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Tribute To

Tribute To
EP by Yim Yames
Released 4 August 2009
Recorded December 2001
Genre Pop music
Length 26:39
Label ATO
Producer Jim James
Yim Yames chronology
Tribute To
(2009)
New Multitudes
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]
CHARTattack [2]
Drowned In Sound 7/10[3]
Entertainment Weekly B[4]
OnMilwaukee.com Favorable[5]
Pitchfork Media 6.7/10[6]
Rolling Stone [7]
The Skinny [8]
Spin [9]

Tribute To is an Beatles) covers.[10] The EP was released as a digital download via his website, on July 7, 2009. The album was released as a CD on August 4, 2009.[11] James recorded the album in December 2001 on a relative's eight-track reel-to-reel tape recorder, just days after Harrison's passing.[10] Of the recording, James told Billboard Magazine that "I felt like I was in the weirdest head space when I did that EP... I felt really confused a lot of the time. I wanted to just do it and let it come out even if I messed stuff up. It's definitely not the tightest or most professional recording you're ever going to hear in your life but I like that. I think it lends it a more childish atmosphere."[10]

The recordings were described as "delicate and suitably reverential" by [8]

James announced that a portion of the proceeds would be donated to the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary.[10]

Track listing

All songs written and composed by George Harrison
No. Title Length
1. "Long, Long, Long"   3:58
2. "Behind That Locked Door"   4:18
3. "Love You To"   4:22
4. "My Sweet Lord"   3:33
5. "Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)"   5:10
6. "All Things Must Pass"   5:21
Total length:
26:39

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ CHARTattack review
  3. ^ Drowned In Sound review
  4. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  5. ^ Tanzilo, Bobby (2009) "OnMilwaukee.com Recommends: July 9, 2009", OnMilwaukee.com
  6. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  7. ^ Rolling Stone review
  8. ^ a b Forgan, Duncan (2009) "Yim Yames - A Tribute To George Harrison", The Skinny, 29 July 2009
  9. ^ Spin review
  10. ^ a b c d Ayers, Michael D. (2009) "Jim James Reveals George Harrison E.P. Details", Billboard, 25 June 2009
  11. ^ Ryan, Larry (2009) "Caught in the Net: Nu-folkers bare their teeth", The Independent, 24 July 2009

External links

  • Yim Yames website
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