West

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West
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Studio album by Mark Eitzel
Released May 6, 1997
Recorded December 10–16, 1996 at Ironwood, Seattle, WA, United States
Length 53:33
Label Warner Bros. Records
Producer Peter Buck
Mark Eitzel chronology

Lover's Leap USA
(1997)
West
(1997)
Caught In A Trap And I Can't Back Out 'Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media9.6/10 link
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars 1997
West promotional CD

West is the fourth solo album by Mark Eitzel, released by Warner Bros. Records in 1997. It includes songs co-written and produced by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck from October 15 to October 17, 1996.

In 2009 Buck told Pitchfork Magazine that he and Eitzel have a new record halfway finished.[1]

Track listing

All songs written by Buck and Eitzel, except where noted:

  1. "If You Have To Ask" – 4:20
  2. "Free Of Harm" – 3:21
  3. "Helium" – 5:25
  4. "Stunned & Frozen" – 5:10
  5. "Then It Really Happens" – 4:28
  6. "In Your Life" – 4:04
  7. "Lower Eastside Tourist" – 3:49
  8. "Three Inches Of Wall" – 4:48
  9. "Move Myself Ahead" – 3:35
  10. "Old Photographs" – 5:22
  11. "Fresh Screwdriver" – 3:59
  12. "Live Or Die" (Eitzel) – 5:14

Video

Mark Eitzel & Peter Buck interview and acoustic performance ("In Your Life") on The Spud Goodman Show in 1997.

Personnel

References

  1. Tom Breihan (May 14, 2009). "Peter Buck Talks New R.E.M. Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 16, 2017.