Almost Gold (song)

Summary

"Almost Gold" is a song by the Scottish alternative rock group The Jesus and Mary Chain and the third single from the group's album Honey's Dead. It was released by Blanco y Negro Records in July 1992 and reached #41 in the UK single charts.[1]

"Almost Gold"
Almost Gold Single.jpg
Single by The Jesus and Mary Chain
from the album Honey's Dead
B-side"Teenage Lust"
ReleasedJune 1992
GenreAlternative rock
LabelBlanco y Negro, Def American
Songwriter(s)Jim Reid and William Reid,
Producer(s)Jim Reid, William Reid
The Jesus and Mary Chain singles chronology
"Far Gone and Out"
(1992)
"Almost Gold"
(1992)
"Sometimes Always"
(1994)

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Jim Reid and William Reid, except where noted.

7" (NEG57)
  1. "Almost Gold" – 3:16
  2. "Teenage Lust (Acoustic Version)" – 2:23
10" (NEG57TE)
  1. "Almost Gold" - 3:16
  2. "Catchfire (Live)" - 4:29
  3. "Blues from a Gun (Live)" - 4:12
  4. "Head On (Live)" - 4:00
12" (NEG57T) and CDS (NEG57CD)
  1. "Almost Gold" - 3:16
  2. "Teenage Lust (Acoustic Version)" – 2:23
  3. "Reverberation (Doubt)" (Roky Erickson, Tommy Hall, Stacy Sutherland) - 3:45
  4. "Don't Come Down" - 2:38

NotesEdit

PersonnelEdit

The Jesus and Mary ChainEdit

Additional personnelEdit

  • Alan Moulderengineer ("Almost Gold")
  • Georg Kaleve - engineer ("Teenage Lust (Acoustic Version)")
  • Dick Meaney - engineer ("Don't Come Down")
  • Mark Radcliffe - producer (live tracks)
  • Greg Jakobek - design

ChartsEdit

Chart (1992) Peak
position
UK Singles (OCC)[2] 41
US Alternative Airplay (Billboard)[3] 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Charts > Jesus & Mary Chain". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  2. ^ "The Jesus and Mary Chain: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  3. ^ "The Jesus and Mary Chain Chart History (Alternative Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 August 2017.