Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes

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Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes
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Greatest hits album by Violent Femmes
Released July 12, 2005
Genre Alternative rock
Length 64:16
Label Rhino/Slash
Producer various
Violent Femmes chronology
Something's Wrong
(2001)Something's Wrong2001
Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes
(2005)
BBC Live
(2005)BBC Live2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Blender2/5 stars
Pitchfork7.5/10 stars[2]

Permanent Record: The Very Best Of is a greatest hits album by the band Violent Femmes.[3] It was released on July 12, 2005 (see 2005 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gordon Gano except where noted..

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Gimme the Car" 5:08
2."Blister in the Sun" 2:24
3."Gone Daddy Gone"/"I Just Want to Make Love to You"Gano, Willie Dixon3:06
4."Kiss Off" 2:56
5."Add It Up" 4:45
6."Black Girls" 5:42
7."Jesus Walking On the Water" 3:08
8."Children of the Revolution"Marc Bolan4:19
9."I Held Her in My Arms" 2:53
10."Nightmares" 3:33
11."American Music" 3:50
12."Breakin' Up" 4:01
13."Color Me Once"Gano, Brian Ritchie4:12
14."I Danced"Gano, Max Dunn2:12
15."Country Death Song" (Live) 4:55
16."Freak Magnet" 2:35
Hidden track
No.TitleLength
17."Good Feeling" (Live at Rhino, 2002)4:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Gordon Gano – Lead vocals, guitar, violin (3, 4, 7, 13)
  • Brian Ritchie – Bass, vocals, xylophone (3, 4), jaw harp (6), guitar (8, 11), didgeridoo (11), reed organ (12), guitar solo (12, 14)
  • Victor DeLorenzo – Drums, vocals (tracks 1–11, 17)
  • Guy Hoffman – Drums, vocals (tracks 12, 13, 14, 15, 16)

Additional musicians

  • Michael Blair – Percussion (track 11, 13)
  • Steve Mackay – Saxophone (track 9)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r780962
  2. ^ "Violent Femmes: Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes Album Review | Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Permanent Record: The Very Best of the Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 December 2016.