Category:Songs written by Dan Auerbach
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The following 42 pages are in this category, out of 42 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 42 pages are in this category, out of 42 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Dan Auerbach – Daniel Quine Dan Auerbach is an American musician and record producer best known as the guitarist and vocalist for the Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio. As a member of the band, Auerbach has recorded and co-produced seven studio albums with his bandmate Patrick Carney, in 2009, Auerbach released a solo album entitled Keep It Hid. In early 2015, Auerbach announced a new side-project, the Arcs, the group released their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, on September 4,2015, via Nonesuch Records. Alongside with Action Bronson and Mark Ronson, Auerbach created the track Standing In The Rain, in December 2016, Auerbach announced his second album, scheduled for an early 2017 release. In March 2017, Auerbach released the single Shine on Me for his solo album Waiting on a Song scheduled on June 2,2017 on Auerbachs new label Easy Eye Sound. Auerbach was born in Ohio, and is the son of Mary Little, a teacher of French, and Charles Auerbach and his father is of Polish Jewish descent and his mother is of part Manx descent. His maternal cousin, twice removed, was philosopher and logician Willard Van Orman Quine, Auerbach grew up in a family with musical roots. His second concert was a Grateful Dead show with his father at the Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland and he was influenced early-on by his mothers side of the family, notably his uncles who played bluegrass music. Auerbach described himself as a teenager in high school who smoked marijuana. For a year, he attended McGill University in Montreal and he was heavily influenced by Junior Kimbrough in college, eventually resulting in his dropping out to pursue the guitar more seriously. Ive listened to him so much, its just how I hear it, getting Fs in college, when I shouldve been studying, I was listening to Junior Kimbroughs music instead. Auerbach is best known for his work with The Black Keys, Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney first met when they were eight or nine years old while living in the same neighborhood of Akron, Ohio. Carney is the nephew of saxophonist Ralph Carney, who performed on several Tom Waits albums, while attending Firestone High School, Carney and Auerbach became friends, though they were part of different crowds. Auerbach was captain of the school soccer team, while Carney was a social outcast. Encouraged by their brothers, the duo began jamming together in 1996, as Auerbach was learning guitar at the time and Carney owned a four-track recorder and a drum set. After signing with indie label Alive, they released their album, The Big Come Up in 2002. Their third album, Rubber Factory was released in 2004 and received acclaim, it boosted the bands profile. The groups commercial breakthrough came in 2010 with Brothers, which along with its popular single Tighten Up, won three Grammy Awards including Best Alternative Album of the Year
2. 10 A.M. Automatic – Automatic is a single by The Black Keys. It is from their album Rubber Factory and was released in 2004, all songs written by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, unless noted otherwise. Automatic B Summertime Blues CD10 A. M, automatic Stack Shot Billy Summertime Blues 10 A. M. Automatic was used in the video game MLB06, The Show, the Go-Getter, a 2007 comedy film, used the song, along with Keep Me, also from Rubber Factory. The film Live Free or Die also used the song and an American Express commercial and it is also featured in the show The D-List with Dan Needles and Drew Olson on 540 ESPN Radio in Milwaukee. The music video for 10 A. M, automatic begins with a rabbi on a chair preaching to an elderly audience. Suddenly, The Black Keys walk in from a side entrance, the man stops talking and the band begin to play. During their performance, the audience looks largely unappreciative, and an old woman stands up and walks to Dan Auerbach, when the band finishes playing their song, an awkward silence for more than ten seconds occurs, then he picks up the book and continues reading. The video was directed by David Cross, paste Magazine ranked it number 24 on their list of the 50 Best Music Videos of the Decade 2000–2009)
3. Attack & Release – Attack & Release is the fifth studio album by American rock duo The Black Keys. It was produced by Danger Mouse and was released on April 1,2008, leading up to the recording sessions, drummer Patrick Carney wanted to change up the sound of his drums and envisioned two approaches to doing so. He said, I had one of the Bonham reissue kits, and then I knew I wanted a kind of 70s dead sound too, so I did the whole towels on the drums thing. Attack & Release debuted at number 14 on the Billboard 200, the album was ranked 83 on Rolling Stones list of the greatest albums of the 2000s. The song I Got Mine was number 23 on Rolling Stones list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008, in 2012, the album was certified gold in Canada. All tracks written by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, except Things Aint Like They Used to Be by Dan Auerbach, notes Things Aint Like They Used to Be features a duet between Dan Auerbach and then 17-year-old bluegrass/country singer Jessica Lea Mayfield. The Black Keys Dan Auerbach – vocals, guitars, etc. Patrick Carney – drums, percussion, etc
4. Yours, Dreamily, – Yours, Dreamily, is the debut album by The Arcs, a side-project by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. The album was released on September 4,2015, the album originated as an Auerbach solo project but morphed into a collaborative effort, with musicians Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, and Nick Movshon. All members of the band share songwriting credit for the album and it was recorded over two weeks at the Sound Factory in Los Angeles, Electric Lady Studios in New York, Auerbachs Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, and the Sound Mine in New York. Auerbach and Michels co-produced the album, and Tchad Blake mixed it, the New York-based all-female mariachi band Mariachi Flor de Toloache perform backing vocals on several album tracks and the lead vocals on Chains of Love. The first track released from the album was Stay in My Corner, Stay in My Corner was released as a special 7 vinyl record for the Mayweather-Pacquiao match and backed with the non-album track Tomato Can. On June 9,2015, the album was announced and Stay in My Corner was made available for download with pre-orders of the album via iTunes and the bands website. One month later, on July 10,2015, the track Outta My Mind was released for download as the single from the album. A video for the song Put a Flower in Your Pocket was released in mid-August 2015, all songs produced by Dan Auerbach and Leon Michels. Personnel adapted from Yours, Dreamily liner notes
5. Fever (The Black Keys song) – Fever is a song by American rock band The Black Keys. It was released on March 24,2014, as the single from their eighth studio album. On April 15,2014, the song was released on CD with the title track as a B-side. For the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Fever was nominated for Best Rock Song, Fever was recorded in January 2013 at Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan, during the groups initial recording sessions for Turn Blue. Describing the songs origin, guitarist Dan Auerbach said, that one started with that melody, and it was and I on our own, we recorded that song and it came pretty quickly. I had that melody in my mind, worked out what the chords were and we kept the bass and drums simple and dancey and tried to keep it upbeat — sort of like Motown. The group worked on the coda with producer Danger Mouse in subsequent sessions. The music video was directed by Theo Wenner, son of Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner and it features Auerbach portraying a sweaty televangelist preaching to an audience as Carney sits nearby. During the video, a phone number flashes on screen accompanied by a scrolling list of people who have donated, the video was nominated for a 2014 MTV Video Music Award Best Rock Video. All tracks written by Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney, and Brian Burton, Dan Auerbach, vocals, guitars, bass Patrick Carney, drums Brian Burton, synthesizers Full lyrics of this song at DirectLyrics
6. Ultraviolence (album) – Ultraviolence is the third studio album and second major-label record by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey, released on June 13,2014 by UMG Recordings. Despite originally dismissing the possibility of releasing another record after her major-label debut Born to Die, production continued into 2014, at which time she heavily collaborated with Dan Auerbach to revamp what she initially considered to be the completed record. The project saw additional contributions from producers including Paul Epworth, Greg Kurstin, Daniel Heath, Ultraviolence received positive reviews from contemporary music critics, who commended its cohesion as a concept album, compared to her previous albums, and its overall production. It has also noted as an improvement from Del Reys debut album Born to Die. It debuted at one on the U. S. Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 182,000 copies, becoming Del Reys first number-one album on the chart. Ultraviolence was preceded by the release of five singles, the top 20 hit West Coast, Shades of Cool, Ultraviolence, Brooklyn Baby. On December 1,2014, she announced The Endless Summer Tour featuring shows with Courtney Love and Grimes, Ultraviolence has sold 1,259,000 copies worldwide as of December 2014. After the release of Born to Die in 2012, Del Rey dismissed the idea of releasing another album, however, by February 2013, Del Rey had started work on an album saying, Its a little more stripped down but still cinematic and dark. Ive been working on it slowly but I love everything Ive done. Ive been writing in Santa Monica and I know what the record sounds like, now I just have to finish it. Musically Ive worked with the three guys. She mentioned that one of the songs off the album would be called Black Beauty, when the demo version leaked in July, Del Rey stated I do feel discouraged, yeah. I dont really know what to put on the record, but I guess I could just put them on and see what happens. Ill never write a song if I dont think its going to be perfect for the record and she also stated that she was writing low-key and stripped back songs and was working with Dan Heath, her boyfriend Barrie-James ONeill and that she wanted to work with Lou Reed. In October, Del Rey said about the prospect of a new album, When people ask me about it, I dont want to say, Yeah, definitely—the next ones better than this one, because I dont really hear a next one. She only comes to me sometimes, which is annoying, by January 2014, Del Rey and Dan Auerbach were rumored to be working together at Auerbachs Easy Eye Sound recording studio in Nashville, Tennessee and he was said to be producing her upcoming album. Del Rey and Auerbach were initially scheduled to work together for three days but ended up spending two weeks on recording a full album. On February 20, Del Rey posted a picture of herself and Auerbach on Twitter with the caption, Me, about working with Del Rey, Auerbach later said, She impressed me every day
7. Gold on the Ceiling – Gold on the Ceiling is the third track from El Camino, the seventh studio album by American rock band The Black Keys. It was released as the second single on February 25,2012. The song was certified platinum in Australia and Canada, two videos were shot for the song. The first, directed by Reid Long, features footage from the bands concerts, a second music video, directed by Harmony Korine, was shot prior to the single release, but was not released until May 2012. The video features the members wearing Baby Björns and being carried by giant doppelgängers of theirs. Summarizing the song, Hermes wrote, Its Sixties bubblegum garage pop writ large, rex swagger and a guitar freakout that perfectly mirrors the lyrics, a paranoid rant that makes you shiver while you shimmy. John Soeder of The Plain Dealer labeled it one of the albums finest and said that it sounded like a hybrid of Norman Greenbaums Spirit in the Sky and Gary Glitters Rock and Roll Part 2. Harley Brown of Consequence of Sound called the song bombastic, slightly sleazy and said that it best sums up The Black Keys almost unbelievably consistent musicianship and success. Melissa Maerz of Entertainment Weekly said that the song, with its swarm-of-bees organs and acid-trip gospel harmonies, randall Roberts of the Los Angeles Times, writing about the songs retro stylings, said that it sounds as if its existed forever. Sam Richards of NME said that the songs brilliantly demented cowboy glam holler. is boosted by the new trio of female backing singers wailing for all theyre worth. Along with being featured in commercials for the tournament, the song was featured during in-game coverage of the games, a mix of the song was used in a 2012 United Kingdom advert for the Indian beer Cobra. It is used in the advertisements for the TV series Veep and it is also used in the theatrical trailer for The Campaign. The song was performed live at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards by the band, NBC Sports has made video montages with Gold on the Ceiling during the 2012 Summer Olympics honoring the Olympic athletes who had won gold medals. Currently, the song is the song for NASCAR, Race Day on SPEED. In one of the episodes of NBCs Superstore, this song can be heard in one playing in the background over the stores PA system. Sweet covered this song on their 2012 album New York Connection, the cover art for the single features a picture of an abandoned, dilapidated building. It is actually the south entrance to the former Kaufmanns/Macys in Rolling Acres Mall in Akron. Dan Auerbach – vocals, guitar Patrick Carney – drums Brian Burton – keyboards, bass guitar Ashley Wilcoxson, and Leisa Hans – backing vocals