Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey

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Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey
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Studio album by Cracker
Released May 5, 2009
Genre Alternative
Length 39:45
Label 429 Records
Cracker chronology
Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey
Berkeley to Bakersfield
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Glide 3.5/5 stars link
Paste 71% link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link
Spin 4/5 stars link

Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey is Cracker's eighth studio album. It was released in May 2009 on 429 Records.[1] It is the final album to feature longtime drummer Frank Funaro and is notable for the contributions of many guest artists such as Adam Duritz, Patterson Hood, and John Doe.

The song "Darling One" was originally released on the self-titled 1996 album by Susanna Hoffs. It was co-written with former Cracker member Davey Faragher in addition to Hoffs and David Lowery. "Friends" was originally released on Johnny Hickman's 2005 solo album Palmhenge. "Hey Bret (You Know What Time It Is)" refers to Brett Netson of Built To Spill[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Lowery and Johnny Hickman, except as noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yalla Yalla (Let's Go)"     3:17
2. "Show Me How This Thing Works"     2:51
3. "Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out With Me"     4:11
4. "We All Shine a Light" (feat. John Doe)   3:39
5. "Hand Me My Inhaler"     1:32
6. "Friends" (feat. Patterson Hood) Johnny Hickman 4:14
7. "I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right"     4:51
8. "Time Machine"     2:06
9. "Hey Bret (You Know What Time It Is)"     4:52
10. "Darling One" (Backing vocals include Adam Duritz) David Lowery, Davey Farragher, Mark Linkous, Susanna Hoffs 4:44
11. "Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey"     3:27
Total length:
iTunes Bonus Track
No. Title Length
12. "Pretty On The Inside"   3:08


The following people contributed to Sunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
The Billboard 200 189[4]
Billboard Top Independent Albums 28[5]