Hindu Love Gods (album)

Last updated on 7 September 2017

Hindu Love Gods is the only album by American band Hindu Love Gods, released in 1990. The album was recorded around the same time as Warren Zevon's album Sentimental Hygiene, for which Zevon had enlisted Bill Berry, Peter Buck and Mike Mills of R.E.M. as players. The musicians also recorded this set of cover versions, reputedly during a late night drunken recording session. The recordings were not originally intended for release.

Hindu Love Gods
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Studio album by Hindu Love Gods
Released October 5, 1990
Recorded January-February 1987
Studio Record One, Sherman Oaks, California; A&M Studios, Los Angeles
Genre Blues rock
Length 36:58
Label Giant/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records
24409
Producer Niko Bolas, Andrew Slater
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Track listing

  1. "Walkin' Blues" (Robert Johnson) – 4:12
  2. "Travelin' Riverside Blues" (Robert Johnson) – 4:02
  3. "Raspberry Beret" (Prince Rogers Nelson) – 3:53
  4. "Crosscut Saw" (Fred Ingrahm, Bill Sanders) – 3:06
  5. "Junko Pardner" (Bob Shad) – 2:39
  6. "Mannish Boy" (Bo Diddley, Melvin London, Muddy Waters) – 6:57
  7. "Wang Dang Doodle" (Willie Dixon) – 3:51
  8. "Battleship Chains" (Terry Anderson) – 3:06
  9. "I'm a One-Woman Man" (Tillman Franks, Johnny Horton) – 2:16
  10. "Vigilante Man" (Woody Guthrie) – 2:56

Personnel

Hindu Love Gods
Production
  • Niko Bolas – production, engineering
  • Richard Landers – engineering
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineering
  • Andrew Slater – production
  • Bob Vogt – engineering

Sales chart performance

Album
Year Chart Position
1990 The Billboard 200 168
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1990 "Raspberry Beret" Modern Rock Tracks 23

References

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