Green Thoughts

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Green Thoughts
Studio album by The Smithereens
Released March 16, 1988
Genre Rock
Length 35:16
Label Enigma/Capitol
Producer Don Dixon
The Smithereens chronology
Especially for You
(1986)
Green Thoughts
(1988)
11
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau C+[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Green Thoughts is the second album by The Smithereens. "Only a Memory" only reached #92 on the Billboard Hot 100, but topped the Album Rock Tracks chart in 1988.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Pat DiNizio.

  1. "Only a Memory" – 3:42
  2. "House We Used to Live In" – 4:00
  3. "Something New" – 1:55
  4. "The World We Know" – 3:47
  5. "Especially for You" – 3:09
  6. "Drown in My Own Tears" – 3:09
  7. "Deep Black" – 2:55
  8. "Elaine" – 2:31
  9. "Spellbound" – 4:09
  10. "If the Sun Doesn't Shine" – 3:31
  11. "Green Thoughts" – 2:28

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1988 The Billboard 200 60

Singles

Year Song Chart Position
1988 "Drown in My Own Tears" Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 34
1988 "House We Used to Live In" Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 14
1988 "Only a Memory" Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 1
1988 "Only a Memory" The Billboard Hot 100 92

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