War Crime Blues

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War Crime Blues
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Studio album by Chris Whitley
Released March 20, 2004
Recorded 2003
Genre Rock
Length 33:23
Label Messenger Records
Producer Chris Whitley
Chris Whitley chronology
War Crime Blues
Soft Dangerous Shores
(2005)Soft Dangerous Shores2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

War Crime Blues is the eleventh album by singer-songwriter and guitarist, Chris Whitley. It is his ninth studio album.

It was produced by Whitley. The album was recorded by Edgar M. Röthig at Helicopter Studio in Dresden, Germany.

Additional recording was done by Susann Bürger under Albert Bridge in Dresden, Germany ("Invisible Day") and by Chris Whitley at the Nadaud Hotel in Paris, France ("The Call Up").

"Her Furious Angels" won Best Blues/R&B Song at the 4th Annual Independent Music Awards.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Chris Whitley unless otherwise noted:

  1. "Made From Dirt" – 2:49
  2. "Her Furious Angels" – 2:53
  3. "Ghost Dance" – 3:49
  4. "War Crime Blues" – 2:39
  5. "Invisible Day" – 4:08
  6. "I Can't Stand It" (Lou Reed) – 2:51
  7. "White Rider" – 3:23
  8. "Dead Cowboy Song" – 2:43
  9. "The Call Up" (Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Joe StrummerThe Clash) – 4:16
  10. "God Left Town" – 2:16
  11. "Nature Boy" (eden ahbezNat King Cole) – 1:29