My Favourite Headache

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My Favourite Headache
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 14, 2000
RecordedThe Peasant's Tent and Reaction Studios, Toronto,
East and West and The Factory Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia,
Studio X, Seattle, Washington, Spring to Summer 2000, Metalworks Studios in Mississauga, Ontario
GenreAlternative rock, hard rock
Length48:06
LabelAtlantic (outside Canada)
Anthem
ProducerGeddy Lee, Ben Mink, David Leonard

My Favourite Headache (also published as My Favorite Headache) is the first and only solo album to date by Geddy Lee of the Canadian rock band Rush. The album was released on November 14, 2000, by Anthem Records in Canada and Atlantic Records outside of Canada. Both the title track and "Grace to Grace" received play on mainstream rock radio, and the album itself peaked at No. 52 on the Billboard 200.[1] The release has a Metacritic score of 58.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]
The Daily VaultA[4]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Geddy Lee, all music by Lee and Ben Mink.

No.TitleLength
1."My Favourite Headache"4:45
2."The Present Tense"3:25
3."Window to the World"3:02
4."Working at Perfekt"5:00
5."Runaway Train"4:30
6."The Angels' Share"4:33
7."Moving to Bohemia"4:25
8."Home on the Strange"3:46
9."Slipping"5:06
10."Still"4:30
11."Grace to Grace"4:59

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Geddy Lee - bass guitar, vocals, guitar, piano, programming, percussion, string arrangements, producer, engineer
  • Ben Mink - guitars, violins and violas, programming, string arrangements, producer, engineer
  • Matt Cameron - drums
  • Jeremy Taggart - drums on "Home on the Strange"
  • John Friesen - cellos on "Working at Perfekt"
  • Ed Wilson - additional programming
  • Chris Stringer - additional percussion
  • Waylon Wall - steel guitar on "Window to the World"
  • Pappy Rosen - backing vocals on "Slipping"

Production[edit]

Singles[edit]

Information
"My Favourite Headache"
  • Released: 2000
  • Written by: Geddy Lee & Ben Mink
  • Produced by: Geddy Lee, Ben Mink & David Leonard
  • Chart positions:
"Grace to Grace"
  • Released: 2000
  • Written by: Geddy Lee & Ben Mink
  • Produced by: Geddy Lee, Ben Mink & David Leonard
  • Chart positions:
"Home on the Strange"
  • Released: 2001
  • Written by: Geddy Lee & Ben Mink
  • Produced by: Geddy Lee, Ben Mink & David Leonard
  • Chart positions:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Favorite Headache Billboard Albums". AllMusic. Rovi. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  2. ^ "Reviews for My Favorite Headache". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-11-29.
  3. ^ Prato, Greg. "Geddy Lee - My Favorite Headache review". AllMusic. Rovi. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  4. ^ Rusk, Bruce (2019). "The Daily Vault Music Reviews : My Favourite Headache". dailyvault.com. Retrieved 28 January 2019.