Pat Metheny Group’s “Letter from Home”

Pat Metheny Group’s “Letter from Home” is an album released on June 29, 1989.


Track Listing : 1.Have You Heard (Pat Metheny) – 06:25 . 2.Every Summer Night (Pat Metheny) – 07:13 . 3.Better Days Ahead (Pat Metheny) – 03:02 . 4.Spring Ain’T Here (Pat Metheny) – 06:55 . 5.45/8 (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) – 00:56 . 6.5-5-7 (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) – 07:54 . 7.Beat 70 (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) – 04:53 . 8.Dream Of The Return (Pat Metheny, Pedro Aznar) – 05:25 . 9.Are We There Yet (Lyle Mays) – 07:55 . 10.Vidala (Pat Metheny, Pedro Aznar) – 03:04 . 11.Slip Away (Pat Metheny) – 05:24 . 12.Letter From Home (Pat Metheny) – 02:33

Musicians : Pat Metheny – Acoustic And Electric Guitars, 12 String Guitar, Soprano Guitars, Tiple, Guitar Synthesizers, Synclavier . Lyle Mays – Piano, Organ, Keyboards, Accordion, Trumpet, Synclavier . Steve Rodby – Acoustic And Electric Basses . Paul Wertico – Drums, Caja, Additional Percussion . Pedro Aznar – Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Marimba, Vibes, Tenor Sax, Charango, Melodica, Panpipe, Additional Percussion . Armando Marçal – Percussion

Arrangements : Steve Rodby

Package : Skippy Brown – Photography . Chris Kehoe – Photography . Joji Sawa – Photography . Mário Luiz Thompson – Photography

Recorded Spring 1989 At The Power Station, New York, New York.

Released On June 29, 1989 By Geffen.

Pat Metheny Group


Metheny has always known the difference between light and lightweight, and even at his most delicate, he avoids entering “Muzak” territory. True to form, the improviser doesn’t shy away from making extensive use of technology, but is insightful enough to do so in a very warm and soulful fashion […]

P_Hangman @ RateYourMusic
Yep. You really need an acquired taste to enjoy this properly, except for some cuts that are as amazing as the group ever was: the jazzy samba of Better Days Ahead screams nothing but ‘good time’, Spring Ain’t Here is a dreamy, nostalgic composition. Take a listen. […]


Pat Metheny Group’s “Letter from Home”