«By a Thread» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

For the Devin Townsend live album, see By a Thread – Live in London 2011.

By a Thread is the ninth full length studio album by Gov't Mule. It has been released on October 27, 2009, on Evil Teen Records. It is the first album to feature bassist Jorgen Carlsson, who joined the band in 2008, replacing Andy Hess.

On August 17, 2009, the first track of the album, "Broke Down on the Brazos", was made available for listening on Gov't Mule's official website, as well as on the band's Myspace and Facebook pages. The track features the playing of Billy Gibbons, best known as the singer and guitarist for the American blues rock band ZZ Top. It was the last song written for the CD.

Track listing

  1. "Broke Down on the Brazos" (w/ Billy Gibbons on Guitar) - 6:19
  2. "Steppin’ Lightly" - 7:10
  3. "Railroad Boy" - 5:03
  4. "Monday Mourning Meltdown" - 8:08
  5. "Gordon James" - 3:48
  6. "Any Open Window" - 4:45
  7. "Frozen Fear" - 5:48
  8. "Forevermore" - 4:17
  9. "Inside Outside Woman Blues #3" - 9:04
  10. "Scenes From a Troubled Mind" - 7:23
  11. "World Wake Up" - 5:54

Personnel

Gov't Mule

  • Warren Haynes – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Abts – drums
  • Danny Louis – keyboards
  • Jorgen Carlsson – bass

Additional personnel

  • Billy F. Gibbons - guitar
  • Andy Hess - bass guitar

References

External links

  • The Baltimore Sun's Midnight Sun review from July 18, 2010