Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire

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Get off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire
Firewater Get Off the Cross.jpg
Studio album by Firewater
Released October 22, 1996 (1996-10-22)
Recorded RPM, NYC
Genre Alternative rock
Length 42:03
Label Jetset
Producer Tod Ashley, Doug Henderson
Firewater chronology
Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire
(1996)
The Ponzi Scheme
(1998)The Ponzi Scheme1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 3/5 stars[2]

Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire is the debut studio album by Firewater, released on October 22, 1996 by Jetset Records. It is a marked difference in sound from Tod's previous work in Cop Shoot Cop.[3] In 2017, the album was re-issued on vinyl in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its release by Checkered Past Records.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tod Ashley.

No. Title Length
1. "Some Strange Reaction" 4:44
2. "Bourbon and Division" 3:23
3. "Refinery" 4:23
4. "When I Burn This Place Down" 3:01
5. "The Circus" 4:45
6. "I Am the Rain" 3:46
7. "Balalaika" 3:05
8. "The Drunken Jew" 2:06
9. "Mr. Cardiac" 3:38
10. "Snake-eyes and Boxcars" 3:04
11. "One of Those" 3:22
12. "Hold On, Slow John" 3:40

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire liner notes.[5]

Firewater

Additional musicians

Production

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1996 Jetset CD TWA04
2017 Checkered Past LP CPR 030

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Firewater: Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ columnist (December 1996). "Firewater: Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire". Alternative Press: 73. 
  3. ^ Nichols, Amanda (2007). "Firewater". Trouser Press. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ bsradmin (May 9, 2017). "Firewater's Debut Album Get Off the Cross... to be Reissued on LP!". Checkered Past Records. Retrieved June 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ Get Off the Cross, We Need the Wood for the Fire (sleeve). Firewater. New York City: Jetset Records. 1996. 

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