Hello Starling

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Hello Starling
Studio album by Josh Ritter
Released September 9, 2003, 2010 (Deluxe Edition)
Recorded February 17, 2003 – March 3, 2003 at Black Box Studios, La Dionnaie, France
Genre Folk
Length 43:09
Label Signature Sounds (2003, US)
Stetanta (2003, U.K.)
Independent/RMG (2003, Ire)
V2 (2005)
Producer David Odlum
Josh Ritter chronology
Golden Age of Radio
(2001)
Hello Starling
(2003)
The Animal Years
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10) link

Hello Starling is the third album by Josh Ritter, released on September 9, 2003.

Hello Starling was reissued on January 17, 2010 as a two-disc Deluxe Edition. The Deluxe Edition includes the complete original studio album and a second bonus disc. The bonus disc contains solo acoustic versions of all the original tracks (re-recorded by Ritter in Nashville of June 2008) as well as four live bonus tracks, an introduction by Dennis Lehane, and a full color lyric and photo booklet with never-before-seen photos.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bright Smile" – 3:01
  2. "Kathleen" – 4:08
  3. "You Don't Make It Easy Babe" – 2:32
  4. "Man Burning" – 2:47
  5. "Rainslicker" – 4:13
  6. "Wings" – 4:07
  7. "California" – 3:10
  8. "Snow Is Gone" – 4:03
  9. "Bone of Song" – 5:30
  10. "Baby That's Not All" – 5:59
  11. "The Bad Actress" – 3:39

Personnel[edit]

Track listing of Deluxe Edition (Bonus CD)[edit]

  1. "Bright Smile (Solo Acoustic)" – 3:14
  2. "Kathleen (Solo Acoustic)" – 4:10
  3. "You Don't Make It Easy Babe (Solo Acoustic)" – 2:51
  4. "Man Burning (Solo Acoustic)" – 2:50
  5. "Rainslicker (Solo Acoustic)" – 4:09
  6. "Wings (Solo Acoustic)" – 4:33
  7. "California (Solo Acoustic)" – 3:20
  8. "Snow Is Gone (Solo Acoustic)" – 3:40
  9. "Bone of Song (Solo Acoustic)" – 5:14
  10. "Baby That's Not All (Solo Acoustic)" – 3:21
  11. "The Bad Actress (Solo Acoustic)" – 3:19
  12. "Kathleen (Live)" – 4:35
  13. "Golden Age of Radio (Live)" – 4:40
  14. "You Don't Make It Easy Babe (Live)" – 3:38
  15. "Snow is Gone (Live)" – 4:17

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