G. Love and Special Sauce (album)

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G. Love and Special Sauce
G Love and Special Sauce album.jpg
Studio album by G. Love & Special Sauce
Released May 10, 1994
Recorded ?
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 58:29
Label Epic
Producer Stiff Johnson, Special Sauce
G. Love & Special Sauce chronology
G. Love and Special Sauce
(1994)
Coast to Coast Motel
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Q 3/5 stars[2]

G. Love and Special Sauce is the debut album by G. Love & Special Sauce released on May 10, 1994 via Epic Records. The album has gone Gold, having sold 500,000 copies.[3] The album contains the song Cold Beverage, which became a college-radio staple,[4] as well as the song Baby's Got Sauce, which Seattle's KEXP-FM 90.3 called the album of the year.[5]

Legacy[edit]

The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Things That I Used to Do" – 3:35
  2. "Blues Music" – 4:17
  3. "Garbage Man" – 4:51
  4. "Eyes Have Miles" – 5:22
  5. "Baby's Got Sauce" – 3:54
  6. "Rhyme for the Summertime" – 3:06
  7. "Cold Beverage" – 2:33
  8. "Fatman" – 4:16
  9. "This Ain't Living" – 6:34
  10. "Walk to Slide" – 4:28
  11. "Shooting Hoops (with Mou Akoon)" – 3:31
  12. "Some Peoples Like That" – 4:49
  13. "Town to Town" – 3:33
  14. "I Love You" – 3:32

Personnel[edit]

G. Love & Special Sauce[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Roberts, David. "Review: G. Love and Special Sauce - G. Love and Special Sauce". Q. EMAP Metro Ltd (July 1999): 142. 
  3. ^ "G Love & Special Sauce w/ The John Butler Trio, Tristan Prettyman - Sound... (Toronto) on 9 Aug 2008 –". Last.fm. 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  4. ^ "G. Love and Special Sauce". RollingStone.com. 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  5. ^ "The KEXP Top 90.3 Album Chart for 1994". kexp.org. Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  6. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2. 

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