American Ride (Willie Nile album)

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American Ride
Studio album by Willie Nile
Released June 25, 2013 (2013-06-25)
Genre Rock
Length 40:31
Label Loud & Proud
Blue Rose
Producer Stewart Lerman
Willie Nile
Johnny Pisano
Alex Alexander
Willie Nile chronology
The Innocent Ones
(2011)
American Ride
(2013)
If I Was a River
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 88/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Blurt Magazine 5/5 stars[3]

American Ride is the ninth studio album from American musician Willie Nile. It was released in June 2013 under Loud & Proud Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "This is Our Time"   Nile 2:45
2. "Life on Bleecker Street"   Nile 3:23
3. "American Ride"   Nile, Mike Peters 4:51
4. "If I Ever See the Light"   Nile, Frankie Lee 3:06
5. "She's Got My Heart"   Nile, Frankie Lee 3:08
6. "God Laughs"   Nile, Eric Bazilian 3:12
7. "People Who Died"   Jim Carroll, Brian Linsley, Steve Linsley, Terrell Winn, Wayne Woods 3:50
8. "Holy War"   Nile 4:01
9. "Say Hey"   Nile 2:54
10. "Sunrise In New York City"   Nile, Frankie Lee 2:49
11. "The Crossing"   Nile, Frankie Lee 3:10
12. "There's No Place Like Home"   Nile 3:23
iTunes Special Edition[4]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "Occupy"   Nile 3:22
14. "The Motel Life"   Nile 4:01
15. "One Guitar V2.0"   Nile, Frankie Lee 4:13
Total length:
49:22

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Willie Nileguitar, vocals, piano
  • Johnny Pisano – electric and upright bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Hogan – guitars
  • Alex Alexander – drums, percussion
  • Steuart Smith – guitars, banjo, harmonium
  • James Maddock – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Leslie Mendelson – backing vocals
  • Rob Morsberger – string arrangement on “The Crossing”, harmonium
  • Oli Rockberger – piano, organ
  • Suzanne Ornstein – violin, viola
  • Lee Hogans – trumpet
  • Matt Janiszewski - saxophone
  • Johnny Pisano and Rob Morsberger – string arrangement on "Life On Bleecker Street"
Production and additional personnel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Ride Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom. "American Ride - Willie Nile". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  3. ^ Zimmerman, Lee (2013-06-25). "Willie Nile - American Ride". Blurtonline.com. 
  4. ^ "American Ride (Special Edition)". itunes.apple.com. 2013-06-25. Retrieved 2013-06-28.