Transverse City

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Transverse City
Studio album by Warren Zevon
Released October 1989
Recorded Early 1989
Genre Rock, new wave, art rock, alternative rock, glam rock, progressive rock
Length 41:40
Label Virgin
Producer Warren Zevon,
Duncan Aldrich,
Andrew Slater
Warren Zevon chronology
Sentimental Hygiene
(1987)
Transverse City
(1989)
Mr. Bad Example
(1991)
Singles from Transverse City
  1. "Run Straight Down"
    Released: 1989
  2. "Splendid Isolation"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

Transverse City is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, released in 1989. David Gilmour plays guitar on the track "Run Straight Down." Jerry Garcia plays guitar on the tracks "Transverse City" and "They Moved the Moon."

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Warren Zevon, except where indicated.

  1. "Transverse City" (Stefan Arngrim, Zevon) – 4:19
  2. "Run Straight Down" – 4:05
  3. "The Long Arm of the Law" – 3:47
  4. "Turbulence" – 4:08
  5. "They Moved the Moon" – 4:31
  6. "Splendid Isolation" – 4:35
  7. "Networking" (Arngrim, Zevon) – 3:02
  8. "Gridlock" – 4:34
  9. "Down in the Mall" – 4:28
  10. "Nobody's in Love This Year" – 4:17

Bonus track

  1. "Networking" (acoustic demo version)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Warren Zevon, Duncan Aldrich, Andrew Slater
  • Engineers: Duncan Aldrich, John Cutler, Andrew Jackson, Andy Jackson, Rob Jaczko, Tim Mulligan
  • Assistant engineers: Heidi Hanschu, Robert Reed, Ira Rubnitz
  • Mixing: Rob Jaczko
  • Design: Jimmy Wachtel
  • Art direction: Jimmy Wachtel
  • Photography: Jonathan Exley, Nels Israelson, Jimmy Wachtel

Charts[edit]

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1989 "Run Straight Down" Mainstream Rock Tracks 30

References[edit]