One Mississippi (Brendan Benson album)

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One Mississippi
Brendan Benson - One Mississippi.jpg
Studio album by Brendan Benson
Released September 3, 1996
Recorded November 1995 and February 1996
Studio Hyde St. Studios
Genre Rock
Length 42:59
Label Virgin
Producer Brendan Benson, Ethan Johns
Brendan Benson chronology
One Mississippi
(1996)
Lapalco
(2002)Lapalco2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10) [2]

One Mississippi is the debut album by American singer and songwriter Brendan Benson, released in 1996 in America and 1997 in Great Britain.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Brendan Benson unless otherwise stated.

  1. "Tea" – 1:08
  2. "Bird's Eye View" – 1:28
  3. "Sittin' Pretty" – 2:53 (Benson/Jason Falkner)
  4. "I'm Blessed" – 3:00 (Benson/Falkner)
  5. "Crosseyed" – 4:22 (Benson/Falkner)
  6. "Me Just Purely" – 2:44 (Benson/Falkner)
  7. "Got No Secrets" – 3:22
  8. "How 'Bout You" – 3:02
  9. "Emma J" – 3:49
  10. "Insects Rule" – 3:08 (Benson/Falkner)
  11. "Maginary Girl" – 3:06
  12. "House In Virginia" – 3:49 (Benson/Falkner)
  13. "Cherries" – 3:19 (Benson/Falkner)


The album was re-released in 2003 with the following additional tracks:

  1. "Swamp"
  2. "Jet Stream"
  3. "Crosseyed (Demo)"
  4. "Me Just Purely (Demo)"
  5. "Cherries (Demo)"
  6. "I'm Blessed (Demo)"
  7. "Sittin' Pretty (Demo)"
  8. "Christy (Demo)"

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