Natural Ingredients

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Natural Ingredients
Natural Ingredients.jpg
Studio album by Luscious Jackson
Released August 23, 1994 (1994-08-23)
Recorded 1993–1994
Studio Tony's Studio, New York City, New York
Genre Alternative rock[1]
Length 45:04
Label
Producer
Luscious Jackson chronology
In Search of Manny
(1992)In Search of Manny1992
Natural Ingredients
(1994)
Fever In Fever Out
(1996)Fever In Fever Out1996
Singles from Natural Ingredients
  1. "Citysong"
    Released: 1994
  2. "Deep Shag"
    Released: 1994
  3. "Here"
    Released: 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[5]
NME8/10[6]
Q3/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[8]
The Village VoiceB−[9]

Natural Ingredients is the debut studio album by American alternative rock band Luscious Jackson. It was released on August 23, 1994 on Grand Royal and Capitol Records.

The album peaked at number 114 on the Billboard 200 chart,[10] as well as number 2 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jill Cunniff and Gabrielle Glaser, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" 0:05
2."Citysong" 4:20
3."Deep Shag" 3:32
4."Angel" 3:19
5."Strongman" 4:21
6."Energy Sucker" 3:33
7."Here" 3:33
8."Intermission" 0:14
9."Find Your Mind" 3:21
10."Pele Merengue" 2:24
11."Rock Freak" 3:53
12."Rollin'" 4:14
13."Surprise"Cunniff2:46
14."LP Retreat" 5:29

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes.

  • Jill Cunniff – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, production
  • Gabrielle Glaser – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, Rhodes piano, shaker, drum programming, production
  • Vivian Trimble – piano, Rhodes piano
  • Kate Schellenbach – drums, production
  • Tony Mangurian – production, engineering, mixing
  • Paul Orofino – mixing
  • Tom Baker – mastering
  • Tuta Aquino – editing, sequencing
  • George Sewell – artwork
  • Twelve Point Rule Ltd. – design
  • Bryan Thatcher – photography
  • Michael Lavine – photography
  • C.H.M. – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 114
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[11] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frutkin, Alan (November 1, 1994). "Luscious Lesbians". The Advocate: 57.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Natural Ingredients – Luscious Jackson". AllMusic. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Kot, Greg (September 29, 1994). "In The Groove". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  4. ^ Helligar, Jeremy (August 26, 1994). "Natural Ingredients". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  5. ^ Ali, Lorraine (August 21, 1994). "Luscious Jackson 'Natural Ingredients' Grand Royal/Capitol". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Luscious Jackson: Natural Ingredients". NME: 47. September 10, 1994.
  7. ^ "Luscious Jackson: Natural Ingredients". Q (99): 136. December 1994.
  8. ^ St. Léger, Marie Elsie (September 22, 1994). "Luscious Jackson: Natural Ingredients". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on May 9, 2006. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  9. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 29, 1994). "Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Luscious Jackson Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
  11. ^ a b "Luscious Jackson Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved January 30, 2018.

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