I Feel Alright

I Feel Alright

by Steve EarleSteve Earle


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I FEEL ALRIGHT is the album that brought Steve Earle all the way back from years of drug abuse and self-destructive personal and professional behavior. Before toppling into the abyss, though, he got control of his demons and set about reclaiming his hard-rocking, leather-jacketed prole legacy. Coming in the wake of the dense, crackling, acoustic-driven SLOW TRAIN COMING, 1996's I FEEL ALRIGHT sounded as if Earle were picking up where 1988's tender-tough masterpiece COPPERHEAD ROAD left off, without any hitches in the timeline. "I've been to hell and now I'm back again/I feel alright," he claims on the title track. And then he proceeds to prove it all night. "Hard Core Troubadour," the rough-and-tumble narrative "Billy and Bonnie," and a fierce, rocking duet with Lucinda Williams, "You're Still Standin' There," are of a piece with the most incendiary work produced by the brash, young, out-of-control Earle. It's a moment a lot of Earle-watchers feared might never come again. But it did, and it's something to behold. Like the artist himself.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/05/1996
Label: Warner Records
UPC: 0093624620129
catalogNumber: 46201

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steve Earle   Primary Artist,Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals
Ray Kennedy   Guitar
Fairfield Four   Vocals
Lucinda Williams   Vocals,Track Performer
Ken Moore   Organ
Robert Mason   Cello
Richard Bennett   Guitar,Harmonica,Percussion,Harmonium
Custer   Percussion,Drums,Vocals
Carl Gorodetzky   Violin
Roy M. "Junior" Husky   Bass,Bass Guitar
Kris Wilkinson String Section   Conductor
Lee Larrison   Viola
Kelly Looney   Bass,Bass Guitar
Greg Morrow   Percussion,Drums
Pamela Sixfin   Violin
Garry Tallent   Bass,Bass Guitar
Richard Grosjean   Violin
Dub Cornett   Percussion
Ric Kipp   Bass,Bass Guitar
Logan   Vocals
Rick Schell   Drums

Technical Credits

Ray Kennedy   Producer,Engineer
Richard Bennett   Producer
Peter Coleman   Engineer
Richard Dodd   Producer,Engineer
Kris Wilkinson String Section   Arranger,String Arrangements
Mark Prentice   Musical Director
Richard Sturtridge   Collage
Siobhan Maher   Contributor
Tony Fitzpatrick   Artwork

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