Complicated Game

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Complicated Game
Studio album by James McMurtry
Released 24 February 2015
Recorded 2015
Genre Folk Rock
Length 55:21
Label Complicated Game Records
Producer Mike Napolitano; C.C. Adcock
James McMurtry chronology
Just Us Kids
(2008)
Complicated Game
(2015)

Complicated Game is the ninth studio album by American folk rock musician James McMurtry, released on 24 February 2015 by Complicated Game Records.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 88/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
American Songwriter 4.5/5 stars[3]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]
Paste 9.0/10 [5]
Popmatters 8/10[6]
Slant Magazine 4.5/5 stars[7]
Robert Christgau (A) link

According to Metacritic, Complicated Game has a score of 88 out of 100, indicating that it has received "universal acclaim" from music critics.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Copper Canteen" 4:37
2. "You Got to Me" 5:23
3. "Ain't Got a Place" 2:41
4. "She Loves Me" 3:01
5. "How'm I Gonna Find You Now" 4:03
6. "These Things I've Come to Know" 3:18
7. "Deaver's Crossing" 4:00
8. "Carlisle's Haul" 7:13
9. "Forgotten Coast" 3:34
10. "South Dakota" 5:03
11. "Long Island Sound" 6:47
12. "Cutter" 5:41

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 102
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[9] 4
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 9
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[11] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Complicated Game - James Mcmurtry". Metacritic. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. "Complicated Game - James Mcmurtry". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Beviglia, Jim (24 February 2015). "Complicated Game". American Songwriter. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Complicated Game | 21". Mojo. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Swedlund, Eric (24 February 2015). "Complicated Game". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Allister's, Mark (11 March 2015). "Complicated Game". Popmatters. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  7. ^ | Album Review | Slant Magazine
  8. ^ "James Mcmurtry Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  9. ^ "James Mcmurtry Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  10. ^ "James Mcmurtry Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  11. ^ "James Mcmurtry Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 April 2015.

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