Dilate (Ani DiFranco album)

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For the album by Bardo Pond, see Dilate (Bardo Pond album).
Dilate
Studio album by Ani DiFranco
Released May 21, 1996
Recorded December 1995 – January 1996
Genre Indie rock
Folk rock
Length 60:10
Label Righteous Babe
Producer Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco chronology
Not a Pretty Girl
(1995)
Dilate
(1996)
The Past Didn't Go Anywhere
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Alternative Press 4/5 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly B+ [3]
Los Angeles Times 4/4 stars [4]
NME (6/10) [2]
Robert Christgau A− [5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [6]
Slant 5/5 stars [7]
Spin (7/10) [2]

Dilate is the seventh studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 1996. Dilate is her highest-selling and most critically acclaimed[8] record, with U.S. sales of over 480,000 units according to SoundScan. In 2011, Slant Magazine placed the album at #67 on its list of "The 100 Best Albums of 1990s".[9]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ani DiFranco, except where noted.

  1. "Untouchable Face" – 4:38
  2. "Outta Me, Onto You" – 4:35
  3. "Superhero" – 4:45
  4. "Dilate" – 4:48
  5. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) – 7:07
  6. "Napoleon" – 6:24
  7. "Shameless" – 4:51
  8. "Done Wrong" – 6:31
  9. "Going Down" – 4:50
  10. "Adam and Eve" – 6:37
  11. "Joyful Girl" – 5:04

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Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1996 The Billboard 200 87

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