Label:

Rounder

Genre:

Bluegrass

Product No.:
AROU 66519
UPC: 011661066519
Availability:
In Stock
Category:

Vinyl Record



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A truly breathtaking collection of 11 exquisite songs, Paper Airplane is Alison Krauss' 14th album and the band's follow-up to 2004's triple Grammy® winning Lonely Runs Both Ways (Rounder). It is Krauss' first release since her 2007 internationally acclaimed, multi-platinum collaboration with Robert Plant, Raising Sand, which won six Grammys including Record Of The Year and Album Of The Year. 

Alison Krauss and Union Station features the talents of Krauss (fiddle and lead vocals), Dan Tyminski (guitar, mandolin and lead vocals), Barry Bales (bass and harmony vocals), Ron Block (banjo, guitar and harmony vocals), and Jerry Douglas (Dobro and harmony vocals). Paper Airplane was produced by the band and recorded in Nashville with engineer Mike Shipley (Maroon 5, The Cars, Def Leppard, Joni Mitchell). As bluegrass virtuosos the members of Union Station are beyond compare, and the music they create together transcends all genres. Their work on films such as Cold Mountain and O Brother, Where Art Thou? has contributed immeasurably to a renaissance of American roots music. 

Part of Alison Krauss' incontestable talent is how effortlessly she bridges the gap between roots music and country, rock and pop. Since signing with Rounder Records at the age of 14 in 1985 Krauss has sold in excess of 12 million albums and garnered 26 Grammy® Awards, the most for any female and the third most of any recording artist in Grammy® history.



1. Paper Airplane
2. Dust Bowl Children
3. Lie Awake
4. Lay My Burden Down
5. My Love Follows You Where You Go
6. Dimming Of The Day
7. On The Outside Looking In
8. Miles To Go
9. Sinking Stone
10. Bonita And Bill Butler
11. My Opening Farewell

Customer Reviews (4.00 Stars) 4 person(s) rated this product.

Lovely Album - sonics not as good as expected

posted on 05/01/2018
4 Stars
If only this had been an Acoustic Sounds / QRP release! This is a great album and probably one of the only Bluegrass albums in my collection. The music is wonderful music but the sonics are a bit lacking to my ear.


Definitely Worth the Wait!

posted on 07/10/2011
4 Stars
Reviewer: StickMan451
Another great album from Alison Krauss and Union Station! A fairly mellow and laid-back collection of songs, but still great music. A must- have for any AKUS fan. Most highly recommended!


Outstanding

posted on 07/29/2011
5 Stars
Reviewer: Allen
This was well worth the wait and 180gr vinyl audiophile recording. Songs and sonics exactly what you would expect from them, outstanding you will be wanting more have to email them maybe they will do the same again Christmas time would be nice.


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