Tag: Tim Buckley

Song Of The Day: Beth Orton & The Chemical Brothers, “I Never Asked To Be Your Mountain”

Taken from the Lost Leaves release, “I Never Asked To Be Your Mountain.”

Song Of The Day: Tim Buckley, “Nobody Walkin'”

Taken from the Manifesto Records release, Greetings From West Hollywood.

Tim Buckley: Venice Mating Call (Manifesto)

In September 1969, legendary singer/songwriter Tim Buckley would introduce the world to his new hybrid of jazz and folk during a residency at Los Angeles’s legendary Troubadour club. This new two-disc collection captures Buckley in fine form as he performs his then-new album, Happy Sad and what would become his most difficult work, 1970s Lorca.

Song Of The Day: Tim Buckley, “Blue Melody”

Taken from the Edsel Records release, Buzzin’ Fly: Live Anthology 1968-1973.

2016’s Albums Of Note, Part Three

Part three of our examination of the albums that made 2016 notable.

Tim Buckley: Wings: The Complete Singles 1966-1974 (Omnivore Recordings)

Wings compiles the complete singles discography of doomed musician Tim Buckley. He wasn’t a singles artist–his most beloved songs don’t appear here, as they were album cuts–this collection does a fair job of covering most of the stylistic twists and turns of Buckley’s too-short career.

Tim Buckley: Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions (Light In The Attic)

In 1967, folk singer Tim Buckley turned twenty, but he was already a masterful songwriter with a powerful, unique voice. These recordings stem from the time surrounding the recording of his second album, Goodbye And Hello, but stand on their own in terms of potency and power.

Song Of The Day: Tim Buckley, “Lady, Give Me Your Key”

Taken from the forthcoming Future Days Recordings release, Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions .

3AM Eternal: Tim Buckley “Look At the Fool” (1974)

Tim Buckley’s last stand. As far removed from his folk-singing days as you could possibly get, this track from his final album is a funky R&B ballad, complete with his angelic singing and back-up singers. And twenty years later, the equally-damned son would pick up where this album left off…