Bad Timing (album)

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Bad Timing
Studio album by Jim O'Rourke
Released August 25, 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Instrumental rock
Length 44:06
Label Drag City
Producer Jim O'Rourke
Jim O'Rourke chronology
Happy Days
(1997)
Bad Timing
(1997)
Eureka
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Bad Timing is an album by American musician Jim O'Rourke, released on Drag City in 1997. It is an instrumental album, consisting largely of Jim O'Rourke's acoustic guitar playing (much in the style of John Fahey), sometimes with additional instrumentation.

The album is named after the 1980 film Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession, directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is one of a trio of O'Rourke albums, along with Eureka and Insignificance, to be named after Roeg films from the 1980s.

This album is a favorite of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.


Track listing[edit]

  1. "There's Hell in Hello But More in Goodbye" (9:37)
  2. "94 the Long Way" (13:58)
  3. "Bad Timing" (10:00)
  4. "Happy Trails" (10:33)

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