Tin Can Trust

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Tin Can Trust
Studio album by Los Lobos
Released August 3, 2010
Genre Chicano rock
Roots rock
Blues rock
Heartland rock
Latin rock
Label Shout! Factory
Producer Los Lobos
Los Lobos chronology
Los Lobos Goes Disney
Tin Can Trust
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[3]
Popmatters 8/10 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]

Tin Can Trust is a 2010 album by the band Los Lobos, and is the band's first collection of new original material since 2006.[6] It features rock 'n' roll, blues, two Spanish-language tracks, and a Grateful Dead cover song. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez, except where indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Burn It Down"     5:11
2. "On Main Street"     3:16
3. "Yo Canto"   Cesar Rosas 2:59
4. "Tin Can Trust"     4:34
5. "Jupiter Or The Moon"     4:22
6. "Do the Murray"   David Hidalgo 3:35
7. "All My Bridges Burning"   Cesar Rosas, Robert Hunter 4:51
8. "West L.A. Fadeaway" (Grateful Dead cover) Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter 7:03
9. "The Lady And The Rose"     4:10
10. "Mujer Ingrata"   Cesar Rosas 2:45
11. "27 Spanishes"     4:37


Instrumentation is unspecified on the album, but this is the usual:

Additional musicians:

  • Cougar Estrada - drums and percussion on all tracks
  • Susan Tedeschi - backing vocals (1)
  • Rev. Charles Williams - keyboards (3, 7)


  • Derek Dressler - A&R
  • David Kalish - Assistant Engineer
  • Robert Kim - Project Assistant
  • Los Lobos - Primary Artist, Producer
  • John Macy - Engineer
  • Dave McIntosh - Music Business Affairs
  • Dave McNair - Mastering, Mixing[7]
  • Dave Simon-Baker- Additional Engineering and Editing