Musicforthemorningafter

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Musicforthemorningafter
Musicforthemorningafter.jpg
Studio album by Pete Yorn
Released March 27, 2001
Genre Rock
Length 57:40 (original)
76:38 (expanded)
Label Columbia
Producer Pete Yorn, Brad Wood, R. Walt Vincent, Ken Andrews, and Don Fleming
Pete Yorn chronology
Musicforthemorningafter
(2001)
Live at the Roxy
(2001)Live at the Roxy 2001

Musicforthemorningafter is the debut album by Pete Yorn, released on March 27, 2001 through Columbia Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Pete Yorn.

No.TitleLength
1."Life on a Chain"3:45
2."Strange Condition"3:57
3."Just Another"3:14
4."Black"4:11
5."Lose You"4:35
6."For Nancy ('Cos It Already Is)"3:30
7."Murray"3:45
8."June"2:34
9."Sense"3:53
10."Closet"3:03
11."On Your Side"5:02
12."Sleep Better"4:28
13."EZ"4:41
14."Simonize"2:54
Total length:57:40
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
The Guardian4/5 stars[3]
Q4/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[5]
The Village VoiceB−[6]

Expanded edition with bonus tracks[edit]

No.TitleLength
1.""New York City Serenade" (Bruce Springsteen cover)"7:17
2.""Dancing in the Dark" (Bruce Springsteen cover)"4:26
3.""Panic" (Smiths cover)"3:14
4.""China Girl" (David Bowie cover)"3:46
5.""Strange Condition" [Rock Version]"3:51
Total length:76:38

Reception[edit]

The album was well received by critics. MacKenzie Wilson of AllMusic wrote, "The year 2001 belonged to Yorn, and his critical praise was not unwarranted, with Musicforthemorningafter marking the stunning beginning of a long, varied career."[1] Kludge listed it as one of the 25 best albums of 2001.[7]

Rolling Stone included the album twice in their Critics' Top Albums of 2001. Steven Chean called it "Folk-rock that actually rocks." John D. Luerssen added, "I have seen the future of rock & roll and his name is . . ."[8]

Personnel[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak

position

US Billboard 200 111

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units
United States (RIAA) Gold 500,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilson, MacKenzie. "Musicforthemorningafter – Pete Yorn". AllMusic. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ Morgan, Laura (May 18, 2001). "Musicforthemorningafter". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ Simpson, Dave (March 22, 2002). "Pete Yorn: musicforthemorningafter (Columbia)". The Guardian. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Pete Yorn: Musicforthemorningafter". Q (189): 117. April 2002. 
  5. ^ Berger, Arion (April 26, 2001). "Pete Yorn: Musicforthemorningafter". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on October 1, 2007. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 27, 2001). "Turkey Shoot 2001". The Village Voice. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  7. ^ Perez, Arturo. "Top 10 Albums of 2001". Kludge. Archived from the original on July 22, 2004. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
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  9. ^ "The Music Of Veronica Mars: Episode 1-15: "Ruskie Business"". Mars Investigations: The (In)Complete Guide to Veronica Mars. Retrieved January 12, 2015.