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But for her first album of new solo material since 2007's "Children Running Through It" (2010's Grammy Award-winning "Downtown Church" was a live recording), she says, "I wanted it to sound like I was in the room with you." To that end, she and producer Craig Ross hired her stage sound engineer Roy Taylor to rig up "a bunch of old microphones to get that local sound," while hunkered down at the "funky, lived-in" Zebra Ranch Studio located an hour outside of Memphis, owned by Luther and Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi All-Stars (both of whom play on the record)."Studios are designed to pull out all of that beautiful ambience you get from singing in a room, and then the engineer puts it back in digitally or through whatever machinery you've got," says Griffin, speaking from her home in Austin.NEW YORK — Think about Robert Plant and the images of the "golden god" come to mind — the thick, blonde hair, sparkling blue eyes, slim physique — combined with a bluesy yelp that practically defined the raw power of rock 'n' roll.While his face may show signs of age at 66, much of his rock-star look remains intact.It’s still in the way I sing, just throwing it on a different canvas, I think. “The blues is a genre that’s now mostly something of a memory, really, in performance and artistry.But it carries on, it flickers through, it has its moments.” For a rock superstar, Plant is very easy company, full of energy, laughter, enthusiasm and informal friendliness.What is it that you’re doing right, and why have the other guys lost it? The company I keep is very empowered, humorous, creative, and energetic, and there’s an enjoyment in stretching the parameters of what we do.Well that’s a really provocative question, young man, and you must go stand on the naughty step. We’ve been on the road for a year, just playing around the planet, which gave us the opportunity to be quite selective about the ideas that we pursued [on this album]. Oh, yeah, I wouldn’t do six weeks of festivals in Europe if I didn’t like it.
You’ve said the song “Turn It Up” was inspired by taking long drives through the American South. As a kid in England, I was really drawn to the music of Mississippi.
Robert Plant is patiently standing in a spacious dark wood and stained glass appointed event room on an upper floor of The Bowery Hotel, a trendy "it" spot on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
He sips a latte Correction: The number of Grammys Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won for their album Raising Sand was incorrect in a previous version of this story.
The track is one of three that features Robert Plant.
The Led Zeppelin frontman, whom Griffin is dating and with whom she collaborates in the rootsy Band of Joy, sings harmony and gets a co-writing credit for rearranging the track, Griffin says.