Souls for Sale (album)

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Souls For Sale
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1, 1997
Recorded1996
GenreRock, post-grunge, indie rock, alternative rock, Southern rock
Length37:13 (US)
36:52 (UK)
LabelSetanta Records
Merge Records (US)
ProducerDave Fridmann, Verbena and Jim Jones (tracks 2, 8, 9 & 10)
Verbena chronology
Pilot Park EP
(1996)
Souls For Sale
(1997)
Into The Pink
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Souls For Sale is the first album by the rock band Verbena, released in 1997 and the only album in which they appeared as a quartet. It is of note that the UK version of the album has an entirely different, alternative version of "Postcard Blues" lasting 2:30. The album was released on Setanta Records, under license to Merge Records in the US.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Verbena.

  1. "Hot Blood" – 3:46
  2. "Shaped Like A Gun" – 3:21
  3. "Junk For Fashion" – 5:03
  4. "The Song That Ended Your Career" – 4:25
  5. "The Desert" – 3:16
  6. "Hey, Come On" – 3:01
  7. "Me & Keith" – 4:21
  8. "So What" – 3:23
  9. "Postcard Blues" – 2:54
  10. "Kiss Yourself" – 3:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Scott Bondy – vocals and guitar
  • Anne Marie Griffin – guitar and vocals
  • Duquette Johnston – bass guitar
  • Les Nuby – drums

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Dave Fridmann and Verbena
  • Producer: Jim Jones (tracks 2, 8, 9, and 10)
  • Engineer: Dave Fridmann and Verbena
  • Mixing: Phil Thornally
  • Design: Arcrane
  • Photography: Mark Gooch