Crazy Rain

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Crazy Rain
EP by Joseph Arthur
Released April 15, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Alternative rock
Length 29:49
Label Lonely Astronaut Records
Producer Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, Jennifer Turner
Joseph Arthur chronology
Could We Survive (EP)
Crazy Rain (EP)
Vagabond Skies (EP)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.3/10)[2]
PopMatters (2/10)[3]

Crazy Rain is an EP from singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Joseph Arthur. The 8-song EP was released in the US on April 15, 2008. Crazy Rain is the second in a series of four EPs released in anticipation for the release of Joseph's seventh studio album Temporary People on September 30. From

The lyrics to "Killer's Knife" first appeared in Joseph's poem "111704. Minneapolis." in 2004. The song was then known under the name "Heartbeart" and the lyrics had a few different lines.[5] Greg Dulli provides backing vocals on "Nothin' 2 Hide."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Killer's Knife" Arthur 4:13
2. "Nothin' 2 Hide" Arthur 3:44
3. "I Wanna Get You Alone" Arthur, Turner 4:06
4. "Radio Euphoria" Arthur 3:26
5. "Dream of the Eternal Life" Arthur 5:24
6. "I Come Down" Arthur, Dave Rosser 2:23
7. "Nobody Make It Home" Arthur, Turner 3:00
8. "Hunter" Arthur 3:33


  • Recorded and produced by Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, and Jennifer Turner.
  • Musicians: Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, Jennifer Turner, and Dave Rosser.
  • Guest vocals on "Killer's Knife" by James Hall.
  • Guest vocals on "Nothin' 2 Hide" by Greg Dulli.
  • Photography by Danny Clinch.
  • Lonely Astronaut Records #LA004.