Colossal Head

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Colossal Head
Colossal Head - Los Lobos.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 19, 1996
StudioSunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California
GenreFunk rock,[1] Latino rock, blues rock
Length42:55
LabelWB Records
ProducerMitchell Froom, Tchad Blake, Los Lobos
Los Lobos chronology
Papa's Dream
(1995)
Colossal Head
(1996)
This Time
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB−[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[6]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3.5/5 stars[8]
Spin8/10[9]
The Village VoiceA[10]

Colossal Head is the eighth studio album by the rock band Los Lobos. It was released in 1996 on Warner Bros. Records.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Revolution"David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez3:10
2."Mas y Mas"Hidalgo, Pérez4:44
3."Maricela"Cesar Rosas3:51
4."Everybody Loves a Train"Hidalgo, Pérez3:30
5."Can't Stop the Rain"Rosas3:36
6."Life Is Good"Hidalgo, Pérez4:08
7."Little Japan"Rosas, Pérez5:09
8."Manny's Bones"Hidalgo, Pérez3:24
9."Colossal Head"Hidalgo, Pérez4:13
10."This Bird's Gonna Fly"Rosas4:18
11."Buddy Ebsen Loves the Night Time"Hidalgo2:57

Personnel[edit]

Los Lobos
Additional musicians
Production
  • Mitchell Froom – producer
  • Tchad Blake – producer, engineer
  • Los Lobos – producer
  • John Paterno – engineer
  • Tom Recchion – art direction, design
  • Jim Douglas – photographer

References[edit]

  1. ^ George-Warren, Holly; Romanowski, Patricia, eds. (2001). The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 580. ISBN 0-7432-9201-4.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Colossal Head – Los Lobos". AllMusic. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  3. ^ Kot, Greg (March 21, 1996). "Los Lobos Takes Risks On 'Colossal'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  4. ^ Eddy, Chuck (March 22, 1996). "Colossal Head". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on April 25, 2017. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  5. ^ Sweeting, Adam (March 29, 1996). "Los Lobos: Colossal Head (Warner Bros.)". The Guardian.
  6. ^ Cromelin, Richard (March 17, 1996). "Los Lobos, 'Colossal Head', Warner Bros". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  7. ^ Himes, Geoffrey (April 18, 1996). "Colossal Head". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  8. ^ Considine, J. D. (2004). "Los Lobos". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 495–96. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  9. ^ Miles, Milo (April 1996). "Los Lobos: Colossal Head". Spin. 12 (1): 107–10. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  10. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 9, 1996). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  11. ^ a b c d "Los Lobos – Colossal Head". softshoe-slim.com. Retrieved August 22, 2019.