Meet Glen Campbell

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Meet Glen Campbell
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released August 19, 2008
Recorded March - April 2008 at the Record Company Studios, Sunset Sound and Henson Studios, Hollywood, CA
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Julian Raymond, Howard Willing
Glen Campbell chronology
Love Is the Answer: 24 Songs of Faith, Hope and Love
(2004)
Meet Glen Campbell
(2008)
Ghost on the Canvas
(2011)

Meet Glen Campbell is the 60th album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 2008.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Billboard link
PopMatters 6/10 stars link
Blender Magazine 3/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (B+) link
Houston Chronicle 3.5/4 stars link
Knoxville Voice link
Miami Herald 3/5 stars link
Monsters and Critics.com link
New York Daily News link
Sacramento Bee link
Santa Barbara Independent link
Engine 145 4.5/5 stars link
Uncut 3/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Sing" (Francis Healy) - 3:45
  2. "Walls" (Tom Petty) - 3:31
  3. "Angel Dream" (Petty) - 2:29
  4. "Times Like These" (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett) - 3:28
  5. "These Days" (Jackson Browne) - 3:29

Side two[edit]

  1. "Sadly Beautiful" (Paul Westerberg) - 3:20
  2. "All I Want Is You" (Adam Clayton, David Evans, Paul Hewson, Larry Mullen, Jr.) - 4:15
  3. "Jesus" (Lou Reed) - 3:10
  4. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" (Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank Wright, Mike Pritchard) - 2:35
  5. "Grow Old with Me" (John Lennon) - 3:40

The limited edition vinyl edition, released August 5, includes a 2008 remix of "Galveston" (Jimmy Webb) as a bonus track. The Wal-Mart-only CD included 2008 remixes for "Gentle On My Mind", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston", and "Rhinestone Cowboy". In January 2012, Capitol reissued the album. Bonus tracks were the remixes of "Gentle on My Mind" and "Galveston" and three songs from a 2008 AOL Sessions concert: "Wichita Lineman", "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "All I Want Is You".

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers - Julian Raymond, Howard Willing
  • Mixed by Howard Willing, Julian Raymond
  • Recorded by Howard Willing
  • All songs arranged by Julian Raymond
  • Strings and horns arranged and conducted by Bennett Salvay
  • Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Mastered for vinyl by Ron McMaster at Capitol Mastering
  • A&R executive - Rick Camino
  • Art direction - Tom Recchion
  • Art and design - Chris Kro
  • Photography - Steve Silvas, Dax Kimbrough

Charts[edit]

Chart Entry date Peak position No. of weeks
Billboard 200 09-06-2008 155 1
Billboard Country Albums 09-06-2008 27 7
New Zealand Albums Chart 09-08-2008 26 1
U.K. Albums Chart 09-06-2008 54 2

Meet Glen Campbell debuted at #155 on the Billboard 200 chart dated September 6, 2008. Its debut UK chart position was #54.[1] By August 2011, the album had sold 24,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart for the week ending 6 September 2008". ChartsPlus (Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd) (367): 5–8. 
  2. ^ Gundersen, Edna (2011-08-26). "For Glen Campbell, the past is a present". USA Today. Gannett. Retrieved 2011-08-26.