Down at the Khyber

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Down at the Khyber
Studio album by Joel Plaskett Emergency
Released July 10, 2001
Recorded Ultramagnetic Recording; The Khyber, Halifax, Nova Scotia Oct-Nov 2000
Genre Indie rock
Length 47:00
Label Brobdingnagian
Producer Joel Plaskett, Ian McGettigan
Joel Plaskett Emergency chronology
In Need of Medical Attention
(1999)
Down at the Khyber
(2001)
Truthfully, Truthfully
(2003)
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Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Down at the Khyber is the first album that Joel Plaskett recorded with his backing band The Emergency. The title was influenced by the many days and nights spent playing and recording at The Khyber. Down at the Khyber was named the #46 greatest Canadian Album of All Time by Bob Mersereau in his book The Top 100 Canadian Albums The Top 100 Canadian Albums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Joel Plaskett except where noted.

  1. "Down at the Khyber"
  2. "There's Love in the Air"
  3. "Maybe We Should Just Go Home"
  4. "Clueless Wonder"
  5. "This Is a Message"
  6. "Unconditional Love"
  7. "Waiting to Be Discovered"
  8. "True Patriot Love"
  9. "Blinding Light"
  10. "It's Catchin' On"
  11. "Cry Together" (Alton Ellis & Coxsone Dodd)
  12. "Light of the Moon"

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Personnel[edit]

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