Drunkard's Prayer

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Drunkard's Prayer
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Studio album by Over the Rhine
Released March 29, 2005
Recorded November 2004 at The Grey Ghost, Norwood, Ohio.
Genre Americana
Length 50:51
Label Back Porch Records
Producer Linford Detweiler, Karin Bergquist and Mahan Kalpa.
Over the Rhine chronology
Changes Come
(2004)
Drunkard's Prayer
(2005)
Live From Nowhere, Volume 1
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Phantom Tollbooth 4/5 stars [2]

Drunkard's Prayer is the eighth studio album by Over the Rhine, released in 2005. It is a concept album telling the story of band members Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist's marriage, near-divorce and reconciliation.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler, except My Funny Valentine, written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.

  1. "I Want You To Be My Love" - 4:09
  2. "Born" - 6:13
  3. "Drunkard's Prayer" - 4:10
  4. "Bluer" - 3:45
  5. "Spark" - 4:13
  6. "Hush Now (Stella's Tarantella)" - 3:22
  7. "Lookin' Forward" - 3:15
  8. "Little Did I Know" - 6:55
  9. "Who Will Guard The Door" - 5:06
  10. "Firefly" - 5:22
  11. "My Funny Valentine" - 4:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Karin Bergquist - vocals, acoustic guitar, piano on "Drunkard's Prayer" and "Firefly"
  • Linford Detweiler - piano, acoustic guitar, wurli, bass, percussion, backing vocals on "Bluer"

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Byron House - upright bass
  • Pete Hicks - electric guitar on "Born" and "Firefly"
  • David Henry - cello
  • Brent Gallaher - saxophone
  • Devon Ashley - drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Drunkard's Prayer at AllMusic
  2. ^ Phantom Tollbooth review
  3. ^ Phantom Tollbooth review