Dose (album)

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Dose
Dose cover.jpg
Studio album by Gov't Mule
Released February 24, 1998
Genre Southern rock, blues rock
Length 65:21
Label Capricorn, later Volcano
Producer Michael Barbiero
Gov't Mule chronology
Live from Roseland Ballroom
(1996)Live from Roseland Ballroom1996
Dose
(1998)
Live... With a Little Help from Our Friends
(1999)Live... With a Little Help from Our Friends1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Dose is the second studio album by Gov't Mule. The album was released on February 24, 1998, by Capricorn Records and (on vinyl) by Evil Teen Records. It was produced, recorded and mixed by Michael Barbiero and is a much darker record than Gov't Mule's self-titled debut album. The songs "Thelonius Beck" and "Birth of the Mule" were tributes to jazz musicians Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, respectively.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Warren Haynes unless otherwise noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Blind Man in the Dark" 6:47
2. "Thorazine Shuffle" (Haynes/Abts) 6:46
3. "Thelonius Beck" 3:33
4. "Game Face" 7:55
5. "Towering Fool" (Haynes/Abts) 6:22
6. "Birth of the Mule" (Haynes/Woody/Abts) 6:41
7. "John the Revelator" 3:49
8. "She Said, She Said" (Lennon–McCartney) 6:57
9. "Larger Than Life" 5:13
10. "Raven Black Night" 5:29
11. "I Shall Return" 5:40
Bonus track
No. Title Length
12. "I Put a Spell on You" (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) 5:05

The bonus track appears on the limited edition vinyl version released by Evil Teen Records.[2] It's an acoustic version recorded at Outback Lodge, Charlottesville, in May 1998.[3]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koda, Cub (2011). "Dose - Gov't Mule | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gov't Mule – Dose". Discogs. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Gov’t Mule [05-23-1998] Outback Lodge, Charlottesville, VA (Acoustic Show)". Mule Army. Retrieved 4 April 2017.