Journey to the End of the Night (Mekons album)

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Journey to the End of the Night
Studio album by The Mekons
Released 7 March 2000
Genre Post-punk, Alternative country
Length 43:16
Label Quarterstick Records
The Mekons chronology
Me
(1998)
Journey to the End of Night
(2000)
Oooh!
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Mp3.com 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (*) link
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars link

Journey to the End of the Night is the 14th studio album by The Mekons. It was released on audio CD on 7 March 2000 by Quarterstick Records. The album was recording in London at the MontiSound & Corina Studios and also in Chicago at the Stinkpole & Kingsize Sound Labs, it was then finally mixed and mastered by Kenny Sluiter in Kingside.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Myth" – 3:52
  2. "Out In The Night" – 3:31
  3. "Last Week Of The War" – 2:59
  4. "City Of London" – 4:02
  5. "Tina" – 3:56
  6. "The Flood" – 4:51
  7. "Cast No Shadow" – 3:03
  8. "Ordinary Night" – 3:19
  9. "Power And Horror" – 2:42
  10. "Neglect" – 4:02
  11. "Something To Be Scared Of" – 2:38
  12. "Last Night Of Earth" – 3:42
  13. "... And Heracles Smiled" – 0:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Goulding: Drums
  • Susie Honeyman: Fiddle
  • Sarah Corina: Bass & Vocals
  • Sally Timms: Vocals
  • Tom Greenhalgh: Vocals, Guitar, Autoharp & Piano
  • Jon Langford: Vocals, Guitar, Melodica, & Machines
  • Rico Bell: Vocals, Accordion & Harmonica
  • Lu Edmonds: Cumbus

Guest Appearances:

  • Edith Frost, Kelly Hogan & Neko Case – Backing Vocals
  • John Rice – Electric Sitar on "Cast No Shadows"
  • Mitch Marlow – Rhythm guitar on "Last Night on Earth"