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Midnight Souvenirs is the seventh solo album by Peter Wolf. It won the award for Album of the Year at the 2010 Boston Music Awards,[1][2] was No. 27 on Rolling Stone's list of the 30 Best Albums of 2010.[3] It peaked at No. 45 on the Billboard 200.[4] The album has sold 42,000 copies in the United States as of March 2016.[5]

Midnight Souvenirs
Midnight Souvenirs.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 6, 2010
GenreRock
Length49:20
LabelVerve
ProducerPeter Wolf, Kenny White
Peter Wolf chronology
Sleepless
(2002)
Midnight Souvenirs
(2010)
A Cure for Loneliness
(2016)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Music Box4/5 stars

Eight of the album's songs were co-written with Will Jennings.[6] The track "Thick as Thieves" is a re-imagining of a track from Wolf's second solo album, Come as You Are. Wolf created the album's artwork himself.[6]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Tragedy" (with Shelby Lynne) (Peter Wolf, Angelo Petraglia) - 4:30
  2. "I Don't Wanna Know" (David Johnston) - 2:54
  3. "Watch Her Move" (Wolf, Taylor Rhodes) - 3:58
  4. "There's Still Time" (Will Jennings, Wolf, Bob Thiele, Jr.) - 5:09
  5. "Lying Low" (Jennings, Wolf) - 3:12
  6. "The Green Fields of Summer" (with Neko Case) (Jennings, Wolf) - 2:57
  7. "Thick as Thieves" (Wolf, Tim Mayer) - 2:44
  8. "Always Asking for You" (Jennings, Mayer) - 2:58
  9. "Then It Leaves Us All Behind" (Jennings, Mayer) - 3:33
  10. "Overnight Lows" (Wolf, Petraglia, Chuck Prophet) - 5:07
  11. "Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky" (Allen Toussaint) - 2:14
  12. "Don't Try and Change Her" (Jennings, Mayer) - 3:33
  13. "The Night Comes Down (For Willy DeVille)" (Jennings, Mayer) - 3:57
  14. "It's Too Late For Me" (with Merle Haggard) (Jennings, Mayer) - 2:47

ChartsEdit

Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 45
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[8] 12
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[9] 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gottlieb, Jed (December 7, 2010), "Peter Wolf, Amanda Palmer lead BMA winners", Boston Herald
  2. ^ Perry, Jonathan (December 6, 2010), "Uke in hand, Palmer tops Music Awards", Boston Globe
  3. ^ "The 30 Best Albums of 2010". Rolling Stone (December 25, 2010). Retrieved 2011-01-18
  4. ^ "Peter Wolf Albums, Discography". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  5. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |website= (help)
  6. ^ a b "SoundSpike Interview: Peter Wolf on "Midnight Souvenirs," collaborations and cognac". Soundspike.com. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  7. ^ "Peter Wolf Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Peter Wolf Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Peter Wolf Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard.