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Studio album by Daniel Amos
Released 1993
Recorded The Golden Recording Room
(Huntington Beach, California)
Neverland Studios
(Cerritos, California)
McCrums Studios
(Whittier, California)
Genre Rock
Label BAI Records
Producer Terry Scott Taylor
Jerry Chamberlain
Daniel Amos
Daniel Amos chronology
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MotorCycle is the title of a 1993 album by rock band Daniel Amos, released on BAI Records. The album was dedicated to the memory of songwriter Mark Heard.

MotorCycle is a lush, pop rock album, which marked the return of longtime D.A. guitarist Jerry Chamberlain.

"Grace is the Smell of Rain" was later rerecorded by Taylor's other band, the Lost Dogs, for their 2004 album MUTT.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Banquet at the World's End" (Words and music by Taylor) (3:47)
  2. "Traps, Ensares" (Words and music by Taylor/Chamberlain) (3:49)
  3. "Hole in the World" (Words and music by Taylor) (5:32)
  4. "(Whats Come) Over Me" (Words and music by Taylor) (3:48)
  5. "Buffalo Hills" (Words and music by Taylor) (4:24)
  6. "Guilty" (Words and music by Taylor) (4:35)
  7. "Motorcycle" (Words by Taylor, Music by Taylor/Flesch/Chandler) (3:33)
  8. "Wonderful" (Words by Taylor/Chamberlain/McCall, music by Taylor/Chamberlain) (2:16)
  9. "So Long" (Words and music by Taylor) (0:56)
  10. "My Frontier" (Words and music by Taylor) (3:48)
  11. "Grace is the Smell of Rain" (Words by Taylor, Music by Taylor/Chamberlain) (4:01)
  12. "Noelle" (Words and music by Taylor) (2:43)
  13. "Wise Acres" (Words and music by Taylor) (2:14)
  14. "So Long Again" (Words by Taylor, Music by Taylor/Chamberlain) (2:53)


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Production notes[edit]

  • Engineered by Gene Eugene.
  • Additional Engineers: Bob Moon, Dave Hackbarth, Chris Colbert.
  • Recorded at The Golden Recording Room, Huntington Beach, California; Neverland Studios, Cerritos, California and McCrums, Whittier, California.
  • Mixed at the Golden Recording Room.
  • Mastered by Doug Doyle at Digital Brothers.
  • Cover Concept: Terry Taylor, Bruce Heavin, Jerry Chamberlain.
  • Illustration: Bruce Heavin.
  • Art Direction and Design: Ed McTaggart.
  • All Musical arrangements by Daniel Amos.
  • Preproduction demos recorded at Wax Lips Studios.