North Star Deserter

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North Star Deserter
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 27, 2007
GenreAlt-country
LabelConstellation
ProducerJem 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
SourceRating
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.