- Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance

Patterson Hood - Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 6 reviews
2012 Rank: #227 / 881
USER SCORE
78
Based on
2 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
A.V. Club

Though the album is more about the lyrics than the music, damned if those lyrics aren’t some of Hood’s best—which is saying something

70
PopMatters

Heat Lightning is the most musically coherent album of Hood’s solo career, and it even sounds quite distinct from recent Drive-By Truckers releases

65
Pitchfork

Heat Lightning, then, is a life-affirming album disguised as a depressing song cycle, with the gut-level power of Hood's best work cut back significantly.

DETAILS

September 11, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
ATO / Label
Alt-Country / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 37 - Uncut
Track List
  1. 12:01 
  2. Leaving Time 
  3. Disappear 
  4. Better Off Without 
  5. (untold pretties) 
  6. After The Damage 
  7. Better Than The Truth 
  8. Betty Ford 
  9. Depression Era 
  10. Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance 
  11. Come Back Little Star 
  12. Fifteen Days (Leaving Again)
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Added on: August 6, 2012