Ten Small Paces

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Ten Small Paces
Studio album by Ida
Released September 30, 1997
Genre Indie rock, Indie folk, Baroque pop, Acoustic, Dream pop
Label Simple Machines Records
Ida chronology
I Know About You
(1996)
Will You Find Me
(1997)
You Are My Flower
(1998)

Ten Small Paces is the third studio album by American indie rock duo Ida, released in 1997 on Simple Machines Records.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
The A.V. Club (favorable) [2]
CMJ New Music Report (favorable) [3]
Trouser Press (favorable) [4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Ida, except as noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Hilot"   3:16
2. "Les Étoiles Secrètes"   2:29
3. "Fallen Arrow" (Karla Schickele) 3:39
4. "The Weight"   3:13
5. "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere" (Neil Young, from Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere) 2:00
6. "Blue Moon of Kentucky" (Bill Monroe) 1:07
7. "Shoe-In" (Secret Stars) 3:17
8. "Poor Dumb Bird" (Karla Schickele) 2:45
9. "Golden Hours" (Brian Eno, from Another Green World) 4:32
10. "Ashokan Reservoir"   1:11
11. "Drunk Aviator"   2:09
12. "Do You Remember"   3:24
13. "Purely Coincidental"   2:59
14. "Dream Date"   4:06
15. "Capo"   3:03

Personnel[edit]

Ida
  • Daniel Littleton – guitar, piano, vocals, dobro, violin, capo
  • Elizabeth Mitchell – guitar, piano, vocals, bass
  • Karla Schickele – bass, vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Michael Littleton – drums, vocals, casio
Additional musicians
  • Elaine Ahn – cello on "Hilot"
  • Chris Rael – theremin on "Les Étoiles Secrètes"
  • Steven Immerwahr – bass on "Blue Moon of Kentucky"
  • Ida Pearle – violin on "Ashokan Reservoir" and "Drunk Aviator"
Technical personnel
  • Rebecca Jane Gleason – front cover photograph
  • Pat Graham – band photos
  • Kristin Thomson – layout
  • Charlie Pilzer – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Ten Small Paces - Ida". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Thompson, Stephen (29 March 2002). "Ida: Ten Small Paces". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 3 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Sutter, Dawn (8 September 1997). "IDA: Ten Small Paces". CMJ New Music Report. p. 13. Retrieved 3 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Ira Robbins; Michael Zwirn. "Ida". Trouser Press. Retrieved 3 December 2011.