Songs We Didn't Write

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Ghoti Hook runs through a clutch of rock & roll favorites on the rowdy holdover record Songs We Didn't Write. Beginning, naturally, with "I Love Rock & Roll," the band punks and pops up tracks from New Order "True Faith", Violent Femmes "Hey Nonny Nonny", and tears into goofy fare like Michael W. Smith's "Friends" with obvious glee. The latter's appearance is typical Ghoti Hook -- the band's Christian identity has always been slightly skewed from the Christian music genre's normal niceties. Songs We Didn't Write is more of an album for fans -- it's raggedly recorded, and its material -- barring a faithful, heroic take on the Pixies' "Where Is My Mind" -- isn't ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Ghoti Hook runs through a clutch of rock & roll favorites on the rowdy holdover record Songs We Didn't Write. Beginning, naturally, with "I Love Rock & Roll," the band punks and pops up tracks from New Order "True Faith", Violent Femmes "Hey Nonny Nonny", and tears into goofy fare like Michael W. Smith's "Friends" with obvious glee. The latter's appearance is typical Ghoti Hook -- the band's Christian identity has always been slightly skewed from the Christian music genre's normal niceties. Songs We Didn't Write is more of an album for fans -- it's raggedly recorded, and its material -- barring a faithful, heroic take on the Pixies' "Where Is My Mind" -- isn't strong enough to stand alone. But that's okay, since it's obvious that Ghoti Hook didn't really intend this album to be much more than it is -- a raucous, bawdy, "because we can" record.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Toshiba Emi Japan
  • EAN: 4988006809857
  • Catalog Number: 66166

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Love Rock and Roll (2:53)
  2. 2 Earth Angel (2:10)
  3. 3 True Faith (4:12)
  4. 4 Just What I Needed (2:43)
  5. 5 Friends (3:37)
  6. 6 Acquiesce (3:25)
  7. 7 I See Red (3:51)
  8. 8 Walking On Sunshine (3:25)
  9. 9 The Guitar Song (3:57)
  10. 10 Hey Nonny Nonny (3:11)
  11. 11 On The Road Again (2:04)
  12. 12 Where Is My Mind? (3:36)
  13. 13 Burnin' Love (3:15)
  14. 14 The Invisible Man (2:09)
  15. 15 [Untitled Hidden Track] (1:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ghoti Hook Primary Artist
John Grant Vocals
April Lassiter Vocals
Joel Bell Group Member
Jamie Tolosa Group Member
Adam Neubauer Group Member
Christian Ergueta Group Member
Marc Lacasse Group Member
Technical Credits
Willie Nelson Composer
Ric Ocasek Composer
Dennis Linde Composer
Alan Merrill Composer
Black Francis Composer
Gordon Gano Composer
Stephen Hague Composer
Peter Hook Composer
Kimberley Rew Composer
Stephen Morris Composer
Bernard Sumner Composer
Jake Hooker Composer
Kevin 131 Producer
Gillian Gilbert Composer
Brandon Ebel Executive Producer
Grant Composer
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