1972 (album)

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1972
Studio album by Josh Rouse
Released August 26, 2003 (U.S.)
Genre Folk music/Indie rock
Length 43:02
Label Rykodisc
Producer Brad Jones
Josh Rouse chronology
Under Cold Blue Stars
(2002)
1972
(2003)
The Smooth Sounds of Josh Rouse
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 7/10 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

1972 is the fourth album by indie folk musician Josh Rouse. It was released on Rykodisc in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rouse, J.. 

No. Title Length
1. "1972"   3:48
2. "Love Vibration"   4:51
3. "Sunshine (Come on Lady)"   2:54
4. "James"   5:01
5. "Slaveship"   3:10
6. "Comeback (Light Therapy)"   4:38
7. "Under Your Charms"   3:45
8. "Flight Attendant"   4:46
9. "Sparrows Over Birmingham"   4:59
10. "Rise"   5:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r653068
  2. ^ "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Josh Rouse: 1972". Pitchforkmedia.com. October 9, 2003. Archived from the original on June 26, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]


On this album, Rouse pays homage to 70's bands. The tracks Comeback (Light Therapy) uses a bass line similar to the Stones song Miss You and Flight Attendant has the piano line from Elton John's Song For Guy.