Seeds We Sow

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Seeds We Sow
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 6, 2011
GenreRock
Length38:42 (standard edition)
LabelMind Kit Records, Eagle Rock Entertainment, Back On Black
ProducerLindsey Buckingham
Lindsey Buckingham chronology
Gift of Screws
(2008)
Seeds We Sow
(2011)
Songs from the Small Machine: Live in L.A.
(2011)
Singles from Seeds We Sow
  1. "Seeds We Sow"
    Released: July 2011
  2. "In Our Own Time"
    Released: July 2011
  3. "When She Comes Down"
    Released: August 2011 (UK)
  4. "End Of Time"
    Released: August 2011

Seeds We Sow is the sixth solo album by American musician and Fleetwood Mac vocalist-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, released on September 6, 2011. It is his first to be self-released.[1]

The album entered the Billboard 200 in the week of September 24, 2011.[2] By reaching number 45, Seeds We Sow ties with 1984's Go Insane as Buckingham's second most successful album after his 1981 debut Law and Order. It also reached number 6 on the Billboard Rock Album Chart and number 5 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart. The title track was also released as a single but failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lindsey Buckingham except where stated.[3]

  1. "Seeds We Sow" – 3:43
  2. "In Our Own Time" – 4:20
  3. "Illumination" – 2:19
  4. "That's the Way That Love Goes" – 3:56
  5. "Stars Are Crazy" (Lindsey Buckingham, Lisa Dewey) – 4:50
  6. "When She Comes Down" – 4:48
  7. "Rock Away Blind" – 3:57
  8. "One Take" – 3:28
  9. "Gone Too Far" – 3:24
  10. "End of Time" – 3:57
  11. "She Smiled Sweetly" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 2:53
  12. "End of Time" (acoustic) – Amazon MP3 download – 4:12
  13. "Seeds We Sow" (electric) – Amazon MP3 download – 3:57
  14. "Sleeping Around the Corner" – iTunes download – 3:33

Single releases[edit]

"Seeds We Sow" was offered as a free download ahead of the album release date, "When She Comes Down" was released in the UK via digital download and "In Our Own Time" and "End of Time" were serviced to radio stations as promotional releases.

Format[edit]

The album was released physically on CD as an eleven-track album with an additional three tracks available as a digital download. The album was also released as a limited-edition 180-gram red vinyl gatefold 2×LP via Back On Black records.

Personnel[edit]

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Neale Heywood – bass (track 4)
  • Walfredo Reyes – drums (track 4)
  • Brett Tuggle – keyboards (track 4)
  • Kristen Buckingham – sequencing

Production[edit]

  • Lindsey Buckingham – performance, recording, mixing, producer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Stewart Whitmore – digital editing
  • Nick Steinhardt – design
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography
  • Tom Consolo – management (for Front Line)
  • Irving Azoff – management (for Front Line)
  • Buckingham Records LLC

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[5]
USA Today3/4 stars[6]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[7]
American Songwriter3/4 stars[8]
PopMatters7/10 stars[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lindsey Buckingham Announces 6th Solo Album "Seeds We Sow"". Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  2. ^ Billboard chart entry. https://www.billboard.com/music/lindsey-buckingham/chart-history/
  3. ^ Lindsey Buckingham New Album and Live DVD
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review
  6. ^ USA Today review
  7. ^ Greg Kot (September 5, 2011), Lindsey Buckingham album review; Seeds We Sow reviewed, Chicago Tribune
  8. ^ American Songwriter review
  9. ^ PopMatters review