Don't Do Anything

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Don't Do Anything
Studio album by Sam Phillips
Released June 3, 2008 (2008-06-03)
Recorded Los Angeles, California, United States
Genre Folk rock
Length 35:12
Label Nonesuch
Producer Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips chronology
A Boot and a Shoe
(2004)
Don't Do Anything
(2008)
Hypnotists in Paris
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Boston Globe (favorable)[2]
Paste (favorable)[3]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[4]
Trouser Press (favorable)[5]

Don't Do Anything is the eleventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Sam Phillips. The album is Phillips' first to be self-produced and was released on June 3, 2008.

"Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us" was previously recorded by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for their 2007 album Raising Sand. Phillips stated the song was inspired by Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Phillips.

  1. "No Explanations" – 3:08
  2. "Can't Come Down" – 1:58
  3. "Another Song" – 2:14
  4. "Don't Do Anything" – 3:28
  5. "Little Plastic Life" – 2:16
  6. "My Career in Chemistry" – 2:20
  7. "Flowers Up" – 2:28
  8. "Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us" – 2:44
  9. "Shake It Down" – 3:52
  10. "Under the Night" – 3:06
  11. "Signal" – 4:36
  12. "Watching Out of This World" – 3:03

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