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Neko CaseMiddle Cyclone

Label:Anti- – 86973-1
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Record Store Day, Limited Edition, Clear
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock, Non-Music, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Country, Field Recording, Indie Rock

Tracklist

A1This Tornado Loves You
Arranged By [Arr. W/]Paul*
BassTom V. Ray*
CelloJoey Burns
Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarPaul Rigby
Vocals, Backing Vocals, Guitar [8-string]Neko*
Written-ByN. Case*
3:21
A2The Next Time You Say Forever
Acoustic GuitarJon Rauhouse, Paul Rigby
Bass, Cello [Cello Section]Joey Burns
Vocals, Backing Vocals, Guitar [8-string]Neko*
Written-ByN. Case*
1:46
A3People Got A Lotta Nerve
Acoustic GuitarJon Rauhouse
Arranged By [Arranged With]Paul Rigby
BassTom V. Ray*
Twelve-String GuitarPaul Rigby
Vocals, Backing Vocals, TambourineNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
2:34
A4Polar Nettles
Arranged By [Arr. W/]Paul Rigby
BassTom V. Ray*
Cello, Bass [Bowed]Joey Burns
PianoGarth Hudson
Saxophone [Midi-sax]Steve Berlin
Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric GuitarNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
2:26
A5Vengeance Is Sleeping
Arranged By [Arr. W/]Paul Rigby
Backing VocalsKelly Hogan, Lucy W. Roche*
Guitar, PianoPaul Rigby
Vocals, Backing VocalsNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
3:23
B1Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth
Backing VocalsKelly Hogan, Nora O'Connor
BassTom V. Ray*
CelloJoey Burns
Electric GuitarDallas Good
GuitarPaul Rigby
Steel GuitarJon Rauhouse
Vocals, Backing VocalsNeko*
Written-ByRon Mael
2:14
B2Middle Cyclone
Guitar, Performer [Music Boxes]Paul*
VocalsNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
3:06
B3Fever
Acoustic GuitarM Ward*
Arranged By [Arr. W/]Paul Rigby
Backing VocalsKelly Hogan, Lucy Wainwright Roche*
BassTom V. Ray*
GuitarPaul Rigby
Guitar [Hawaiian]Jon Rauhouse
VocalsSarah Harmer
Vocals, Performer [Happy Apple]Neko*
Written-ByN. Case*
3:19
B4Magpie To The Morning
BassTom V. Ray*
GuitarM Ward*
Guitar, OrganPaul Rigby
Vocals, Backing VocalsNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
2:44
B5I'm An Animal
Arranged By [Arr. With]Paul Rigby
Backing VocalsKelly Hogan, Rachel Flotard
Backing Vocals, GuitarKurt Heasley
BassTom V. Ray*
GuitarPaul Rigby
Vocals, Electric Guitar, TambourineNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
2:21
C1Prison Girls
Arranged By [Arr. W/]Paul*
BassTom V. Ray*
CelloJoey Burns
Electric Guitar, DulcimerPaul Rigby
GuitarJon Rauhouse
Piano, Electric GuitarHowe Gelb
Vocals, Backing VocalsNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
5:26
C2Don't Forget Me
Acoustic GuitarJon Rauhouse
Backing VocalsKelly Hogan
BassTom V. Ray*
GuitarPaul Rigby
PianoGarth Hudson
VocalsNeko*
Written-ByHarry Nilsson
3:10
C3The Pharaohs
Acoustic Guitar, Twelve-String GuitarPaul Rigby
Backing VocalsRachel Flotard
BassTom V. Ray*
Electric GuitarTravis Good
Guitar [Fuzz]Dallas Good
OrganGarth Hudson
Pedal Steel GuitarJon Rauhouse
Vocals, Backing Vocals, TambourineNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*, The Sadies
3:38
C4Red Tide
Arranged By [Arranged With]Paul*
Electric GuitarDallas Good
GuitarPaul Rigby
Organ [Yamaha], Saxophone [Sax Section]Steve Berlin
PianoHowe Gelb
Vocals, Backing Vocals, TambourineNeko*
Written-ByN. Case*
2:53
DMarais La Nuit31:39
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Credits

Notes

Clear vinyl released for Record Store Day 2010. Limited to 2,000.
Mixed at "The Woodshed" in Toronto and "Operation Northwoods" in Mono, Ontario.
Bed tracks and overdubs recorded at Wavelab in Tucson, AZ.
Lots of vocals done at Seaside Lounge in Brooklyn.
Piano Orchestra recorded in Neko's barn.
Kelly and Nora's pretty singing recorded at Wall To Wall in Chicago.
Additional vocals were recorded on short notice at Batty Steer in Mono Center, Ontario.
Mastered at The E Room in Toronto.

Carolyn Mark, Esq. appears courtesy of Mint Records, Kurt Heasley cortesy 3TA, Carl Newman courtesy Matador, as do John Collins, Kathryn Caloer and Blaine Thurier, Joey Burns courtesy Quarterstick Records, and so does John Convertino. How Gelb courtesy Yep Roc, Sara Harmer courtesy Rounder/Coldsnap, Universal Canada, Nora O'Connor courtesy Bloodshot, Steve Berlin courtesy of Los Lobos. M Ward courtesy of Merge.

Vinyl version includes code for an mp3 download of the album.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 45778-71001 0
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): 86973-1 A S-68267 18139.1(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): 86973-1 B S-68268 18139.2(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): 86973-1 C S-68269 18139.3(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): 86973-1 D S-68270 18139.4(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching, All Sides): JJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp, All Sides): GOLDEN

Other Versions (5 of 12)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Middle Cyclone (CD, Album, Promo)Anti-86973-2PUS2008
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Middle Cyclone (CD, Album)Anti-86973-2US2009
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Middle Cyclone (CD, Album, Digipak)Anti-6973-2Europe2009
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Middle Cyclone (2×LP, Album, Gatefold)Anti-86973-1US2009
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Middle Cyclone (CD, Album)Anti-E86973-2Australia2009

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  • guitarcharlie's avatar
    Gorgeous album, amazing songs, sadly rather compressed. Still sounds good though, very quiet vinyl and Neko's voice comes through beautifully.

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