Big Moon Ritual

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Big Moon Ritual
Chris Robinson Brotherhood Big Moon Ritual album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 5, 2012 (2012-06-05)
RecordedSunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA[1]
GenreBlues rock
Length60:28[2]
LabelSilver Arrow Records[1]
ProducerThom Monahan[3]
Chris Robinson Brotherhood chronology
Big Moon Ritual
(2012)
The Magic Door
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic75/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Blues Rock Review8/10[5]
Classic Rock8/10 stars[6]
Consequence of Sound2.5/5 stars[7]
The Independent4/5 stars[8]
Mojo60/100[4]
NME8/10[9]
The Observer3/5 stars[10]
Uncut8/10[11]

Big Moon Ritual is the debut studio album by American blues rock band Chris Robinson Brotherhood. It was released on 5 June 2012,[2] and was recorded at the same time as their second album, The Magic Door.[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Chris Robinson, except where noted.[13]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Tulsa Yesterday"Robinson, Neal Casal11:54
2."Rosalee" 9:05
3."Star or Stone" 9:32
4."Tomorrow Blues" 7:07
5."Reflections on a Broken Mirror" 7:37
6."Beware, Oh Take Care"Robinson, Casal7:46
7."One Hundred Days of Rain"Robinson, Casal7:27

"Rosalee", "Star or Stone", "Tomorrow Blues" and "Reflections on a Broken Mirror" published by Psychedelic Hippopotamus (BMI). "Tulsa Yesterday", "Beware, Oh Take Care" and "One Hundred Days of Rain" published by Psychedelic Hippopotamus (BMI)/Grand Island Music (ASCAP).[1]

Personnel[edit]

Chris Robinson Brotherhood[3]
Others[3]
  • Thom Monahan – engineer, mixing, production
  • Nicolas Essig – assistant
  • Geoff Neal – assistant
  • Bruno Borges – artwork
  • Alan Forbes – artwork (CRB lettering/label art)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Big Moon Ritual album sleeve
  2. ^ a b c "Big Moon Ritual - Chris Robinson, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Big Moon Ritual - Chris Robinson, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood : Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Big Moon Ritual". Metacritic. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Big Moon Ritual Review". bluesrockreview.com. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  6. ^ Milas, Alexander (July 2012). "Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Big Moon Ritual". Classic Rock. No. 172. p. 96.
  7. ^ "Album Review: Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Big Moon Ritual". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Album: Chris Robinson BrotherhoodBig Moon Ritual (Silver Arrow/ Megaforce)". London: The Independent. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  9. ^ "The Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Big Moon Ritual". NME. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  10. ^ Carnwath, Ally (3 June 2012). "Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Big Moon Ritual – review". London: The Observer. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  11. ^ "The Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Big Moon Ritual". Uncut. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  12. ^ "Chris Robinson Unveils Second Album In Six Months". Planet Rock. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  13. ^ "The Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Release Debut Studio Album "Big Moon Ritual" June 5". jamband.net. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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