New Times is the sixth studio album released by Violent Femmes in 1994. It is the first album to not feature original drummer Victor DeLorenzo on drums, who had been replaced by Guy Hoffman. Breakin' Up," a song lead singer Gordon Gano had written years before, was the lead single. Its video received minor airplay on MTV and appears on the band's DVD, Permanent Record - Live & Otherwise.
Violent Femmes is the debut album by Violent Femmes. Mostly recorded in July 1982, the album was released by Slash Records on vinyl and on cassette in April 13, 1983, and on CD in 1987 with two extra tracks "Ugly" and "Gimme the Car".
Violent Femmes are an American folk punk band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active from 1980 to 2009. The band has since been active again from 2013. The band consists of singer, guitarist and songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie and current drummer John Sparrow. Violent Femmes have released nine studio albums and 15 singles during the course of their career. The band found immediate success with the release of their self-titled debut album in early 1983.
Band Name Violent Femmes. Album Name New Times. Released date 17 March 1994. Labels WEA Elektra Records. Music StyleFolk Punk. Members owning this album1. 1. Don't Start Me on the Liquor. 3. Breakin' Up. 4. Key of 2.
Violent Femmes – New Times. Label: Elektra – 61553-4. Format: Cassette, Album. Assistant engineer: Asier Leatxe. Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound. New Times" and "Agamemnon": Lyrics by Walter Mehring from "Einfach Klassisch".
Tracklist: 1. Don’t Start Me On The Liquor, 2. New Times, 3. Breakin’ Up, 4. Key Of 2, 5. 4 Seasons, 6. Machine, 7. I’m Nothing, 8. When Everybody’s Happy, 9. Agamemnon, 10. This Island Life, 11. I Saw You In The Crowd, 12. Mirror Mirror (I See A Damsel), 13. Jesus Of Ri. Viva Wisconsin (Live) by Violent Femmes. Vol. 8 (1930-1940) by Violent Femmes. 2 Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged In America by Violent Femmes. The Blind Leading The Naked by Violent Femmes. Rock!!!!! by Violent Femmes. Why Do Birds Sing? by Violent Femmes. View all albums . New Times.
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Don't Start Me On The Liquor
Bass, Vocals – Brian RitchieDrums, Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Bass, Sitar [Electric], Keyboards, Vocals – Brian RitchieComposed By – Gordon GanoDrums, Vocals – Guy HoffmanLyrics By – Walter MehringVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Bass [Acoustic], Organ [Reed], Guitar [Solo], Vocals – Brian RitchieDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Key Of 2
Bass [12-string], Piano, Flute [Noseflute], Vocals – Brian RitchieDrums, Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Bass [Acoustic], Vocals – Brian RitchieSnare, Percussion [Tranceaphone], Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Composed By – Brian RitchieKeyboards, Theremin, Other [Short Wave], Double Bass, Electronics – Brian RitchieLyrics By – Gordon GanoVocals – Gordon Gano
Vocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
When Everybody's Happy
Composed By – Brian Ritchie, Gordon GanoDouble Bass – Brian RitchieDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Guy HoffmanLyrics By – Gordon GanoVocals, Guitar, Violin – Gordon Gano
Bass, Organ, Vocals – Brian RitchieComposed By – Gordon GanoDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Guy HoffmanLyrics By – Walter MehringVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
This Island Life
Double Bass, Sitar [Electric] – Brian RitchieDrums, Percussion – Guy HoffmanVocals – Luisa MannVocals, Guitar, Violin – Gordon Gano
I Saw You In The Crowd
Bass, Electric Piano – Brian RitchieDrums, Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar – Gordon Gano
Mirror Mirror (I See A Damsel)
Double Bass, Organ [Reed], Baglama – Brian RitchieDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Guy HoffmanVocals, Guitar, Violin, Baglama – Gordon Gano
Jesus Of Rio
Double Bass – Brian RitchieDrums, Percussion [Pu'ili] – Guy HoffmanVocals, Organ [Organo] – Gordon Gano
Artwork [Direction And Design]
Dan Chase (tracks: 1 to 5, 8 to 12),
David Robbins (tracks: 7)
Brian Ritchie (tracks: 6),
David Vartanian (tracks: 1 to 5, 8 to 12),
Scott Finch (tracks: 13)
Recorded By [Guitar Overdub]
Warren Bruleigh (tracks: 10)
Gordon Gano (tracks: 1, 3 to 5, 7, 10 to 13)
Recorded and mixed by Dave Vartanian at DV's Perversion Room, Milwaukee, WI Assistant engineer: Dan Chase
Except: "I'm Nothing" co-produced and engineered by Warren A Bruleigh at Kampo Audio, NY. Assistant engineer: David Robbins "Machine" recorded by Brian Ritchie at Ocean O'Plus, Milwaukee "Jesus Of Rio" recorded by Scott Finch at Velvet Sky Studio, Milwaukee "This Island Life" guitar overdub recorded by Warren A. Bruleigh overdub at Electric Lady, NY. Assistant engineer: Asier Leatxe
"New Times" and "Agamemnon": Lyrics by Walter Mehring from "Einfach Klassisch"