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Alter Bridge - Blackbird FLAC

Alter Bridge - Blackbird FLAC Performer: Alter Bridge
Album: Blackbird
Country: US
Released: 2007
Style: Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
Label: Universal Republic Records
Genre: Rock
Catalog #: B0009955-02
Size FLAC: 1154 mb.
Size MP3: 2368 mb.
Rating: 4.1/5
Votes: 988
Record Source: CD, Album




Tracklist


1Rise Today4:21
2Coming Home4:20
3Break Me Down3:57
4Blackbird7:58
5Brand New Start4:55
6Buried Alive4:35
7One By One4:20
8Wayward One4:47
9Before Tomorrow Comes4:07
10Come To Life3:52
11White Knuckles4:25
12Watch Over You4:19
13Ties That Bind3:20


Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
0602517467484Alter Bridge Blackbird ‎(CD, Album, Sup)Universal Republic Records0602517467484Europe2007
MOVLP792Alter Bridge Blackbird ‎(LP + LP, S/Sided, Etch + Album, 180)Universal Music, Music On VinylMOVLP792Europe2013
MOVLP792Alter Bridge Blackbird ‎(LP + LP, S/Sided, Etch + Album, Ltd, Num, Red)Universal Music, Music On VinylMOVLP792Europe2017
B0010124-10Alter Bridge Blackbird ‎(CD, Album + DVD-V)Universal Republic RecordsB0010124-10US2007
0602517467484Alter Bridge Blackbird ‎(CD, Album)Universal Republic Records0602517467484Europe2007


Credits


  • A&RTom Mackay
  • Art Direction, DesignDaniel Tremonti
  • BassBrian Marshall
  • Booking [For The Agency Group]Ken Fermaglich, Neil Warnock
  • DrumsScott Phillips
  • Engineer [Digital Engineering]Jef Moll
  • Guitar, Backing VocalsMark Tremonti
  • Lead Vocals, GuitarMyles Kennedy
  • Legal [Additional Legal Representation]Brian McClain, Lisa C. Socransky-Austin
  • Legal [Legal Representation]Jim Zumwalt, Mark Passler, Orville Almon
  • Management [Business Management]Scott Adair
  • Management [For Azoff Music Management]Paul Geary, Steve Wood
  • Management [Product Management]Heather Hawkins
  • Mastered ByBrian "Big Bass" Gardner
  • Mixed ByBrian Sperber
  • Mixed By [Assisted By]Noah Goldstein
  • Other [Pr] – Keith Hagan
  • Other [Press / Fan Liason] – Michael Tremonti
  • Photography By [Band]Chapman Baehler
  • ProducerMichael "Elvis" Baskette
  • Recorded ByDave Holdredge
  • Recorded By [Assisted By]John Netti
  • Technician [Drums]Tony Adams
  • Technician [Guitar]Ernie Hudson
  • Written-ByAlter Bridge


Barcodes


  • Barcode: 602517467484
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 1 & 2): IFPI L006
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1(The F is a machine stamp)): [EDC Logo] B00 099 5502 [email protected] F
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0390
  • Other (Variant 1 Mould hub text): MADE IN USA BY EDC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 (The H is a machine stamp)): [EDC logo] B00 099 5502 [email protected] H
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0380
  • Other (Variant 2 Mould hub text): MADE IN USA
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI


Companies


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Universal Republic Records
  • Copyright (c) – Universal Republic Records
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Distribution
  • Published By – Mark Tremonti Music
  • Published By – Happy Papper Music
  • Published By – Open Water Music
  • Published By – Bassgrove Music
  • Recorded At – Blackbird Studio
  • Recorded At – Studio Barbarosa Bavon
  • Mixed At – Electric Lady Studios
  • Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering


Video


I was perfectly content to ignore Alter Bridge. I really disliked Creed, so I figured there was no reason to bother with a band that features a bunch of former Creed guys. Then a friend whose opinion recommended the band’s Blackbird album. I wasn't convinced by the samples I heard, but the seed was definitely planted in my head, so when I ran across a copy of Blackbird in the cutout bin at a local record show, I decided to part with a couple dollars and see what the fuss was all about.

Apparently my issues with Creed had a lot to do with their frontman, because Alter Bridge's sound grabbed right from the first moments of opener “Ties that Bind”. It's melodic and radio-friendly, but there's definitely some muscle in these songs. In fact, songs like “White Knuckles” and “Buried Alive” are about as heavy as anything Black Stone Cherry (check them out, you'll thank me later) have to offer. By and large the songs on Blackbird are really tight, completely rocking, and have great hooks and melodies. The vocals are a lot more compelling than Creed's. I did hear that dreary, post-alternative, Creed sound on the slow song “Watch over You”, but thankfully that proved to be the exception rather than the rule.

The bottom line is that Blackbird rocks. I still don't like Creed, but hearing this Alter Bridge album has made me reassess my belief that modern mainstream rock has nothing to offer.