Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker - Room 29
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Based on 12 reviews
2017 Ratings: #542 / 722
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Based on 24 ratings
March 17, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Deutsche Grammophon / Label
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Doofy
75
Strange pairing, strange album.

It works though - Jarvis has a great voice for this faintly humorous semi-sung narration and Chilly Gonzo brings just the perfect amount of kitsch to the party.
DukesAtmosphere
95
The Chateau Marmont is a 90-year-old hotel located in the heart of Los Angeles’ famed Sunset Boulevard. It’s 63 rooms have been frequented over the years by such romanticized luminaries as Jim Morrison, Sharon Tate and her then Roman Polanski, Hunter S. Thompson, Billy Wilder, Annie Leibovitz, Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald and a host of others too numerous to mention. John Belushi died there. Now former Pulp front man Jarvis Cocker and Grammy Award-winning Canadian pianist ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#35/State
#39/Loud and Quiet
#48/Under the Radar
#63/Rough Trade
#72/Fopp

Track List

  1. Room 29
  2. Marmont Overture
  3. Tearjerker
  4. Interlude 1 - Hotel Stationery
  5. Clara
  6. Bombshell
  7. Belle Boy
  8. Howard Hughes under the Microscope
  9. Salomé
  10. Interlude 2 - 5 Hours a Day
  11. Daddy, You're Not Watching Me
  12. The Other Side
  13. The Tearjerker Returns
  14. A Trick of the Light
  15. Room 29 (Reprise)
  16. Ice Cream As Main Course
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Added on: February 3, 2017