Land (1975–2002)

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This article is about the album by Patti Smith. For the album by Land, see Land (Land album). For other uses, see Land (disambiguation).
Land
Land - Patti Smith.jpg
Compilation album by Patti Smith
Released March 19, 2002 (2002-03-19)
Recorded 1974-2002
Genre Rock
Length 71:39 (disc one)
72:12 (disc two)
143:51 (total)
Label Arista
Patti Smith compilations chronology
The Patti Smith Masters
(1996)
Land
(2002)
iTunes Originals
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
National Public Radio Apr 02
Robert Christgau A−[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars 11 Apr 02

Land is a two disc compilation album by Patti Smith, released on March 19, 2002, on Arista Records.[2] Land contains a collection of recordings from her eight previous albums on the first disc, along with B-sides and unreleased songs on the second disc. The album ranked number eight in Mojo's "Best Box Sets & Compilations of 2002".[3] It is dedicated to the memory of Richard Sohl.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One
No. Title Writer(s) From the album Length
1. "Dancing Barefoot" Patti Smith, Ivan Kral Wave 4:16
2. "Babelogue" Smith Easter 1:30
3. "Rock N Roll Nigger" Smith, Lenny Kaye Easter 3:23
4. "Gloria" Van Morrison, Smith Horses 5:53
5. "Pissing in a River" Smith, Kral Radio Ethiopia 4:51
6. "Free Money" Smith, Kaye Horses 3:48
7. "People Have the Power" Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Dream of Life 5:10
8. "Because the Night" Smith, Bruce Springsteen Easter 3:23
9. "Frederick" Smith Wave 3:03
10. "Summer Cannibals" Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Gone Again 4:09
11. "Ghost Dance" Smith, Kaye Easter 4:41
12. "Ain't It Strange" Smith, Kral Radio Ethiopia 6:37
13. "1959" Smith, Tony Shanahan Peace and Noise 4:01
14. "Beneath the Southern Cross" Smith, Kaye Gone Again 4:37
15. "Glitter in Their Eyes" (Backing Vocals by Michael Stipe & Wade Raley) Smith, Oliver Ray Gung Ho 3:05
16. "Paths That Cross" Smith, Fred "Sonic" Smith Dream of Life 4:20
17. "When Doves Cry" (previously unreleased) Prince   5:00
Total length: 71:39
Disc Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Piss Factory" (Track, 1974) Smith, Richard Sohl 5:03
2. "Redondo Beach" (Demo, 1975) Smith, Sohl, Kaye 3:45
3. "Distant Fingers" (Demo, 1975) Smith, Allen Lanier 4:57
4. "25th Floor" (live - Eugene, Oregon, May 1978) Smith, Kral 5:43
5. "Come Back Little Sheba" (Track, 1996) Smith, Kaye 2:36
6. "Wander I Go" (Track, 1996) Smith, Ray 4:56
7. "Dead City" (live - Denmark, 1 July 2001) Smith, Ray 4:35
8. "Spell" (live - Portland, Oregon, 5 August 2001) Ray (music), "Footnote to Howl" by Allen Ginsberg 6:41
9. "Wing" (live - Paris, July 2001) Smith 5:05
10. "Boy Cried Wolf" (live - Paris, July 2001) Smith 5:49
11. "Birdland" (live - Los Angeles, 9 August 2001) Smith, Sohl, Kaye, Kral 9:43
12. "Higher Learning" (Track) Smith, Rev. Frank Ray, Jay Dee Daugherty, Shanahan 7:21
13. "Notes to the Future / Tomorrow" (live - St. Mark's Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York City, 1 January 2002 / live - Philadelphia, 13 May 1979) Smith; Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin 6:05
Total length: 72:12

"Tomorrow" on Disc Two is unlisted.

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002)[4] Position
Austria 53
Belgium 27
Italy 20
Netherlands 100
Norway 25
Switzerland 70
UK Albums Chart 93

Release history[edit]

Date Label Format Catalog
March 19, 2002 Arista Records CD 14708

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Patti Smith". Robert Christgau. 
  2. ^ "Press release". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Review". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  4. ^ "Charts". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 

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