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Performer: Eric Clapton
Genre: Rock / Blues
Title: Journeyman
Country: US
Released: 1989
Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock, Blues Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1353 mb
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WMA version ZIP size: 1652 mb
Rating: 4.7
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Journeyman is the eleventh solo studio album by Eric Clapton. Heralded as a return to form for Clapton, who had struggled with alcohol addiction and had recently found sobriety, the album has a 1980s electronic sound, but it also includes blues songs like "Before You Accuse Me", "Running on Faith", and "Hard Times. Bad Love" was released as a single, reaching the No. 1 position on the Album Rock Chart, and being awarded a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 1990

Although Journeyman still suffers from an overly slick production, Clapton sounds more convincing than he has since the early '70s. Not only is his guitar playing muscular and forceful, his singing is soulful and gritty. Furthermore, the songwriting is consistently strong, alternating between fine mainstream rock originals ("Pretending") and covers ("Before You Accuse Me," "Hound Dog")

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Titled Journeyman and released in November 1989, Clapton's 11th studio LP didn't fully deviate from the radio-friendly approach he'd taken for Behind the Sun and August, but it was a clear step back from the adult-contemporary abyss. That change was apparent from "Pretending," an album-opening, Williams-penned mid-tempo number with just enough middle-aged swagger and stinging Slowhand guitar to raise fans' flagging hopes for a record with a little more bite. On the whole, those hopes were rewarded.

Band Name Eric Clapton. Album Name Journeyman. Erscheinungsdatum 07 November 1989. Labels Reprise Records. Musik GenreBlues Rock. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen30. 2. Anything for Your Love.

Journeyman saw Clapton closing out the ‘80s with one of his biggest-sounding albums yet, surrounding his fiery guitar playing with rich, dynamic production reminiscent of Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound. Opener "Pretending" swirls with horns, piano, and gritty vocals, but they all fall away when he goes for a sharp, distorted solo. The drums on "Run So Far"-a collaboration with George Harrison-come loaded with reverb and make a perfect vehicle for the tune's light, twangy melody. Journeyman Eric Clapton.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Pretending
Vocals – Chaka Khan
4:48
2 Anything For Your Love 4:16
3 Bad Love
Drums – Phil CollinsWritten-By – Eric Clapton, Mick Jones
5:11
4 Running On Faith 5:27
5 Hard Times
Mixed By – Steve "Barney" ChaseWritten-By – Ray Charles
3:00
6 Hound Dog
Written-By – Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller*
2:26
7 No Alibis
Vocals – Chaka Khan, Daryl Hall
5:32
8 Run So Far
Guitar – George HarrisonHarmony Vocals – George HarrisonWritten-By – George Harrison
4:06
9 Old Love
Written-By – Eric Clapton, Robert Cray
6:25
10 Breaking Point
Written-By – Marty Grebb
5:37
11 Lead Me On
Written-By – Cecil And Linda Womack*
5:52
12 Before You Accuse Me
Written-By – E. McDaniel*
3:55

Credits

  • Bass – Nathan East
  • Drums – Jim Keltner
  • Engineer – Dave O'Donnell, Dave Wittman, Jack Joseph Puig, Steve "Barney" Chase
  • Guitar – Eric Clapton, Robert Cray
  • Mastered By – Ted Jensen
  • Mixed By – Gary Wright, Bob Eaton*, Russ Titelman
  • Piano – Richard Tee
  • Producer – Russ Titelman
  • Vocals – Eric Clapton
  • Written-By – Jerry Williams*

Notes

Sticker on the back "PROMOTIONAL COPY ONLY NOT FOR RESALE"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 075992607421

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9 26074-2 Eric Clapton Journeyman ‎(CD, Album) Reprise Records 9 26074-2 US 1989
26074-4 Eric Clapton Journeyman ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Reprise Records, Duck Records 26074-4 Australia 1989
00868 Eric Clapton Journeyman ‎(LP, Album, gat) Reprise Records 00868 Brazil 1989
WPCR-78031 Eric Clapton Journeyman ‎(CD, Album, RE) Reprise Records WPCR-78031 Japan 2013
759926074-2 Eric Clapton Journeyman ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Reprise Records, Duck Records 759926074-2 Brazil 1997