fragments of verses that expressed bitterness and frustration over the current economic situation. That’s a popular theme right nowand Dr. John approaches it like a wary — and wily — skeptic, slipping hipster jive and Beat-poet imagery into songs about greed and indifference. […]

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