Songs for a Dying Planet

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Songs for a Dying Planet
Studio album by Joe Walsh
Released May, 1992
Recorded February–May 1992
Genre Rock
Length 48:38
Label Epic
Producer Bill Szymczyk, Joe Vitale
Joe Walsh chronology
Ordinary Average Guy
Songs for a Dying Planet
A Future to This Life: Robocop - The Series Soundtrack

Songs for a Dying Planet is the tenth studio album by Joe Walsh, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). It would be 20 years before he released another solo album, 2012's Analog Man.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, critic Vincent Jeffries wrote the album "fulfills [those] expectations to a degree, but the songwriter's weakened comedic instincts and extreme sincerity make Songs for a Dying Planet a difficult recommendation."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Joe Walsh except where otherwise indicated.

No. Title Length
1. "Shut Up"   3:19
2. "Fairbanks Alaska"   3:27
3. "Coyote Love" (Joe Vitale, Walsh) 4:43
4. "I Know"   1:45
5. "Certain Situations"   4:34
6. "Vote for Me" (Vitale, Walsh) 4:21
7. "Theme from Baroque Weirdos" (Bill Szymczyk, Vitale) 1:33
8. "The Friend Song"   3:33
9. "It's All Right"   3:25
10. "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) 3:59
11. "Decades"   12:02
12. "Song for a Dying Planet"   2:00


  • Joe Walsh – guitars, bass guitars, vocals
  • Jim Brock – guitars, keyboards
  • Jimi Jamison – keyboards
  • Dale Peters – piano, keyboards
  • Rick Rosas – bass guitar
  • Joe Vitale – keyboards, percussion, flute, vocals



Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Vote for Me" Mainstream Rock Tracks 10


  1. ^ a b Jeffries, Vincent. "Songs for a Dying Planet > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 9, 2011.