Life, Death, Love And Freedom


Format: Digital
Label: Hear Music
Rel. Date: 07/15/2008
UPC: 666999003547

Life, Death, Love And Freedom
Artist: John Mellencamp
Format: Digital


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''Life, Death, Love and Freedom'' is a folk rock album by singer-songwriter John Mellencamp and produced by T-Bone Burnett. It was released on July 15, 2008. At the end of 2008, Rolling Stone magazine named ''Life, Death, Love and Freedom'' No. 5 on its list of the 50 best albums of the year. The song "Troubled Land" was number 48 on ''Rolling Stones list of the 100 Best Singles of 2008. Antimusic.com named it number 18 on their top albums of the decade.

Mellencamp has characterized the album as a collection of "modern electric folk songs." The album's first single was "My Sweet Love," and it was serviced to radio on June 10, 2008.


"I realized our country has written some sad motherfuckin' songs. I wanted to see if I had it in me to write like that....I see darkness everywhere, and I have to write about it. I don't care if I just sell six records. All I can do is keep on writing songs and singing."

-- Mellencamp on Life, Death, Love and Freedom in Rolling Stone magazine's 2008 spring music preview issue. - Wikipedia