℗ 2021 Gov’t Mule, Under exclusive license to Fantasy Records
Released November 12, 2021
Duration 1h 17m 50s
Record Label Fantasy
Catalogue No. FAN01456
Genre Blues
 

Heavy Load Blues

Gov't Mule

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1.1
Blues Before Sunrise
Gov't Mule
3:44
1.2
Hole In My Soul
Gov't Mule
4:29
1.3
Wake Up Dead
Gov't Mule
5:54
1.4
Love Is A Mean Old World
Gov't Mule
4:55
1.5
Snatch It Back And Hold It > Hold It Back > Snatch It Back And Hold It (Medley)
Gov't Mule
7:55
1.6
Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
Gov't Mule
5:36
1.7
(Brother Bill) Last Clean Shirt
Gov't Mule
4:12
1.8
Make It Rain
Gov't Mule
6:41
1.9
Heavy Load
Gov't Mule
7:18
1.10
Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home
Gov't Mule
5:44
1.11
If Heartaches Were Nickels
Gov't Mule
7:28
1.12
I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
Gov't Mule
9:05
1.13
Black Horizon
Gov't Mule
4:49
Heavy Load Blues, featuring the first original track off the forthcoming collection, “Heavy Load,” is the first-ever blues album by renowned quartet Gov’t Mule – led by GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend, and producer Warren Haynes. Heavy Load Blues, available via Fantasy Records, encompasses an even mix of Haynes’ originals and revered covers originally made famous by the likes of Howlin’ Wolf, Elmore James, Junior Wells, Ann Peebles, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and even Tom Waits and the Animals. Though technically considered a studio album, Heavy Load Blues was recorded live in the studio at The Power Station New England on analog tape, utilizing vintage guitars, amps and other equipment to capture an authentic sound. The 13-track album was produced by Haynes alongside engineer and co-producer John Paterno (Michael Landau, Robbie Williams, The Steve Gadd Band). “For me, personally, it’s kind of been on my list of things to do for years. I didn’t know if it was gonna be a solo album or a Gov’t Mule record. We play some traditional blues on stage from time to time and although it’s usually never more than a few songs per show, our approach to the blues is unique and based on our collective chemistry as a band. This album gave us a mission. Although in some way it was ‘anything goes,’ we wanted to stay true to the spirit of the blues in a traditional sense. It’s not a blues/rock record – it’s a blues record. We wanted it sonically to sound different from a normal Gov’t Mule record.” - Warren Haynes
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Fantasy Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-0.35
-0.35 to -0.35
-12.66
-20.18 to -10.40
8
6 to 14
1
Blues Before Sunrise
-0.35-10.656
2
Hole In My Soul
-0.35-11.627
3
Wake Up Dead
-0.35-11.687
4
Love Is A Mean Old World
-0.35-11.166
5
Snatch It Back And Hold It > Hold It Back > Snatch It Back And Hold It (Medley)
-0.35-10.406
6
Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
-0.35-12.588
7
(Brother Bill) Last Clean Shirt
-0.35-11.076
8
Make It Rain
-0.35-12.418
9
Heavy Load
-0.35-20.1814
10
Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home
-0.35-13.088
11
If Heartaches Were Nickels
-0.35-13.478
12
I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
-0.35-11.156
13
Black Horizon
-0.35-15.179

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