Deja Vu (All Over Again)

Deja Vu (All Over Again)
Studio album by John Fogerty
Released September 21, 2004
Genre Roots rock, rock & roll, country rock, Americana, heartland rock
Label Dreamworks
Producer John Fogerty
John Fogerty chronology
Premonition
(1998)
Deja Vu (All Over Again)
(2004)
The Long Road Home
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[2]
Music Box 4/5 stars[3]
In Music We Trust (B-)[4]

Deja Vu (All Over Again) is a 2004 album by John Fogerty. It was released after the lapse of 7 years from previous studio album Blue Moon Swamp. Originally issued by DreamWorks Records,[5] it was reissued by Geffen Records after it absorbed DreamWorks.

Contents

Musical style and sound

Unlike its predecessor, the Southern rock/swamp rock-obsessed Blue Moon Swamp, Deja Vu (All Over Again) hasn't got any unifying lyrical or musical theme. It's very eclectic and varied album in the sound and in the moods. The title track is protest song in 60's-70's folk rock-style, a truly effective effort in drawing parallels between current Iraq war and the Vietnam war. Тhe album also explores Ramones-style punk rock ("She's Got Baggage"), disco/new wave ("Radar"), psychedelic/acid rock in the Jimi Hendrix Experience-style ("In the Garden"), and Dire Straits' heritage featuring Mark Knopfler ("Nobody's Here Anymore" within musical citation from "Sultans of Swing"), as well as Fogerty's traditional American roots influences, e.g. old-fashioned rock and roll ("Sugar-Sugar (In My Life)"), the Sun Records-style rockabilly ("Honey Do"), bluegrass ("I Will Walk With You"), country rock ("Rhubarb Pie"), swamp rock ("Wicked Old Witch").

Track listing and personnel

All music and words by John Fogerty.

  1. "Deja Vu, All Over Again" (4:13)
  2. "Sugar-Sugar, In My Life" (3:29)
    • John Fogerty: guitars, lead vocals, background vocals, pump organ
    • Viktor Krauss: bass
    • John O'Brian: drums/programming
  3. "She's Got Baggage" (2:35)
    • John Fogerty: guitars, lead vocals, "skateboard dudes"
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • Paul Bushnell: bass
    • Eric Valentine: additional parts, sound mixing
  4. "Radar" (3:07)
    • John Fogerty: guitars, lead vocals, background vocals, organ, percussion
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • David Santos: bass
    • George Hawkins Jr: background vocals
    • Billy Burnette: background vocals
    • Kelsy Fogerty: child voice at the end
  5. "Honey Do" (2:51)
    • John Fogerty: vocals, first lead & acoustic guitars
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • Viktor Krauss: bass
    • Dean Parks: Rock-a-Billy guitar
    • Aaron Plunkett: percussion
  6. "Nobody's Here Anymore" (4:02)
    • John Fogerty: vocals, lead guitar (left side), other guitars
    • Mark Knopfler: second lead guitar (right side)
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • Paul Bushnell: bass
  7. "I Will Walk With You" (3:02)
  8. "Rhubarb Pie" (3:17)
    • John Fogerty: vocals, other guitars
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • Viktor Krauss: bass
    • Dean Parks: slide guitar
    • Aaron Plunkett: spoons
  9. "Wicked Old Witch" (3:26)
    • John Fogerty: vocals, guitars, banjo, percussion, "spooky" keyboard
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • David Santos: bass
  10. "In the Garden" (3:50)
    • John Fogerty: guitars, lead vocals, background vocals
    • Kenny Aronoff: drums
    • Paul Bushnell: bass

Production

  • All songs arranged, written, and produced by John Fogerty
  • All tracks mixed by Bob Clearmountain, except "She's Got Baggage", mixed by Eric Valentine
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering & DVD, Portland, ME
  • Recorded at NRG Recording (North Hollywood, CA), Glenwood Place Studios & O'Henry Recording Studios (both in Burbank, CA)
  • All songs published by Cody River Music (ASCAP)
  • Cover photo by Bob Fogerty
  • Back cover by Julie Fogerty
  • Management team Bob Fogerty and Jeff Kramer for OK Management Co.

Chart performance

Chart (2004) Peak
position
French Albums Chart 150
Finnish Albums Chart 9
U.S. Billboard 200 23

References

  • Album: Deja Vu All Over Again, John Fogerty, 2004, Gaffen Records, CA, cat. B00003257-02

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