Fast Man Raider Man

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Fast Man Raider Man
Fast Man Raider Man.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 20, 2006 (US)
July 19, 2006 (UK)
GenreAmericana, alt country, country soul, indie rock
Length1:34:44
LabelBack Porch / Cooking Vinyl
ProducerJon Tiven
Frank Black chronology
Honeycomb
(2005)
Fast Man Raider Man
(2006)
Christmass
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic59/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press8/10[3]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB-[5]
The Guardian3/5 stars[6]
Mojo3.5/5 stars[7]
NME5/10[8]
Pitchfork6.4/10[9]
Popmatters5/10 stars[10]
Uncut1.5/5 stars[11]

Fast Man Raider Man is a solo double album by Frank Black released in 2006.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Frank Black, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "If Your Poison Gets You" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 2:56
  2. "Johnny Barleycorn" – 4:50
  3. "Fast Man" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 4:12
  4. "You Can't Crucify Yourself" – 3:23
  5. "Dirty Old Town" (written by Ewan MacColl) – 3:03
  6. "Wanderlust" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:27
  7. "Seven Days" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 4:11
  8. "Raider Man" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:04
  9. "The End of the Summer" (music adapted from Gabriel Fauré's Sicilienne, Op. 78, arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:53
  10. "Dog Sleep" (co-written with Reid Paley, arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:48
  11. "When the Paint Grows Darker Still" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:34
  12. "I'm Not Dead" (I'm in Pittsburgh) (co-written with Reid Paley, arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:41
  13. "Golden Shore" (co-written with Reid Paley, arranged by Lyle Workman) – 3:17

Disc two[edit]

  1. "In the Time of My Ruin" – 4:21
  2. "Down to You" (co-written with Reid Paley, arranged by Lyle Workman) – 2:18
  3. "Highway to Lowdown" – 2:35
  4. "Kiss My Ring" – 2:29
  5. "My Terrible Ways" – 3:36
  6. "Fitzgerald" – 3:12
  7. "Elijah" – 3:16
  8. "It's Just Not Your Moment" – 5:32
  9. "The Real El Rey" – 3:21
  10. "Where the Wind Is Going" – 3:33
  11. "Holland Town" (arranged by Lyle Workman) – 2:32
  12. "Sad Old World" – 4:57
  13. "Don't Cry That Way" – 2:25
  14. "Fare Thee Well" (traditional, arranged by Frank Black)- 3:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fast Man Raider Man by Frank Black". Metacritic. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man". Allmusic. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man Review". Alternative Press: 208. August 2006.
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8.
  5. ^ Hermes, Will (June 19, 2006). "Fast Man Raider Man". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  6. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (June 23, 2006). "Frank Black, Fast Man Raider Man". The Guardian. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  7. ^ "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man Review". Mojo: 104. August 2006.
  8. ^ "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man". NME: 37. June 17, 2006.
  9. ^ a b Tanari, Joe (June 20, 2006). "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  10. ^ Huyck, Ed (July 20, 2006). "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man". Popmatters. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  11. ^ "Frank Black: Fast Man Raider Man Review". Uncut: 84. July 2006.