Other Songs (album)

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Other Songs
Ron Sexsmith - Other Songs.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 17, 1997
Ron Sexsmith chronology
Ron Sexsmith
Other Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[3]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyA[5]
The Guardian4/5 stars[6]
Houston Chronicle3/5 stars[7]
Los Angeles Times4/4 stars[8]
The Philadelphia Inquirer3.5/4 stars[10]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[11]

Other Songs is the third album and second major-label album by Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith, released on June 17, 1997 on Interscope Records.[12] The album won the Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo at the 1998 Juno Awards.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Ronald Eldon Sexsmith.

1."Thinking Out Loud"2:32
2."Strawberry Blonde"3:41
3."Average Joe"2:17
4."Thinly Veiled Disguise"3:29
5."Nothing Good"2:54
6."Pretty Little Cemetery"2:32
7."It Never Fails"2:15
8."Clown in Broad Daylight"2:25
9."At Different Times"3:03
10."Child Star"3:07
11."Honest Mistake"2:29
12."So Young"2:41
13."While You're Waiting"3:27
14."April After All"2:43
Japanese edition bonus track
15."Same Old Eyes"3:30


  1. ^ a b Best Roots & Traditional Album: Solo (1996–2002) Archived February 5, 2013, at WebCite. Juno Awards.
  2. ^ Rabid, Jack. "Other Songs – Ron Sexsmith". AllMusic. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  3. ^ Knopper, Steve (August 1, 1997). "Ron Sexsmith: Other Songs (Interscope)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). "Sexsmith, Ron". The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  5. ^ Schinder, Scott (June 27, 1997). "Other Songs". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  6. ^ Ellison, Michael (July 4, 1997). "Maple diet". The Guardian.
  7. ^ Sullivan, James (June 15, 1997). "Ron Sexsmith, Other Songs, Elektra". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
  8. ^ Hilburn, Robert (June 15, 1997). "A Delightful Stroll With Ron Sexsmith". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
  9. ^ Bailie, Stuart (June 28, 1997). "Ron Sexsmith – Other Songs". NME. Archived from the original on August 17, 2000. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  10. ^ DeLuca, Dan (June 22, 1997). "Ron Sexsmith: Other Songs (Interscope)". The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  11. ^ Hunter, James (2004). "Ron Sexsmith". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. p. 728. ISBN 9780743201698.
  12. ^ Other Songs at discogs.com.