|Sex and Gasoline|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 2, 2008|
|Recorded||July 25, 2007 - October 12, 2007|
|Label||Work Song/Yep Roc|
|Rodney Crowell chronology|
Sex and Gasoline is the thirteenth studio album of Rodney Crowell. The album peaked at number 38 on country album charts and 35 on the independent album chart and was nominated for a Grammy award in the category of Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album.
It is made up of entirely original Crowell compositions and its tracks are described by Allmusic as "accessible and jagged observations on the conflicting poles in what it means to be a conscious human being who struggles with unconscious urges." Allmusic.com compares Crowell's vocals on the album to those of Bob Dylan.
All songs were written by Rodney Crowell.
- "Sex and Gasoline" - 4:28
- "Moving Work of Art" - 4:30
- "The Rise and Fall of Intelligent Design" - 4:28
- "Truth Decay" - 4:30
- "I Want You #35" - 3:31
- "I've Done Everything I Can" - 5:34
- "Who Do You Trust" - 4:08
- "The Night's Just Right" - 3:51
- "Funky and the Farm-Boy" - 4:08
- "Forty Winters" - 4:43
- "Closer to Heaven" - 5:20
- Jay Bellerose - percussion, drums
- Doyle Bramhall II - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
- Rodney Crowell - acoustic guitar, vocals
- Sally Dworsky - vocals
- Phil Everly - vocals on "Truth Decay"
- Niki Haris - background vocals
- Joe Henry - vocals, producer
- Greg Leisz - acoustic guitar, dobro, mandolin, pedal steel, electric guitar, mandocello, lap steel guitar
- Jean McClain - background vocals
- David Piltch - electric bass, upright bass
- Patrick Warren - piano, chamberlin, pump organ
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||38|
|U.S. Billboard Independent Albums||35|
- "Sex and Gasoline Review". All Music. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
- "Sex and Gasoline Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
- CMT : News : Rodney Crowell's New Album Coming in September
- Jurek, Thom. Sex and Gasoline, Allmusic.