The Tennessee Fire

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The Tennessee Fire
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Studio album by My Morning Jacket
Released June 18, 1999
Recorded Ultrasuede Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio & Above the Cadillac Studios, Shelbyville, Kentucky
Genre Rock, indie rock, alternative country
Length 57:25
Label Darla Records
My Morning Jacket chronology
The Tennessee Fire
(1999)
At Dawn
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchforkmedia (8.0/10)[2]

The Tennessee Fire is the debut album by the rock band My Morning Jacket. It introduced the reverb-heavy sound that is characteristic of the band's earlier material. This is most apparent in Jim James' vocals, many of which were recorded in an empty grain silo in Kentucky.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Jim James. 

No. Title Length
1. "Heartbreakin Man"   3:11
2. "They Ran"   2:48
3. "The Bear"   4:39
4. "Nashville to Kentucky"   2:58
5. "Old Sept. Blues"   2:28
6. "If All Else Fails"   3:58
7. "It's About Twilight Now"   4:06
8. "Evelyn Is Not Real"   3:04
9. "War Begun"   3:06
10. "Picture of You"   3:16
11. "I Will Be There When You Die"   4:42
12. "The Dark"   3:22
13. "By My Car"   4:04
14. "Butch Cassidy"   3:55
15. "I Think I'm Going to Hell"   5:06
16. "Untitled"   2:42
Total length:
57:25

Line-up[edit]

  • Jim James - Vocals, guitars, harmonica & banjo
  • Johnny Quaid - Guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy - Bass
  • J Glenn - Drums

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