Dear 23

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Dear 23
Studio album by The Posies
Released August 1990
Genre Alternative rock
Length 48:03
Label DGC Records
Producer John Leckie, The Posies
The Posies chronology
Failure
(1988)
Dear 23
(1990)
Frosting on the Beater
(1993)

Dear 23 is the major label debut by Seattle Alternative rock/grunge/power pop band The Posies. "Apology" appears in Children of Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the Second Psychedelic Era, 1976–1995 along with "I May Hate you Sometimes" from their first album, Failure.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Jon Auer & Ken Stringfellow

  1. "My Big Mouth" – 2:27
  2. "Golden Blunders" – 4:28
  3. "Apology" – 5:16
  4. "Any Other Way" – 4:07
  5. "You Avoid Parties" – 4:49
  6. "Suddenly Mary" – 4:13
  7. "Help Yourself" – 4:29
  8. "Mrs. Green" – 5:52
  9. "Everyone Moves Away" – 4:15
  10. "Flood of Sunshine" – 8:22

Personnel[edit]

  • Grant Alden – Typography
  • Jon Auer – Engineer, Assistant Engineer
  • Gary Gersh – Executive Producer
  • Fred Kelly – Assistant Engineer
  • John Leckie – Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – Mastering
  • Karen Moskowitz – Photography
  • Rick Roberts – Cover Art Concept
  • Carl Smool – Set Design
  • Ken Stringfellow – Guitar
  • Dennis White – Art Direction, Set Design