1000 Kisses (album)

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1000 Kisses
1000 Kisses (album).jpg
Studio album by Patty Griffin
Released April 9, 2002
Recorded April 17–18, 2001
Doug's Basement, Nashville, TN
Genre Contemporary Folk
Length 39:45
Label ATO Records
Producer Patty Griffin and Doug Lancio
Patty Griffin chronology
Flaming Red
(1998)
1000 Kisses
(2002)
A Kiss in Time
(2003)

1000 Kisses is the third studio album by Patty Griffin. It was released on April 9, 2002 on ATO Records.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+ [2]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars [3]

The album reached a peak of number 101 on the Billboard 200 chart[4] resulting in a number one peak on the Top Heatseekers chart. According to Billboard the album has sold 151,000 copies in the US up to May 2004.[5] In 2009, the album was ranked #15 on Paste Magazine's "The 50 Best Albums of the Decade" list.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Patty Griffin, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Rain" 4:08
2."Chief" 3:11
3."Stolen Car"Bruce Springsteen4:22
4."Making Pies" 3:40
5."Be Careful" 4:04
6."Long Ride Home" 3:33
7."Nobody's Crying" 5:22
8."Tomorrow Night"Sam Coslow, Will Grosz4:40
9."Mil Besos"Emma Elena Valdelamar5:21
10."Reprise" 1:20

Personnel[edit]

  • Patty Griffin – vocals, guitar, finger cymbals
  • Emmylou Harris – harmony vocals
  • Giles Reaves – drums, bells, vibraphone, djembe
  • Doug Lancio – mandolin, electric & 12 string guitar
  • Michael Ramos – accordion
  • Kami Lyle – trumpet
  • David Jacques – bass
  • John Deaderick – piano
  • Luis A. Guerra – acoustic bass
  • Carrie Rodriguez – violin

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1,000 Kisses Patty Griffin Allmusic.com Mark Deming
  2. ^ Hermes, Will. Music Review: 1000 Kisses. Entertainment Weekly, April 12, 2002. Retrieved July 31, 2006.
  3. ^ [1] Archived December 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Artist chart history for Patty Griffin, Billboard.com.
  5. ^ Caulfield, Keith. "Ask Billboard - Griffin's 'Impossible Dream'". Billboard. May 5, 2004.
  6. ^ "The 50 Best Albums of the Decade (2000-2009)". Retrieved 2016-08-11.

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