Last of a Dyin' Breed

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Last of a Dyin' Breed
Studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released August 21, 2012 (2012-08-21)
Genre Southern rock, hard rock
Length 45:01[1]
Label Roadrunner Records/Loud and Proud Records
Producer Bob Marlette
Lynyrd Skynyrd chronology
God & Guns
(2009)
Last of a Dyin' Breed
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 44/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
Boston Phoenix 0/4 stars[4]
Ultimate Classical Rock 7/10[5]
Sputnik Music 3/5 stars[6]

Last of a Dyin' Breed is the fourteenth studio album by American southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.[7] The album was announced on May 2, 2012 for release on August 21, 2012,[7] and September 17 in the UK. It is the first Lynyrd Skynyrd album to feature Johnny Colt on bass, and also features guest guitarist John 5.[7]

The first single, Last of a Dyin' Breed, was made available to purchase via iTunes on July 9, 2012.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Last of a Dyin' Breed" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark Matejka, Dan Serafini, Bob Marlette) - 3:51
  2. "One Day at a Time" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Marlon Young) - 3:46
  3. "Homegrown" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Blair Daly) - 3:41
  4. "Ready To Fly" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Audley Freed - 5:26
  5. "Mississippi Blood" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Jaren Johnston) - 2:58
  6. "Good Teacher" (Johnny Van Zant, Donnie Van Zant, Tom Hambridge, Blair Daly) - 3:08
  7. "Something To Live For" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, John 5, Bob Marlette) - 4:28
  8. "Life's Twisted" (Blair Daly, Jon Lawhon, Chris Robertson) - 4:33
  9. "Nothing Comes Easy" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Tom Hambridge) - 4:13
  10. "Honey Hole" (Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Tom Hambridge) - 4:34
  11. "Start Livin' Life Again" (Johnny Van Zant, Donnie Van Zant, John 5, Bob Marlette) - 4:25

Personnel[edit]

The main band performing on Last of a Dyin' Breed is composed of the following:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Last of a Dyin' Breed – Lynyrd Skynyrd". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Last of a Dyin' Breed review". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Last of a Dyin' Breed- review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ Reed, Ryan (12 August 2012). "Lynyrd Skynyrd album review". Boston Phoenix. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. ^ Wilkening, Matthew (23 August 2012). "Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Last of a Dyin’ Breed’ – Album Review". ultimateclassicrock.com. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. ^ Beebe, Alex (2 September 2012). "Album review". Sputnik Music. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. ^ a b c d "LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Release 'Last of a Dyin' Breed' In August". Blabbermouth.net. 2 May 2012. Archived from the original on 8 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.