We All Belong

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We All Belong
Studio album by Dr. Dog
Released February 27, 2007
Genre Psychedelic rock, Indie Rock
Length 38:27 (w/o bonus tracks)
46:50 (w/ bonus tracks)
Label Park the Van
Dr. Dog chronology
Takers and Leavers - EP
(2006)
We All Belong
(2007)
Passed Away, Vol. 1
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly A-
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [2]

We All Belong is the fourth album by Dr. Dog. It was released on February 27, 2007. The album finds the band adding more to their typical indie-rock sound, including a wider variety of instruments and psychedelic group harmony. The entire record, as well as the preceding Takers and Leavers EP, was recorded on 24-track tape. This album was number 39 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007.[3] The song "Old News" was number 40 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[4][5] The album was twice sampled by rapper Chiddy Bang, "Ain't It Strange" on "Grab a Plate"[6] and "My Old Ways" by The Preview's "Old Ways".[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Old News" – 1:51
  2. "My Old Ways" – 3:31
  3. "Keep a Friend" – 3:32
  4. "The Girl" – 3:28
  5. "Alaska" – 3:59
  6. "Weekend" – 2:44
  7. "Ain't It Strange" – 4:28
  8. "Worst Trip" – 3:00
  9. "The Way the Lazy Do" – 3:37
  10. "Die, Die, Die" – 3:04
  11. "We All Belong" – 5:17
  12. "I Hope There's Love" – 4:08 (Bonus track available on iTunes and a limited edition 7")
  13. "Goner" – 4:17 (Bonus track available on limited edition 7", and from Takers and Leavers)

Credits[edit]

Dr. Dog is:

  • Toby "Tables" Leaman – writing, bass, vocals
  • Scott "Taxi" McMicken – writing, lead guitar, vocals, banjo
  • Frank's "Thanks" Beard – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Zach "Text" Miller – piano, organ, wurlitzer, clavinet, vocals
  • Juston "Triumph" Stens - drums, percussion, vocals

Additional Musicians

  • Brendan Cooney - string/horn arrang (track 11), trombone
  • Dan Scofield - tenor/alto/bari sax
  • John Petit - trumpet
  • Carlos Santiago - violins
  • Mel Leaman - backing voc (track 6)

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic[dead link]
  2. ^ Rolling Stone[dead link] Rolling Stone, March 7, 2007
  3. ^ ROBERT CHRISTGAU, DAVID FRICKE, CHRISTIAN HOARD, ROB SHEFFIELD The Top 50 Albums of 2007[dead link] Rolling Stone, December 17, 2007; Retrieved December 20, 2007
  4. ^ The 100 Best Songs of 2007[dead link] Rolling Stone, December 11, 2007; retrieved December 21, 2007
  5. ^ Rolling Stone Magazine The 100 Best Songs Of 2007 PopCrunch, December 13, 2007
  6. ^ Who Sampled, Retrieved July 19, 2013
  7. ^ Who Sampled, Retrieved July 19, 2013