Poseidon and the Bitter Bug

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Poseidon and the Bitter Bug
Studio album by Indigo Girls
Released March 24, 2009
Recorded 2008
Genre Folk rock
Language English
Label Vanguard
Producer Mitchell Froom
Indigo Girls chronology
Despite Our Differences
(2006)
Poseidon and the Bitter Bug
(2009)
Holly Happy Days
(2010)
Singles from Poseidon and the Bitter Bug
  1. "What Are You Like"
    Released: 2009
  2. "Love of Our Lives"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (76/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars [2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars [3]
The Austin Chronicle 3/5 stars [4]
BBC Music (positive) [5]
Billboard (favorable) [6]
Blurt 7/10 stars [7]
The Boston Globe (positive) [8]
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars [9]
Metromix Atlanta 4/5 stars [10]
The Music Box 3/5 stars [11]
Prefix Magazine (7.5/10) [12]

Poseidon and the Bitter Bug is the eleventh studio album by Indigo Girls, released on March 24, 2009 by Vanguard Records. The title is drawn from lines in tracks "Fleet of Hope" and "Second Time Around" – "You're all washed up when Poseidon has his day" and "I've been bitten by the bitter bug."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Digging for Your Dream" (Emily Saliers) – 3:57
  2. "Sugar Tongue" (Amy Ray) – 3:37
  3. "Love of Our Lives" (Saliers) – 3:51
  4. "Driver Education" (Ray) – 2:18
  5. "I'll Change" (Saliers) – 3:23
  6. "Second Time Around" (Ray) – 4:12
  7. "What Are You Like?" (Saliers) – 2:51
  8. "Ghost of the Gang" (Ray) – 3:17
  9. "Fleet of Hope" (Saliers) – 4:27
  10. "True Romantic" (Ray) – 4:11
Deluxe Version bonus tracks
  1. "Ghost of the Gang" (Acoustic Version) – 3:10
  2. "I'll Change" (Acoustic Version) – 3:58
  3. "Sugar Tongue" (Acoustic Version) – 3:47
  4. "Love of Our Lives" (Acoustic Version) – 3:46
  5. "Salty South" (Ray) – 4:17
  6. "Digging for Your Dream" (Acoustic Version) – 3:22
  7. "Second Time Around" (Acoustic Version) – 4:43
  8. "What Are You Like?" (Acoustic Version) – 2:50
  9. "Driver Education" (Acoustic Version) – 2:21
  10. "Fleet of Hope" (Acoustic Version) – 4:31
  11. "True Romantic" (Acoustic Version) – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

Indigo Girls
  • Amy Ray – Vocals, songwriting, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, harmonica
  • Emily Saliers – Vocals, songwriting, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Additional musicians
  • Mitchell Froom – Keyboards
  • Clare Kenny – Bass guitar
  • Matt Chamberlain – Drums, percussion, programming
  • Alison Brown - Banjo
  • Missy Higgins - Background vocals on "Digging For Your Dream" & "True Romantic"
Production

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