There's Nothing Wrong with Love

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There's Nothing Wrong with Love
Studio album by Built to Spill
Released September 13, 1994
Recorded May 1994-Jun 1994
Genre Indie rock
Length 46:48
Label Up Records
Producer Phil Ek
Built to Spill chronology
Ultimate Alternative Wavers
(1993)
There's Nothing Wrong with Love
(1994)
Perfect from Now On
(1997)

There's Nothing Wrong with Love is the second full-length album released by indie rock band Built to Spill. The line-up for the album was Doug Martsch, bassist Brett Nelson, and drummer Andy Capps. There's Nothing Wrong with Love was recorded in May and June 1994, and released September 13, 1994 on the Up Records label. It was produced by Phil Ek. The songs "Car" and "Distopian Dream Girl" were released as singles. Pitchfork.com ranked this album at #24 on its "Top 100 Albums of the 90s" list. [1] The unlisted final track is a satirical preview of the next Built to Spill album. None of the clips on the track are real Built to Spill songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In the Morning" - 2:37
  2. "Reasons" - 3:46
  3. "Big Dipper" - 4:09
  4. "Car" - 2:59
  5. "Fling" - 2:33
  6. "Cleo" - 4:35
  7. "The Source" - 3:20
  8. "Twin Falls" - 1:49
  9. "Some" - 5:57
  10. "Distopian Dream Girl" - 4:24
  11. "Israel's Song" - 3:47
  12. "Stab" - 5:29
  13. "Preview" (unlisted track) - 1:23

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Wayne Rhino Flower - guitar on "Big Dipper" and bass guitar on "Cleo"
  • John McMahon - cello on "Fling" and "Stab"
  • Gretchen Yanover - cello on "Car"
  • Eric Akre - percussion on "Source" and "Twin Falls"
  • Chad Shaver - guitar on "Midnite Star" (one of the songs in the unlisted preview track)
  • Phil Ek - speaking voice on "Preview"
  • Luke W. Midkiff - piano and keyboards

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A− [2]
Coke Machine Glow (Very positive) [3]

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