11:11 (Maria Taylor album)

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11:11
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Studio album by Maria Taylor
Released May 24, 2005
Studio Presto! Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska and Chase Park Transduction in Athens, Georgia
Genre Folktronica[1]
Length 39:39
Label Saddle Creek Records
Producer Andy LeMaster and Mike Mogis
Maria Taylor chronology
11:11
(2005)
Lynn Teeter Flower
(2007)

11:11 is the debut solo album by Azure Ray's Maria Taylor. It was released May 24, 2005 by Saddle Creek Records. This album is the 74th release of Saddle Creek Records. The album features Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Gretta Cohn of Cursive, Andy LeMaster and Mike Mogis as both musicians and producers.[2]

Grey's Anatomy named its March 31, 2011 episode Song Beneath the Song[3] after the track by Taylor and also featured the song on the original soundtrack.[4] Taylor released a video for "Song Beneath The Song" directed by Tai Yin Ho.[5][6] The album was released on vinyl for the first time for Record Store Day 2015.[7]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic78/100[8]
Review scores
SourceRating
AbsolutePunk9/10 stars[9]
Pitchfork Media6.2/10 [10]
ScenePointBlank.com8.2/10[11]
Vox3/5 stars[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Leap Year" – 4:28
  2. "Song Beneath the Song" – 3:59
  3. "Two of Those Too" – 4:26
  4. "Nature Song" – 4:08
  5. "Light House" – 3:36
  6. "One for the Shareholder" – 3:26
  7. "Xanax" – 5:42
  8. "Birmingham 1982" – 3:32
  9. "Speak Easy" – 3:31
  10. "Hitched!" – 2:51

Personnel[edit]

  • Maria Taylor - vocals, drums, fender rhodes, acoustic guitar, piano, electric piano
  • Andy LeMaster - production, engineer, guitar, keyboards, mixing, organ, programming, vocals
  • Mike Mogis - production, engineer, bass, engineer, guitar, keyboard bass, keyboards, mandolin, mixing, pedal steel guitar
  • Conor Oberst - guitar, keyboards, programming, vocals
  • Macey Taylor Sr. - bass
  • Brad Armstrong - banjo, guitar, organ
  • Gretta Cohn - cello
  • Victor Uzur - cello
  • Andrej Carty - violin
  • Andrej Kurti - violin
  • Kim Salistean - violin
  • Kimberly Salistean - violin
  • Digital Audio Engine - programming
  • Doug Van Sloun - mastering
  • Jadon Ulrich - artwork, layout design


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dworken, Arye (August 30, 2005). "Maria Taylor: Her Life in 200 Words". Paste. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Saddle Creek - Maria Taylor - Reviews". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Song Beneath the Song
  4. ^ "Grey's Anatomy (Original Soundtrack) by Various Artists on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-08-21. 
  5. ^ Saddle Creek (6 September 2006). "Maria Taylor - Song Beneath the Song". Retrieved 3 October 2016 – via YouTube. 
  6. ^ "Maria Taylor - Song Beneath the Song - Music Video - MTV". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Record Store Day 2015 - Saddle Creek". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Maria Taylor". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "11:11 review". Archived from the original on 11 April 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Maria Taylor: 11:11 Album Review - Pitchfork". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Album review: Maria Taylor – 11:11". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  12. ^ June-Friesen, Katy (May 19, 2005). "Maria Taylor – Maria Taylor 11.11". Vox. Retrieved June 19, 2015. 

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