Forbidden Places

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Forbidden Places
Forbidden places.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 1, 1991
Recorded1990–1991
GenreAlternative rock
Length37:00
LabelLondon Records
ProducerPete Anderson
Meat Puppets chronology
No Strings Attached
(1990)
Forbidden Places
(1991)
Too High to Die
(1994)

Forbidden Places is the seventh studio album by the Meat Puppets, released in 1991. It is their first release on London Records. It is currently out of print.

The seventh track, "Whirlpool," was later recorded by They Might Be Giants for their 1993 EP Why Does The Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas).

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(choice cut)[5]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyA+[4]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[6]
Spin Alternative Record Guide8/10[7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Curt Kirkwood.

  1. "Sam" – 3:05
  2. "Nail It Down" – 3:32
  3. "This Day" – 3:14
  4. "Open Wide" – 3:11
  5. "Another Moon" – 3:39
  6. "That's How It Goes" – 3:24
  7. "Whirlpool" – 3:31
  8. "Popskull" – 3:05
  9. "No Longer Gone" – 3:56
  10. "Forbidden Places" – 2:59
  11. "Six Gallon Pie" – 3:24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Forbidden Places - Meat Puppets Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (1991-08-01). "Meat Puppets Forbidden Places (London)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011-05-27). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  4. ^ Arnold, Gina (1991-07-19). "Forbidden Places". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "Meat Puppets: Forbidden Places". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. p. 202. ISBN 9780312245603.
  6. ^ Cromelin, Richard (1991-08-25). "Record Rack". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  7. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 9780679755746.