Down the River of Golden Dreams

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Down the River of Golden Dreams
Down the river of golden dreams.jpg
Cover Art by William Schaff
Studio album by Okkervil River
Released September 2, 2003
Recorded 2003 at Tiny Telephone, OTR, and 15th Street, San Francisco, California
Genre Indie rock, Baroque pop
Length 45:58
Label Jagjaguwar
Producer Okkervil River
Okkervil River chronology
Don't Fall in Love with Everyone You See
(2002)
Down the River of Golden Dreams
(2003)
Sleep and Wake-Up Songs
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10) [2]
Sputnikmusic 5/5 stars [3]
Entertainment Weekly (A-) [4]

Down the River of Golden Dreams is Okkervil River's second full-length album, released on September 2, 2003. William Schaff continued to create artwork for Okkervil River with this release. The record label Jagjaguwar released the album on CD and vinyl under the catalog number JAG54.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Down the River of Golden Dreams" 1:15
2. "It Ends with a Fall" 3:55
3. "For the Enemy" 6:09
4. "Blanket and Crib" 2:51
5. "The War Criminal Rises and Speaks" 5:11
6. "The Velocity of Saul at the Time of His Conversion" 4:25
7. "Dead Faces" 2:36
8. "Maine Island Lovers" 4:51
9. "Song About a Star" 3:30
10. "Yellow" 6:14
11. "Seas Too Far to Reach" 5:01

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

The First National Brass
  • Katie Curran - Trombone
  • Dan Eastwood - Trumpet
  • Graham Taylor - Trumpet

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Okkervil River - Producer
  • Scott Solter - Recording
  • Billy Stull - Mastering
  • Cover Art - William Schaff
  • Darius Van Arman - Layout and Design

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McIntosh, Gregory. "Okkervil River - Down the River of Golden Dreams". Allmusci. 
  2. ^ Morris, William. "Okkervil River: Down the River of Golden Dreams". Pitchfork Media. 
  3. ^ Hunter, Jonny. "Okkervil River - Down the River of Golden Dreams". Sputnikmusic. 
  4. ^ Hermes, William. "Down the River of Golden Dreams". Entertainment Weekly. 
  5. ^ "Okkervil River- Down the River of Golden Dreams". Discogs.