Choose Love

Ringo Starr

Choose Love - CD Cover Choose Love - CD Back
Choose Love - Front Cover Choose Love - Back Cover

Label CNR Records
Catalogue No. 22 998798
Country Of Origin   England
Release date 25th July 2005
Total time C.D. 1 - 44:36
DVD - ??:??
Liner Note : "The drum is life. It is the sound of life within you.
When the world ends, the drumbeat will sound just once for you like it sounded for me.
It will sound bad or good.
It will ask you if you have been bad or good; And you can answer only one way".

                                                                                    Smohalla, Wanapum prophet
Comments : Ringo's 17th official U.K. album release.

Produced by Mark Hudson and Ringo Starr.
Recorded at RoccaBella Studio, UK, Whatinthewhatthe? Studio, USA, Village Recorder, L.A.
Mixed by Dave Way
Art direction and design - Tyrone Drake for LOLAMAX Design.
Cover photo by Barbara Starkey.

Two disc special edition has a bonus DVD which includes:
      Entire album in Enhanced Stereo.
      A "Making of" documentary.
      Complete album lyrics.
      Song-by-song analysis by Ringo and Mark Hudson.
      A Ringo bio-feature by David Wild.

Released today, so I haven't played it yet, but it has been getting excellent reviews.
The one in the Daily Mail on Sunday was glowing, so I can't wait to give it a spin.


The C.D.

No Track Composer and Credits Time
1 Fading In Fading Out     Starkey-Hudson-Burr
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums and percussion.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Bass, Backing vocals
Robert Randolph - Lead guitar
Mark Mirando - Electric guitar
Dan Higgins - Horns
Gary Grant - Horns
Jim Cox - Horn arrangement
3:55
2 Give Me Back The Beat     Starkey-Hudson-Burr-Dudas-Grakal
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums and percussion.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
3:53
3 Oh My Lord     Starkey-Hudson-Burr-Dudas-Grakal
Ringo Starr - Intro/Outro Demo tape, Vocals, Drums and percussion.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Bass, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar
Robert Randolph - Electric guitar
Billy Preston - Piano and B3 Organ
The Rose Stone Choir - Backing vocals
5:32
4 Hard To Be True     Starkey-Hudson-Burr
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums and percussion, Organ.
Mark Hudson - Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Slide guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar
Billy Preston - Backing vocals
uboo Drum Band - Backing vocals
3:27
5 Some People     Starkey-Hudson-Burr-Dudas-Grakal
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums and percussion, Organ.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
3:17
6 Wrong All The Time     Starkey-Hudson-Burr
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar
Jim Cox - Piano
Billy Preston - B3 Organ
3:30
7 Don't Hang Up     Starkey-Hudson-Burr
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums, Organ.
Chrissie Hynde - Vocals
Mark Hudson - Bass, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Electric guitar, Backing vocals
John Amato - Saxes
3:27
8 Choose Love     Starkey-Hudson-Burr
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
Mark Mirando - Backing vocals
Dan Higgins - Saxes
3:07
9 Me And You     Starkey-Hudson-Dudas
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Piano, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Acoustic guitar
Mark Mirando - Backing vocals
Dan Higgins - Woodwinds
2:15
10 Satisfied     Starkey-Hudson-Nicholson
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums, Organ.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
The Rose Stone Choir - Backing vocals
3:19
11 The Turnaround     Starkey-Hudson-Burr-Dudas-Grakal
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
Dan Higgins - Saxes
Barbara Starkey - Devil voice !
3:54
12 Free Drinks     Starkey-Hudson-Burr-Dudas-Grakal
Ringo Starr - Vocals, Drums + loop.
Mark Hudson - Bass, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Harmonica, Backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Backing vocals
Dean Grakal - Backing vocals
4:45

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