At Dawn

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At Dawn
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Studio album by My Morning Jacket
Released 6 April 2001 (2001-04-06)
Recorded Tarbox Road Studios, Cassadaga, New York
Genre
Length 74:21
Label Darla Records
Producer Jim James
My Morning Jacket chronology
The Tennessee Fire
(1999)
At Dawn
(2001)
Chocolate and Ice
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media 7.1/10[2]
PopMatters favorable [3]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars [4]

At Dawn is the second album from My Morning Jacket. The record is a turning point for the band in its steps toward more ambitious song lengths and eclecticism in other genres. The album features keyboards performed by Danny Cash.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim James

No. Title Length
1. "At Dawn"   3:49
2. "Lowdown"   3:53
3. "The Way That He Sings"   5:35
4. "Death Is the Easy Way"   5:28
5. "Hopefully"   5:55
6. "Bermuda Highway"   3:19
7. "Honest Man"   7:46
8. "X-mas Curtain"   4:49
9. "Just Because I Do"   2:55
10. "If It Smashes Down"   5:28
11. "I Needed It Most"   6:36
12. "Phone Went West"   7:05
13. "Strangulation!"   8:08
14. "Mediate, Try Not to Hate... Love Yer Mate, Like Sex on 8..." (Hidden track) 3:08
Total length:
74:21
  • Track 4 is listed as "Death Is My Sleezy Pay" on the back cover.
  • Track 12 is listed as "Phone Went West" on the back cover.
  • Track 14 is not shown in the album's track listing, but is credited as such in the "For the Record" section of the liner notes. It is often listed as "Hidden Song #1", "Untitled Bonus Track", "Mediate, Try Not To Hate... Love Yer Mate, Like Sex On 8...", or "Bonus Track."

Personnel[edit]

  • Danny Cash - Keyboards
  • Jim James - Vocals, guitars, harmonica & banjo
  • Johnny Quaid - Guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy - Bass
  • J. Glenn - Drums
  • Resonator guitars by Keenan Lawler

Notes[edit]

  • The first 2500 CD releases and the first 1000 vinyl 2LP come with a bonus CD containing 11 demos. These were rereleased in 2007 along with demos from the band's debut album as the At Dawn/Tennessee Fire Demos Package.

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