New City (album)

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New City
Studio album by Blood, Sweat & Tears
Released April 1975
Genre Rock, jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Jimmy Ienner
Blood, Sweat & Tears chronology
Mirror Image
(1974)
New City
(1975)
In Concert
(1976)

New City is an album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in 1975. It peaked at Number 47 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.

New City marks the return to the line-up of lead vocalist David Clayton-Thomas.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, critic Jason Elias wrote the album "It does sound promising, but, in all honesty, New City's fortunes seemed doomed from the start."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ride Captain Ride" (Skip Konte, Franke Konte, Mike Pinera, Carlos Pinera) – 5:06
  2. "Life" (Allen Toussaint) – 4:24
  3. "No Show" (Ron McClure) – 5:15
  4. "I Was a Witness to a War" (Danny Meehan, Bobby Scott) – 5:13
  5. "One Room Country Shack" (John Lee Hooker, Traditional) – 2:24
  6. "Applause" (Janis Ian) – 7:47
  7. "Yesterday's Music" (Clayton-Thomas, William Smith) – 4:14
  8. "Naked Man" (Randy Newman) – 4:00
  9. "Got to Get You into My Life" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:22
  10. "Takin' It Home" (Bobby Colomby) – 1:37

Personnel[edit]

Production notes

  • Jimmy Ienner – producer
  • Greg Caibi – engineer
  • Tom Dwyer – assistant
  • Rod O'Brien – assistant engineer
  • Carmine Rubino – engineer
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1975 Pop Albums 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Elias, Jason. "New City > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 9, 2011.