The Tiki Bar Is Open

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The Tiki Bar is Open
Studio album by John Hiatt
Released 11 September 2001
Genre Rock
Length 44:55
Label Vanguard
Producer Jay Joyce
John Hiatt chronology
Crossing Muddy Waters
(2000)
The Tiki Bar is Open
(2001)
Beneath This Gruff Exterior
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

The Tiki Bar is Open was singer-songwriter John Hiatt's sixteenth album, released in 2001. It was his last album with Vanguard Records. Although they are uncredited, the album features backing band The Goners, the same cadre of friends who backed Hiatt in his 1988 release Slow Turning.[2] It was coincidentally released on 11 September 2001.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Hiatt

  1. "Everybody Went Low" – 3:20
  2. "Hangin' Round Here" – 3:09
  3. "All The Lilacs In Ohio" – 3:37
  4. "My Old Friend" – 3:50
  5. "I Know A Place" – 3:26
  6. "Something Broken" – 3:12
  7. "Rock Of Your Love" – 3:15
  8. "I'll Never Get Over You" – 3:38
  9. "The Tiki Bar Is Open" – 4:40
  10. "Come Home To You" – 3:52
  11. "Farther Stars" – 8:49

Personnel[edit]

  • John Hiatt - guitar, piano, harmonica, mandolin, harmonium, vocals
  • Jay Joyce - guitar, keyboards, loops
  • Sonny Landreth - guitar
  • Dave Ranson - bass
  • Kenneth Blevins - drums, percussion
  • David Bianco - piano on "The Tiki Bar Is Open"
  • Julie Miller - backing vocals
  • New Reflections Men's Choir - backing vocals on "The Tiki Bar Is Open"

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