Jerusalem (Steve Earle album)

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This article is about the Steve Earle album. For the Sleep album, see Jerusalem (Sleep album).
Jerusalem
Studio album by Steve Earle
Released September 24, 2002
Genre Country rock
Label E-Squared/Artemis
Producer Twangtrust
Steve Earle chronology
Transcendental Blues
(2000)
Jerusalem
(2002)
The Revolution Starts Now
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 5.6/10 link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link

Jerusalem is a concept album by alternative country singer Steve Earle, released in 2002. It has a political theme, and contains songs about a post–September 11, 2001 world. It is Earle's tenth album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Steve Earle; except where indicated

  1. "Ashes to Ashes" – 4:02
  2. "Amerika V. 6.0 (The Best We Can Do)" – 4:19
  3. "Conspiracy Theory" – 4:14
  4. "John Walker's Blues" – 3:41
  5. "The Kind" – 2:04
  6. "What's A Simple Man To Do?" – 2:29
  7. "The Truth" – 2:21
  8. "Go Amanda" – 3:34 (Earle, Sheryl Crow)
  9. "I Remember You" – 2:53 (Duet with Emmylou Harris)
  10. "Shadowland" – 2:52
  11. "Jerusalem'" – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Earle - vocals, guitar, bass, organ, banjo, mandolin, harmonium, harmonica
  • Emmylou Harris - vocals
  • Eric Ambel - guitar, vocals
  • Dane Clark - drum loop
  • Ken Coomer - drums
  • John Barlow Jarvis - electric piano
  • Kelly Looney - bass
  • Kenny Malone - drums, percussion
  • Will Rigby - drums, percussion
  • Patrick Earle - percussion

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
U.S. Billboard 200 59
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 1