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Album: You Gotta Go There To Come Back
# Song Title   Time
1)    Help Me (She's Out Of Her Mind) More Info... 6:55
2)    Maybe Tomorrow More Info... 4:33
3)    Madame Helga More Info... 3:53
4)    Moviestar Full Length Version More Info... 4:43
5)    You Stole My Money Honey More Info... 4:17
6)    Getaway More Info... 4:08
7)    Climbing The Wall More Info... 4:54
8)    Jealousy More Info... 4:25
9)    I'm Alright (You Gotta Go There To Come Back) More Info... 4:36
10)    Nothing Precious At All More Info... 4:18
11)    Rainbows And Pots Of Gold More Info... 4:08
12)    I Miss You Now More Info... 4:51
13)    High As The Ceiling More Info... 3:18
14)    Since I Told You It's Over More Info... 4:43
 

Album: You Gotta Go There To Come Back
# Song Title   Time
1)    Help Me (She's Out Of Her Mind) More Info... 6:55
2)    Maybe Tomorrow More Info... 4:33
3)    Madame Helga More Info... 3:53
4)    Moviestar Full Length Version More Info... 4:43
5)    You Stole My Money Honey More Info... 4:17
6)    Getaway More Info... 4:08
7)    Climbing The Wall More Info... 4:54
8)    Jealousy More Info... 4:25
9)    I'm Alright (You Gotta Go There To Come Back) More Info... 4:36
10)    Nothing Precious At All More Info... 4:18
11)    Rainbows And Pots Of Gold More Info... 4:08
12)    I Miss You Now More Info... 4:51
13)    High As The Ceiling More Info... 3:18
14)    Since I Told You It's Over More Info... 4:43
 
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  • This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files.
  • Stereophonics: Kelly Jones (vocals, guitar, harmonica, Wurlitzer piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, Mellotron); Richard Jones (harmonica, bass); Tony Kirkham (piano, Wurlitzer piano, Hammond B-3 organ, Mellotron); Stuart Cable (drums, percussion); Javier Weyler (percussion).
  • Recorded in 2002.
  • Personnel: Kelly Jones (vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, Wurlitzer organ, Mellotron, keyboards); Julian Leaper, Perry Mason, Chris Tobling, Paddy Lannigan, Naomi Wright, Rachel Bolt, Ben Chappell, Gustav Clarkson, David Daniels , Patrick Kiernan, Boguslav Kostecki, Peter Lale, Rita Manning, Anthony Pleeth , Gavyn Wright, Bruce White (strings); Richard Jones (harmonica); Andy (Stewart) Hamilton (tenor saxophone, brass); Sid Gauld (trumpet, brass); Paul Spong (cornet, flugelhorn, brass); J. Neil Sidwell (trombone, brass); Tony Kirkham (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, Wurlitzer organ, Mellotron); Jim Lowe (piano, Mellotron, keyboards); Simon Collier (keyboards); Mac Hine (drums); Stephen Papworth (kettle drum, hand claps, percussion); Gail Jones, Javier Weyler (hand claps, percussion); Aileen McLaughlin, Melanie Marcus, Angie Brown, Anna Ross (background vocals).
  • Audio Mixers: Jack Joseph Puig; Jim Lowe .
  • Recording information: Abbey Road Studio 2 (01/2002-12/2002); BJG (01/2002-12/2002); Hook End Manor, Buckinghamshire, England (01/2002-12/2002); ocean way (01/2002-12/2002); Sahara Sound, Fulham (01/2002-12/2002).
  • Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones was still licking some serious wounds due to the breakup of his 12-year relationship with his girlfriend and a fallout with a best mate. The band's 2001 release, Just Enough Education to Perform, briefly touched upon his broken heart; however, Jones' darkest period came later as the band played countless sold-out gigs across Europe throughout late 2001 and 2002. Jones found himself personally and professionally isolated -- emotionally distant from his bandmates and best friends, drummer Stuart Cable and bassist Richard Jones, and creatively exhausted. However the fire that had made this band a major force in the post-grunge English rock scene still burned. Stereophonics' fourth album, You Gotta Go There to Come Back captures Jones' soulful journey, and the band's classic rowdy rock style is as sultry as ever. While their three previous albums exuded cockiness just for the sake of being cocky, You Gotta Go There to Come Back doesn't care to be so snide. Sure, the band's classic swagger remains an integral part of its overall appeal, but moving beyond that silly behavior has somehow affected Jones and his band. Cable became a father during the recording of this album while Richard Jones settled down and got married. Perhaps Jones craves a bit of stability as well? His confidence is on par throughout these 13 blues-rock-tinged songs as his life unfolds through words. "Jealousy" and "You Stole My Money Honey" are the album's more vexed moments. "Climbing the Wall," layered in acoustic guitars and horn and string arrangements, and "Nothing Is Precious at All" continue Stereophonics' psychological sifting with warmth. "Madame Helga" is the punch in the face Jones has been waiting to deliver. Heart-pounding musicianship from the band itself makes this swanky gospel number an album standout and a career staple. It's a song that Stereophonics have been wanting to make for years, and the overall fierce presentation finds the band at its best. Stereophonics are consistent with their craft, and You Gotta Go There to Come Back highlights the band's growing talent as musicians, but the fact is that they've only made good records up to this point. They have yet to make a really great record, but that's not to say Stereophonics don't have what it takes. You Gotta Go There to Come Back is a solid rock effort, and in due time, the band will have its epic. ~ MacKenzie Wilson
Professional Reviews
Q (01/01/04, p.75) - Ranked #41 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums of 2003" - "[A] '70s-throwback party record."

CMJ (8/18/03, p.6) - "...What with the epic strings, horns and even [gasp] trip-hop beats here, the Stereophonics have gone and made quite a sophisticated disc..."
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