Casino (Blue Rodeo album)

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Casino
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Studio album by Blue Rodeo
Released November 20, 1990
Recorded 1990
Genre Country rock
Length 37:19
Label Risque Disque
Producer Pete Anderson
Blue Rodeo chronology
Diamond Mine
(1989)
Casino
(1990)
Lost Together
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Casino is the third studio album by Blue Rodeo. It was drummer Mark French's only album with the band.

"Trust Yourself," "After the Rain," and, most significantly, "Til I Am Myself Again" were notable hit singles for the band.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy.

  1. "Til I Am Myself Again" – 3:58
  2. "What Am I Doing Here" – 3:08
  3. "5 A.M. (A Love Song)" – 3:59
  4. "Montreal" – 3:15
  5. "Last Laugh" – 4:01
  6. "Trust Yourself" – 3:49
  7. "Two Tongues" – 4:22
  8. "Time" – 3:36
  9. "After the Rain" – 4:22
  10. "You're Everywhere" – 2:49

Casino Demos[edit]

In 2012, as part of Blue Rodeo's 25th anniversary box set, Blue Rodeo: 1987 - 1993, a disc of demos from this album was released, including two previously unreleased songs.[1]

  1. "If I Had A Heart" — previously unreleased demo
  2. "Always Have A Place For You" — previously unreleased demo
  3. "Til I Am Myself Again"
  4. "What Am I Doing Here"
  5. "5 A.M. (A Love Song)"
  6. "Montreal"
  7. "Last Laugh"
  8. "Trust Yourself"
  9. "Two Tongues"
  10. "Time"
  11. "After the Rain"
  12. "Photograph" — later released on Five Days in July
  13. "Is It You" — later released on Lost Together

Personnel[edit]

  • Jim Cuddy – Guitar, Vocals
  • Bazil Donovan – Bass
  • Mark French – Drums
  • Greg Keelor – Guitar, Vocals
  • Bob Wiseman – Organ, Harmonica, Piano, Accordion

Additional musicians/personnel

  • Pete Anderson – Guitar, Mandolin, Producer
  • Lenny Castro – Percussion
  • Judy Clapp – Engineer
  • Peter Doell – Engineer
  • Jeff Donavan – Drums
  • Skip Edwards – Organ
  • Taras Prodaniuk – Bass

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Albums 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
Canada (Music Canada)[2] 2× Platinum

References[edit]