Nico (album)

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Nico
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LP by Blind Melon
Released November 12, 1996
Recorded 1991-1995
Genre Alternative rock
Length ?? min ?? s
Record label Capitol
Producer Blind Melon, Andy Wallace, Mike Napolitano
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 2 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDSUB020403282120380835&sql=Aup59ke9tkq7x)
Blind Melon Chronology
Soup
(1995)
Nico
(1996)
Classic Masters
(2002)

Nico is the third and final album by the band Blind Melon, released in 1996 by Capital Records. The album was released after lead singer Shannon Hoon's death in 1995. The album was named for his daughter, Nico Blue. It features unreleased versions of previous songs ('No Rain' and 'St Andrews Hall') cover versions ('The Pusher' (Steppenwolf) and 'John Sinclair' (John Lennon)) as well as 'unfinished' and 'rare' recordings of the band and Shannon alone.


Contents

Track listing

  1. "The Pusher" - 3:06
  2. "Hell" - 2:02
  3. "Soup" - 3:09
  4. "No Rain" [Ripped Away Version] - 2:25
  5. "Soul One" - 3:15
  6. "John Sinclair" - 3:36
  7. "All That I Need" - 2:48
  8. "Glitch" - 3:20
  9. "Life Ain't So Shitty" - 1:50
  10. "Swallowed" - 3:44
  11. "Pull" - 3:28
  12. "St. Andrew's Hall" - 3:53
  13. "Letters from a Porcupine" - 4:26
  14. - 29:05

Personnel

  • Blind Melon - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • David Michael Dill - Engineer
  • Shannon Hoon - Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals, Engineer
  • Ken Lomas - Engineer, Assistant Engineer
  • Brad Smith - Bass, Dumbek, Flute, Conga, Vocals (bckgr), Double Bass
  • Roger Stevens - Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Conga, Guitar (Electric), Organ (Hammond)
  • Terry Stevens - Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Conga, Guitar (Electric), Organ (Hammond), Shaker
  • Miles Om Tackett - Cello
  • Andy Wallace - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Howie Weinberg - Mastering
  • Glenn Graham - Dumbek, Percussion, Conga, Drums, Mellotron, Hi Hat
  • Liz Heller - Executive Producer
  • Michael Tackett - Cello
  • Tommy Steele - Art Direction
  • Jean Krikorian - Design
  • Mike Napolitano - Producer, Assistant Engineer, Mixing
  • Christopher Thorn - Guitar (Acoustic), Banjo, Guitar, Tambourine, Bells, Mellotron, Lap *Steel Guitar, Feedback
  • Jeffery Fey - Art Direction
  • Danny Clinch - Harmonica, Photography
  • Leo Rossi - Technical Advisor
  • Lyle Eaves - Engineer
  • Stephen Moses - Trombone
  • Chris Jones - Executive Producer
  • John Burton - Engineer

Chart positions

Album

1996	Nico	The Billboard 200      No. 161
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