West (Mark Eitzel album)

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West
Studio album by Mark Eitzel
Released May 6, 1997 (1997-05-06)
Recorded December 10–16, 1996 at Ironwood, Seattle, United States
Genre Rock, singer–songwriter
Length 53:33
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Peter Buck
Mark Eitzel chronology
Words and Music
(1997)
West
(1997)
Caught in a Trap and I Can't Back Out 'Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 9.6/10 link
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars 1997

West is the fourth solo album by American Music Club singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel, released by Warner Bros. Records in 1997. It includes songs co-written and produced by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck from October 15 to October 17, 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Buck and Eitzel, except where noted:

  1. "If You Have to Ask" – 4:20
  2. "Free of Harm" – 3:21
  3. "Helium" – 5:25
  4. "Stunned & Frozen" – 5:10
  5. "Then It Really Happens" – 4:28
  6. "In Your Life" – 4:04
  7. "Lower Eastside Tourist" – 3:49
  8. "Three Inches of Wall" – 4:48
  9. "Move Myself Ahead" – 3:35
  10. "Old Photographs" – 5:22
  11. "Fresh Screwdriver" – 3:59
  12. "Live or Die" (Eitzel) – 5:14

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