Whiskey Tango Ghosts

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Whiskey Tango Ghosts
Studio album by Tanya Donelly
Released July 26, 2004
Genre Alternative rock
Length 39:21
Label 4AD
Tanya Donelly chronology
Beautysleep
(2002)
Whiskey Tango Ghosts
(2004)
This Hungry Life
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Whiskey Tango Ghosts is the third solo album by Tanya Donelly, released in 2004. The album marks a departure from Donelly's previous pop work in favor of a country and folk-influenced sound. Donelly has described the album as influenced by "a horrible war, a horrible administration, (and) a bleak, mean winter."

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Tanya Donelly, excpept where noted

  1. "Divine Sweet Divide" – 3:25
  2. "Every Devil" – 3:06
  3. "Whiskey Tango" (Donelly, Dean Fisher) – 3:11
  4. "Just in Case You Quit Me" – 3:27
  5. "Butterfly Thing" (Donelly, Fisher) – 3:21
  6. "My Life as a Ghost" (Donelly, Fisher) – 3:41
  7. "The Center" (Donelly, Fisher) – 3:26
  8. "Golden Mean" – 4:15
  9. "The Promise" – 3:04
  10. "Story High" – 4:20
  11. "Fallout" – 3:28
  12. "Dona Nobis Pacem" (Hidden / Uncredited Track)* – 0:37
  • "Dona Nobis Pacem" (which translates to "Give Us Peace") is a traditional Latin hymn.

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Engineers: Matt Beaudoin, Matthew Ellard
  • Assistant engineer: Matt Tahaney
  • Mixing: Matthew Ellard
  • Mastering: Steve Rooke
  • Photography: Richard Donelly
  • Cover photo: Chris Hosford
  • Cover painting: Kristen Hughes