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1990 (Daniel Johnston album)

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Released  January 1990 (1990-01)
Artist  Daniel Johnston
Genre  Alternative/Indie
Label  Shimmy Disc
Recorded  1988
Release date  1990
Producer  Kramer
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Daniel johnston 1990 full album

1990 is the eleventh album by American singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston. It was released in January 1990, through record label Shimmy Disc.



It was originally intended that all tracks would be first studio recordings. However, Johnston's ongoing problems with mental illness prevented him completing an album's worth of sessions. As a result, the album is compiled from studio recordings, home recordings and live performances. Johnston alludes to this in the film The Angel and Daniel Johnston – Live at the Union Chapel when he mentions that the album had originally intended to be called 1989, but they had not been able to release it that year.

Track listing

All tracks written by Daniel Johnston, except as noted.


  • Daniel Johnston – all other instruments, front cover painting (Hope)
  • Additional personnel
  • Lee Ranaldo – performance on "Spirit World Rising"
  • Steve Shelley – performance on "Spirit World Rising"
  • Kramer (Mark Kramer) – performance on "Some Things Last a Long Time", production, engineering
  • Technical
  • Macioce – sleeve photography
  • Songs

    1Devil Town1:04
    2Spirit World Rising6:14
    3Held the Hand1:43


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