Jerusalem (Steve Earle album)

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Jerusalem
Steve Earle - Jerusalem.jpg
Studio album by Steve Earle
Released September 24, 2002
Genre Country rock
Label E-Squared/Artemis
Producer Twangtrust (Steve Earle and Ray Kennedy)
Steve Earle chronology
Transcendental Blues
(2000)Transcendental Blues2000
Jerusalem
(2002)
The Revolution Starts Now
(2004)The Revolution Starts Now2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 78/100 link
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 5.6/10 link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link

Jerusalem is the 10th studio album by alternative country singer Steve Earle, released in 2002. A concept album, it has a political theme, and contains songs about a post–September 11, 2001 world.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Steve Earle; except where indicated

  1. "Ashes to Ashes" – 4:02
  2. "Amerika V. 6.0 (The Best We Can Do)" – 4:19
  3. "Conspiracy Theory" – 4:14
  4. "John Walker's Blues" – 3:41
  5. "The Kind" – 2:04
  6. "What's A Simple Man To Do?" – 2:29
  7. "The Truth" – 2:21
  8. "Go Amanda" – 3:34 (Earle, Sheryl Crow)
  9. "I Remember You" – 2:53 (Duet with Emmylou Harris)
  10. "Shadowland" – 2:52
  11. "Jerusalem'" – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Earle - vocals, guitar, bass, organ, banjo, mandolin, harmonium, harmonica
  • Emmylou Harris - vocals
  • Eric Ambel - guitar, vocals
  • Dane Clark - drum loop
  • Ken Coomer - drums
  • John Barlow Jarvis - electric piano
  • Kelly Looney - bass
  • Kenny Malone - drums, percussion
  • Will Rigby - drums, percussion
  • Patrick Earle - percussion

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
U.S. Billboard 200 59
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 1