Traffic from Paradise

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Traffic from Paradise
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Studio album by Rickie Lee Jones
Released 14 September 1993
Recorded 1993
Studio Conway Recording Studios, Oceanway Studios and Signet Sound Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Rock
Length 44:45
Label Geffen
Producer Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones chronology
Pop Pop
(1991)
Traffic from Paradise
(1993)
Naked Songs
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [2]

Traffic from Paradise is the seventh album by musician Rickie Lee Jones, released in September 1993.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. "Pink Flamingos" – 6:31
  2. "Altar Boy" – 2:27
  3. "Stewart's Coat" – 4:31
  4. "Beat Angels" (Sal Bernardi) – 4:11
  5. "Tigers" – 5:48
  6. "Rebel Rebel" (David Bowie) – 4:39
  7. "Jolie Jolie" – 4:26
  8. "Running from Mercy" (Jones, Leo Kottke) – 6:01
  9. "A Stranger's Car" – 2:53
  10. "The Albatross" (Jones, Kottke, John Leftwich) – 3:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, bowed dulcimer,backing vocals
  • John Leftwich – bass, cello, backing vocals, acoustic guitar on "Tigers"
  • Sal Bernardi – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Leo Kottke – six-string, twelve-string, slide acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • David Hidalgo – eight-string electric guitar on "Beat Angels"
  • Brian Setzer – electric guitar on "Rebel Rebel", backing vocals
  • Dean Parks – electric guitar on "Tigers"
  • David Baerwald – electric guitar on "The Albatross", backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Alex Acuña – drums, congas on "Tigers"
  • Brad Dutz – percussion, marima, tarkas, bodhran, udu, mixing bowls on "Rebel Rebel"
  • Efrain Toro – percussion on "Pink Flamingos" & "Stewart's Coat"
  • Bobby Bruce – violin
  • Doug Lyons – French horn
  • Syd Straw – backing vocals
  • Teresa Tudbury – backing vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Traffic from Paradise at AllMusic
  2. ^ Manning, Kara (28 October 1993). "Rickie Lee Jones: Traffic From Paradise : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2 October 2007. Retrieved 19 October 2012.