Put My Dream on This Planet

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Put My Dream On This Planet
Jandek0767.jpg
Studio album by
Released2000
RecordedUnknown
GenreA cappella/Spoken word/Outsider Music
Length52:15
LabelCorwood Industries
ProducerCorwood Industries
Jandek chronology
The Beginning
(1999)
Put My Dream On This Planet
(2000)
This Narrow Road
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]

Put My Dream on This Planet is the 29th album by Jandek.[1][2] It was his only new release of 2000 (note that there were numerous reissues of the oldest material). The first of three consecutive a capella albums, it is Corwood Industries #0767.[3]

Initially thought by fans to have been recorded on a voice-activated microcassette recorder, Jandek clarified in his 2014 cover interview for The Wire that he recorded this album, as well as the two a capella followups, This Narrow Road and Worthless Recluse, on a standard consumer-grade cassette recorder, and that the pauses in the recording were removed per his request with a noise reduction gate during the mastering stage.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Exclaim! wrote that "Jandek sounds old, with a deep, grainy, Johnny Cash-like voice that appears to be recorded by a portable microphone, as opposed to a crisp studio recording."[5] The Globe and Mail thought that the album "would try the patience of the saints of any faith."[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."I Need Your Life"28:43
2."It's Your House"22:14
3."I Went Outside"1:17
Total length:52:14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Put My Dream on This Planet - Jandek | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" – via www.allmusic.com.
  2. ^ "The Ins and Outs of Outsider Music". The Washington Post. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Perfect Sound Forever: Jandek reviews". www.furious.com.
  4. ^ David Keenan (February 2014), "The Last Myth Left Standing", The Wire
  5. ^ "Jandek Put My Dream on this Planet". exclaim.ca.
  6. ^ Mowat, Bruce (11 June 2004). "Jessica Simpson, Jandek's not". The Globe and Mail. p. R8.

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