Album Details

RELEASE
September 19, 1995
LABEL
Warner Bros.
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Roots Rock, Alternative Country-Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Americana, Alt-Country

Album Review

Jay Farrar always provided the darkest, grittiest moments in Uncle Tupelo, so it comes as no surprise that Son Volt is a rawer record than A.M., the first album by Wilco, a band led by his former partner Jeff Tweedy. Throughout Son Volt's debut, Trace, the group reworks classic honky tonk and rock & roll, adding a desperate, determined edge to their performances. Even when they rock out, there is a palpable sense of melancholy to Farrar's voice, which lends a poignancy to the music. Trace isn't a great step forward from Tupelo's last album, the lovely Anodyne, but it is a fine continuation of the ideas Farrar has pursued over the course of his career.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Windfallhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167422&id=302167418
  2. Live Freehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167429&id=302167418
  3. Tear Stained Eyehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167430&id=302167418
  4. Routehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167431&id=302167418
  5. Ten Second Newshttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167432&id=302167418
  6. Drownhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167433&id=302167418
  7. Loose Stringhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167434&id=302167418
  8. Out of the Picturehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167435&id=302167418
  9. Catching Onhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167436&id=302167418
  10. Too Earlyhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167437&id=302167418
  11. Mystifies Mehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=302167438&id=302167418
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