On Leaving

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On Leaving
Nina Leaving.jpg
Studio album by Nina Nastasia
Released September 11, 2006
Genre Folk
Length 33:59
Label Fat Cat
Producer Steve Albini
Nina Nastasia chronology
Run to Ruin
(2003)Run to Ruin2003
On Leaving
You Follow Me
(2007)You Follow Me2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10) link
Stylus B link

On Leaving is the fourth album by American singer-songwriter Nina Nastasia. It was released on September 11, 2006 on Fat Cat Records. It was recorded by Steve Albini and produced by Nastasia, Kennan Gudjonsson, and Albini. The album received generally favorable reviews; Allmusic considered the album a "deeply poetic record."[1] Stylus Magazine commented the album was "full bodied and masterful, overshadowing many big-footed leading ladies’ recent folk releases."[2] Pitchfork Media found it "difficult to hear Nastasia pull back to a songwriter-with-guitar style."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Jim's Room
  2. Brad Haunts a Party
  3. Our Day Trip
  4. Counting Up Your Bones
  5. Dumb I Am
  6. Why Don't You Stay Home
  7. One Old Woman
  8. Treehouse Song
  9. Lee
  10. Settling Song
  11. Bird of Cuzco
  12. If We Go to the West

Recording information[edit]

Engineered by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago.


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