Leningrad Cowboys Go America (album)

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Leningrad Cowboys Go America
Cover - leningrad cowboys go america.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Released1989
LabelAMT
Leningrad Cowboys chronology
1917–1987
(1988)
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
(1989)
We Cum from Brooklyn
(1992)
Singles from Leningrad Cowboys Go America
  1. "Thru the Wire (Short Film)"
    Released: 1991

Leningrad Cowboys go America is a 1989 album by the Finnish band Leningrad Cowboys and also the soundtrack of the film of the same name directed by Aki Kaurismäki.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."L.A. Woman"Jim MorrisonJim Morrison4:55
2."Thru the Wire (Short Film)"Nick TescoSilu Seppälä5:25
3."Rocky VI"TescoSilu Seppälä/Pekka Virtanen7:33
4."Marching" Mauri Sumén1:18
5."Flight AY 105" Sumén2:09
6."Sunday Morning" Sumén2:49
7."Highway" Sumén1:59
8."Blue Swing" Sumén1:40
9."On the Road" Sumén3:02
10."Glamour Cowboy" Sumén2:02
11."No Man's Land" Sumén1:55
12."Ten Lost Gringos" Sumén2:57
13."Mambo from Säkkijärvi" Sumén1:59
14."Desconsolado" Desconcido3:27
15."Ballad of the Leningrad Cowboy"TescoMark Smith2:39
16."Tequila" Chuck Rio1:08
17."Chasing the Light"TescoSmith2:20

The German and Japanese track listings have a different order and add two additional tracks:

German/Japanese track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."L.A. Woman (Short Film)"Jim MorrisonJim Morrison4:55
2."Marching" Mauri Sumen1:18
3."Flight AY 105" Sumen2:09
4."Thru the Wire (Short Film)"Nick TescoSilu Seppälä5:25
5."Sunday Morning" Sumen2:49
6."Highway" Sumen1:59
7."Rocky VI (Short Film)"TescoSilu Seppälä/Pekka Virtanen7:33
8."Blue Swing" Sumen1:40
9."On the Road" Sumen3:02
10."That's All Right" (Only on German/Japanese version)Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup1:30
11."Glamour Cowboy" Sumen2:02
12."No Man's Land" Sumen1:55
13."Born to Be Wild" (Only on German/Japanese version)Mars BonfireMars Bonfire3:30
14."Ten Lost Gringos" Sumen2:57
15."Mambo from Säkkijärvi" Sumen1:59
16."Desconsolado" Desconcido3:27
17."Ballad of the Leningrad Cowboy"TescoMark Smith2:39
18."Tequila" Chuck Rio1:08
19."Chasing the Light"TescoSmith2:20

Musicians[edit]

  • Mato Valtonen - Vocals
  • Sakke Järvenpää - Vocals
  • Saku Kuosmanen - Vocals
  • Silu Seppälä - Bass guitar
  • Oinonen - Guitar
  • Virtanen - Guitar
  • Pimme Korhonen - Drums
  • Mauri Sumén - Keyboard, accordion

Single[edit]

"Thru the Wire" (Short Film) was released as a single in Germany to support this album

CD
BMG Ariola, Choldwig/664 134 (Germany)
  1. "Thru the Wire" (Short Film)
  2. "L.A. Woman" (Short Film)
  3. "Ballad of the Leningrad Cowboys"
  4. "Mambo From Säkkijärvi"

References[edit]

Leningrad Cowboys Go America (CD Booklet). Leningrad Cowboys. Germany: BMG Ariola/Clodwig. 1990. 651 153.CS1 maint: others (link)

Leningrad Cowboys Go America at Discogs (list of releases)