California (American Music Club album)

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California
Amc california.jpg
Studio album by American Music Club
Released October 1988
Genre Indie rock, slowcore
Length 41:32
Label Frontier Records
Producer Tom Mallon
American Music Club chronology
Engine
(1987)Engine1987
California
(1988)
United Kingdom
(1989)United Kingdom1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4/5 stars link

California is the third album by American Music Club, released in 1988. The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[1] In the album's article in the book, the reviewer, Arnar Eggert Thorradsen, from Iceland's daily newspaper Morgunblaðið, described the album as the band's "definitive statement."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mark Eitzel.

  1. "Firefly" (2:49)
  2. "Somewhere" (3:01)
  3. "Laughingstock" (4:17)
  4. "Lonely" (2:42)
  5. "Pale Skinny Girl" (3:33)
  6. "Blue and Grey Shirt" (3:33)
  7. "Bad Liquor" (1:57)
  8. "Now You're Defeated" (2:28)
  9. "Jenny" (2:38)
  10. "Western Sky" (3:28)
  11. "Highway 5" (3:49)
  12. "Last Harbor" (4:35)

Personnel[edit]

American Music Club
  • Mark Eitzel - vocals, guitars
  • Dan Pearson - bass
  • Vudi - guitar, accordion
  • Tom Mallon - drums, producer, engineer

with:

Technical
  • Bobby Neel Adams - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (7 February 2006). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 0-7893-1371-5.