Blind Man's Zoo

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Blind Man's Zoo
Studio album by 10,000 Maniacs
Released May 16, 1989 (1989-05-16)
Recorded November 1988–March 1989, Dreamland Recording Studio, West Hurley, New York
Genre Rock, folk rock, soft rock
Length 43:14
Label Elektra[1]
Producer Peter Asher
10,000 Maniacs chronology
In My Tribe
(1987)
Blind Man's Zoo
(1989)
Hope Chest
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[3]
Robert Christgau B−[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]

Blind Man's Zoo is 10,000 Maniacs' fourth album, released in 1989. The LP version of the album was pressed on high quality audiophile vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Natalie Merchant except as noted.

Side one
  1. "Eat for Two" – 3:26
  2. "Please Forgive Us" (Robert Buck, Merchant) – 3:22
  3. "The Big Parade" (Jerome Augustyniak, Merchant) – 4:00
  4. "Trouble Me" (Dennis Drew, Merchant) – 3:08
  5. "You Happy Puppet" (Buck, Merchant) – 3:35
  6. "Headstrong" – 4:13
Side two
  1. "Poison in the Well" (Drew, Merchant) – 3:05
  2. "Dust Bowl" (Buck, Merchant) – 4:11
  3. "The Lion's Share" (Drew, Merchant) – 3:00
  4. "Hateful Hate" – 4:28
  5. "Jubilee" – 6:07

Personnel[edit]

10,000 Maniacs
Additional musicians
Other personnel

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1989 The Billboard 200 13

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1989 "Eat for Two" Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 12
1989 "Trouble Me" Billboard Adult Contemporary 7
1989 "Trouble Me" Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 20
1989 "Trouble Me" Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 3
1989 "Trouble Me" The Billboard Hot 100 44

Certifications[edit]

Organization Level Date
RIAA – US Gold July 11, 1989
RIAA – US Platinum December 12, 1997

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