At Dawn

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At Dawn
At dawn.jpg
Studio album by My Morning Jacket
Released 6 April 2001 (2001-04-06)
Recorded Tarbox Road Studios, Cassadaga, New York
Genre Indie rock, psychedelic rock, southern rock, alternative country
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]
Pitchforkmedia (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 songs written and composed 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 Dead"   7:05
13. "Strangulation!"   8:08
14. "Hidden Song #1" (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.

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

Bonus CD[edit]

  1. "Way That He Sings"
  2. "Hopefully"
  3. "Just Because I Do"
  4. "Bermuda Highway"
  5. "Lowdown"
  6. "Honest Man"
  7. "At Dawn"
  8. "I Needed It Most"
  9. "Lead Me Father"
  10. "Phone Went West"
  11. "Chills"

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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