Black Letter Days

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Black Letter Days
Studio album by Frank Black and the Catholics
Released August 20, 2002
Recorded Oct 2001-Jan 2002
Genre Alternative rock
Length 65:16
Label SpinART
Producer Nick Vincent
Frank Black and the Catholics chronology
Dog in the Sand
(2001)
Black Letter Days
(2002)
Devil's Workshop
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Nude as the News (7/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (6.9)[3]
Popmatters (Positive)[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
Uncut 2.5/5 stars[6]

Black Letter Days is the first of two albums by Frank Black and the Catholics simultaneously released in 2002 (along with Devil's Workshop). The title implies the opposite of the term "Red Letter Days" which are holidays — a "black letter day" being all the ordinary days in a given month.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Black Rider" - 2:37
  2. "California Bound" - 3:24
  3. "Chip Away Boy" - 2:57
  4. "Cold Heart of Stone" - 3:19
  5. "Black Letter Day" - 3:26
  6. "Valentine and Garuda" - 3:13
  7. "How You Went So Far" - 4:05
  8. "End of Miles" - 3:49
  9. "1826" - 6:40
  10. "The Farewell Bend" - 3:23
  11. "Southbound Bevy" - 3:07
  12. "I Will Run After You" - 3:58
  13. "True Blue" - 1:49
  14. "Jane the Queen of Love" - 5:10
  15. "Jet Black River" - 1:51
  16. "21 Reasons" - 5:40
  17. "Whispering Weeds" - 3:39
  18. "The Black Rider" - 3:09

Musicians[edit]

additional personnel:

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