One Less Thing to Worry About

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One Less Thing to Worry About
Studio album by Viggo Mortensen
Released 1997
Genre Spoken word
Label TDRS Music
Producer Soundwaves
Viggo Mortensen chronology
Don't Tell Me What to Do
(1994)
One Less Thing to Worry About
(1997)
Recent Forgeries
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (?)[1]

One Less Thing to Worry About is the second studio album of the actor Viggo Mortensen, released in 1997. The album features avant-garde guitarist Buckethead, Viggo's then wife Exene Cervenka from the band X and DJ Bonebrake, all of them releasing on the label TDRS Music where the album was re-released two years later. The album is out of print for several years but some tracks were made available again in 2004 on a compilation called This, That, and The Other.

The album features poetry as lyrics to the songs and most of the songs are not longer than a minute, and some of them not being longer than 15 seconds. Several titles of the songs refer to words in Spanish like "Lagrimas Puras" ("Pure Tears" in English) and also "Necessity of Lorca" referring to the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Writing"   1:14
2. "Cursive"   0:39
3. "Envidia"   3:57
4. "Cuttings"   0:49
5. "Wading"   0:32
6. "Matinee"   0:17
7. "Independence"   1:36
8. "Edit"   0:27
9. "I'm Not A Singer"   4:22
10. "To Sleep"   0:29
11. "Opportunity"   0:15
12. "Recuerdo"   0:07
13. "Pioneers"   0:16
14. "Necessity of Lorca"   1:11
15. "Week Ends"   1:55
16. "Fat"   1:04
17. "Prepare"   0:45
18. "Blow"   0:18
19. "Forgetful"   2:38
20. "Chaco"   0:11
21. "Eleonora"   1:08
22. "Parrillada"   0:25
23. "Ganas"   0:22
24. "Lagrimas Puras"   4:03
25. "The Show"   0:59
26. "Clear"   0:41
27. "Wet Dog"   0:25
28. "Parker"   1:06
29. "Meet"   2:09
30. "Laureles"   0:15
31. "Tell Yourself"   0:19
32. "Reno"   0:22
33. "Cruelty"   0:06
34. "1959"   3:22
35. "The New Year"   0:18
36. "Otono Catalan"   0:39
37. "Single"   0:08
38. "Lunch(Him)"   1:08
39. "Stop"   0:05
40. "Henry, Age 2"   0:27
41. "Henry, Age 3"   0:15
42. "Lunch(Her)"   1:17
43. "The Night We Called It A Day"   2:32
44. "Bedtime Story for Henry"   2:39
45. "Reading"   0:41

Credits[edit]

  • Soundwaves - Producer
  • Travis Dickerson - mixing, masterization, design, and recording
  • Viggo Mortensen - design, artwork and all other pictures of the album
  • Pieter Lessing - cover photo

References[edit]

Album information on Viggo fanbasesm

  1. ^ Allmusic review