Feast of Wire

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Feast of Wire
Studio album by Calexico
Released February 18, 2003
Recorded Wavelab Studio, Tucson, Arizona
Genre Indie rock, americana, Tex-Mex, alternative country
Length 49:44
Label Quarterstick Records
Producer Joey Burns
John Convertino
Craig Schumacher
Calexico chronology
Hot Rail
(2000)
Feast of Wire
(2003)
Garden Ruin
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 86/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.9/10)[3]
Tiny Mix Tapes 5/5 stars[4]

Feast of Wire is the fourth studio album from Arizona indie rock band Calexico. The album was released on June 18, 2003 through Quarterstick Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
0. Untitled (pregap hidden instrumental track) 2:16
1. "Sunken Waltz"   2:27
2. "Quattro (World Drifts In)"   4:36
3. "Stucco"   0:20
4. "Black Heart"   4:48
5. "Pepita"   2:36
6. "Not Even Stevie Nicks..."   2:42
7. "Close Behind"   2:51
8. "Woven Birds"   3:46
9. "The Book and the Canal"   1:45
10. "Attack el Robot! Attack!"   3:17
11. "Across the Wire"   3:25
12. "Dub Latina"   2:19
13. "Güero Canelo"   2:57
14. "Whipping the Horse's Eyes"   1:24
15. "Crumble"   3:54
16. "No Doze"   4:21
Total length:
49:44

Personnel[edit]

  • Joey Burns - vocals, various instruments
  • Paul Niehaus - pedal-steel guitar
  • Martin Wenk - accordion, trumpet, bowed vibraphone
  • Jacob Valenzuela - trumpet
  • Volker Zander - upright bass
  • John Convertino - piano, drums, percussion
  • Nick Luca - electric guitar, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Ed Kay - flute
  • Eddie Lopez - button accordion
  • Craig Schumacher - trumpet, synthesizer, tympani, background vocals
  • Joeseph Valenzuela - trombone
  • Jeff Marchant - trombone

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