Silver Pistol

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Silver Pistol
BrinsleySchwarzSilverPistol.jpg
Studio album by Brinsley Schwarz
Released February 1972
Recorded August 1971
Genre Rock
Pub rock
Country rock
Length 41:12
Label United Artists
Producer Dave Robinson
Brinsley Schwarz chronology
Despite It All
(1970)
Silver Pistol
(1972)
Nervous on the Road
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (B+)[2]

Silver Pistol is a pub rock album by Brinsley Schwarz, released in 1972 (see 1972 in music). With songwriters Ian Gomm and Nick Lowe, Silver Pistol became an underground hit[citation needed] and launched the British pub rock trend of the mid-1970s.[citation needed] The album has a low-key rock sound, mixed with Folk, country, psychedelia and pop influences.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Nick Lowe; except where indicated

  1. "Dry Land" (Ian Gomm) – 2:42
  2. "Merry Go Round" – 4:11
  3. "One More Day" (Ian Gomm) – 2:54
  4. "Nightingale" – 3:07
  5. "Silver Pistol" – 3:38
  6. "The Last Time I Was Fooled" – 4:05
  7. "Unknown Number" – 2:58
  8. "Range War" (Ian Gomm) – 2:34
  9. "Egypt" – 5:23
  10. "Niki Hoeke Speedway" (Jim Ford) – 3:30
  11. "Ju Ju Man" (Jim Ford, Lolly Vegas) – 3:37
  12. "Rockin' Chair" (Ian Gomm) – 2:27

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2011). "Silver Pistol - Brinsley Schwarz | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2011). "Robert Christgau: CG: Brinsley Schwarz". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 27 June 2011. B+