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Dig (I Mother Earth album)

Dig is the debut album by the Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth, released by Capitol and EMI on August 10, 1993. The album was certified Gold in Canada in its initial run, and stands at platinum today.[10] It also won a Juno Award in 1994 for Best Hard Rock Album.[11]

Dig
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 10, 1993
RecordedA&M Studios, Los Angeles; Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park; Studio 56, Hollywood; Red Zone, Burbank; Track Record Studios, North Hollywood
GenreAlternative rock, alternative metal,[1] funk metal,[2] progressive rock,[3][4] grunge[5]
Length67:50
LabelCapitol
ProducerMike Clink
I Mother Earth chronology
Dig
(1993)
Scenery and Fish
(1996)
Singles from Dig
  1. "Rain Will Fall [6]"
    Released: 1993
  2. "Not Quite Sonic [7]"
    Released: 1993
  3. "So Gently We Go [8]"
    Released: 1994
  4. "Levitate"
    Released: 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[9]

The album was noted for its metallic sound, balanced with psychedelic-style lyrics and instrumentals, and further backed by Latin percussion. The latter two were often brought into play during lengthy jam sessions.

PersonnelEdit

Additional musiciansEdit

Track listingEdit

(All songs written by "I Mother Earth", later revealed to be Jagori and Christian Tanna[12])

No.TitleLength
1."The Mothers"2:34
2."Levitate"4:57
3."Rain Will Fall"5:18
4."So Gently We Go"7:04
5."Not Quite Sonic"5:55
6."Production"4:00
7."Lost My America"6:29
8."No One"6:56
9."Undone"5:06
10."Basketball"5:12
11."And the Experience"5:54
12."The Universe in You"8:19
Total length:67:50

TriviaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demalon, Tom (1993-07-19). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14.
  2. ^ Demalon, Tom (1993-07-19). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14.
  3. ^ http://www.discogs.com/I-Mother-Earth-Dig/release/3193968
  4. ^ http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/i_mother_earth/dig/
  5. ^ http://www.reocities.com/mjareviews/imearth.html#DIG
  6. ^ http://www.discogs.com/I-Mother-Earth-Rain-Will-Fall/release/4639679
  7. ^ http://www.discogs.com/I-Mother-Earth-Not-Quite-Sonic/release/5343723
  8. ^ http://www.discogs.com/I-Mother-Earth-So-Gently-We-Go/release/3782358
  9. ^ Demalon, Tom (1993-07-19). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-05-14.
  10. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: I Mother Earth - Dig". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  11. ^ Juno Awards Searchable Archive - Search "I Mother Earth" Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ "'I Mother's rebirth' - JAM Music Archive". Jam.canoe.ca. 1999-07-11. Retrieved 2012-05-14.
  13. ^ "True Crime: Streets of LA/Soundtrack". strategywiki.org. 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2014-01-14.