MICHAEL BROOK - 'Albino Alligator'
The album features music from, and inspired by, the forthcoming
film of the same name, which is the directorial debut of Academy
awardwinning actor Kevin Spacey. Michael Brook was recently
nominated for a 'Wold Music' Grammy award for his collaboration
with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on last year's 'Night Song' album.
'Albino Alligator' was composed by Micael Brook, with the
exception of his slow motion treatment of Koehler & Arlen's jazz
classic 'III Wind', featuring a duet between R.E.M.'s Micael
Stipe and Jimmy Scott, the legendary 71-year-old torch singer.
The track was co-produced and arranged by Michael Brook and Flea
from Red hot Chili Peppers. All other tracks were produced by
The album features Micael Brook (infinite guitar, srinivas
guitar, keyboards, bass, drum programming, vibraphone), James
Pinker (druns, percussion), Anton Schwartz (saxophone), Bob
Adams (string bass, organ, piano), Jason Lewis (drums, marimba),
Hefez Mozidirah (Nez flute, saxophone), Flea (bass), Michael
Stipe (vocals), Jimmy Scott (vocals) and Bill Fichner
The much anticipated film 'Albino Alligator', Spacey's tale of a
hold-up gone wrong starring Matt Dillon and Faye Dunaway, is
already garnering rave reviews from American critics. It is
expected to open in this country in mid '97.
The tracklisting for 'Albino Alligator' is as follows:
2. Doggie Dog
3. Slow Town
8. Albo Gator
9. The Promise
10. The City
11. The Kicker
13. III Wind (You're Blowing Me No Good)