Abandoned Mansion

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Abandoned Mansion
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Studio album by Dr. Dog
Released November 29, 2016 (2016-11-29)
Recorded Clifton Heights, PA
Studio Mt. Slippery
Genre Indie rock, Blues rock, Neo-Psychedelia
Length 40:34
Label ANTI-
Producer Nathan Sabatino
Dr. Dog chronology
The Psychedelic Swamp
(2016)
Abandoned Mansion
(2016)
Critical Equation
(2018)

Abandoned Mansion is the tenth album by psychedelic rock band Dr. Dog. It was released on November 29, 2016 and is the band’s first on the We Buy Gold Records record label.[1] The album was produced and engineered by Nathan Sabatino and recorded in 2014 in the band’s Mt. Slippery studio in Clifton Heights, PA.[2]

Album information[edit]

On November 29, 2016 Dr. Dog dropped a surprise album on Bandcamp titled Abandoned Mansion. The album was made available to stream for free and all proceeds received through January 31, 2017 would benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dr. Dog, except where noted [4].

No.TitleLength
1."Casual Freefall"3:09
2."Ladada"3:38
3."Jim Song"5:23
4."Survive"4:04
5."I Saw Her for the First Time"4:18
6."Peace of Mind"3:43
7."Could've Happened to Me"3:01
8."Both Sides of The Line"3:45
9."I Know"4:15
10."Abandoned Mansion"5:23
Total length:40:34

Personnel[edit]

Dr. Dog is:

  • Toby Mark Leaman—vocals, bass
  • Scott Anthony McMicken—vocals, guitar
  • Zachery Ulrich Miller—keys
  • Francis Xavier McElroy—guitar, vocals
  • Eric James Marshall Slick—drums
  • Dimitri Robert Manos—percussion, drums, guitar

Guest Musicians:

  • Conner Gallaher—pedal steel on “Both Sides of the Line”
  • String quartet Sarah Larsen (viola), Valerie Vuolo (violin), Kaveh Saidi (violin), John Thorell (cello) on “I Saw Her for the First Time”
  • Arranged by: Sarah Larsen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Revitalized Dr. Dog Is 'Listening In,' Desperately". NPR.org. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  2. ^ "Dr. Dog makes unannounced return with 'Abandoned Mansion'". AXS. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  3. ^ "Dr. Dog Shares New Album 'Abandoned Mansion'". JamBase. 2016-11-29. Retrieved 2017-01-03.
  4. ^ [1], bandcamp.com