North Star Deserter

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North Star Deserter
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Studio album by Vic Chesnutt
Released August 27, 2007
Genre Alt-country
Label Constellation
Producer Jem Cohen with Efrim Menuck, Guy Picciotto and Thierry Amar
Vic Chesnutt chronology
Ghetto Bells
(2005)
North Star Deserter
(2007)
Dark Developments
(2008)

North Star Deserter is a 2007 album by Vic Chesnutt. The backing musicians on the album are Guy Picciotto (guitarist and vocalist for the groups Rites of Spring and Fugazi) and Canadian Post-rock band, A Silver Mt. Zion. It was released on Constellation Records on August 27, 2007 (Europe), September 11, 2007 (rest of world)[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10)[2]

Metacritic gave "North Star Deserter" a score of 77 (generally favorable reviews).

The music review online magazine Pitchfork Media gave North Star Deserter a 7.6.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Vic Chesnutt, except for the melody for "Glossolalia" composed by Jeff Mangum and "Fodder On Her Wings" by Nina Simone.

  1. "Warm" – 3:00
  2. "Glossolalia" – 3:32
  3. "Everything I Say" – 6:53
  4. "Wallace Stevens" – 2:17
  5. "You Are Never Alone" – 5:42
  6. "Fodder On Her Wings" – 3:12
  7. "Splendid" – 8:29
  8. "Rustic City Fathers" – 4:23
  9. "Over" – 4:00
  10. "Debriefing" – 8:27
  11. "Marathon" – 5:34
  12. "Rattle" – 1:29

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ "Album Reviews: Vic Chesnutt: North Star Deserter". Pitchfork. 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2011-03-12.