Late Night Grande Hotel

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Late Night Grande Hotel
Studio album by Nanci Griffith
Released September 1991
Genre Country pop
Length 38:45
Label MCA
Producer Peter Van Hooke, Rod Argent
Nanci Griffith chronology
Late Night Grande Hotel
Other Voices, Other Rooms
(1993)Other Voices, Other Rooms1993

Late Night Grande Hotel is an album by Nanci Griffith released in September 1991 on MCA. It was produced by Peter Van Hooke and Rod Argent, with a slightly more pop-oriented sound than previous albums. It also features vocal contributions from Phil Everly and Tanita Tikaram.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly B [2]
Q 3/5 stars [3]

Writing for AllMusic, critic Lindsay Planer wrote of the album "While not her best disc during the late '80s/early '90s, Late Night Grande Hotel is a solid effort with some of her most mature material to date."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Nanci Griffith; except where indicated

  1. "It's Just Another Morning Here" – 4:23
  2. "Late Night Grande Hotel" – 3:35
  3. "It's Too Late" – 2:17
  4. "Fields Of Summer" – 4:19
  5. "Heaven" (Julie Gold) – 3:28
  6. "The Power Lines" (Griffith, Patrick Alger, James Hooker) – 2:38
  7. "Hometown Streets" (Griffith, James Hooker) – 4:11
  8. "Down 'N' Outer" – 2:45
  9. "One Blade Shy Of A Sharp Edge" – 2:58
  10. "The Sun, Moon, And Stars" (Vince Bell) – 4:24
  11. "San Diego Serenade" (Tom Waits) – 3:27


  • Nanci Griffith - vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Blue Moon Orchestra


  • Phil Everly - vocals on "It's Just Another Morning Here"
  • Tanita Tikaram - vocals on "It's Too Late"
  • Mo Foster - bass on "Heaven", "The Power Lines" and "Down 'N' Outer"
  • Mitch Dalton - classical guitar on "The Power Lines" and "Down 'N' Outer"
  • Rod Argent - string arrangements


  1. ^ a b Planer, Lindsay. "Late Night Grande Hotel - Nanci Griffith". AllMusic. Retrieved October 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ Arnold, Gina (October 11, 1991). "Late Night Grande Hotel Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nanci Griffith - Late Night Grande Hotel CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved September 29, 2013.