Warren Zevon (album)

Warren Zevon is the second studio album by Warren Zevon. This album was recorded in 1975 and released on May 10, 1976, by Asylum Records. A remastered version of the album with special bonus tracks was released in 2008 by Rhino Records.[2]

Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon
Studio album by Warren Zevon
Released May 18, 1976
Recorded 1975
Studio Sunset Sound, Los Angeles and Elektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Genre Rock
Length 37:45
Label Asylum
Producer Jackson Browne
Warren Zevon chronology
Wanted Dead or Alive
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy
Singles from Warren Zevon
  1. "Hasten Down the Wind"
    Released: 1976
  2. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
    Released: 1976
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
PopMatters 9/10[2]
Robert Christgau B+[3]
Rolling Stone (positive)[4]

Track listing

All songs written by Warren Zevon

No. Title Length
1. "Frank and Jesse James" 4:33
2. "Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded" 2:53
3. "Backs Turned Looking Down the Path" 2:27
4. "Hasten Down the Wind" 2:58
5. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" 3:04
6. "The French Inhaler" 3:44
7. "Mohammed's Radio" 3:40
8. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" 2:56
9. "Carmelita" 3:32
10. "Join Me in L.A." 3:13
11. "Desperados Under the Eaves" 4:45




Chart (1976) Peak
Billboard Top LPs & Tape 189


  1. ^ Mark Deming. "Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  2. ^ a b "Warren Zevon: Warren Zevon". PopMatters. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  3. ^ "CG: warren zevon". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  4. ^ "Warren Zevon: Warren Zevon : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Web.archive.org. 1976-07-15. Archived from the original on October 1, 2007. Retrieved 2015-10-23.

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