When Natalie Merchant left 10,000 Maniacs in 1994, she had given the band two years notice and was ready to embark on a solo career. Given her high profile, she could have done anything she wanted - and she did. She bucked conventional music biz wisdom, hired her own band, and self-produced the ng Tigerlily. Some of its songs are still part of her live set and the classic album endures with fans and continues to find new ones. Twenty years later, Merchant presents Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings.
Complete your Natalie Merchant collection. Something is not right with the pressing of this version. A3 Carnival sounds distorted no matter how many times I checked my cart alignment or vacuum washed the record.
Album · 2015 · 11 Songs. Two decades after the release of Tigerlily, her 1995 solo debut, Natalie Merchant reconfigures the songs that made that album a smash, creating a decidedly different but equally remarkable collection. Like Joni Mitchell’s Both Sides Now, Paradise Is There documents the effects of time-Merchant’s voice has intensified with age, and she inhabits the material with intimate familiarity. Experience has also changed her approach-the airy arrangement of Wonder and the extended take on The Letter (now shorn of its lilting piano) are welcome reinventions.
Nonesuch Records releases Natalie Merchant's Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings on November 6, 2015. This collection of all-new recordings revisits Merchant's multi-platinum solo debut, Tigerlily, originally released in 1995 following her departure from 10,000 Maniacs. Paradise Is There presents the songs as they have evolved over the past two decades of live performance. Joining Merchant on the album, which she produced herself, are her long-time band members Gabriel Gordon (guitar), Jesse Murphy (bass), Uri Sharlin (piano & accordion), and Allison Miller (drums), as well as a string quartet-Scot Moore (violin), Shawn Moore (violin), Marandi Hostetter (viola), and Stanley Moore (cello)-plus.
In 1995, Natalie Merchant released Tigerlily, her first full-length recording outside the band 10,000 Maniacs. A Rolling Stone magazine critic unceremoniously panned it, taking issue with Merchant’s song River, which criticized the media for their sensationalized coverage of the actor River Phoenix’s death. Paradise is There revisits a different time in Merchant’s career, filled with all the typical trappings of stardom.
Natalie Merchant was a guest on the Today show this morning, performing two songs from forthcoming album, Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings: "Jealousy" and "Wonder. The album, due out next Friday, November 6, features new recordings of the beloved songs of her multi-platinum solo deb. onesuch. October 26, 2015 ·. Screenings of Natalie Merchant's new documentary Paradise Is There begin at theaters across the United States, from New York to New Orleans to Anchorage . Natalie Merchant's "Carnival," from her 2015 album Paradise Is There, featuring new recordings of the songs of her solo debut album, Tigerlily.
Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings. Summary: The latest release from the former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs is a disc of new versions of songs from her 1995 debut solo album, Tigerlily.
1998 studio album by Natalie Merchant. Ophelia is the title of a 1998 album, film, and song by Natalie Merchant. Kind & Generous" was the most successful single of the album, reaching the Top 20 in the . whilst Merchant was on tour with Lilith Fair. Break Your Heart" also received single and video treatment. These and the other videos from the album, plus three from Tigerlily, were gathered on a Warner Music Vision home video, also entitled Ophelia. I love the opportunity to flex my thespian muscle," Merchant quips on i. .Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings.