At Dawn

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At Dawn
Studio album by My Morning Jacket
Released 6 April 2001 (2001-04-06)
Recorded Tarbox Road Studios, Cassadaga, New York
Genre Indie rock, psychedelic rock, southern rock, alternative country
Length 74:21
Label Darla Records
Producer Jim James
My Morning Jacket chronology
The Tennessee Fire
(1999)
At Dawn
(2001)
Chocolate and Ice
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Pitchforkmedia (7.1/10) [2]
PopMatters favorable [3]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars [4]

At Dawn is the second album from My Morning Jacket. The record is a turning point for the band in its steps toward more ambitious song lengths and eclecticism in other genres. The album features keyboards performed by Danny Cash.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jim James.

  1. "At Dawn" – 3:49
  2. "Lowdown" – 3:53
  3. "The Way That He Sings" – 5:35
  4. "Death Is The Easy Way" – 5:28 (Listed as "Death Is My Sleezy Pay" on the album's back cover.)
  5. "Hopefully" – 5:55
  6. "Bermuda Highway" – 3:19
  7. "Honest Man" – 7:46
  8. "X-mas Curtain" – 4:49
  9. "Just Because I Do" – 2:55
  10. "If It Smashes Down" – 5:28
  11. "I Needed It Most" – 6:36
  12. "Phone Went Dead" – 7:05 (Listed as "Phone Went West" on the album's back cover.)
  13. "Strangulation!" – 8:08
  14. "Hidden Song #1" – 3:08 (Not shown in the album's track listing, but credited as such in the "For the Record" section of the liner notes.)

Personnel[edit]

  • Danny Cash - Keyboards
  • Jim James - Vocals, guitars, harmonica & banjo
  • Johnny Quaid - Guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy - Bass
  • J. Glenn - Drums
  • Resonator guitars by Keenan Lawler

Bonus CD[edit]

  1. "Way That He Sings"
  2. "Hopefully"
  3. "Just Because I Do"
  4. "Bermuda Highway"
  5. "Lowdown"
  6. "Honest Man"
  7. "At Dawn"
  8. "I Needed It Most"
  9. "Lead Me Father"
  10. "Phone Went West"
  11. "Chills"

Notes[edit]

  • The first 2500 CD releases and the first 1000 vinyl 2LP come with a bonus CD containing 11 demos. These were rereleased in 2007 along with demos from the band's debut album as the At Dawn/Tennessee Fire Demos Package.

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