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
GenreArt punk
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 in its list of the top 25 albums of 1997.[11] The single "1959" was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards.[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, Cassette 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. Vol. 13 no. 9. pp. 156–58. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  10. ^ Gundersen, Edna (October 7, 1997). "Patti Smith, Peace and Noise". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 31, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  11. ^ "End of Year Lists". Acclaimed Music. Archived from the original on 2008-03-09. 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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