Tim Buckley (album)

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Tim Buckley
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Studio album by Tim Buckley
Released October 1966
Recorded August 1966 at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles
Genre Folk rock
Length 34:05
Label Elektra
Producer Jac Holzman, Paul A. Rothchild
Tim Buckley chronology
- Tim Buckley
Goodbye and Hello
Singles from Tim Buckley
  1. "Wings"/"Grief in My Soul"
  2. "Aren't You The Girl"/"Strange Street Affair Under Blue"

Tim Buckley is the self-titled debut album by Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Tim Buckley, released in 1966. Most of the songs on it were co-written by Buckley and Larry Beckett while they were in high school. It was recorded at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, California.

The album was later re-released on January 22, 2001 in a compilation with follow up album Goodbye and Hello by WEA/Elektra, then again on November 7, 2005 except this time coupled with Greetings from L.A..

Rhino Handmade Records reissued the album on January 11, 2011 as part of a two-disc set. The first disc contains both the stereo and mono versions of the album. The second disc contains 22 unreleased recordings Buckley made in 1965 with The Bohemians and in 1966 with Larry Beckett.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

Side One

  1. "I Can't See You" (Larry Beckett, Buckley) – 2:40
  2. "Wings" – 2:30
  3. "Song of the Magician" (Beckett, Buckley) – 3:05
  4. "Strange Street Affair Under Blue" (Beckett, Buckley) – 3:10
  5. "Valentine Melody" (Beckett, Buckley) – 3:40
  6. "Aren't You the Girl?" – 2:01

Side Two

  1. "Song Slowly Song" (Beckett, Buckley) – 4:13
  2. "It Happens Every Time" – 1:49
  3. "Song for Jainie" – 2:43
  4. "Grief in My Soul" (Beckett, Buckley) – 2:03
  5. "She Is" (Beckett, Buckley) – 3:05
  6. "Understand Your Man" – 3:06