The Las Vegas Story

Label
Sympathy For The Record Industry
Release date
14 Feb 2012
Running length
11 tracks
Running time
38:43

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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 The Las Vegas Story 0:23 264
2 Walkin' with the Beast 4:28 7,101
3 Eternally Is Here 2:58 5,862
4 The Stranger In our Town 5:09 5,752
5 My Dreams 3:57 5,932
6 The Master Plan 1:48 4,329
7 My Man's Gone Now 3:15 4,669
8 Bad America 4:55 5,367
9 Moonlight Motel 3:09 4,855
10 Give Up the Sun 6:04 4,681
11 Secret Fires 2:37 4,047

About this album

The Las Vegas Story is the third studio album by punk blues group The Gun Club, released in 1984. This album saw the return of founding member and lead guitarist Kid Congo Powers, after a three year stint with The Cramps.

All songs composed by Jeffrey Lee Pierce; except where indicated

1. “The Las Vegas Story”
2. “Walkin’ with the Beast”
3. “Eternally Is Here”
4. “The Stranger in Our Town”
5. “My Dreams”
6. “The Master Plan” (Leon Thomas, Pharoah Sanders)
7. “My Man’s Gone Now” (DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin)

8. “Bad America”
9. “Moonlight Motel”
10. “Give Up the Sun”
11. “Secret Fires”

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  • white_lemur

    Just wonderful - like all albums of The Gun Club.

    12 May 8:38pm Reply
  • MiaoPurrington

    An unexpected favorite. This album is way too underappreciated.

    14 Mar 7:42pm Reply
  • henodead

    my favourite gun club album, i'll come back to this over and over for a life time

    22 Nov 2011 Reply
  • welikestars

    If I could love this whole album I would. There are moments where I prefer this to Miami or Fire of Love, and those albums are fantastic.

    1 Jun 2011 Reply
  • evonx

    a great album - a to z

    8 Dec 2010 Reply
  • ashrafoe

    under-appreciated album. Over time, one can listen more than to Fire of Love... this one is deeper.

    25 Apr 2010 Reply
  • ihavesoldout

    What the fuck no shouts? Are you fuckers kidding me?

    26 Feb 2010 Reply

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