Blaze Soundtrack LP (Treehouse Green Vinyl)
Blaze Soundtrack LP (Treehouse Green Vinyl) Blaze Soundtrack LP (Treehouse Green Vinyl)

Blaze Soundtrack LP (Treehouse Green Vinyl)

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SKU:
CINLP811G
UPC:
826853081115
Out Of Print! Only 1 copy left!

Original Cast Recording On Treehouse Green Vinyl LP!
Music From The First Ever Gonzo Indie Country-Western Opera!


"This short life will soon be over, and my vision will be told, and songs will sound more sweeter, when those pearly gates unfold" – Blind Willie McTell, "Pearly Gates"

The cornerstone of Blues and Country music is storytelling, but only the most able messengers can carry the words of another as their own. So goes the story of Texas singer/songwriter/poet Blaze Foley, whose vision has been kept alive by legendary artists like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Lucinda Williams and John Prine. It's in the spirit of this great musical tradition that writer/director Ethan Hawke and his cast and crew set out to create the first ever "Gonzo Indie Country-Western Opera" film, BLAZE.

Hawke, an Austin native, understood the jury he'd likely face in making a film about Texas' own drunken angels, Blaze Foley and Townes Van Zandt. An able messenger of this story, Hawke brought in the people that loved them most, including Foley's partner Sybil Rosen (the film is based on her book Living In The Woods In a Tree…), longtime friend and bandmate Gurf Morlix, and Charlie Sexton (portraying Van Zandt and overseeing music production). Alia Shawkat and Alynda Segarra (Hurray For The Riff Raff) already knew the words to Foley's songs and went all in. Finally, songwriter and chef Ben Dickey was pulled out of the kitchen and placed in front of the camera to portray Foley, a performance by this first-time actor that couldn't have been played by anyone else.

As the cameras rolled, the actors began to sing and the singers began to act, and in many ways what's captured in the film is the spirit of music itself. Found in the atmospheric noises of clinking beer bottles, birds, and the cast cheering each other on are the makings of any good album—a group of artists with a collective vision of creating something eternal, and doing it all, as Van Zandt put it best, "for the sake of the song."

Features:
• Treehouse Green Vinyl LP
• Deluxe gatefold LP and booklet with extensive liner notes, lyrics and stills from the film
• Essay by writer and director Ethan Hawke and a conversation with Ben Dickey & Sybil Rosen (author of Living In The Woods In A Tree: Remembering Blaze Foley)
• "Drunken Angel" (Lucinda Williams) performed by Alynda Segarra of Hurray For The Riff Raff
• Duet of "Pearly Gates" (Blind Willie McTell) sung by Alynda Segarra and Ben Dickey
• Original song "Blaze and Sybil's Lullaby" (Dickey) performed by Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
• Ben Dickey – Winner Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting – Sundance 2018

Selections:
Side One:

1. Let Me Ride In Your Big Cadillac - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
2. Big Cheeseburgers And Good French Fries - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
3. Clay Pigeons - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
4. Blaze & Sybil's Lullaby - Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
5. Sittin' By The Road - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
6. Oo-De-Lally - Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
7. Pearly Gates - Ben Dickey & Alynda Segarra
Side Two:
1. Should Have Been Home With You - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
2. Picture Cards - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
3. Marie - Charlie Sexton
4. Cold, Cold World - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
5. Drunken Angel - Alynda Segarra
Description
Out Of Print! Only 1 copy left!

Original Cast Recording On Treehouse Green Vinyl LP!
Music From The First Ever Gonzo Indie Country-Western Opera!


"This short life will soon be over, and my vision will be told, and songs will sound more sweeter, when those pearly gates unfold" – Blind Willie McTell, "Pearly Gates"

The cornerstone of Blues and Country music is storytelling, but only the most able messengers can carry the words of another as their own. So goes the story of Texas singer/songwriter/poet Blaze Foley, whose vision has been kept alive by legendary artists like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Lucinda Williams and John Prine. It's in the spirit of this great musical tradition that writer/director Ethan Hawke and his cast and crew set out to create the first ever "Gonzo Indie Country-Western Opera" film, BLAZE.

Hawke, an Austin native, understood the jury he'd likely face in making a film about Texas' own drunken angels, Blaze Foley and Townes Van Zandt. An able messenger of this story, Hawke brought in the people that loved them most, including Foley's partner Sybil Rosen (the film is based on her book Living In The Woods In a Tree…), longtime friend and bandmate Gurf Morlix, and Charlie Sexton (portraying Van Zandt and overseeing music production). Alia Shawkat and Alynda Segarra (Hurray For The Riff Raff) already knew the words to Foley's songs and went all in. Finally, songwriter and chef Ben Dickey was pulled out of the kitchen and placed in front of the camera to portray Foley, a performance by this first-time actor that couldn't have been played by anyone else.

As the cameras rolled, the actors began to sing and the singers began to act, and in many ways what's captured in the film is the spirit of music itself. Found in the atmospheric noises of clinking beer bottles, birds, and the cast cheering each other on are the makings of any good album—a group of artists with a collective vision of creating something eternal, and doing it all, as Van Zandt put it best, "for the sake of the song."

Features:
• Treehouse Green Vinyl LP
• Deluxe gatefold LP and booklet with extensive liner notes, lyrics and stills from the film
• Essay by writer and director Ethan Hawke and a conversation with Ben Dickey & Sybil Rosen (author of Living In The Woods In A Tree: Remembering Blaze Foley)
• "Drunken Angel" (Lucinda Williams) performed by Alynda Segarra of Hurray For The Riff Raff
• Duet of "Pearly Gates" (Blind Willie McTell) sung by Alynda Segarra and Ben Dickey
• Original song "Blaze and Sybil's Lullaby" (Dickey) performed by Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
• Ben Dickey – Winner Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting – Sundance 2018

Selections:
Side One:

1. Let Me Ride In Your Big Cadillac - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
2. Big Cheeseburgers And Good French Fries - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
3. Clay Pigeons - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
4. Blaze & Sybil's Lullaby - Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
5. Sittin' By The Road - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
6. Oo-De-Lally - Ben Dickey & Alia Shawkat
7. Pearly Gates - Ben Dickey & Alynda Segarra
Side Two:
1. Should Have Been Home With You - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
2. Picture Cards - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
3. Marie - Charlie Sexton
4. Cold, Cold World - Ben Dickey & Original Cast
5. Drunken Angel - Alynda Segarra
ISBN
CINLP811G
ASSOC
R
Genre
Soundtrack
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Title
Blaze Soundtrack
Composer
Blaze Foley, Ben Dickey, Blind Willie McTell
Additional Artists
Alynda Segarra, Charlie Sexton, Ben Dickey, Alia Shawkat
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
08-16-2018
Release Date
10-01-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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