Marshall Crenshaw (album)

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Marshall Crenshaw
Studio album by Marshall Crenshaw
Released April 28, 1982
August 15, 2000 (Reissue)
Recorded January 1982 at Record Plant in New York City
Genre Rock, power pop
Length 34:10
Label Warner Bros.
Rhino (Reissue)
Producer Richard Gottehrer, Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw chronology
Marshall Crenshaw
(1982)
Field Day
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A[3]
SputnikMusic 5/5 stars

Marshall Crenshaw is the debut album by American musician and songwriter Marshall Crenshaw. It features his breakthrough hit, "Someday, Someway", which reached #36 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1982,[4] as well as #31 on the Cash Box singles chart. The album spent over six months on the chart, peaking at #50,[5] and eventually sold close to 400,000 copies in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Marshall Crenshaw, except where noted.

  1. "There She Goes Again" - 2:39
  2. "Someday, Someway" - 2:53
  3. "Girls" - 3:04
  4. "I'll Do Anything" - 3:03
  5. "Rockin' Around in N.Y.C. " - 3:10
  6. "The Usual Thing" - 3:06
  7. "She Can't Dance" (Rick Cioffi, Crenshaw, Fred Todd) - 2:47
  8. "Cynical Girl" - 2:37
  9. "Mary Anne" - 2:57
  10. "Soldier of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)" (Buzz Cason, Tony Moon) - 2:39
  11. "Not for Me" - 2:38
  12. "Brand New Lover" - 2:39

A remastered, reissued version on Rhino/Warner Archives features bonus tracks, which include demos and live tracks.

  1. "There She Goes Again"
  2. "Someday, Someway"
  3. "Girls..."
  4. "I'll Do Anything"
  5. "Rockin' Around In N.Y.C."
  6. "The Usual Thing"
  7. "She Can't Dance"
  8. "Cynical Girl"
  9. "Mary Anne"
  10. "Soldier Of Love"
  11. "Not For Me"
  12. "Brand New Lover"
  13. "Starlit Summer Sky" (Demo, 1979)
  14. "Whenever You're On My MInd" (Demo, 1979)
  15. "You're My Favorite Waste Of Time" - Marshall Crenshaw & The Handsome, Ruthless And Stupid Band
  16. "Somebody Like You"
  17. "Rave On!" (Live, 1982)
  18. "The Usual Thing" (Live, 1982)
  19. "Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)" (Live, 1982)
  20. "Look At What I Almost Missed" (Live, 1982)
  21. "I've Been Good To You" (Live, 1981)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Marshall Crenshaw: Marshall Crenshaw > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 24 December 2006.
  2. ^ Schruers, Fred (May 13, 1982). "Marshall Crenshaw: Marshall Crenshaw > Review". Rolling Stone (369). Archived from the original on 14 Oct 2008. Retrieved 4 September 2007. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Marshall Crenshaw". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 September 2009.
  5. ^ Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw > Charts & Awards > Billboard Album at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 September 2009.