Real Animal

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Real Animal
Studio album by Alejandro Escovedo
Released June 10, 2008
Genre Alt-rock, alt-country, heartland rock
Length 50:34
Label Back Porch/Manhattan
Producer Tony Visconti
Alejandro Escovedo chronology
The Boxing Mirror
(2006)
Real Animal
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[2]

Real Animal is a studio album by Alejandro Escovedo, released in 2008. Produced by Tony Visconti. All songs were co-written with Chuck Prophet.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Alejandro Escovedo and Chuck Phophet

  1. "Always a Friend" – 3:35
  2. "Chelsea Hotel '78" – 3:30
  3. "Sister Lost Soul" – 4:16
  4. "Smoke" – 4:23
  5. "Sensitive Boys" – 4:29
  6. "People (We're Only Gonna Live So Long)" – 3:21
  7. "Golden Bear" – 3:58
  8. "Nuns Song" – 4:50
  9. "Real As An Animal" – 3:05
  10. "Hollywood Hills" – 3:42
  11. "Swallows of San Juan" – 4:06
  12. "Chip N' Tony" - 3:10
  13. "Slow Down" - 4:09

Personnel[edit]

  • Alejandro Escovedo - Primary Artist, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
  • Chuck Prophet - Guitar, Background Vocals
  • Susan Voelz - Violin, Background Vocals
  • Tony Visconti - Organ, Background Vocals
  • Hector Muñoz - Percussion, Drums, Background Vocals
  • Josh Gravelin - Bass, Keyboards, Background Vocals
  • Brian Standefer - Cello, Background Vocals
  • David Pulkingham - Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
  • Brad Grable - Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
  • Strings arranged by Brian Standefer, Susan Voelz, Tony Visconti

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "Review: Real Animal". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Hermes, Will. "Review: Real Animal". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 18 August 2009.