In the Air (The Handsome Family album)

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In The Air
Artist THE HANDSOME FAMILY album IN THE AIR.jpg
Studio album by
Released2000
Genre Alternative country
Length37:03
Label Carrot Top / Loose Music
The Handsome Family chronology
Down in the Valley
(1998)
In The Air
(2000)
Twilight
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Spin 8/10 [2]
The Village Voice A– [3]
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In The Air is the fifth album released by alternative country band The Handsome Family. It was released in 2000 by Carrot Top Records (North America) / Loose Music (Europe) and comes as an enhanced audio CD with an additional video for the song "Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear," from Milk and Scissors (directed by Bill Ward).

Contents

Track listing

All music by Brett Sparks, all lyrics by Rennie Sparks.

  1. "Don't Be Scared" – 2:39
  2. "The Sad Milkman" – 3:40
  3. "In The Air" – 3:30
  4. "A Beautiful Thing" – 3:39
  5. "So Much Wine" – 3:48
  6. "Up Falling Rock Hill" – 2:57
  7. "Poor, Poor Lenore" – 3:41
  8. "When That Helicopter Comes" – 2:32
  9. "Grandmother Waits For You" (inspired by "Where We'll Never Grow Old" as performed by The Smith Sacred Singers) – 3:50
  10. "Lie Down" - 3:30
  11. "My Beautiful Bride" - 3:17

Additional Personnel [5]

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References

  1. Layne, Joslyn. "In the Air - The Handsome Family". AllMusic . Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  2. Weisbard, Eric (June 2000). "Kelly Hogan and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts: Beneath the Country Underdog/The Handsome Family: In the Air/Mekons: Journey to the End of the Night". Spin . SPIN Media LLC. p. 162. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  3. Christgau, Robert (2000-05-02). "Alt Lives!!". The Village Voice . Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  4. Larkin, Colin (2000). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Nineties Music. Virgin. p. 185. ISBN   9780753504277.
  5. cf. Brett & Rennie Sparks (2000): Credits. In In The Air [CD booklet]. Chicago: Carrot Top Records.