Cross Canadian Ragweed (album)

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Cross Canadian Ragweed
Studio album by Cross Canadian Ragweed
Released September 10, 2002
Genre Americana
Southern rock
Country rock
Alternative country
Red Dirt
Texas Country
Length 58:33
Label Universal South
Producer Mike McClure
Cross Canadian Ragweed
Cross Canadian Ragweed chronology
Live and Loud at Billy Bob's Texas
(2002)
Cross Canadian Ragweed (Purple)
(2002)
Soul Gravy
(2004)

Cross Canadian Ragweed is the self-titled major-label debut album for the country music band Cross Canadian Ragweed. It includes the singles "17" and "Constantly."

William Ruhlmann of Allmusic rated the album three stars out of five, saying, "what impresses most is the overall sound of a band who has forged a distinctive style within a conventional genre through years of playing."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Cody Canada except where noted.

  1. "Anywhere but Here" (Canada, Jeremy Plato) – 4:42
  2. "17" – 5:19
  3. "Brooklyn Kid" – 3:22
  4. "Don't Need You" – 4:43
  5. "Walls of Huntsville" – 3:40
  6. "Broken" (Mike McClure, Canada) – 5:44
  7. "Constantly" – 4:17
  8. "Suicide Blues" – 4:36
  9. "Other Side" – 4:52
  10. "On a Cloud" – 4:18
  11. "Carry You Home" – 4:34
  12. "Freedom" (McClure, Canada) – 8:19

Personnel[edit]

Cross Canadian Ragweed[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Doug Moreland – fiddle on "On a Cloud"
  • Mike McClure – piano on "Freedom," acoustic guitar on "Carry You Home" and "17," electric rhythm guitar on "Walls of Huntsville"
  • Walt Bowers – Hammond B-3 organ on "Freedom"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 70
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Cross Canadian Ragweed review". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 June 2010.