Last of a Dyin' Breed

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Last of a Dyin' Breed
Last Of A Dyin' Breed Lynyrd Skynyrd.jpg
Studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released August 21, 2012 (2012-08-21)
Genre Southern rock, hard rock
Length 45:01[1]
Label Roadrunner Records/Loud and Proud Records
Producer Bob Marlette
Lynyrd Skynyrd chronology
God & Guns
(2009)God & Guns2009
Last of a Dyin' Breed
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 44/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[3]
Boston Phoenix 0/4 stars[4]
Ultimate Classical Rock 7/10[5]
Sputnik Music 3/5 stars[6]

Last of a Dyin' Breed is the fourteenth studio album by American southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.[7] The album was announced on May 2, 2012 for release on August 21, 2012,[7] and September 17 in the UK. It is the first Lynyrd Skynyrd album to feature Johnny Colt on bass (even though credited, is not on the tracks) and also features guest guitarist John 5.[7]

The first single, "Last of a Dyin' Breed", was made available to purchase via iTunes on July 9, 2012.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Last of a Dyin' Breed" Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark Matejka, Dan Serafini, Bob Marlette 3:51
2. "One Day at a Time" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Marlon Young 3:46
3. "Homegrown" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Blair Daly 3:41
4. "Ready to Fly" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Audley Freed 5:26
5. "Mississippi Blood" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Jaren Johnston 2:57
6. "Good Teacher" J. Van Zant, Donnie Van Zant, Tom Hambridge, Daly 3:07
7. "Something to Live For" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, John Lowery, Marlette 4:29
8. "Life's Twisted" Daly, Jon Lawhon, Chris Robertson 4:33
9. "Nothing Comes Easy" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Hambridge 4:13
10. "Honey Hole" Rossington, J. Van Zant, Medlocke, Hambridge 4:35
11. "Start Livin' Life Again" J. Van Zant, D. Van Zant, Marlette, Lowery 4:23
Total length: 45:01

Personnel[edit]

The main band performing on Last of a Dyin' Breed is composed of the following:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Last of a Dyin' Breed – Lynyrd Skynyrd". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Last of a Dyin' Breed review". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Last of a Dyin' Breed- review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ Reed, Ryan (12 August 2012). "Lynyrd Skynyrd album review". Boston Phoenix. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. ^ Wilkening, Matthew (23 August 2012). "Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Last of a Dyin’ Breed’ – Album Review". ultimateclassicrock.com. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. ^ Beebe, Alex (2 September 2012). "Album review". Sputnik Music. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. ^ a b c d "LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Release 'Last of a Dyin' Breed' In August". Blabbermouth.net. 2 May 2012. Archived from the original on May 9, 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.