God Save The Smithereens

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God Save The Smithereens
Studio album by The Smithereens
Released October 19, 1999
Recorded February 11, 1999 – June 1999
Genre Rock, Power pop
Length 42:06
Label Koch Records
Producer Don Fleming
The Smithereens chronology
A Date with The Smithereens
(1994)
God Save The Smithereens
(1999)
Meet The Smithereens!
(2007)
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Review scores
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God Save The Smithereens is the sixth studio album by The Smithereens. Produced by Don Fleming, it was originally intended to be a concept album based on the idea of the world ending as soon as the year 2000 started. The album was released in 1999 and a two-disc version with rare demos and live songs was released in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by The Smithereens, except where noted.

  1. "She's Got A Way" - 3:26
  2. "House at the End of The World" (The Smithereens, Carrie Akre) - 3:36
  3. "Everything Changes" - 2:15
  4. "Flowers in the Blood" - 3:38
  5. The Long Loneliness" - 1:40
  6. Someday" - 3:32
  7. "The Age of Innocence" - 4:10
  8. "Gloomy Sunday" (Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress) - 3:42
  9. "I Believe" (The Smithereens, Danny Tate) - 3:13
  10. "All Revved Up" - 2:09
  11. "Even If I Never Get Back Home" - 2:45
  12. "Try" - 4:13
  13. "The Last Good Time" - 3:27

Deluxe edition[edit]

Disc One: "God Save The Smithereens"[edit]

All songs written by The Smithereens, except where noted.

  1. "She's Got A Way" - 3:26
  2. "House at the End of The World" (The Smithereens, Carrie Akre) - 3:36
  3. "Everything Changes" - 2:15
  4. "Flowers in the Blood" - 3:38
  5. The Long Loneliness" - 1:40
  6. Someday" - 3:32
  7. "The Age of Innocence" - 4:10
  8. "Gloomy Sunday" (Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress) - 3:42
  9. "I Believe" (The Smithereens, Danny Tate) - 3:13
  10. "All Revved Up" - 2:09
  11. "Even If I Never Get Back Home" - 2:45
  12. "Try" - 4:13
  13. "The Last Good Time" - 3:27
  14. "A World Apart" (Demo) - 2:59
  15. "This Is the Way the World Ends" (Demo) - 3:44
  16. "King of the World" (Demo) - 4:01
  17. "Sundown" (Demo) - 3:31
  18. "All Revved Up" (Demo) - 2:46
  19. "On the Beach" (Demo) - 1:48
  20. "House at the End of the World" (The Smithereens, Carrie Akre) (EP version) - 4:02
  21. "I Want to Tell You" - 3:12 (George Harrison)

Disc Two: "Pat DiNizio: Songs and Sounds"[edit]

All songs written by Pat DiNizio, except where noted.

  1. "Where Am I Going (Jennie's Song)" (Bernard Herrmann) - 1:46
  2. "Nobody But Me" (DiNizio/Springa) - 2:41
  3. "124 MPH" - 4:10
  4. "Running, Jumping, Standing Still" - 4:04
  5. "Everyday World" - 2:48
  6. "No Love Lost" - 5:07
  7. "A World Apart" - 3:35
  8. "Today It's You" - 2:01
  9. "Liza" - 3:16
  10. "Somewhere Down the Line" - 2:51
  11. "You Should Know" (DiNizio/Danny Tate) - 3:41
  12. "I'd Rather Have the Blues" (Frank DeVol) - 7:55
  13. "A Girl Like You" (Live) - 5:43
  14. "Yesterday Girl" (Live) - 3:46
  15. "Behind the Wall of Sleep" (Live) - 3:42
  16. "She's Got a Way" (Live) - 3:36
  17. "Blood and Roses" (Live) - 4:13
  18. "Someday Boy" (Demo) - 3:18
  19. "Afternoon Tea" (Demo) - 4:05

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