Aja (album)

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Aja ( /eɪ ʒ ə /, ya furta kamar Asia ) ne na shida studio album da American jazz dutse band Steely Dan . An sake shi a ranar 23 ga Satan Satumba, shekarar alif ta 1977, ta ABC Records . Rikodi tare da kusan mawaƙa guda arbain 40, shugabannin ƙungiyar Donald Fagen da Walter Becker sun tura Steely Dan zuwa cikin gwaji tare da haɗuwa daban -daban na 'yan wasan zaman yayin da suke bin dogon lokaci, ingantattun kida don kundin.

Kundin ya haura zuwa lamba uku akan jadawalin Amurka da lamba biyar a Burtaniya, daga ƙarshe ya zama Lely mafi nasara a kasuwancin Steely Dan. Ya haifar da yawan mawaƙa, ciki har da " Peg ", " Deacon Blues ", da " Josie ".

A watan Yuli shekarar alif ta 1978, Aja ta lashe lambar yabo ta Grammy don Kyakkyawar Rikodin Injiniya-Ba na gargajiya ba kuma ta karɓi nunin Grammy don Album na Shekara da Mafi Kyawun Ayyukan Pop ta Duo ko Rukuni tare da Muryoyi . Tun daga lokacin ya kasance yana bayyana akai -akai akan martabar ƙwararrun manyan albums, tare da masu suka da audiophiles suna yaba manyan matakan samarwa na kundin. A cikin shekara ta 2010, Laburaren Majalisa ya zaɓi kundin don adanawa a cikin Rikodin Rikodin Ƙasa don kasancewa "mahimmancin al'adu, tarihi, ko fasaha."

Rikodi[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Samfurin da Steely Dan wanda ya daɗe yana samarwa Gary Katz ƙunshi manyan mawaƙan zaman mawaƙa . Waƙar taken na tsawon mintuna takwas yana nuna ci gaban jazz na tushen jazz da solo na ɗan wasan saxophonist Wayne Shorter . Becker bai yi waƙoƙi uku ba: "Black Cow", " Aja " da " Peg ".

Title da marufi[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Ana kiran taken album ɗin kamar Asiya . Donald Fagen ya ce an sanya wa wannan albam din sunan wata ‘yar Koriya da ta auri kanin wani abokinsa na makarantar sakandare. [1] Hoton murfin Hideki Fujii yana da ƙirar ƙirar Jafananci da 'yar wasan kwaikwayo Sayoko Yamaguchi kuma Patricia Mitsui da Geoff Westen ne suka tsara ta. Walter Becker da Dorothy A. White ne suka ɗauki hotunan ciki.

Talla da tallace -tallace[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

An saki Aja ranar 23 ga gawatan Satumba, shekarar alif ta 1977, ta ABC Records . A cikin tsammanin sakin, Katz ya bukaci Fagen da Becker masu zaman kansu masu zaman kansu da su haɓaka martabar su ta jama'a, gami da haɗuwa da Irving Azoff don ayyukan sa a matsayin manajan su. "A shirye muke mu ci gaba da rayuwa cikin walwala ba tare da manaja ba", in ji Fagen a lokacin.

Tare da haɗin Azoff tare da kantunan rikodin kuma ana ba da kundin a farashi mai rahusa, Aja ta zama "ɗaya daga cikin mafi kyawun kundin waƙoƙi na kakar kuma mafi saurin sayar da Steely Dan harDisamba , a cewar Cameron Crowe a cikin fitowar Rolling Stone na Disamba shekarar alif ta 1977. A cikin makwanni uku da aka saki, kundin ya kai saman biyar na jadawalin kundin Amurka, [2] ƙarshe ya kai lamba uku. Har ila yau, ya kai lamba biyar a kan taswirar kundin waƙoƙin Burtaniya . Dangane da Billboard, ya zama babban bugun ƙungiyar kuma ɗaya daga cikin kundi na farko da aka tabbatar da platinum .

Lokacin da DTS yunkurin yin 5.1 version, an gano cewa multitrack Masters duka biyu "Black Cow" da kuma suna waƙa da aka rasa. A saboda wannan dalili, Universal Music ta soke sigar SACD da yawa. Donald Fagen ya ba da tukuici ga maigidan da suka ɓace ko kuma duk wani bayanin da zai kai su ga murmurewa.

Maraba mai mahimmanci da gado[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Template:Album reviewsDa yake yin bita a cikin shekarar alif ta 1977 don Rolling Stone, Michael Duffy ya ce "tsarin tunanin kiɗan [Steely Dan's] ya canza daga tunanin dutsen & mirgine zuwa ga santsi, mai tsafta sosai da lissafin maye gurbi na dutsen daban, pop da jazz". kalmomin su "sun kasance masu ban sha'awa da ban tsoro kamar koyaushe". Duffy ya kara da cewa yayin da “matsanancin hankali na duo” ya fara nuna gazawar sa, na karshen “na iya kasancewa daidai gwargwado wanda ya sa Walter Becker da Donald Fagen su zama cikakkiyar rigakafin kiɗan kiɗa na shekaru saba'in.” Robert Christgau na Muryar Kauye da farko ya "ƙi" rikodin kafin "ya fahimci cewa, sabanin The Royal Scam, yana ta min wasu", yayin da yake lura cewa yana "godiya don ganin Fagen da Becker na cynicism a cikin raguwa". Koyaya, ya yi imanin fifikon mawakan na tsawon lokaci, waƙoƙin da suka fi dacewa "na iya zama aibi mai muni". Greg Kot kuma ya kasance mai ɗumi -ɗumi ga ƙaƙƙarfan ƙaƙƙarfan ƙaƙƙarfan ƙungiyar, daga baya ya rubuta a cikin Chicago Tribune : “Ciwon sanyi na asibiti da aka fara gani akan The Royal Scam an kammala shi anan. Tsawon lokaci, karin waƙoƙin da ba su da ƙarfi suna maye gurbin amincin acerbic na da. ” Barry Walters ya fi karbuwa a cikin bita na baya -baya don Rolling Stone, yana mai cewa "dutsen koyaushe ya yi fice wajen nuna ciwon yaro. Amma ba kasafai yake faruwa ba lokacin da dutsen ya kama rikice -rikicen damuwar manya kusan zalla da sauti. ”


Masanin tarihin Jazz Ted Gioia ya ambaci Aja a matsayin misali na Steely Dan "yana tabbatar da cewa pop-rock na iya amfana daidai da jazz mai lafiya" a lokacin mulkin su na asali, wanda yayi daidai da lokacin da mawaƙan dutsen sukan yi gwaji da salon jazz da dabaru. A ra'ayin Pitchfork ' s Amanda Petrusich, yana da "rikodin jazz kamar pop", yayin da Ben Ratliff daga The New York Times ya ce "ya ƙirƙiri sabon ma'auni don alaƙar jazz da dutsen, wanda ba shi da tushe, Steely Dan ko wani dabam ... rikodin jazz mai ci gaba tare da bugun baya, guda sabain '70s hipster's extension na abin da Gil Evans ya hango shekaru ashirin da suka gabata. " A cikin jerin Dylan Jones na mafi kyawun kundin jazz na GQ, Aja ta kasance ta sittin da shidda 62.

'Yan jaridar kiɗa sun ambaci kundin a matsayin ɗayan mafi kyawun rikodin gwaji don audiophiles, saboda manyan matakan samarwa. Walters ya lura a cikin bitarsa "kammala sonic na son rai na album, kaɗe -kaɗe da rikitarwa - kiɗa don haka yana buƙatar masu kirkirar sa su kira a cikin 'yan wasan zaman A -jerin don gane sautin da suka ji a kawunansu amma ba za su iya yin wasa ba, har ma a kan kayan aikin da suka kware. " Bita Aja ' 2007 duk-analog LP reissue, Ken Kessler daga Hi-Fi News & Record Review kyauta saman alamomi zuwa biyu da rikodi da kuma cika halaye, kiran da album "daukaka jazz-rock cewa ya ba shekara a duk - sai ka yi la'akari da 'hankali' ya wuce - shi ne duk abin da kuke tsammanin Becker da Fagen mai zafi/zafi za su bayar. "

Amincewa[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Aja sau da yawa yana fitowa akan martaba na manyan albums na kowane lokaci. A cikin shekarar alif ta 1991, Rock & Folk na Faransa ya haɗa da Aja a cikin jerin mafi kyawun kundi 250 da aka saki yayin wanzuwar mujallar, farawa daga shekarar alif ta 1966. Zuwa shekara ta 1999, shi da aka ranked 59th a kan kasa Isra'ila jaridar Yedioth Ahronoth ' "Top 99 Albums na All Time". A cikin shekara ta 2000 an zaɓi lambar guda 118 a cikin Colin Larkin 's All Time Top 1000 Albums . A cikin Shekara ta 2003, an shigar da kundin a cikin Grammy Hall of Fame kuma ya kasance lamba ta 145 akan jerin Rolling Stone ' Manyan Albums na Duk Lokaci '', riƙe kimantawa a cikin jerin sake fasalin shekara ta 2012. A cikin shekara ta 2006, an saka Aja cikin littafin Albums 1001 Dole Ku Ji Kafin Ku Mutu . A cikin shekara ta 2010, Laburaren Majalisa ya zaɓi Aja don haɗawa a Rijistar Rikodin Ƙasa ta Amurka dangane da mahimmancin al'adu, fasaha ko mahimmancin tarihi. A cikin shekara ta 2020, Rolling Stone ya ba shi matsayi na 63 a cikin wani sabon bugu na jerin manyan kundin waƙoƙi 500. Dangane da irin wannan martaba, jimlar gidan yanar gizon Acclaimed Music ya lissafa Aja a matsayin album na 98 mafi yawan yabo na shekarun 1970 da 315th album mafi fa'ida a tarihi. [3]

Mawaƙin Bilal ya sanya shi a cikin fayafan album ɗinsa guda 25 da ya fi so, yana bayanin hakan, "Babban aiki ne. Da alama an yi tunani tun daga farko har zuwa ƙarshe, kowace waƙa tana da wani yanayi. Rubutun waƙa ga sauti da kallon kundin, duk kunshin an yi tunani sosai. "

Littafin Albums na Classic[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

A cikin 1999, an rufe Aja don wani labari na jerin shirye-shiryen fina-finai na Burtaniya Classic Albums, wanda ke nuna nazarin waƙar-waƙa na kundin (kawai tsallake shine "Na Samu Labarin", wanda ake bugawa yayin ƙimar rufewa), tambayoyi tare da Steely Dan co-kafa Walter Becker da Donald Fagen (a tsakanin wasu) ƙari da sabbin waƙoƙin raye-raye a cikin ɗakin studio daga kundin. Becker da Fagen suma suna yin wasa da yawa daga cikin solos ɗin guitar da aka ƙi don " Peg ", waɗanda aka yi rikodin su kafin Jay Graydon ya samar da gamsarwa. Andy Gill, ɗaya daga cikin sauran waɗanda aka yi hira da su, ya ce: "Jazz-rock babban sashi ne na yanayin kide-kide na 70 ... ya kasance ingantaccen ƙarfe na biyu-ba za ku iya raba kiɗan pop da jazz a cikin kiɗan su ba. " Yayin da yake tattauna sautin kundi, mawaƙin Burtaniya Ian Dury ya ce a cikin labarin cewa ya ji abubuwa na mawaƙan jazz kamar Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, da Art Blakey . "To, Aja 's samu wani sauti cewa ta dage your zuciya up, kuma yana da mafi m up-cika, zuciya-Warming ... ko da yake, shi ne mai classic LA kamar sauti", Dury bayyana. "Ba za ku yi tunanin an yi rikodin ko'ina a cikin duniya ba. An sami California ta cikin jininta, duk da cewa su maza ne daga New York… Suna da fasaha da za ta iya yin hotunan da ba yara ba kuma ba sa sa ku yi tunanin kun taɓa jin hakan… ta wata hanya, hoton yana da hasashe sosai, a cikin gani. ” [1]

Yacht rock[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

A cikin kimantawa na baya -bayan nan, 'yan jaridar kiɗa sun tattauna Aja a matsayin muhimmin saki a cikin ci gaban jirgin ruwa . Don Spin a cikin shekara ta 2009, Chuck Eddy ya lissafa shi a cikin nau'ikan kundin waƙoƙi guda takwas masu mahimmanci. Da yake rubutu don uDiscoverMusic a cikin shekara ta 2019, Paul Sexton ya ce tare da faifan, Steely Dan "ya ba da sanarwar binciken su mafi girma na tasirin jazz" wanda zai haifar da "fitaccen jirgin ruwan su" a cikin Gaucho na shekarar alif ta 1980. Patrick Hosken daga MTV News ya ce duka Aja da Gaucho sun nuna yadda "babban jirgin ruwan yashi kuma ya fi burin kide-kide fiye da yadda ake tsammani, yana daure ruhi mai idanu da jazz zuwa funk da R&B". An haɗa Aja a cikin Vinyl Me, Don Allah jerin mujallu na mafi kyawun kundin kundin jirgin ruwa na jirgin ruwa guda goma 10, tare da rubutun da ya biyo baya wanda ya ce: "Muhimmancin Steely Dan ga jirgin ruwa ba zai iya wuce gona da iri ba. ... jajirce da Dan shi ne, bayar da a kan shekarar alif ta 1980 fasa Gaucho, amma Aja sami Walter Becker da Donald Fagen kage bugawa a tsakiya-ƙasa stride ... a matsayin al'ada hit factory yayin da sauran daukaka da kuma yawon buxe ido ". John Lawler daga Wani Abu! ya ce, "Waƙar da wasan kwaikwayon da suka fi misalta rabin lokacin, funky, shimfida (hanya) baya a cikin bugun shuffle a cikin yanayin jazz-pop na tsakiyar- zuwa ƙarshen- 70s za a iya samu akan 'Gida a Ƙarshe.' Bernard "Kyakkyawa" Purdie yana ciyar da bass din Chuck Rainey tare da tsattsarkan tsattsauran ra'ayi da ƙwaƙƙwaran nasara da cike da farin ciki a cikin wannan ƙaƙƙarfan ƙungiyar da aka fi so. "

Jerin waƙa[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Duk waƙoƙin da Walter Becker da Donald Fagen suka rubuta.

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Ma'aikata[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Side A

  1. "Black Cow"
  2. "Aja"
  3. "Deacon Blues"
    • Donald Fagen – lead vocals, synthesizer
    • Bernard Purdie – drums
    • Walter Becker – bass guitar
    • Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour – guitars
    • Victor Feldman – Fender Rhodes
    • Pete Christlieb – tenor saxophone
    • Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews, Venetta Fields – backing vocals

Side B

  1. "Peg"
  2. "Home At Last"
    • Donald Fagen – lead vocals, synthesizer, backing vocals
    • Bernard Purdie – drums
    • Chuck Rainey – bass guitar
    • Larry Carlton – guitar
    • Walter Becker – guitar solo
    • Victor Feldman – piano, vibraphone
    • Tim Schmit – backing vocals
  3. "I Got the News"
    • Donald Fagen – lead vocals, synthesizers
    • Ed Greene – drums
    • Chuck Rainey – bass guitar
    • Victor Feldman – piano, vibraphone, percussion
    • Dean Parks – guitar
    • Walter Becker, Larry Carlton – guitar solos
    • Michael McDonald, Clydie King, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  4. "Josie"
    • Donald Fagen – lead vocals, synthesizers, backing vocals
    • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
    • Chuck Rainey – bass guitar
    • Victor Feldman – Fender Rhodes
    • Larry Carlton, Dean Parks – guitars
    • Walter Becker – guitar solo
    • Tim Schmit – backing vocals

  • Tom Scott - shirye -shiryen ƙaho
  • Jim Horn, Bill Perkins, Plas Johnson, Jackie Kelso - saxophones, sarewa
  • Chuck Findley, Lou McCreary, Dick Hyde - tagulla
  • Stephen Diener [ABC Records] - mai gabatar da zartarwa
  • Gary Katz - furodusa
  • Roger Nichols, Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt, Bill Schnee - injiniyoyi
  • Joe Bellamy, Lenise Bent, Ken Klinger, Ron Pangaliman, Ed Rack, Linda Tyler - mataimakan injiniya
  • Bernie Grundman - gwaninta
  • Barbara Miller - daidaituwa na samarwa
  • Dinky Dawson - mai ba da shawara
  • Daniel Levitin - mai ba da shawara
  • Oz Studios, Vartan Reissue - jagorar fasaha
  • Patricia Mitsui, Geoff Westen - ƙira
  • Hideki Fujii (hoton murfin), Walter Becker, Dorothy A. White - daukar hoto
  • Walter Becker, Donald Fagen - bayanin kula

Ayyukan[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Kyaututtuka[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Shekara Mai nasara Nau'i
1977 Aja Mafi kyawun Rikodin Injiniya, Ba na gargajiya ba

Charts[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Weekly charts[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

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Chart (1977) Peak
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Year-end charts[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Chart (1978) Position
US Billboard 200[4] 5

Takaddun shaida[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

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Nassoshi[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

Kara karantawa[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

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Hanyoyin waje[gyara sashe | gyara masomin]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Classic Albums: Steely Dan – Aja (Video 1999), Directed by Alan Lewins, Eagle Rock Entertainment, ASIN: 6305772649
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  4. "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 1978". Billboard. Retrieved March 22, 2021.