Early 21st Century Blues

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Early 21st Century Blues
Studio album by Cowboy Junkies
Released August 16, 2005[1]
Genre Alternative country
Label Latent/Zoë
Producer Michael Timmins
Cowboy Junkies chronology
One Soul Now
Early 21st Century Blues
At the End of Paths Taken
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork 5.7/10 stars[3]

Early 21st Century Blues is an album by the Canadian rock band Cowboy Junkies, released in 2005.

The album features two original songs and covers of material by Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, George Harrison and Richie Havens. The record has a very strong anti-war message, while also protesting public apathy towards the political process.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "License to Kill" (Bob Dylan)
  2. "Two Soldiers" (traditional)
  3. "December Skies" (Michael Timmins)
  4. "This World Dreams Of" (Michael Timmins)
  5. "Brothers Under the Bridge" (Bruce Springsteen)
  6. "You're Missing" (Bruce Springsteen)
  7. "Handouts in the Rain" (Richie Havens)
  8. "Isn't It a Pity" (George Harrison)
  9. "No More" (traditional)
  10. "I Don't Want to Be a Soldier" (John Lennon)
  11. "One" (U2)


Cowboy Junkies


  1. ^ "Early 21st Century Blues - Cowboy Junkies". AllMusic.com. Retrieved April 3, 2017. 
  2. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Early 21st Century Blues - Cowboy Junkies | Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Richardson, Mark. "Cowboy Junkies: Early 21st Century Blues". Pitchfork. 

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