Firecracker (Lisa Loeb album)

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Firecracker
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Studio album by Lisa Loeb
Released November 11, 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Adult alternative, Pop rock, indie rock
Length 46:14
Label Geffen
Producer Juan Patino
Lisa Loeb chronology
Tails
(1995)
Firecracker
(1997)
Cake and Pie
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly (C)[citation needed]
Rolling Stone (negative) 11/27/97[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10)[3]

Firecracker is a Grammy-nominated album by Lisa Loeb. It was released in 1997 through Geffen Records.

Cheva Chonin of Rolling Stone noted that the "endearing naivete and frothy, indie-rock guitar" of her debut album had been replaced "by staid arrangements and lackluster riffs."[2]

The album was certified Gold in the U.S. and Canada and was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Loeb except where noted.

  1. "I Do" – 3:39
  2. "Falling in Love" – 4:05
  3. "Truthfully" – 2:58
  4. "Let's Forget About It" (Loeb, Juan Patino) – 2:43
  5. "How" – 3:49
  6. "Furious Rose" – 3:22
  7. "Wishing Heart" – 2:52
  8. "Dance with the Angels" – 3:38
  9. "Jake" – 3:03
  10. "This" – 3:28
  11. "Split Second" – 2:37
  12. "Firecracker" – 5:43
  13. "Guessing Game" - 4:02 (bonus track for Japan & Europe)
  14. "Eno Ambient #5" (Japan only bonus track)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Firecracker - Lisa Loeb - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Firecracker" (774). Rolling Stone. November 27, 1997. p. 110. 
  3. ^ "Lisa Loeb: Firecracker: Pitchfork Review". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 22 November 2014.