Shaming of the Sun

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Shaming of the Sun
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Studio album by Indigo Girls
Released April 29, 1997 (1997-04-29)
Genre Folk rock
Length 50:49
Label Epic
Producer Indigo Girls with David Leonard
Indigo Girls chronology
Swamp Ophelia
(1994)
Shaming of the Sun
(1997)
Come on Now Social
(1999)
Singles from Shaming of the Sun
  1. "Shame On You"
  2. "Get Out the Map"
  3. "Shed Your Skin"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 2.5/4 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B[3]
Los Angeles Times 2/4 stars[4]
The Music Box 4/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[6]

Shaming of the Sun, sometimes mislabeled as Shaming the Sun, is the sixth studio album by the Indigo Girls, released in 1997.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shame on You" (Amy Ray) – 4:04
  2. "Get Out the Map" (Emily Saliers) – 3:25
  3. "Shed Your Skin" (Ray) – 4:10
  4. "It's Alright" (Saliers) – 3:05
  5. "Caramia" (Saliers) – 5:48
  6. "Don't Give That Girl a Gun" (Ray) – 4:38
  7. "Leeds" (Saliers) – 3:34
  8. "Scooter Boys" (Ray) – 2:57
  9. "Everything in Its Own Time" (Saliers) – 5:17
  10. "Cut It Out" (Ray) – 3:53
  11. "Burn All the Letters" (Saliers) – 4:09
  12. "Hey Kind Friend" (Ray) – 5:49

Production[edit]

  • Produced By David Leonard & Indigo Girls
  • Engineers: Caram Costanzo, Marc Frigo, David Leonard
  • Assistant Engineers: Alex Lowe, Ryan Williams
  • Mixing: David Leonard
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig

Personnel[edit]

  • Amy Ray – lead & backing vocals; acoustic, electric & 12-string guitars; mandolin; piano; bouzouki
  • Emily Saliers – lead & backing vocals, dulcimer, acoustic & electric guitars, banjo, Dobro, piano, harmonium, hurdy-gurdy
  • Michelle Malone, Dallas Austin, Carmen Caballero, Pura Fé Crescioni, Jennifer Kriesberg – additional vocals
  • Sheila Doyle – piano
  • Michael Lorant – piano, backing vocals
  • Kenny Greenberg – guitars
  • Sara Lee – bass, Hammond organ, whistle, string arrangements
  • Dave Richards – acoustic bass
  • Josh Freese, Chris Verene – drums
  • Andy Stochansky – drums, percussion, dumbek, talking drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, percussion, harmonium, Taos drum
  • David & Ellie Arenz, Jun-Ching Lin, Willard Shull, Sou-Chun Su – violin
  • Lisa Germano – mandolin, violin
  • Paul Murphy, Heidi Nitchie – viola
  • Kristin Wilkinson – conductor
  • Steve Earle – backing vocals & harmonica

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shaming of the Sun at AllMusic
  2. ^ Caro, Mark (1997-05-09). "Indigo Girls Shaming [of] the Sun (Epic)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Beth (1997-05-02). "Shaming [of] the Sun Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  4. ^ Nichols, Natalie (1997-05-10). "Indigo Girls, "Shaming of the Sun", Epic". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  5. ^ Metzger, John (August 1998). "Indigo Girls - Shaming of the Sun (Album Review)". The Music Box. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  6. ^ Gardner, Elysa (1997-05-20). "Indigo Girls: Shaming Of The Sun : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2013-07-20.