Eric Clapton’s ‘Back Home’ is his eighteenth studio album released on August 29, 2005 by Duck / Reprise.
Track Listing : 1.So Tired (Eric Clapton, Simon Climie) – 04:47 . 2.Say What You Will (Eric Clapton, Simon Climie) – 04:35 . 3.I’M Going Left (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) – 04:03 . 4.Love Don’T Love Nobody (Joseph Jefferson, Charles Simmons) – 07:13 . 5.Revolution (Eric Clapton, Simon Climie) – 05:00 . 6.Love Comes To Everyone (George Harrison) – 04:35 . 7.Lost And Found (Doyle Bramhall Ii, Jeremy Stacey) – 05:21 . 8.Piece Of My Heart (Doyle Bramhall Ii, Susan Melvoin, Mike Elizondo) – 04:22 . 9.One Day (Vince Gill, Beverly Darnall) – 05:20 . 10.One Track Mind (Eric Clapton, Simon Climie) – 05:04 . 11.Run Home To Me (Eric Clapton, Simon Climie) – 06:18 . 12.Back Home (Eric Clapton) – 03:33
Musicians : Eric Clapton – Vocals, Guitars . Steve Winwood – Keyboards . Billy Preston – Keyboards . Chris Stainton – Keyboards . Nathan East – Bass Guitar . Vince Gill – Guitar . Steve Gadd – Drums . Pino Palladino – Bass Guitar . John Mayer – Guitars . Abe Laboriel, Jr. – Drums . Gavyn Wright – Violin . Andy Fairweather-Low – Guitars . Doyle Bramhall Ii – Guitars . Kick Horns – Brass . Simon Climie – Keyboards . Paul Fakhourie- Bass . Robert Randolph – Pedal Steel Guitar . Toby Baker – Keyboards . Michelle John – Backing Vocals . Sharon White – Backing Vocals . Lawrence Johnson – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Eric Clapton, Simon Climie . Tom Bender – Mixing Assistant . Joel Evenden – Digital Editing . Mick Guzauski – Mixing . Bob Ludwig – Mastering . George Renwick – Assistant Engineer . Jonathan Shakhovskoy – Digital Editing
Package : Eric Clapton – Art Direction . Jill Furmanovsky – Photography . Catherine Roylance – Art Direction . Chris Sykes – Photography . Allan Titmuss – Photography
Released On August 29, 2005 By Duck / Reprise.
Alas, if you’re looking for Slowhand to ignite the pyrotechnics, forget it. He’s busy out in the backyard, playing with the girls. But as he sings on “So Tired,” “Sometimes I think that I’m too old for this/I must have better things to do/But when it’s time for my good-night kiss/My dreams have all come true.” […]
“Back Home” is tastefully recorded and has a polished to perfection sound. The album is more mature and laid-back, than any of his previous ones. You might find it not interesting as it doesn’t contain any suffering or anger, but hey, songs shouldn’t always be about pain. […]
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The best track here, though, is an old Syreeta (Stevie Wonder’s ex-wife, now sadly deceased) song called “I’m Going Left”. Clapton performs the song in a style that is very true to the originaland it had me scrambling to find my old “Stevie Wonder Presents Syreeta” album, now a rarity and an absolute ‘must own” for anyone who appreciates Stevie Wonder. […]