Cruel Inventions

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Cruel Inventions
Studio album by Sam Phillips
Released May 28, 1991
Recorded Eagle Audio
(Fort Worth, Texas)
Ocean Way Recorders
(Los Angeles, California)
Sunset Sound Factory
(Hollywood, California)
Reggie Fisher's
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre Alternative
Label Virgin
Producer T-Bone Burnett
Sam Phillips chronology
The Indescribable Wow
(1988)
Cruel Inventions
(1991)
Martinis and Bikinis
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly (A)[2]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[3]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[4]

Cruel Inventions is the sixth (studio) album from American singer-songwriter Sam Phillips.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Sam Phillips.

  1. "Lying" – 3:52
  2. "Go Down" – 3:38
  3. "Cruel Inventions" – 3:00
  4. "Standing Still" – 3:10
  5. "Tripping Over Gravity" – 5:21
  6. "Now I Can't Find The Door" – 3:36
  7. "Private Storm" – 4:10
  8. "Raised On Promises"– 3:11
  9. "Hole In Time" – 3:19
  10. "Where the Colors Don't Go" – 3:02

Personnel[edit]

Production notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCartney, Kelly. "Review: Cruel Inventions". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Browne, David (31 May 1991). "Cruel Inventions (1991)". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Kot, Greg (27 June 1991). "Sam Phillips Cruel Inventions (Virgin)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ CG: Sam Phillips