Label: Rockville - ROCK 6050-4 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Country Rock
No Depression is the first studio album by alternative country band Uncle Tupeloreleased in June After its formation in the late s, Uncle Tupelo recorded the Not Forever, Just for Now demo Before I Break - Uncle Tupelo - No Depressionwhich received a positive review by the College Media Journal in The album was recorded with producers Sean Slade and Paul Q.
No Depression was critically acclaimed and sold well for an independent release. Selling over 15, copies within a Kindergarten - Faith No More - Фонотека В Кармане of its release, the album's success inspired the roots music magazine No Depression. The record is considered one of the most important alternative country albums, and its title is often used as a synonym for the alternative country genre after being popularized by No Depression magazine.
After regaining the rights to the album through a lawsuit, Uncle Tupelo released a remastered version in through Legacy Recordsexpanded to include six bonus tracks. Louis region, the band changed their style to blues-rock and renamed themselves Uncle Tupelo.
At this point, they stopped performing covers and began to write their own songs. The band discovered a musical niche around Washington University in St. Louiswhere bands such as Brian Henneman 's Chicken Truck performed in a similar style. That demo, as well as the band's rigorous touring schedule, attracted the attention of several music scouts. This review prompted New York City-based distributor Dutch East India Trading to provide funding for the band to record an album on their Giant Records label, shortly before the label was renamed to Rockville Records.
The band was interested in working with Slade and Kolderie after hearing their production of Dinosaur Jr. Mascis used on Bugwhich gave the power chords on No Depression a richer tone. Slade and Kolderie suggested that the band deemphasize the roots rock influences heard on Not Forever, Just for Now and convinced them to replace the harmonica parts with pedal steel guitar.
At the suggestion of Slade and Kolderie, No Depression was recorded on eight-track, so "the music would compress and "jump" off the tape during playback". Lyrically the songs reflected the band members' experiences growing up in Belleville. Farrar and Tweedy romanticized tales about unemployment, alcoholism, and the feeling of living in a small town in an effort to emulate the profundity of songwriters such as Woody Guthrie.
Hamilton, reminiscent of the albums released on Folkways Records. No Depression was released by Rockville Records on June 21, Louis bar associated with Washington University. After the lawsuit with Im In Luv Original Version - Joe - Im In Luv, Farrar and Tweedy received the rights to their first three albums including No Depressionwhich were previously held by Rockville.
The liner notes Before I Break - Uncle Tupelo - No Depression the re-release featured an article written by Mike Heidorn about Uncle Tupelo's early days and the creation of No Depression. No Depression is cited by RealNetworks as one of the most important albums in the alternative country genre.
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