Dreamland (Robert Plant album)

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Dreamland
Studio album by Robert Plant
Released July 16, 2002
Recorded 2001-02
Genre Blues rock, folk rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock
Length 54:38
Label Mercury Records
Universal Records (US)
Producer Phill Brown, Robert Plant
Robert Plant chronology
Fate of Nations
(1993)
Dreamland
(2002)
Sixty Six to Timbuktu
(2003)

Dreamland is English rock singer Robert Plant's seventh solo album and the first with his band "Strange Sensation". It was released in July 2002.

Many of the songs are cover versions, mainly blues, but also some rock. It was nominated for two Grammys in 2002 — The Best Rock Album and The Best Male Rock Performance.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Clive Deamer, John Baggott, Charlie Jones and Porl Thompson, except where noted.

Dreamland
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Funny in My Mind (I Believe I'm Fixin' to Die)" (A) Bukka White, Plant, Adams, Deamer, Baggott, Jones, Thompson 4:45
2. "Morning Dew" (Bonnie Dobson cover) Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose 4:26
3. "One More Cup of Coffee" (Bob Dylan cover) Bob Dylan 4:03
4. "Last Time I Saw Her"     4:41
5. "Song to the Siren" (Tim Buckley cover) Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett 5:53
6. "Win My Train Fare Home (If I Ever Get Lucky)" (B)   6:03
7. "Darkness, Darkness" (The Youngbloods cover) Jesse Colin Young 7:25
8. "Red Dress"     5:23
9. "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts cover) Billy Roberts 7:12
10. "Skip's Song" (Moby Grape cover) Skip Spence 4:27
11. "Dirt in a Hole" (Bonus Track, UK & Japanese Version)   4:46
12. "Last Time I Saw Her" (Remix) (Bonus Track, iTunes Version)   3:24


^A — based on Bukka White's "Fixin' to Die Blues", a song Led Zeppelin used to perform live.
^B — contains elements of: "If I Ever Get Lucky" by Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup; "Milk Cow's Calf Blues" by Robert Johnson; "Crawling King Snake" by John Lee Hooker; and "That's Alright Mama" by Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup.

Personnel[edit]

Strange Sensation[edit]

Special Guest musicians[edit]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Music Box 3.5/5 stars [2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Dreamland (Robert Plant album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
  2. ^ John Metzger. "Robert Plant - Dreamland (Album Review)". Musicbox-online.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10.