Peace and Noise

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Peace and Noise
Peace and Noise - Patti Smith.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 30, 1997 (1997-09-30)
RecordedIIwII Studio, Weehawken
GenreRock
Length52:29
LabelArista
ProducerPatti Smith
Patti Smith chronology
Gone Again
(1996)
Peace and Noise
(1997)
Gung Ho
(2000)
Singles from Peace and Noise
  1. "1959"
    Released: 1997
Vinyl cover
Peace and Noise (vinyl LP) - Patti Smith.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]
The Guardian3/5 stars[4]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[5]
NME7/10[6]
Pitchfork3.5/10[7]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[8]
Spin7/10[9]
USA Today3.5/4 stars[10]

Peace and Noise is the seventh studio album by Patti Smith, released September 30, 1997 on Arista Records. Uncut magazine ranked the album 21st best of the year.[11] Song "1959" was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1998.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Waiting Underground"Patti Smith, Oliver Ray5:20
2."Whirl Away"Smith, Lenny Kaye, Ray5:01
3."1959"Smith, Tony Shanahan3:58
4."Spell"Allen Ginsberg, Ray3:17
5."Don't Say Nothing"Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty5:52
6."Dead City"Smith, Ray4:15
7."Blue Poles"Smith, Ray5:19
8."Death Singing"Smith3:44
9."Memento Mori"Smith, Kaye, Ray, Daugherty, Shanahan10:34
10."Last Call"Smith, Ray5:09

Personnel[edit]

Band

Additional personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Sweden[13] 47
UK Albums Chart 169
U.S. Billboard 200[14] 152

Release history[edit]

Date Label Format Catalog
September 30, 1997 Arista Records CD 18986
2007 Sony BMG CD 37933

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Peace and Noise – Patti Smith". AllMusic. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (October 17, 1997). "Patti Smith: Peace and Noise (Arista)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  3. ^ Sinclair, Tom (October 3, 1997). "Peace and Noise". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  4. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (October 3, 1997). "Patti Smith: Peace and Noise (Arista)". The Guardian.
  5. ^ Gardner, Elysa (September 27, 1997). "Smith Offers a Moving, Emotional 'Peace'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  6. ^ Empire, Kitty (September 27, 1997). "Patti Smith – Peace and Noise". NME. Archived from the original on October 16, 2000. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  7. ^ Kbendtsen, Rachel. "Patti Smith: Peace and Noise". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on November 2, 2005. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  8. ^ Fricke, David (October 6, 1997). "Peace and Noise". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  9. ^ Powers, Ann (December 1997). "Patti Smith: Peace and Noise". Spin. 13 (9): 156–58. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  10. ^ Gundersen, Edna (October 7, 1997). "Smith's emotional 'Noise'; classic Chesnutt". USA Today. Retrieved October 31, 2016. (Subscription required (help)).
  11. ^ "End of Year Lists". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  12. ^ "Grammy Awards: Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female". Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  13. ^ "Swedish chart". Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  14. ^ "Billboard chart". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-02-29.

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