The Kindness of Strangers (album)

The Kindness of Strangers is the third studio album by American progressive rock band Spock's Beard. It has since been remastered and re-released by Radiant Records.

The Kindness of Strangers
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 19, 1998
GenreProgressive rock
Length56:35 (Original)
78:38 (Reissue)
LabelMetal Blade
Radiant Records
ProducerNeal Morse and Spock's Beard
Spock's Beard chronology
Official Live Bootleg/The Beard Is out There
The Kindness of Strangers
Day for Night
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
DPRP8.5/10 stars[2]
Rock Hard10/10 stars[3]

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Neal Morse except where noted.

1."The Good Don't Last"

I. "Introduction"
II. "The Good Don't Last"
III. "The Radiant Is"
2."In the Mouth of Madness"4:45
3."Cakewalk on Easy Street"5:01
5."Strange World"4:20
6."Harm's Way"11:05
7."Flow" (Neal Morse, Tony Ray)

I. "True Believer"
II. "A Constant Flow of Sound"
III. "Into the Source"
Total length:56:35
Bonus tracks on album reissue
8."The Good Don't Last (Radio edit)"3:24
9."In the Mouth of Madness (Radio edit)"3:57
10."Cakewalk on Easy Street (Radio edit)"4:01
11."June (Home demo)"5:31
12."Strange World (Home demo)"4:35
Total length:72:21



  1. ^ "allmusic ((( The Kindness of Strangers > Overview )))". Retrieved 2009-11-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "DPRP CD Reviews - 1998 - Volume 2". Retrieved 2009-11-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Rensen, Michael. "Rock Hard". issue 119. Retrieved 20 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Spock's Beard".