| September 20, 1982|
The Gun Club
| June 1982|
Death Party EP
20 September 1982
| Blank Tape Studios, New York|
Punk rock, Punk blues, Post-punk, Roots rock, Garage punk
The Gun Club albums, Post-punk albums
Miami is the second studio album by punk blues group The Gun Club, released in 1982.
Debbie Harry appears as a backing singer on various tracks on the album under the pseudonym "D.H. Laurence Jr."
The track "Mother of Earth" was covered by alt-country band The Sadies on their 2001 album Tremendous Efforts.
All songs written by Jeffrey Lee Pierce except as indicated.Side one
- "Carry Home" - 3:14
- "Like Calling Up Thunder" - 2:29
- "Brother and Sister" - 2:57
- "Run Through the Jungle" (John Fogerty) - 4:07
- "A Devil in the Woods" - 3:05
- "Texas Serenade" - 4:40
Jeffrey Lee Pierce - vocals, guitar, piano, background vocals on "Watermelon Man", lead guitar on "Run Through the Jungle", "John Hardy" and "Mother of Earth"
Ward Dotson - lead guitar, background vocals on "Watermelon Man"
Rob Ritter - bass
Terry Graham - drums
D.H. Laurence, Jr. - backing vocals
Walter Steding - fiddle on "Watermelon Man"
Chris Stein - producer, bongos on "Watermelon Man"
Mark Tomeo - steel guitar on "Texas Serenade" and "Mother of Earth"
Joe Arlotta - session engineer
Butch Jones - mixing engineer
Chris D. - cover photographs, original design
- "Watermelon Man" (Ward Dotson, Jeffrey Lee Pierce) - 4:11
- "Bad Indian" - 2:37
- "John Hardy" (Traditional; arranged by Jeffrey Lee Pierce) - 3:21
- "The Fire of Love" (Jody Reynolds, Stordivant Sonya) - 2:14
- "Sleeping in Blood City" - 3:29
- "Mother of Earth" - 3:21
"Special thanks to: Bob Singerman, Linda Cuckovich, Chris D., Robyn Weiss, Lois Graham, Lux Interior, Ivy Rorschach, Kid Congo, Linda Jones, Chris Stein and D.H. Laurence, Jr."
Miami was ranked among the top fifty "Albums of the Year" for 1982 by NME.
1Carry Home3:15Miami (The Gun Club album) Wikipedia
2Like Calling Up Thunder2:30
3Brother and Sister3:00