The Tennessee Fire

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The Tennessee Fire
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Studio album by My Morning Jacket
Released June 18, 1999
Studio Ultrasuede Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio & Above the Cadillac Studios, Shelbyville, Kentucky
Genre
Length 57:25
Label Darla Records
My Morning Jacket chronology
The Tennessee Fire
(1999)
At Dawn
(2001)At Dawn2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork 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 tracks written 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. "Alabama Come Clean" 2:42
Total length: 57:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Jim James - vocals, guitars, harmonica & banjo
  • Johnny Quaid - guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy - bass
  • J Glenn - drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Tennessee Fire at AllMusic
  2. ^ Hooker, Zach (13 July 1999), "Review: The Tennessee Fire", Pitchfork Media 
  3. ^ Chick, Stevie (27 October 2011). "My Morning Jacket: 'We had to work it out ourselves'" – via The Guardian. 

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