Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’ is his only complete studio album released on August 23, 1994 by Columbia.
Track listing : 1.Mojo Pin (Jeff Buckley, Gary Lucas) – 05:42 . 2.Grace (Jeff Buckley, Gary Lucas) – 05:22 . 3.Last Goodbye (Jeff Buckley) – 04:35 . 4.Lilac Wine (James Shelton) – 04:32 . 5.So Real (Jeff Buckley, Michael Tighe) – 04:43 . 6.Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen) – 06:53 . 7.Lover, You Should’ve Come Over (Jeff Buckley) – 06:43 . 8.Corpus Christi Carol (Traditional, Benjamin Britten) – 02:56 . 9.Eternal Life (Jeff Buckley) – 04:52 . 10.Dream Brother (Jeff Buckley, Mick Grondahl, Matt Johnson) – 05:26 .
Musicians : Jeff Buckley – vocals, guitar, organ, appalachian dulcimer, harmonium, tabla on (10) . Gary Lucas – “Magical Guitarness” on (1, 2) . Karl Berger – string arrangements . Mick Grøndahl – bass . Loris Holland – organ on (7) . Matt Johnson – percussion, drums, vibraphone on (10) . Misha Masud – tabla on (10) . Michael Tighe – guitar on (5) .
Production Produced by Jeff Buckleyandy Wallace . Clif Norrell – engineer . Bryant W. Jackson – assistant engineer . Chris Laidlaw – assistant engineer . Steve Sisco – assistant engineer . Andy Wallace – engineer, mixing . Howie Weinberg – mastering .
Packaging : Nicky Lindeman – art direction, design . Christopher Austopchuk – art direction, design . Jennifer Cohen – design assistant . Merri Cyr – photography . David Gahr – photography .
Recorded Late 1993–1994 at Bearsville Recording Studio (Woodstock, New York) .
Released on August 23, 1994 by Columbia.
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