Calling from a Country Phone

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Calling from a Country Phone
Studio album by Robert Forster
Released 24 October 1993
Recorded Sunshine Studios, Brisbane, Australia
Genre Rock
Length 38:14
Label Beggars Banquet
Producer Robert Forster
Robert Forster chronology
Danger in the Past
(1990)
Calling from a Country Phone
(1993)
I Had a New York Girlfriend
(1995)
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Calling from a Country Phone is the second album by former Go-Between Robert Forster, and his first self-produced disc. Drummer Glenn Thompson would later join Forster and Grant McLennan in a reformed Go-Betweens years later.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Forster.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Atlanta Lie Low" – 3:13
  2. "121" – 3:28
  3. "The Circle" – 3:45
  4. "Falling Star" – 4:05
  5. "I Want to Be Quiet" – 3:34

Side two[edit]

  1. "Cat's Life" – 3:52
  2. "Girl to a World" – 4:18
  3. "Drop" – 4:08
  4. "Beyond Their Law" – 5:03
  5. "Forever & Time" – 2:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Robert Forster – guitar, vocals
  • John Bone – violin, piano, organ
  • Dave McCormack – guitar
  • Robert Moore – bass
  • Dallas Southam – pedal steel, acoustic guitar
  • Glenn Thompson – drums