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Dust (Screaming Trees album)

Dust
Studio album by Screaming Trees
Released June 25, 1996
Recorded 1995-1996 at Capitol Studios and Sunset Sound Factory, Hollywood and The Hit Factory, New York
Genre Grunge, neo-psychedelia
Length 44:14
Label Epic
Producer George Drakoulias
Screaming Trees chronology
Winter Songs Tour Tracks
(1992)
Dust
(1996)
Nearly Lost You
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]
Rolling Stone [2]
Entertainment Weekly A[3]
Q [4]
NME [5]
Spin [6]
Robert Christgau [7]

Dust is the seventh and final album by the Screaming Trees, released on June 25, 1996.

After an aborted attempt at recording a followup to psychedelic rock and punk rock, Dust contains music that is equally influenced by folk and blues, while still retaining a harder-edged sound. "All I Know" was released as a single from the album and became a success on rock radio. "Dying Days", a song that was also released as a single to some minor success, features Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready.

Kerrang! Magazine selected Dust as the best album of 1996 in their year-end awards.[8] The band toured behind Dust for nearly two years (with former Kyuss and future Queens of the Stone Age leader Josh Homme serving as a touring guitarist), and afterwards went on an extended hiatus, eventually disbanding officially in 2000.

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Credits 2
    • Personnel 2.1
    • Additional personnel 2.2
  • Charts 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Track listing

All songs written by Gary Lee Conner/Van Conner/Mark Lanegan except as indicated.

  1. "Halo of Ashes"  (Gary Lee Conner/Van Conner/Mark Lanegan/Barrett Martin) – 4:04
  2. "All I Know" – 3:55
  3. "Look at You" – 4:42
  4. "Dying Days" – 4:51
  5. "Make My Mind" – 4:11
  6. "Sworn and Broken" – 3:34
  7. "Witness" – 3:39
  8. "Traveler" – 5:22
  9. "Dime Western"  (Gary Lee Conner/Van Conner/Mark Lanegan/Barrett Martin) – 3:39
  10. "Gospel Plow"  (Gary Lee Conner/Van Conner/Mark Lanegan/Barrett Martin) – 6:17

Credits

Personnel

Additional personnel

  • producer
  • Chris Goss - backing vocals
  • Brian Jenkins - backing vocals on "Traveler"
  • Mike McCready - guitar solo on "Dying Days"
  • Jeff Nolan - guitar on "Dime Western"
  • electric piano, mellotron, piano
  • 21st Street Singers - backing vocals on "Dying Days"
  • Mark Danielson - front cover artwork
  • Danny Clinch - photography

Charts

Album

- Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1996 Heatseekers 5
The Billboard 200 134
Album

- UK Album Charts

Year Chart Position
1996 UK Album Charts 32
Singles

- Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1996 "All I Know" Mainstream Rock Tracks 9
Modern Rock Tracks 9
"Dying Days" Modern Rock Tracks 27

References

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. > Review )))"Dust"allmusic ((( .  
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan. "Screaming Trees". The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. November 2004. pg. 721, cited March 17, 2010
  3. ^ Romero, Michele. "Dust". Entertainment Weekly. July 1996. pg. 58, cited March 17, 2010
  4. ^ "Screaming Trees". Q. August 1996. pg. 127, cited March 17, 2010
  5. ^ "Screaming Trees". NME. July 1996. pg. 36, cited March 17, 2010
  6. ^ "Screaming Trees". Spin. August 1996. pg. 96, cited March 17, 2010
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Screaming Trees". robertchristgau.com, Retrieved on March 17, 2010.
  8. ^ Yearly albums charts - Best of 1996

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