Little Plastic Castle

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Little Plastic Castle
Studio album by Ani DiFranco
Released February 17, 1998
Genre Indie rock, folk rock
Length 61:18
Label Righteous Babe
Producer Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco chronology
Living in Clip
(1997)
Little Plastic Castle
(1998)
Up Up Up Up Up Up
(1999)

Little Plastic Castle is the eighth studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 1998. It is her highest charting album on the Billboard charts, reaching #22 on the Top 200 list.

The song "Glass House" earned DiFranco a Grammy Award nomination for Rock Female Vocalist. [1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
The A.V. Club (mixed) [3]
Chicago Tribune 3/4 stars [4]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stars [5]
Robert Christgau A- [6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [7]
Slant 3.5/5 stars [8]
Spin (8/10) [9]
USA Today 3/4 stars [10]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ani DiFranco.

  1. "Little Plastic Castle" – 4:03
  2. "Fuel" – 4:01
  3. "Gravel" – 3:32
  4. "As Is" – 4:06
  5. "Two Little Girls" – 4:57
  6. "Deep Dish" – 3:38
  7. "Loom" – 2:51
  8. "Pixie" – 4:25
  9. "Swan Dive" – 6:28
  10. "Glass House" – 5:18
  11. "Independence Day" – 3:44
  12. "Pulse" – 14:15

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1998 The Billboard 200 22 [11]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 Grammy Nominations". Reading Eagle. Reading Eagle Company. January 6, 1999. Retrieved June 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ Cater, Darryl. Little Plastic Castle at AllMusic. Retrieved 18 October 2004.
  3. ^ Thompson, Stephen (April 19, 2002). "Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle". The A.V. Club. The Onion. Retrieved 6 September 2005. 
  4. ^ Kot, Greg (February 20, 1998). "Ani DiFranco Little Plastic Castles (Righteous Babe)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Nichols, Natalie (February 15, 1998). "Album Review (Ani DiFranco: 'Little Plastic Castle')". Los Angeles Times. p. 65. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 21, 1998). "Consumer Guide: Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle". The Village Voice. Retrieved 21 November 2011.  Also posted at "Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 25 July 2005. 
  7. ^ O'Dair, Barbara (March 5, 1998). "Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone (781). p. 66. Archived from the original on 2 October 2007. Retrieved 8 March 2007.  Posted February 13, 1998.
  8. ^ Cinquemani, Sal (March 9, 2003). "Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle". Slant. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  9. ^ Hermes, Will (March 1998). "reviews: Ani DiFranco: Little Plastic Castle". Spin: 130. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  10. ^ Gundersen, Edna (February 17, 1998). "DiFranco's creative 'Castle' in the rough". USA Today. p. 10B. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  11. ^ Little Plastic Castle - Ani DiFranco > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 June 2006.