Living 2001-2002 (2003)

Living 2001-2002 (2003) Album Cover

Buy the CD from the JBT shop Tracklist & Lyrics Attitude Pickapart Valley Spring Crazy Colours Treat Yo Mama Sista Earthbound Child Betterman Don’t Understand Believe Money Take Home Is Where The Heart Is (studio version) Credits The JBT’s first live album, featuring 2-discs of live tracks from 2001 – 2002. Also features the studio single “Home Is Where The Heart Is”.

Three (2001)

Three (2001) Album Cover

Get this album: CD Vinyl Record Music Three (2001) Vinyl Now available in a standard gatefold & black vinyl from all good record stores and online from JBTs stores. Click Here Three Limited Edition 1 of 1,000 On Aug 4th, 2023 a limited edition vinyl was released to the JBT mailing list and sold out in 24 hours. Read the archived page for info… Tracklist & Lyrics Original Australian CD track listing:1. Betterman – 8:162. Attitude – 6:093. Media – 5:194. Believe – 3:595. Take – 8:016. Life Ain’t What It Seems – 7:047. Money – 11:338. Foundation – 14:47 U.S. released CD track listing featuring 3 tracks from the JBT EP and without ‘Foundation’:1. Betterman – 8:162. Attitude – 6:093. Media – 5:194. Believe – 3:595. Take – 8:016. Life Ain’t What It Seems – 7:047. Money – 11:338. Pickapart – 2:599. Earthbound Child – 3:5010. Don’t Understand – 4:31 Three Vinyl Edition:Side A:Betterman – 8:16 Attitude – 6:09Pickapart – 2:59Earthbound Child – 3:50Side B:Money – 11:33Believe – 3:59Media – 5:19Side C:Life Ain’t What It Seems – 7:04Don’t Understand – 4:31Take – 8:01Side D:Foundation – 14:47 Credits John Butler – vocals, guitarsGavin Shoesmith – double bass; electric bassJason McGann – drums; vocals Paul Boon – didgeridooGeorge Rrurrambu – intro vocals on “Money”Rosie Johnstone, David Broadfoot & Brenda Fost – backing vocals Released: 18 April 2001Recorded: Studio Couch – North FremantleProducer: John Butler Trio & Shaun O’Callaghan Additional Info Three is the second studio album by The John Butler Trio.All the music and lyrics were written and arranged by John Butler. The album was recorded, engineered and mixed by Shaun O’Callaghan at Studio Couch, North Fremantle, Western Australia. It was mastered at Woodstock Studios by Robin Mai, Nicky Bomba and Joe Camilleri. The album was produced by the John Butler Trio and Shaun O’Callaghan. The cover concept was designed by John Butler with Matt and Iowana at Insomnia Design. In April 2001, John Butler Trio released Three and relocated to Melbourne to promote the record on the east coast. The track, “Betterman”, was on high rotation by Triple J. Three peaked at No. 24 on the ARIA Charts. It also remained on the alternative charts for nine months reaching No. 3. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2001 the album won an award for ‘Best Independent Release’.“Betterman” reached No. 5 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2001. Shoesmith left the trio to form his own band, The Groovesmiths, Butler replaced him with 19-year-old Rory Quirk, who was on their first tour of the United States in 2001. Quirk, in turn, left in 2002 to pursue a career with his band, Quirk. Andrew Fry joined as the next bass player. The success of Three led to its release in the US in 2002 and two tours of the US followed. The band supported the Dave Matthews Band and John Mayer as well as playing at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and the South by Southwest Festival. The band also played at the Splendour in the Grass Festival in Australia. Butler, his manager Phil Stevens and fellow Western Australian folk artists, The Waifs, founded Jarrah Records in July 2002. As a result of intensive touring, the band developed a great live reputation in Australia. The band released Living 2001-2002 in February 2003, a double live album which had a top ten debut in the ARIA album charts and went on to achieve platinum sales. Butler took a brief break after five years of solid work since 1997 for the birth of his daughter Banjo. 1. Betterman Betterman I am since ICome into contact with youAnd you taught so many things about myselfand you know this is truebut now we are apart and its all my faultcos you know I need to be aloneDon’t know myselfso how can I share me with you girl or anyon e Don’t want to be a thorn in your sidegood womanAlways be the oneto make you cryDon’t wanna be that guyGood womancos you deserve everythingand I got nothing so leave meand I’ll go away better off I stayFar from you,because you are beautiful BEAUTIFUL WOMAN Now typical manI am because you thinkI want my cake and eat it tooCos say I can’t be in a relationshipbut I still feel for youCos you are the best womanThis old man has ever metYou taught me about my soulyou shared with me your magic Don’t want to be a thorn in your sidegood womanAlways be the oneto make you cryDon’t wanna be that guyGood womancos you deserve everythingand I got nothing so leave meand I’ll go away better off I stayFar from you,because you are beautiful Betterman I am since ICome into contact with youAnd you taughtso many things about myselfand you know this is truebut now we are apart and its all my faultcos you know I need to be aloneDon’t know myselfso how can I share me with you girlor anyoneCause you are BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL WOMAN…BETTER MAN I AM COS OF YOU… 2. Attitude Hey man why you always give me Attitude?What I, what I ever Done to you?If you got a bone to PickStep outside step Outside talk about it But I talk with words manI don’t talk with my fistsI’m sick of all this aggressionHell you know I’ve had enough of itBut I don’t mean to Offend youSo tell me if I have tell me if I haveDon’t give me attitudeDon’t you give me attitude Hey man why you always laughing at me?What’s so, what’s so funny?Cos take a look in the mirror say now what do you see?You are just, you are just like me And I’m easy goingI listen to what you gotta sayAnd if I was wrong, if I was wrongI’d say sorry.Cause I don’t mean,No I don’t mean to offend youI got my own DemonsDon’t need bad karma too Cos truth is the only waySo express what you’re feelinSay what you’ve gotta sayWithout blaming, without blaming 3. Media What you watch, what you readWhat you perceive is to be truthIt is all so subjectiveSo what you believe is up to you But what are we to believe inBetween the lies and the truth? YouthMedia has vested interestSo what you believe is up to you. But how are we to