Land (1975–2002)

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This article is about the album by Patti Smith. For the album by Land, see Land (Land album). For other uses, see Land (disambiguation).
Land
Compilation album by Patti Smith
Released March 19, 2002 (2002-03-19)
Recorded 1974-2002
Genre Rock
Length 71:39 (disc one)
72:12 (disc two)
143:51 (total)
Label Arista
Patti Smith compilations chronology
The Patti Smith Masters
(1996)
Land
(2002)
iTunes Originals
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
National Public Radio Apr 02
Robert Christgau A−[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars 11 Apr 02

Land is a two disc compilation album by Patti Smith, released on March 19, 2002, on Arista Records.[2] Land contains a collection of recordings from her eight previous albums on the first disc, along with B-sides and unreleased songs on the second disc. The album ranked number eight in Mojo's "Best Box Sets & Compilations of 2002".[3] It is dedicated to the memory of Richard Sohl.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One
No. Title Writer(s) From the album Length
1. "Dancing Barefoot"   Patti Smith, Ivan Kral Wave 4:16
2. "Babelogue"   Smith Easter 1:30
3. "Rock N Roll Nigger"   Smith, Lenny Kaye Easter 3:23
4. "Gloria"   Van Morrison, Smith Horses 5:53
5. "Pissing in a River"   Smith, Kral Radio Ethiopia 4:51
6. "Free Money"   Smith, Kaye Horses 3:48
7. "People Have the Power"   Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Dream of Life 5:10
8. "Because the Night"   Smith, Bruce Springsteen Easter 3:23
9. "Frederick"   Smith Wave 3:03
10. "Summer Cannibals"   Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Gone Again 4:09
11. "Ghost Dance"   Smith, Kaye Easter 4:41
12. "Ain't It Strange"   Smith, Kral Radio Ethiopia 6:37
13. "1959"   Smith, Tony Shanahan Peace and Noise 4:01
14. "Beneath the Southern Cross"   Smith, Kaye Gone Again 4:37
15. "Glitter in Their Eyes" (Backing Vocals by Michael Stipe & Wade Raley) Smith, Oliver Ray Gung Ho 3:05
16. "Paths That Cross"   Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Dream of Life 4:20
17. "When Doves Cry" (previously unreleased) Prince   5:00
Total length:
71:39
Disc Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Piss Factory" (Track, 1974) Smith, Richard Sohl 5:03
2. "Redondo Beach" (Demo, 1975) Smith, Sohl, Kaye 3:45
3. "Distant Fingers" (Demo, 1975) Smith, Allen Lanier 4:57
4. "25th Floor" (live - Eugene, Oregon, May 1978) Smith, Kral 5:43
5. "Come Back Little Sheba" (Track, 1996) Smith, Kaye 2:36
6. "Wander I Go" (Track, 1996) Smith, Ray 4:56
7. "Dead City" (live - Denmark, 1 July 2001) Smith, Ray 4:35
8. "Spell" (live - Portland, Oregon, 5 August 2001) Ray (music), "Footnote to Howl" by Allen Ginsberg 6:41
9. "Wing" (live - Paris, July 2001) Smith 5:05
10. "Boy Cried Wolf" (live - Paris, July 2001) Smith 5:49
11. "Birdland" (live - Los Angeles, 9 August 2001) Smith, Sohl, Kaye, Kral 9:43
12. "Higher Learning" (Track) Smith, Rev. Frank Ray, Jay Dee Daugherty, Shanahan 7:21
13. "Notes to the Future / Tomorrow" (live - St. Mark's Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York City, 1 January 2002 / live - Philadelphia, 13 May 1979) Smith; Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin 6:05
Total length:
72:12

"Tomorrow" on Disc Two is unlisted.

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002)[4] Position
Austria 53
Belgium 27
Italy 20
Netherlands 100
Norway 25
Switzerland 70
UK Albums Chart 93

Release history[edit]

Date Label Format Catalog
March 19, 2002 Arista Records CD 14708

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Patti Smith". Robert Christgau. 
  2. ^ "Press release". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Review". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  4. ^ "Charts". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 

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