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John MayerBorn And Raised

Label:Columbia – 88691 97606 1
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:US
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Genre:Rock, Blues, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Folk Rock

Tracklist

A1Queen Of California4:09
A2The Age Of Worry2:39
A3Shadow Days3:50
B1Speak For Me3:45
B2Something Like Olivia3:01
B3Born And Raised4:49
C1If I Ever Get Around To Living5:21
C2Love Is A Verb2:27
C3Walt Grace's Submarine Test, January 19675:10
D1Whiskey, Whiskey, Whiskey4:39
D2A Face To Call Home4:46
D3Born And Raised [Reprise]
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Includes full album on included CD

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  • Barcode: 8 8691-97606-1 3

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Born And Raised (13×File, AAC, Album, 256 kbps)Columbia88691 97606 2Germany, Austria, & Switzerland2012
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Born And Raised (CD, Album)Columbia88691 97606 2Europe2012
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Born And Raised (2×LP, Album, Stereo, CD, Album)Sony Music, Columbia, Sony Music, Columbia886919760601, 88691998472UK & Europe2012
Born And Raised (CD, Album)Columbia88691 97606 2US2012
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Born And Raised (CD, Album)Columbia88691976062Australia2012

Reviews

  • waibelj's avatar
    waibelj
    On 8.21.2022, John Mayer performed "Born And Raised" in its entirety, live, for the 1st time, at a benefit in Montana for flooding relief. The performance was streamed on Nugs.net for $20. It was well worth the price of admission. Mayer called "Born And Raised" is favorite of his albums despite the initial lukewarm response from critics. Mayer stated that fans "made" this album special. I agree 1000%
    • Devolutionator's avatar
      Prior to Born and Raised, John Mayer flew too close to the sun. The kid who started out writing solo acoustic songs in his Atlanta apartment's bathroom and playing coffee shops went to selling out arenas and dating high profile movie and music stars. He was hosting TV shows and generally speaking whatever popped into his mind without any filter. All of this culminated in a disaster of a Playboy interview and taking potshots at his exes in his songs on Battle Studies. After a mountain of backlash, John took a step back, moved onto a ranch in Montana, and got back to his acoustic roots. He started writing songs, and recruited Don Was to produce what would become Born and Raised, his personal Phoenix metaphor. These are very good songs, and are reflective of a more mature songwriter who decided that speaking through his music was better than speaking through his mouth. Several of these songs are simply brilliant, including Queen of California, Something Like Olivia, and what may be one of his best songs overall, Walt Grace. This record is equally brilliant, and presents these songs the way they should be heard. In many cases, it feels like you are in the room with John as he is playing them. The vinyl is crisp, assertive, well-balanced, and a pure joy to listen to. Even if you are not a fan of John's other works, this edition is worth a listen to, as you just may change your mind about him, and remember just how incredible of a musician he is.
      • codydoesvinyl's avatar
        codydoesvinyl
        Agree with the other comments, great sounding press, very tasty all the way through. Playing through a uturn orbit plus/ortofon 2m blue/marantz 2215b/dynaco a10 setup
        • Weir_Doh's avatar
          Weir_Doh
          This is a really great pressing. My sealed copy did not include a cd but the shrink had the sticker that it was included. If someone could post their matrix runout that will help me catalog mine correctly. My guess is it was left out when it shipped to me.
          • technics11's avatar
            technics11
            The quality of this pressing is top notch in every way. Certainly one of the highest quality in my collection
            • SongsofaPidgeon's avatar
              Gorgeous sounding. No surface noise. While not his best album, it still is a nice relaxing listen. Well made.
              • Uncl3J's avatar
                Uncl3J
                Nice heavweight, 180gram vinyl. Super clean out of the sleeve, almost didn't even hear the needle hit the wax on first play. Quiet between tracks, has the space and air that you love from vinyl. Great pressing!

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