Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) 2LP
Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) 2LP
Genre: R&B
Label: XL Recordings
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) 2LP

Gil Scott-Heron

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SKU:
XLRLP1005
UPC:
191404100516

10th Anniversary Expanded Edition On Vinyl LP!
Includes Bonus Vinyl Featuring Previously Unheard Material!

In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First conceptualized in 2005, and ultimately produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell during New York recording sessions that commenced in January 2008, I'm New Here was Scott-Heron's first album in sixteen years and found him sounding as vital, boundary-pushing and insightful as ever before.

On February 7, 2020 - the tenth anniversary of I'm New Here's release - XL Recordings will release a limited-edition, expanded version of the album. In addition to the original album, the I'm New Here 10th Anniversary Edition features two unreleased tracks - a cover of Richie Havens' "Handsome Johnny" and a previously unheard Scott-Heron song "King Henry IV" - as well as a selection of other recordings from the original I'm New Here sessions that were only previously available on a rare, vinyl only deluxe version of the LP.

I'm New Here is a shock. It's a wallop filled with big nasty beats, a wide range of sonic atmospheres, and more - sometimes unintentional - autobiographical intimacy than we've heard from Gil Scott-Heron than ever before. Produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell, I'm New Here is his first record in 16 years. It is a scant 28 minutes and doesn't need to be a second longer. It's unlike anything he's previously recorded, though there is metaphoric precedence in his earliest, largely spoken word albums. Its production pushes forcefully at the margins, and Scott-Heron embraces it without a hint of nostalgia... Forty years after his debut, I'm New Here contains the artful immediacy that distinguishes Scott-Heron's best art. The modern production adds immeasurably to that quality, underscores his continued relevance in reflecting the times, and opens his work to a new generation of listeners while giving older ones a righteous jolt.
-AllMusic

Features

  • 10th Anniversary Expanded Edition
  • Double LP
  • Final studio album
  • Disc 1: Original album
  • Disc 2: Bonus LP with 2 unreleased tracks and a selection of other recordings from the original I'm New Here sessions
  • Gatefold jacket

Selections

Side A:

  1. On Coming From A Broken Home (Pt. 1)
  2. Me And The Devil
  3. I'm New Here
  4. Your Soul And Mine
  5. Parents (Interlude)
  6. I'll Take Care Of You
  7. Being Blessed (Interlude)

Side B

  1. Where Did The Night Go
  2. I Was Guided (Interlude)
  3. New York Is Killing Me
  4. Certain Things (Interlude)
  5. Running
  6. The Crutch
  7. I've Been Me (Interlude)
  8. On Coming From A Broken Home (Pt. 2)

Side C:

  1. Handsome Johnny
  2. King Henry IV
  3. Piano Player (Interlude)
  4. Home Is Where The Hatred Is (2010 Live Studio Version)
  5. Winter (Interlude)

Side D:

  1. Winter In America (2010 Live Studio Version)
  2. Jazz (Interlude)
  3. Is That Jazz (2010 Live Studio Version)
  4. A Place To Go (Interlude)
  5. My Cloud
Description

10th Anniversary Expanded Edition On Vinyl LP!
Includes Bonus Vinyl Featuring Previously Unheard Material!

In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First conceptualized in 2005, and ultimately produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell during New York recording sessions that commenced in January 2008, I'm New Here was Scott-Heron's first album in sixteen years and found him sounding as vital, boundary-pushing and insightful as ever before.

On February 7, 2020 - the tenth anniversary of I'm New Here's release - XL Recordings will release a limited-edition, expanded version of the album. In addition to the original album, the I'm New Here 10th Anniversary Edition features two unreleased tracks - a cover of Richie Havens' "Handsome Johnny" and a previously unheard Scott-Heron song "King Henry IV" - as well as a selection of other recordings from the original I'm New Here sessions that were only previously available on a rare, vinyl only deluxe version of the LP.

I'm New Here is a shock. It's a wallop filled with big nasty beats, a wide range of sonic atmospheres, and more - sometimes unintentional - autobiographical intimacy than we've heard from Gil Scott-Heron than ever before. Produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell, I'm New Here is his first record in 16 years. It is a scant 28 minutes and doesn't need to be a second longer. It's unlike anything he's previously recorded, though there is metaphoric precedence in his earliest, largely spoken word albums. Its production pushes forcefully at the margins, and Scott-Heron embraces it without a hint of nostalgia... Forty years after his debut, I'm New Here contains the artful immediacy that distinguishes Scott-Heron's best art. The modern production adds immeasurably to that quality, underscores his continued relevance in reflecting the times, and opens his work to a new generation of listeners while giving older ones a righteous jolt.
-AllMusic

Features

  • 10th Anniversary Expanded Edition
  • Double LP
  • Final studio album
  • Disc 1: Original album
  • Disc 2: Bonus LP with 2 unreleased tracks and a selection of other recordings from the original I'm New Here sessions
  • Gatefold jacket

Selections

Side A:

  1. On Coming From A Broken Home (Pt. 1)
  2. Me And The Devil
  3. I'm New Here
  4. Your Soul And Mine
  5. Parents (Interlude)
  6. I'll Take Care Of You
  7. Being Blessed (Interlude)

Side B

  1. Where Did The Night Go
  2. I Was Guided (Interlude)
  3. New York Is Killing Me
  4. Certain Things (Interlude)
  5. Running
  6. The Crutch
  7. I've Been Me (Interlude)
  8. On Coming From A Broken Home (Pt. 2)

Side C:

  1. Handsome Johnny
  2. King Henry IV
  3. Piano Player (Interlude)
  4. Home Is Where The Hatred Is (2010 Live Studio Version)
  5. Winter (Interlude)

Side D:

  1. Winter In America (2010 Live Studio Version)
  2. Jazz (Interlude)
  3. Is That Jazz (2010 Live Studio Version)
  4. A Place To Go (Interlude)
  5. My Cloud
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
R&B
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Gil Scott-Heron
Title
I'm New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition)
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-08-2020
Release Date
02-10-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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