Land (1975–2002)

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Land (1975–2002)
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 (1975–2002)''
(2002)
iTunes Originals
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
National Public Radio Apr 02
Robert ChristgauA−[1]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars 11 Apr 02

Land (1975–2002) is a two disc compilation album by Patti Smith, released on March 19, 2002, on Arista Records.[2] Land (1975–2002) 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.TitleWriter(s)From the albumLength
1."Dancing Barefoot"Patti Smith, Ivan KralWave4:16
2."Babelogue"SmithEaster1:30
3."Rock N Roll Nigger"Smith, Lenny KayeEaster3:23
4."Gloria"Van Morrison, SmithHorses5:53
5."Pissing in a River"Smith, KralRadio Ethiopia4:51
6."Free Money"Smith, KayeHorses3:48
7."People Have the Power"Smith, Fred "Sonic" SmithDream of Life5:10
8."Because the Night"Smith, Bruce SpringsteenEaster3:23
9."Frederick"SmithWave3:03
10."Summer Cannibals"Smith, Fred "Sonic" SmithGone Again4:09
11."Ghost Dance"Smith, KayeEaster4:41
12."Ain't It Strange"Smith, KralRadio Ethiopia6:37
13."1959"Smith, Tony ShanahanPeace and Noise4:01
14."Beneath the Southern Cross"Smith, KayeGone Again4:37
15."Glitter in Their Eyes" (Backing Vocals by Michael Stipe & Wade Raley)Smith, Oliver RayGung Ho3:05
16."Paths That Cross"Smith, Fred "Sonic" SmithDream of Life4:20
17."When Doves Cry"Princepreviously unreleased5:00
Total length:71:39
Disc Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Piss Factory" (Track, 1974)Smith, Richard Sohl5:03
2."Redondo Beach" (Demo, 1975)Smith, Sohl, Kaye3:45
3."Distant Fingers" (Demo, 1975)Smith, Allen Lanier4:57
4."25th Floor" (live - Eugene, Oregon, May 1978)Smith, Kral5:43
5."Come Back Little Sheba" (Track, 1996)Smith, Kaye2:36
6."Wander I Go" (Track, 1996)Smith, Ray4:56
7."Dead City" (live - Denmark, 1 July 2001)Smith, Ray4:35
8."Spell" (live - Portland, Oregon, 5 August 2001)Ray (music), "Footnote to Howl" by Allen Ginsberg6:41
9."Wing" (live - Paris, July 2001)Smith5:05
10."Boy Cried Wolf" (live - Paris, July 2001)Smith5:49
11."Birdland" (live - Los Angeles, 9 August 2001)Smith, Sohl, Kaye, Kral9:43
12."Higher Learning" (Track)Smith, Rev. Frank Ray, Jay Dee Daugherty, Shanahan7:21
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 Charnin6:05
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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