The Lights from the Chemical Plant

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The Lights from the Chemical Plant
Studio album by Robert Ellis
Released February 11, 2014 (2014-02-11)
Genre Country
Length 53:59
Label New West
Producer Jacquire King
Robert Ellis chronology
Photographs
(2011)Photographs2011
The Lights from the Chemical Plant
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Paste Magazine8.6/10[2]
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]

The Lights from the Chemical Plant is the third studio album by Nashville-based singer-songwriter Robert Ellis. It was released in February 2014 under New West Records.

Ellis recorded the album in Eric Masse's East Nasvhille studio the Casino under the direction of producer Jacquire King. [4] Ellis has said The Lights from the Chemical Plant, inspired by his hometown Lake Jackson, Texas, is more "stylistically ambiguous" than his previous albums incorporating elements of R&B, bossa nova, fusion and free jazz.[5]

On June 30, 2014 NPR Music listed the track "Chemical Plant" as one of the 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far) .[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."TV Song"4:46
2."Chemical Plant"4:29
3."Good Intentions"2:47
4."Steady as the Rising Sun"4:09
5."Bottle of Wine"6:31
6."Still Crazy After All These Years"3:51
7."Pride"5:00
8."Only Lies"3:50
9."Houston"7:12
10."Sing Along"4:09
11."Tour Song"7:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Lights from the Chemical Plant Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2014-02-14.
  2. ^ Gleason, Holly (2014-02-11). "Robert Ellis: The Lights from the Chemical Plant". Pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2014-02-14.
  3. ^ Jurek, Thom. "The Lights from the Chemical Plant - Robert Ellis". Retrieved 2014-02-14.
  4. ^ Blau, Max. "Robert Ellis Expands Beyond Country Roots". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  5. ^ Blau, Max. "Robert Ellis Expands Beyond Country Roots". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  6. ^ "NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)". Retrieved 7 July 2014.