Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild

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ReleasedApril 8, 2008
Genre Acoustic, Pop Rock
Label Vapor Records
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Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild is an album by Jonathan Richman, released in 2008 on Vapor Records. It is Richman's first proper LP since 2004's Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love and features the low-key acoustic-pop that Richman and long-time percussionist Tommy Larkins are typically known for creating together.

Jonathan Richman American singer

Jonathan Michael Richman is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1970, he founded the Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band. Since the mid-1970s, Richman has worked either solo or with low-key, acoustic and electric, backing. Currently, he plays only acoustic to protect his hearing. He is known for his wide-eyed, unaffected and childlike outlook, and music that, while rooted in rock and roll, is influenced by music from around the world.

<i>Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love</i> 2004 studio album by Jonathan Richman

Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love is an album by Jonathan Richman, released in 2004. The title is excerpted from Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace, "O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek ... to be loved, as to love."

Track listing

All tracks composed by Jonathan Richman; except where indicated

  1. "Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild" – 2:29
  2. "No One Was Like Vermeer" – 3:00
  3. "Time Has Been Going By So Fast" – 2:45
  4. "Es Como El Pan" - 2:59
  5. "Our Drab Ways" - 3:19
  6. "The Lovers Are Here and They're Full of Sweat" - 2:59
  7. "Le Printemps Des Amoreux Est Venue" - 2:35
  8. "When We Refuse to Suffer" - 2:15
  9. "This Romance Will Be Different for Me" - 3:21
  10. "Old World" - 3:22
  11. "Our Party Will Be On The Beach Tonight" - 4:03
  12. "When We Refuse to Suffer" [Second Version] - 3:59
  13. "Here It Is" - 4:27 (Leonard Cohen)
  14. "As My Mother Lay Lying" - 3:05



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