Revival (Gillian Welch album)

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Revival
Studio album by Gillian Welch
Released April 9, 1996 (US)
Recorded Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA
Genre country, folk, bluegrass
Length 41:21
Label Almo Sounds
Producer T Bone Burnett
Gillian Welch chronology
Revival
(1996)
Hell Among the Yearlings
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau B−[1][2]
CMJ (favorable)[3] link
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [4]

Revival is the first album by Gillian Welch, released in 1996.

The plant described in the song, "Acony Bell" appears to be Shortia galacifolia, also known as the Oconee bells. Welch later began her own record label under the name Acony.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Orphan Girl" – 3:57
  2. "Annabelle" – 4:03
  3. "Pass You By" – 3:57
  4. "Barroom Girls" – 4:14
  5. "One More Dollar" – 4:34
  6. "By the Mark" – 3:40
  7. "Paper Wings" – 3:57
  8. "Tear My Stillhouse Down" – 4:32
  9. "Acony Bell" – 3:06
  10. "Only One and Only" – 5:33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Gillian Welch". Robert Christgau. 
  2. ^ Robert Christgau CG: Gillian Welch, Consumer Guide
  3. ^ Ciabattoni, Steve, "Review: Gillian Welch: Revival", CMJ
  4. ^ Ann Powers, "Album reviews: Gillian Welch - Revival & Patti Rothberg - Between the 1 and the 9", Rolling Stone, 735

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