Green Thoughts

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Green Thoughts
Studio album by The Smithereens
Released March 16, 1988
Recorded Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Genre Power pop, alternative 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 and composed by Pat DiNizio

No. Title Length
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]

Charts[edit]

Charts (1988) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[4] 7
US Billboard 200[5] 60

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Green Thoughts". Allmusic. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Smithereens: Green Thoughts". Robert Christgau.com. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/thesmithereens/albums/album/89497/review/5942060/green_thoughts
  4. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Smithereens - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 

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