Old 97's - Too Far to Care

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ITEM#: 14529637

Old 97's: Rhett Miller (vocals, guitar); Murry Hammond (vocals, bass); Ken Bethea (guitar); Philip Peeples (drums, percussion). Additional personnel: Exene Cervenkova (vocals); John Rauhouse (pedal steel, banjo); Wally Gagel (piano, Mellotron, percussion). Recorded at Village Productions, Tornillo, Texas. Personnel: Rhett Miller (vocals, guitar); Murry Hammond (vocals, bass guitar); Ken Bethea (guitar); Jon Rauhouse (banjo); Wally Gagel (piano, Mellotron, percussion); Philip Peeples (drums, percussion). Audio Mixer: Wally Gagel. Liner Note Authors: Tom de Savia; Rhett Miller. Recording information: Dreamland, Woodstock, NY; Village Productions, Tomillo, TX. Photographer: Chris Gorman . The Old 97's make their jump to the majors on their second release without sacrificing any of their fire. Though they're lumped with the country-rock revivalists, they owe more to the punk-inflected sound of Mekons offshoot/former labelmates the Waco Brothers than to the Flying Burrito Brothers. Instead of relying on traditional country instrumentation, their sound is based on a foundation of fierce electric guitars and ape-with-a-stick drumming. The ferocity of their attack keeps the country cliches they occasionally revive from sounding hackneyed. The urgency and restlessness of songs like "Timebomb" and "Niteclub" share a common bond with the gotta-get-outta-here rebel spirit of the Clash's underdog anthems. The band's cowpunk roots show most clearly on "Four Leaf Clover," a duet with X's Exene Cervenka that will take you back to the days when it still seemed like Jason & The Scorchers could change the world.


UPC 816651012770
Runtime 101 min.
Type Performer
Genre Country
Label Omnivore Recordings
Producer Wally Gagel; Cheryl Pawelski (Reissue); Tom de Savia (Reissue)
Number of Discs 2
Track Listing Disc 1
  • 1. Timebomb
  • 2. Barrier Reef
  • 3. Broadway
  • 4. Salome
  • 5. W. TX Teardrops
  • 6. Melt Show
  • 7. Streets of Where I'm From
  • 8. Big Brown Eyes
  • 9. Just Like California
  • 10. Curtain Calls
  • 11. Niteclub
  • 12. House That Used to Be
  • 13. Four Leaf Clover
  • 14. Northern Line
  • 15. Beer Cans - (previously unreleased)
  • 16. No Doubt About It - (previously unreleased)
  • 17. Holy Cross - (previously unreleased)
Disc 2
  • 1. Broadway - (previously unreleased)
  • 2. Daybed - (previously unreleased)
  • 3. Barrier Reef - (previously unreleased)
  • 4. W. TX Teardrops - (previously unreleased)
  • 5. Niteclub - (previously unreleased)
  • 6. When I Crash - (previously unreleased)
  • 7. You Were Right - (previously unreleased)
  • 8. Sound of Running - (previously unreleased)
  • 9. Everybody But Me - (previously unreleased)
  • 10. Holy Cross - (previously unreleased)
  • 11. 1, The - (previously unreleased)
Format Compact Disc
Spars Coding n/a
Artists Old 97's
Country of Origin United States

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