Banga is the eleventh studio album by American rock musician Patti Smith, released on June 1, 2012 on Columbia Records. The album includes a number of guest musicians including Tom Verlaine of Television, Italian band Casa del Vento, Jack Petruzzelli and Smith's own children, Jackson and Jesse Paris.
Patti Smith’s eleventh studio album, Banga, was inspired by her own unique dreams and observations, and focuses upon human experience. In an interview with CBS, Smith revealed that the album’s title references Pontius Pilate’s dog of the same name in the Mikhail Bulgakov novel, The Master and Margarita. Lyrically, Banga’s poetic lyrics are: a reflection of our complex world – a world that is rife with chaos and beauty. No one else makes rock records as rich, poetic and sexy as this. Not even Polly Harvey.
Banga (12xFile, AAC, Album, VBR). Patti Smith - Constantine's Dream 10:20. Patti Smith - Banga- New Album 2:58. Patti Smith - Seneca 5:42. Patti Smith - Just kids 4:29.
On Banga, Smith marries together her various forms of literary expression with rock and pop in an iconic assemblage. Her collaborators are (mostly) familiar: guitarist Lenny Kaye, drummer Jay Dee Daugherty, bassist Tony Shanahan, guitarist Tom Verlaine, her children Jackson and Jessi, and guitarist Jack Petruzzelli. Italian band Casa del Vento and Johnny Depp also appear. The album is saturated with poetry, sung or spoken - sometimes both
Smith is at her most poetically inspired on her first album of new material in eight years. Amerigo" and "Constantine's Dream" recount the New World's "discovery" in respectively edenic and apocalyptic fashions, with her stately take on Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush" providing a charming coda. Eschewing punk riffs for relatively lush arrangements, Smith celebrates Amy Winehouse in the doo-wop gem "This Is the Girl" and offers her most elegant pop song to date with "April Fool.
Patricia Lee Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the "punk poet laureate," Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is "Because the Night," which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen. It reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978 and number five in the .
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