Wrecking Ball (Dead Confederate album)

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Wrecking Ball
Studio album by Dead Confederate
Released September 16, 2008
Recorded January 2008
Genre Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock, Alt-country, Grunge
Length 56:25 (61:05 With Bonus Track)
Label The Artists Organization
Producer Mike McCarthy
Dead Confederate chronology
Dead Confederate
EP
(2008)
Wrecking Ball
(2008)
Dirty Ammo
Live EP
(2009)
Singles from Wrecking Ball
  1. "The Rat"
    Released: 2008
  2. "Start Me Laughing"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The A.V. Club (A-) link
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Blender 3.5/5 stars link
Magnet (favorable) link
New York Times (favorable) link
Paste (70/100) link
Pitchfork Media (5.7/10) link
Rock Sound 8/10 stars link
Spin 3.5/5 stars link

Wrecking Ball is the first full-length album from the band, Dead Confederate. It was recorded in Austin, TX with producer Mike McCarthy[1] (Spoon, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Heartless Bastards) in January 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Heavy Petting"   Hardy Morris 5:16
2. "The Rat"   Brantley Senn 5:15
3. "Goner"   Morris 3:29
4. "It Was A Rose"   Morris 5:22
5. "Yer' Circus"   Senn 4:57
6. "All The Angels"   Senn 5:10
7. "Start Me Laughing"   Morris 3:19
8. "The News Underneath"   Senn 7:11
9. "Flesh-Colored Canvas"   Senn 12:08
10. "Wrecking Ball"   Morris 5:18
11. "As Able, As Well" (iTunes Bonus Track) Senn 4:40
Total length:
56:25

Personnel[edit]

Dead Confederate
  • Hardy Morris - vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Brantley Senn - bass, vocals
  • Walker Howle - electric guitar
  • John Watkins - keyboards
  • Jason Scarboro - drums
Production
  • Mike McCarthy - producer, mixing, engineer
  • Jim Vollentine - engineer
  • Bob Ludwig - mastering
  • Joel Wheat - artwork

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fun Fun Fun Fest '09 Pick: Dead Confederate". Austin Post. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 

External links[edit]