Musical Chairs (Hootie & the Blowfish album)

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Musical Chairs
Hootie & the Blowfish Musical Chairs CD cover.JPG
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 15, 1998 (1998-09-15)
Recorded1998
GenreRock
Length49:30
LabelAtlantic
83136
ProducerDon Gehman
Hootie & the Blowfish chronology
Fairweather Johnson
(1996)
Musical Chairs
(1998)
Scattered, Smothered and Covered
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune(favorable)[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB[3]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]
USA Today2.5/4 stars[5]

Musical Chairs is the third studio album by the band Hootie & the Blowfish, released on September 15, 1998. Three singles were released off the album: "I Will Wait", "Only Lonely", and "Wishing". Guest musicians on the album include Peter Holsapple, Susan Cowsill, David Immergluck, and Boyd Tinsley.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Will Wait" – 4:15
  2. "Wishing" – 2:48
  3. "Las Vegas Nights" – 4:05
  4. "Only Lonely" – 4:38
  5. "Answer Man" – 3:22
  6. "Michelle Post" – 2:20
  7. "Bluesy Revolution" – 4:46
  8. "Home Again" – 4:07
  9. "One By One" – 3:50
  10. "Desert Mountain Showdown" – 2:45
  11. "What's Going On Here" – 4:36
  12. "What Do You Want from Me Now" – 3:40
Hidden tracks
  1. "Silence" – 0:30
  2. "Silence" – 0:30
  3. "Closet Full of Fear" – 3:18

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998)[6] Peak
position
Canadian Albums chart[7] 27
German Albums 72
New Zealand Albums 20
Scottish Albums[8] 14
UK Albums chart 15
US Billboard 200 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musical Chairs at AllMusic
  2. ^ Durchholz, Daniel (1998-09-20). "Hootie and the Blowfish Musical Chairs (Atlantic)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  3. ^ Weingarten, Marc (1998-09-14). "Musical Chairs Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  4. ^ DeCurtis, Anthony (1998-09-04). "Hootie & the Blowfish: Musical Chairs : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-10-02. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  5. ^ Gundersen, Edna (1998-09-29). "Hootie's 'Musical Chairs' don't sit all that well; Gould plays Brahms in a slow, sure hand (Hootie & the Blowfish, Musical Chairs)". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  6. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/Hootie-&-The-Blowfish/Musical-Chairs-28708
  7. ^ Canadian Album peak
  8. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-albums-chart/19980920/40/