1972 (album)

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1972
Studio album by Josh Rouse
Released August 26, 2003 (U.S.)
Genre Folk music/Indie rock
Length 43:02
Label Rykodisc
Producer Brad Jones
Josh Rouse chronology
Under Cold Blue Stars
(2002)
1972
(2003)
The Smooth Sounds of Josh Rouse
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 7/10 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

1972 is the fourth album by indie folk musician Josh Rouse. It was released on Rykodisc in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rouse, J.. 

No. Title Length
1. "1972"   3:48
2. "Love Vibration"   4:51
3. "Sunshine (Come on Lady)"   2:54
4. "James"   5:01
5. "Slaveship"   3:10
6. "Comeback (Light Therapy)"   4:38
7. "Under Your Charms"   3:45
8. "Flight Attendant"   4:46
9. "Sparrows Over Birmingham"   4:59
10. "Rise"   5:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r653068
  2. ^ "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Josh Rouse: 1972". Pitchforkmedia.com. October 9, 2003. Archived from the original on June 26, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]


On this album, Rouse pays homage to 70's bands. The tracks Comeback (Light Therapy) uses the bass line from the Stones song Miss You and Flight Attendant has the piano line from Elton John's Song For Guy.