Palace of Gold (album)


Palace of Gold (album)

Infobox Album | Name = Palace of Gold
Type = Album
Artist = Blue Rodeo


Released = October 8, 2002
Recorded = 2002
Genre = Country rock
Length = 53:05
Label = Warner Music Canada
Producer = Blue Rodeo
Reviews =
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:j3rx287l05oa~T1 Allmusic.com] Rating|3|5| Last album = "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1"
(2001)
This album = "Palace of Gold"
(2002)
Next album = "Are You Ready"
(2005)

"Palace of Gold" is a 2002 album by the Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo. It is the band's first album with guitarist Bob Egan, formerly of Freakwater and Wilco, and is notable for performances featuring the Bushwhack Horns.

Track listing

All songs by Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy.

#"Palace of Gold" – 3:47
#"Holding On" – 3:56
#"Homeward Bound Angel" – 5:47
#"Bulletproof" – 4:43
#"Comet" – 3:43
#"Walk Like You Don't Mind" – 4:09
#"Love Never Lies" – 3:27
#"Stage Door" – 3:01
#"Cause for Sympathy" – 4:11
#"What a Surprise" – 3:33
#"Clearer View" – 2:41
#"Glad to Be Alive" – 3:20
#"Find a Way to Say Goodbye" – 4:20
#"Tell Me Baby" – 5:02

Track trivia

*The title track was later covered by Toronto surf-country band The Sadies under the title of "The Story's Often Told". The Sadies' album on which the track appears was produced by Blue Rodeo singer/guitarist Greg Keelor.
*Singer/guitarist Jim Cuddy has stated in concert that "Bulletproof", the album's first single, was his attempt to emulate the songwriting of admired singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith. He originally wrote the song to give to Blue Rodeo bassist Bazil Donovan for use in a solo project, but chose in the end to keep the song for Blue Rodeo.


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