Please Come Home

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Please Come Home
Please Come Home.jpg
Studio album by Dustin Kensrue
Released January 23, 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Alternative country, country blues, country folk[1]
Length 29:41
Label Equal Vision
Producer Teppei Teranishi
Dustin Kensrue chronology
Please Come Home
(2007)
This Good Night Is Still Everywhere
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Spin 4/10[2]

Please Come Home is the first studio album by Dustin Kensrue, released in 2007.

Songs[edit]

The album contains eight songs, which Kensrue has emphasized was a reflection of the albums/EPs he used to buy as a kid.[citation needed]

Recording[edit]

The album was recorded in the studio of Thrice lead guitarist Teppei Teranishi, who also played piano and organ on the album. Electric guitars and drums were recorded by long-time friend and Thrice guitar technician, Chris Jones.

Release[edit]

The album was planned for release in October 2006, but was delayed to 2007 due to issues recording and acquiring a label to distribute it.

On October 10, 2006, it was announced that Kensrue had signed with Equal Vision Records, and that the label would release his debut solo album.[3] On November 7, "I Knew You Before" was made available for streaming via Kensrue's Myspace account.[4] Please Come Home was released on January 23, 2007 through Equal Vision.[3] In June, Kensrue went on a tour of the U.S. alongside Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine.[5]

Tracks[edit]

  1. "I Knew You Before" - 3:55
  2. "Pistol" – 3:44
  3. "I Believe" – 2:46
  4. "Please Come Home" – 3:41
  5. "Blood & Wine" – 1:59
  6. "Consider the Ravens" – 4:15
  7. "Weary Saints" – 4:08
  8. "Blanket of Ghosts" – 5:13

iTunes bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Please Come Home for Christmas" – 2:44
  2. "Go Tell It On The Mountain" – 3:15
  3. "Silent Night" – 3:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Corey Apar. "Please Come Home - Dustin Kensrue : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  2. ^ David Peisner. "Dustin Kensrue, 'Please Come Home' (Equal Vision) Review - Spin Magazine". Spin. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue signs to Equal Vision". Alternative Press. October 10, 2006. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Dustin Kensrue posts new song off of Please Come Home". Alternative Press. November 7, 2006. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Dustin Kensrue touring with Tom Morello this June". Alternative Press. May 14, 2007. Retrieved August 15, 2016.