Here Comes Trouble - Ian McLagan

This is Ian McLagan’s first solo album ‘Troublemaker’ with seven extra tracks that were never previously released, a total of seventeen performances that will knock your socks off. Pete Townshend’s ‘Pictures Of Lily’ features Ronnie Wood as ‘Dad’, and the only studio recording ever released by the New Barbarians: Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Zigaboo Modeliste, Stanley Clarke, Bobby Keys, Daryl Keys & Ian McLagan on a fantastic unedited twelve minute take of reggae classic ‘Truly’, with overdubbed backing vocals from Mac & Keith.

Here Comes Trouble is a compilation album of various recorded works by former Small Faces and Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan’s solo career, featuring the entirety of his 1979 debut album, a 1985 vinyl & cassette EP, as well as bonus tracks from a variety of sources.

Released in 2005 on Maniac Records.

Produced by Geoff Workman (1-2, 4-10), Ian McLagan (3, 16), Paul Warren (11-14), John Porter (15) and Gurf Morlix (17)

Track listing

All tracks composed by Ian McLagan; except where indicated


1. “La De La

2. “Headlines

 3. “Truly(Levy)

4. “Somebody

5. “Movin’ Out

6. “Little Troublemaker” (Johnny Lee Schell)

7. “If It’s Alright

8. “Sign” (McLagan, Schell)

9. “Hold On

10. “Mystifies Me” (Ron Wood)

11. “Last Chance to Dance” (McLagan, Pidgeon) (3:53)

12. “All I Want Is You” (3:43)

13. “Big Love” (3:32)

14. “You’re My Girl” (2:37)

15. “Pictures of Lily” (Pete Townshend) (2:50)

16. “Truly (Extended Version)” (Levy, 11:46)

17. “Last Chance to Dance” (McLagan, Pidgeon, 3:37)

Participants

  • Ian McLagan: Vocals, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B3 organ, Hohner Clavinet, acoustic & electric guitars with

Guitar

  • Johnny Lee Schell: Electric and acoustic guitars & vocals (1-2, 4-10)
  • Ronnie Wood: Guitar, tenor saxophone, vocals, recitation (3, 4, 15, 16)
  • Keith Richards: Guitar & vocals (3, 16)
  • Paul Warren: Guitars & bass (11-14)
  • Matt Downs: Guitar (15)
  • Scrappy Jud Newcomb: Guitar (17)

Bass

  • Paul Stallworth: Bass (1-2, 4-10)
  • Stanley Clarke: Bass (3, 16)
  • Phil Chen: Bass (11)
  • Will MacGregor: Bass (15)
  • Sarah Brown: Bass (17)

Drums

  • Jim Keltner: Drums (1-2, 4-8, 10)
  • Zigaboo Modeliste: Drums (3, 16)
  • Ringo Starr: Drums (9)
  • David Kemper: Drums (11-14)
  • Nick Vincent: Drums & vocals (15)
  • Don Harvey: Drums (17)

Miscellaneous

  • Bobby Keys: Tenor saxophone (3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 16)
  • Darryl Keys: Tenor saxophone (3, 16)
  • Steve Madaio: Trumpet (4)
  • Geoff Workman: Accordion (9)
  • Jaime Segal: Vocals (10)
  • Gurf Morlix: Vocals (17)

Source Material

  • Tracks 1-10 are from Troublemaker (1979)
  • Tracks 11-14 are from Last Chance to Dance (1985)
  • Track 15 is from a 1992 tribute CD to The Who.
  • Track 16 is the original unedited version of track 3.
  • Track 17 is an outtake from the 1999 sessions for Best of British, issued on the Japanese version of that album.nm