11 (The Smithereens album)

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11
Studio album by The Smithereens
Released October 18, 1989
Recorded ?
Genre Rock
Length 33:57
Label Enigma/Capitol
Producer Ed Stasium
The Smithereens chronology
Green Thoughts
(1988)
Smithereens 11
(1989)
Blow Up
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

11 is the third full-length album by The Smithereens. It was released on October 18, 1989 (see 1989 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Pat DiNizio, except where noted.

  1. "A Girl Like You" – 4:42
  2. "Blues Before and After" – 3:15
  3. "Blue Period" – 2:57
  4. "Baby Be Good" – 3:20
  5. "Room Without a View" – 4:09
  6. "Yesterday Girl" – 3:27
  7. "Cut Flowers" (Jim Babjak, DiNizio) – 2:59
  8. "William Wilson" – 3:33
  9. "Maria Elena" – 2:48
  10. "Kiss Your Tears Away" – 3:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Pat DiNizio – Guitar, Composer, Vocals
  • Jim Babjak – Guitar
  • Dennis Diken – Percussion, Drums, Stick, Zildjian, Pearl Drums, Cover Art
  • Mike Mesaros – Bass

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Ginger Blake – Background Vocals
  • Belinda Carlisle – Vocals on "Blue Period"
  • Jim Dineen – Assistant Engineer
  • Guild – Acoustic guitar
  • Mick Haggerty – Design
  • Michael Hamilton – Guitar
  • Paul Hamingson – Engineer
  • The Honeys – Vocals on "Cut Flowers"
  • Gina Immel – Assistant Engineer
  • Kenny Margolis – Synthesizer, Piano, Accordion, Harpsichord
  • Dewey Nicks – Photography
  • Diane Rovell – Background Vocals
  • Ed Stasium – Percussion, Background Vocals
  • Francine Stasium – Production Coordination
  • Tommy Steele – Art Direction
  • Gerri Sutyak – Cello on "Blue Period"
  • Maria Vidal – Background Vocals on "A Girl Like You"
  • Marilyn Wilson – Background Vocals

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1989 The Billboard 200 41

Singles – Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1989 "A Girl Like You" Mainstream Rock Tracks 2
1989 "A Girl Like You" Modern Rock Tracks 3
1989 "A Girl Like You" The Billboard Hot 100 38
1990 "Blues Before and After" Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
1990 "Blues Before and After" Modern Rock Tracks 18
1990 "Blues Before and After" The Billboard Hot 100 94
1990 "Yesterday Girl" Mainstream Rock Tracks 20
1990 "Yesterday Girl" Modern Rock Tracks 16

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