A Rollins in the Wry

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A Rollins In the Wry
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Live album by Henry Rollins
Released 27 February 2001
Recorded 3 March – 27 April 1999 at the Luna Park Club in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Spoken Word
Comedy
Length 64:24
Label 2.13.61 (Reissue)
Quarterstick
Producer Henry Rollins
Richard Bishop
Henry Rollins chronology
Eric the Pilot
(1999)
A Rollins In the Wry
(2001)
Live At the Westbeth Theater
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
PopMatters Favorable) link
PunkNews 3.5/5 stars link

A Rollins in the Wry is the ninth spoken word album by Henry Rollins, released February 27, 2001 on Quarterstick Records. It was reissued with new artwork on 2.13.61 Records on September 11, 2007. It was recorded during a nine-week stint at the Luna Park club in Los Angeles.[1] Some recordings used in A Rollins In the Wry, along with others from his shows at Luna Park, were used for his DVD Live At Luna Park (2004).

The last track, Encore, was recorded in London on May 18, 1999. That performance was used for a Comedy Central special called Live and Ripped In London, which first aired August 11, 2000. That special is included as a bonus DVD on Provoked (2008).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 3:11
  2. "Death To Poets" – 0:59
  3. "Journal" – 4:17
  4. "Clintonese" – 2:03
  5. "Language" – 3:25
  6. "Never Again" – 3:25
  7. "The United Colors of West LA" – 9:20
  8. "Rite Aid" – 4:58
  9. "Israel" – 8:03
  10. "Maturity" – 9:47
  11. "Men In Make Up" – 6:06
  12. "Future Parents" – 6:38
  13. "Encore" – 2:20

Credits[edit]

  • Henry Rollins – Production & Editing
  • Richard Bishop – Production & Management
  • Rae Di Leo – Mixing
  • Phil Klum – Mastering
  • Dave Chapple – Design
  • Emek – Illustration
  • Alison Dyer – Photography
  • Mike Curtis – Tour Manager

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heaton, Dave. "Henry Rollins: A Rollins in the Wry". Pop Matters. Retrieved January 22, 2014.