Brendan Benson - Upstairs at United, Vol. 1
On August, 16th 2011, Volume 1 of Upstairs at United was put to tape. This recording features four live studio recordings from Brendan Benson. Brendan and a crew of stellar musicians performed covers of “Candidate” (David Bowie), “Strangers” (The Kinks), and “Beyond Belief” (Elvis Costello). Brendan closes the record with a moving solo performance of Randy Newman’s “Love Song” (made popular by Harry Nilsson). Reflecting on the experience Brendan Benson commented, "I had a blast recording some of my favorite songs in the legendary Motown suite at the historic United Pressing Plant. Great people. Great wine. It was really special!"
We're quite proud of the artists who've participated in the series and how eclectic it's been thus far.
To date we've done releases from:
Jeff The Brotherhood
North Mississippi Allstars
Click on their names to find out more about the sessions including videos.