San Francisco (American Music Club album)

San Francisco was the seventh album by American Music Club and their last before a nine-year hiatus.

San Francisco
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1994
Recorded1994
GenreIndie rock, slowcore
Length60:50
LabelReprise (released on Virgin Records in the U.K.)
ProducerJoe Chiccarelli/American Music Club
American Music Club chronology
Mercury
(1993)
San Francisco
(1994)
Love Songs for Patriots
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(dud)[3]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[5]
Spin Alternative Record Guide8/10[6]

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Mark Eitzel.

  1. "Fearless" - 4:34
  2. "It's Your Birthday" - 4:33
  3. "Can You Help Me" - 3:11
  4. "Love Doesn't Belong" - 4:22
  5. "Wish the World Away" - 3:09
  6. "How Many Six Packs Does It Take to Screw in a Light" - 4:15
  7. "Cape Canaveral" - 5:04
  8. "Hello Amsterdam" - 3:29
  9. "The Revolving Door" - 4:47
  10. "In the Shadow of the Valley" - 6:28
  11. "What Holds the World Together" - 4:44
  12. "I Broke My Promise" - 3:37
  13. "The Thorn in My Side Is Gone" - 4:41
  14. "I'll Be Gone" - 3:56
  15. "California Dreamin'" (unlisted on CD) - 2:34

PersonnelEdit

  • Mark Eitzel - Vocals; guitars
  • Vudi - Guitars; backing vocals
  • Tim Mooney - Drums; guitar; backing vocals
  • Dan Pearson - Bass; guitar; mandolin; backing vocals
  • Bruce Kaphan - Pedal steel; keyboards; guitar; tablas; backing vocals
  • Omewenne - Background vocals on Hello Amsterdam
  • Bill Ortiz - Trumpet on It's Your Birthday
  • Jean Lowe - Cover painting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "San Francisco". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  2. ^ Caro, Mark (1994-11-03). "American Music Club San Francisco (Reprise)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "American Music Club". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. p. 2077. ISBN 9780857125958.
  5. ^ Ali, Lorraine (1994-12-01). "American Music Club: San Francisco". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2009-07-24.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 9780679755746.