Don't Do Anything

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Don't Do Anything
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 3, 2008 (2008-06-03)
StudioElectro Magnetic Studio, Littlebox Studio, Sunset Sound Studios
GenrePop, rock
Length35:12
LabelNonesuch
ProducerSam Phillips
Sam Phillips chronology
A Boot and a Shoe
(2004)
Don't Do Anything
(2008)
Push Any Button
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Boston Globe(favorable)[2]
Paste(favorable)[3]
PopMatters8/10 stars[4]
Trouser Press(favorable)[5]

Don't Do Anything is the eleventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Sam Phillips. The album is Phillips' first to be self-produced and was released on June 3, 2008.

"Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us" was recorded by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for their 2007 album Raising Sand. Phillips stated the song was inspired by Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sam Phillips.

No.TitleLength
1."No Explanations"3:08
2."Can't Come Down"1:58
3."Another Song"2:14
4."Don't Do Anything"3:28
5."Little Plastic Life"2:16
6."My Career in Chemistry"2:20
7."Flowers Up"2:28
8."Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us"2:44
9."Shake It Down"3:52
10."Under the Night"3:06
11."Signal"4:36
12."Watching Out of This World"3:03

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