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Download links and information about Awake by John Wesley Harding. This album was released in 1998 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 19 tracks with total duration of 01:11:47 minutes.

Artist: John Wesley Harding
Release date: 1998
Genre: Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 19
Duration: 01:11:47
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Good Morning (I Just Woke Up) 0:43
2. Your Ghost (Don't Scare Me No More) 3:53
3. Window Seat 4:47
4. Burn 4:41
5. It's All My Fault 5:03
6. Sweat Tears Blood and Come 6:27
7. Poor Heart 3:43
8. Miss Fortune 5:05
9. Song I Wrote Myself In the Future 3:25
10. Something to Write Home About 4:32
11. You're Looking At Me 4:06
12. You So&so 3:12
13. I'm Staying Here (And I'm Not Buying a Gun) 3:38
14. Good Bye (Late O'clock) 1:37
15. Wooden Overcoat 3:40
16. Jackson Cage 3:29
17. Punch'n'judy 3:51
18. I Just Woke Up 2:10
19. Wreck On the Highway 3:45

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Sounding every bit like the bastard child of Elvis Costello and Aimee Mann, it's John Wesley Harding in full remastered form and glory. His quick wit, sly phrasing, and high melodies run rampant through Awake: The New Edition, which includes five extra tracks over the original, the last being a duet with Bruce Springsteen on "Wreck on the Highway." Harding is an original, through and through, in all respects. Have you ever heard anyone fashion a groove out of a lighter flick and match strike? He does just that on none other than "Burn," in which he tells his friend: "Make sure it's me up on the funeral pyre/Make sure the house band's playing 'Light My Fire.'" He's original, perhaps even a little odd, but never off the mark. He calls it like he sees it and his fans love him for it. For some reason, though, his fans are limited, as he's never really gotten the attention he deserves. Maybe Harding is too smart for the masses. He wouldn't be the first to suffer from such a syndrome and likely won't be the last. With 19 tracks to choose from, Awake: The New Edition is a fine entry into the world of Wes. Fasten your seat belt and enjoy the ride.