Bleeding Heart Graffiti

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Bleeding Heart Graffiti
Bleeding Heart Graffiti.jpg
Studio album by Nina Gordon
Released August 8, 2006
Recorded 2005
Genre Rock
Length 47:35
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Bob Rock
Nina Gordon chronology
Tonight and the Rest of My Life
(2000)
Bleeding Heart Graffiti
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
IGN (5.1/10)[2]
Jam! 2/5 stars[3]
Music Box 3/5 stars[4]
Melodic.net 3.5/5 stars[5]
Pop Matters 5/10 stars[6]
RocknWorld 3.5/5 stars[7]
Silent Uproar 4/5 stars[8]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[9]
Sun Media 1.5/5 stars[10]

Bleeding Heart Graffiti is the second album from Nina Gordon and marks her third album produced by Bob Rock. It peaked at #30 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers Album chart. Nine of the songs on the album are re-recorded tracks from Nina's self-shelved Even the Sunbeams album. The Time Comes was featured in the Bones episode The Priest in the Churchyard.[11]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bleeding Heart Graffiti" (Gordon) – 0:42
  2. "Christmas Lights" (Gordon) – 5:13
  3. "Kiss Me 'Til It Bleeds" (Gordon, Russo, Jaye) – 4:09
  4. "Suffragette" (Gordon, S. Melvoin, W. Melvoin) – 3:37
  5. "This Was the Year" (Gordon) – 0:32
  6. "Don't Let Me Down" (Gordon) – 4:15
  7. "Pure" (Gordon) – 4:29
  8. "Watercolors" (Gordon) – 3:25
  9. "Superstar" (Gordon) – 3:15
  10. "Turn on Your Radio" (Gordon) – 4:05
  11. "When You Don't Want Me Anymore" (Gordon) – 4:03
  12. "Bones and a Name" (Gordon) – 4:55
  13. "The Time Comes" (Gordon) – 4:19
  14. "The Crickets Sound Like Sleigh Bells" (Gordon) – 0:37
  15. "Tonight and the Rest of My Life [Acoustic Version](iTunes Bonus)" (Gordon) – 4:40

Personnel[edit]

  • Peter Bradley Adams – Piano
  • Paul Bushnell – Bass
  • Jamie Edwards – Guitar, Piano
  • Josh Freese – Drums
  • Eric Helmkamp – Engineer
  • Jens – Mixing
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – Drums
  • Wendy Melvoin – Bass, Guitar
  • Tom Morello – Guitar
  • Sean Nelson – Drums
  • Melanie Nissen – Photography
  • Chris Reynolds – Assistant Engineer
  • Bob Rock – Guitar, Producer
  • Rob Rock – Producer
  • Jeff Russo – Bass, Guitar, Engineer
  • Rachel Salmon – Illustrations
  • Joel Shearer – Guitar
  • Stephen Walker – Art Direction, Cover Layout
  • Joey Waronker – Drums

Singles[edit]

Year Single
2006 Kiss Me 'Til It Bleeds

Non-album tracks[edit]

The only known b-side from this recording session is The Blue Hour, which has yet to get an official release, but was leaked to the Internet. Nina also put the demos for A Different Song, Down and Dirty and Someday Is Too Far Away on her official site, which are from this album's recording sessions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic review
  2. ^ IGN review
  3. ^ Jam! review
  4. ^ Music Box review
  5. ^ Melodic.net review Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Pop Matters review
  7. ^ RocknWorld review
  8. ^ Silent Uproar review Archived October 18, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Slant Magazine review
  10. ^ Sun Media review
  11. ^ Bones Season 2 music