Flaming Red

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Flaming Red
Studio album by Patty Griffin
Released June 23, 1998 (1998-06-23)
Genre Rock, folk
Length 50:30
Language English
Label A&M
Producer Jay Joyce
Patty Griffin chronology
Living with Ghosts
(1996)
Flaming Red
(1998)
1000 Kisses
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (A-) [1]

Flaming Red is Patty Griffin's second album. It was released on June 23, 1998 and reached number 12 on the Top Heatseekers chart. According to Billboard the album has sold 122,000 copies in the U.S. up to May 2004.[2] Griffin stated on her live album A Kiss in Time that she wrote the song "Christina" about the late Christina Onassis. The song "Tony" is about adolescent depression where a gay student named Tony commits suicide. It is sung from the perspective of a depressed classmate who sits behind Tony in class.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Patty Griffin.

  1. "Flaming Red" – 2:13
  2. "One Big Love" – 4:14
  3. "Tony" – 4:10
  4. "Change" – 4:14
  5. "Goodbye" – 4:15
  6. "Carry Me" – 3:29
  7. "Christina" – 4:34
  8. "Wiggley Fingers" – 4:07
  9. "Blue Sky" – 3:41
  10. "Big Daddy" – 3:07
  11. "Go Now" – 2:41
  12. "Mary" – 5:16
  13. "Peter Pan" – 4:14

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hermes, Will. Music Review: Flaming Red. Entertainment Weekly, June 26, 1998. Accessed 31 Jul. 2006.
  2. ^ Caulfield, Keith. "Ask Billboard - Griffin's 'Impossible Dream'". Billboard. May 5, 2004.

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