Nils (album)

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Nils
Nilsalbumcover.jpg
Studio album by Nils Lofgren
Released 1979
Genre Heartland rock
Label A&M
Producer Bob Ezrin
Nils Lofgren chronology
Night After Night
(1977)
Nils
(1979)
Night Fades Away
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Nils is the fifth solo album from Nils Lofgren.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Nils Lofgren; except where indicated

  1. "No Mercy" – 4:06
  2. "I'll Cry Tomorrow" (Dick Wagner, Lou Reed) – 4:28
  3. "Baltimore" (Randy Newman) – 6:43
  4. "Shine Silently" (Lofgren, Dick Wagner) – 3:48
  5. "Steal Away" – 4:08
  6. "Kool Skool" – 3:17
  7. "A Fool Like Me" (Lofgren, Lou Reed) – 3:11
  8. "I Found Her" (Lofgren, Lou Reed) – 3:36
  9. "You're So Easy" (Lofgren, Bob Ezrin, Dick Wagner) – 5:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Bob Babbitt - bass
  • Stu Daye - guitar, vocals
  • Bob Ezrin - percussion, keyboards, vocals, vibraphone
  • Jody Linscott - percussion, conga
  • Nils Lofgren - guitar, accordion, keyboards, vocals
  • Tom Lofgren - guitar, vocals
  • Doug Riley - organ on "Baltimore"
  • David Sanborn - saxophone on "A Fool Like Me"
  • Allan Schwartzberg - drums
  • Colina Phillips, Debbie Fleming - additional background vocals
  • Al MacMillan - orchestration on "Shine Silently"
Technical
  • "The indispensable" Ann Martin - production coordination
  • George Minnis, Ilona Pring, Inez Fridenberg, T. Lawless - production assistants
  • Brian Christian - engineer
  • Len Irish - photography

Special effects on "No Mercy" recorded at Madison Square Garden

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. Nils at AllMusic