Oh You're So Silent Jens

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Oh You're So Silent Jens
Compilation album by Jens Lekman
Released 2005-06-08 first release [1]
22 November 2005 on Secretly Canadian
Genre Indie pop
Length 63:22
Label Service
Secretly Canadian
Jens Lekman chronology
When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog
(2004)
Oh You're So Silent Jens
(2005)
Night Falls Over Kortedala
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10.0[2]
Stylus A−[3]

Oh You're So Silent Jens is a compilation album released by Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman in 2005. It is composed of previously released tracks taken from Maple Leaves (2003), Rocky Dennis in Heaven (2004), and Julie (2004), as well as "F-word" (2003) from the En Garde Fanzine and "The Wrong Hands" (2004) from the Accelerator Compilation.

The album cover was designed by the Swedish musician Rasmus Hägg, one half of the balearic duo Studio.

Track listing[edit]

  • Written by Jens Lekman except where noted.
  1. "At the Dept. of Forgotten Songs" – 1:32
  2. "Maple Leaves" [EP version] (Dan Treacy, Lekman) – 3:59
  3. "Sky Phenomenon" – 4:34
  4. "Pocketful of Money" – 4:20
  5. "Black Cab" – 4:54
  6. "Someone to Share My Life With" (Dan Treacy) – 3:32
  7. "Rocky Dennis' Farewell Song" – 5:22
  8. "Rocky Dennis in Heaven" – 1:02
  9. "Jens Lekman's Farewell Song to Rocky Dennis" – 3:55
  10. "Julie (Remix)" – 3:02
  11. "I Saw Her in the Anti War Demonstration" – 3:11
  12. "A Sweet Summer's Night on Hammer Hill" – 3:27
  13. "A Man Walks into a Bar" – 4:20
  14. "Another Sweet Summer's Night on Hammer Hill" – 3:22
  15. "F-Word" (Aidan Moffat, Lekman, Malcolm Middleton) – 4:36
  16. "The Wrong Hands" – 4:21
  17. "Maple Leaves" [7" version] (Treacy, Lekman) – 3:45

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. Oh You're So Silent Jens at AllMusic. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  2. ^ Phillips, Amy (November 27, 2005). "Jens Lekman: Oh You're So Silent Jens | Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ Mathers, Ian (December 3, 2005). "Jens Lekman - Oh You're So Silent Jens - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved February 8, 2012.