Magnificent Fiend

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Magnificent Fiend
Studio album by Howlin' Rain
Released March 4, 2008
Recorded 2007
Genre Rock
Length 43:25
Label Birdman
Howlin' Rain chronology
Howlin' Rain
(2006)
Magnificent Fiend
(2008)
The Russian Wilds
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 75
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound (7/10)[2]
Pitchfork (6.0/10)[3]
PopMatters (6/10)[4]
Prefix (7.5/10)[5]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[6]

Magnificent Fiend is the second album by Howlin' Rain. It was released in 2008 on the Birdman Records label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Requiem" – 0:54
  2. "Dancers at the End of Time" – 5:56
  3. "Calling Lightning, Pt.2" – 5:11
  4. "Lord Have Mercy" – 6:56
  5. "Nomads" – 5:05
  6. "El Rey" – 7:08
  7. "Goodbye Ruby" – 7:51
  8. "Riverboat" – 6:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Ethan Miller - Vocals, guitar
  • Mike Jackson - Rhythm Guitar
  • Ian Gradek - Bass
  • Garrett Goddard - Drums
  • Joel Robinow - Keyboard
  • Matt Waters Saxophone
  • Scott Knippelmeir - Trombone
  • Eli Eckert - Guitar, bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Magnificent Fiend at AllMusic. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  2. ^ Him Tall (24 April 2008). "Howlin Rain - Magnificent Fiend". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Andrew Gaerig (25 March 2008). "Howlin' Rain: Magnificent Fiend". Pitchfork. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  4. ^ James Bassett (4 August 2008). "Howlin' Rain: Magnificent Fiend". PopMatters. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  5. ^ John Zeiss (23 March 2008). "Album Review: Howlin Rain - Magnificent Fiend". Prefix Magazine. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  6. ^ Tom Hughes (25 April 2008). "CD: Howlin Rain, Magnificent Fiend". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 April 2012.