Viva Last Blues

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Viva Last Blues
Studio album by Palace Music
Released August 21, 1995
Recorded Alabama, United States
Genre Folk
Length 31:27
Label Drag City
DC65 (US, LP, CS, CD)
Palace Records
PR4 (US, LP, CS, CD)
Domino
WIG21 (UK, LP, CS, CD)
Producer Steve Albini
Palace Music chronology
Days in the Wake
(1994)
Viva Last Blues
(1995)
Arise Therefore
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 5/5 stars [1]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [2]

Viva Last Blues is an album by Palace Music, featuring Will Oldham on vocals and guitar. The album was recorded by Steve Albini and was released in 1995 on Drag City. The artwork is by Dianne Bellino (cover drawing) and Cynthia Kirkwood (painting).

The album was listed as #60 on Pitchfork Media's "Top 100 Albums of the 1990s".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "More Brother Rides" – 3:18
  2. "Viva Ultra" – 3:18
  3. "The Brute Choir" – 2:43
  4. "The Mountain Low" – 2:44
  5. "Tonight's Decision (And Hereafter)" – 4:10
  6. "Work Hard/Play Hard" – 2:50
  7. "New Partner" – 3:54
  8. "Cat's Blues" – 3:18
  9. "We All, Us Three, Will Ride" – 2:56
  10. "Old Jerusalem" – 2:16

UK limited edition bonus 7"[edit]

  1. "Black/Rich Tune" – 3:19
  2. "You Have Cum..." (alt. version) – 2:51

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