Rodrigo Y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive on Colored LP + Download
First Pressing on Colored Vinyl
9 Dead Alive is the newest studio release from acoustic rock maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela and the duo's first record of new material in five years. The 9-song set was recorded and produced by Rodrigo (Sanchez) and Gabriela (Quintero) at their studio in Ixtapa, Mexico. Mixing was handled by Andrew Scheps (Black Sabbath, Adele, Metallica, Lana Del Rey) in Los Angeles, CA.
9 Dead Alive sees Rodrigo y Gabriela playing face to face, guitar versus guitar, bursting with melodic energy and rhythmic invention. The album captures the warmth and spontaneity of two great musicians locked in together; perfectly distilled into nine new songs teeming with desire, elegance and gusto.
Each of the songs on the album is a personal celebration of individuals who have passed on, but through their deeds and words still resonate in the 21st century. Going as far back as Eleanor of Acquitaine (1122-1204) all the way through history to include Viktor Frankl (1905-1997), this diverse and fascinating list will strike a chord with anyone familiar with the duo’s passion for human rights, literature, history and philosophy.
Rodrigo y Gabriela’s last album of all new music was 2009's 11:11. Since then they have collaborated on the soundtracks to both Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Shores and Puss N’ Boots and visited Havana to record 2011's Area 52 album with a Cuban orchestra.
Rodrigo Y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive Track Listing:
1. The Soundmaker (inspired by Antonio de Torres Jurado: 1817-1892)
2. Torito (inspired by animals and nature)
3. Sunday Neurosis (inspired by Viktor Frankl: 1905-1997)
4. Misty Moses (inspired by Harriet Tubman: 1820-1913)
5. Somnium (inspired by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: 1651-1695)
6. Fram (inspired by Fridtjof Nansen: 1861-1930)
7. Megalopolis (inspired by Gabriela Mistral: 1889-1957)
8. The Russian Messenger (inspired by Fyodor Dostoyevsky: 1821-1881)
9. La Salle Des Pas Perdus (inspired by Eleanor of Acquitane: 1122-1204)