Slow Boat

Album: Jeff Bridges (2011)
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  • Following his role of the hard-luck Country singer Bad Blake in Crazy Heart, actor Jeff Bridges did it for real by recording his debut major label album. It was produced by the actor's buddy T-Bone Burnett, who'd helmed the Crazy Heart soundtrack.
  • As part of his preparation for performing the music live, Bridges hooked up with his band of local pals, The Abiders, at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California, where he told stories about the creation of some of the tracks. Said Bridges: "Part of the fun of making the album was revisiting my older tunes that haven't been fully realized. 'Slow Boat' was a song I wrote with T-Bone for Crazy Heart." He added: "It certainly seemed like the right time to get into my music. Crazy Heart really set fire to my music, working with old buddies. It was the right season for it."


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