Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’ is a concept album released March 20, 2000 by Reprise.

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Track Listing : 1.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) – 03:52 . 2.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 04:28 . 3.Comes Love (Lew Brown, Sam H.Stept, Charles Tobias) – 04:29 . 4.You’Ve Changed (Bill Carey, Carl Fischer) – 05:00 . 5.Answer Me, My Love (Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman, Gerhard Winkler) – 03:23 . 6.A Case Of You (Joni Mitchell) – 05:52 . 7.Don’T Go To Strangers (Redd Evans, Arthur Kent, David Mann) – 04:10 . 8.Sometimes I’M Happy (Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey, Vincent Youmans) – 03:58 . 9.Don’T Worry ‘Bout Me (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) – 03:49 . 10.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 03:07 . 11.I Wish I Were In Love Again (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 03:36 . 12.Both Sides, Now (Joni Mitchell) – 05:45

Musicians : Joni Mitchell – Vocals . Mark Isham – Trumpet, Solo . John Anderson – Oboe . Julie Andrews – Bassoon . Nick Bucknall – Clarinet . Stan Sulzmann – Clarinet, Flute . Philip Todd – Clarinet, Flute And Alto Flute . Jamie Talbot – Clarinet, Flute, Alto Flute And Alto Saxophone . Andrew Findon – Flute . Dave Arch – Piano . Vaughan Armon – Violin . Kate Wilkinson – Viola . Dave Daniels – Cello . Philip Eastop – Horn . John Barclay – Trumpet . Pete Beachill – Trombone . Wayne Shorter – Soprano And Tenor Saxophone . Owen Slade – Tuba . Richard Henry – Bass Trombone . Peter Erskine – Drums . Chris Laurence – Double Bass . Frank Ricotti – Percussion . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Skaila Kanga – Harp . Gordon Jenkins – Arranger

Production : Produced By Joni Mitchell, Larry Klein . Geoff Foster – Engineer . Ben Georgiades – Assistant Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Allen Sides – Engineer, Mixing . John Tyree – Assistant Engineer

Package : Robbie Cavolina – Art Direction . Larry Klein – Liner Notes, . Joni Mitchell – Art Direction, Paintings

Recorded In 1999 At Air Studios, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom.

Released On March 20, 2000 By Reprise.

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allmusic
As a singer, Joni Mitchell has never had much projection or power, but she is a master of phrasing and tone. Joni Mitchell often sounds like an alternate Billie Holiday, with the breathiness and note decay characteristic of later Holiday, if none of her delayed timing. […]

Dangerous Minds
Morrissey Interviews Joni Mitchell Fanboy Morrissey, who counts her masterpiece “Blue” among his favorite albums, interviews the great Joni Mitchell on NPR around the time that her matching Hits and Misses anthologies came out in fall of 1996. […]

CBC Radio
Joni Mitchell’s Both Sides Now: Is this poetry? In the 1969 recording, Mitchell’s voice is more wistful, more melancholy than really sad, cheerily heralded by the first clean peal of her guitar. In the 2000 recasting it’s aching, smoky and wine-sodden, deepened and spotted by the complications of decadesand sulking out from behind a curtain of violins. […]

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