Smitten (The Martinis album)

Summary

Smitten is the second studio album by American alternative rock band The Martinis. It was released on May 4, 2004 by Cooking Vinyl, remaining as the band's final studio album release.

Smitten
Martinis smitten cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 4, 2004 (2004-04-04)
Recorded2004
GenreAlternative rock
Length33:40
LabelCooking Vinyl
Producer
The Martinis chronology
The Smitten Sessions E.P.
(2004)
Smitten
(2004)
Singles from Smitten
  1. "Out Upon the Road"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic link
Guardian Unlimited 8/13/04
indieworkshop.comnot rated 8/19/04[permanent dead link]
Pitchfork Media3.7/10 5/26/04[permanent dead link]

The record is often regarded as similar-sounding to the work by alternative rock band, the Pixies, as the guitarist, Joey Santiago is a member of both bands. The record also features drums by Josh Freese, a member of The Vandals and A Perfect Circle. The album took over two years to create.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by The Martinis.

No.TitleLength
1."Flyer"1:53
2."Right Behind You"3:37
3."You Are the One"3:20
4."New Scene"3:43
5."Out Upon the Road"3:17
6."Wishful Thinking"2:47
7."Walls of Silence"3:09
8."Invisible"3:24
9."Big Three Wheeler"2:30
10."People in the World"3:02
11."Into the Meadow"3:18

CreditsEdit

The MartinisEdit

Additional musiciansEdit

  • Paul De Lisle – bass guitar
  • Miiko Watanabe – bass guitar
  • Josh Freese – drums, percussion
  • Ben Mize – drums, percussion
  • Dean Martin Hovey – bells, whistles
  • Lisa Mallari Dussinger – backing vocals

ProductionEdit

  • Bradley Cook – producer, mixer
  • Blag Dahlia – producer, mixer

External linksEdit

  • Cooking Vinyl Website