Sewn Together

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Sewn Together is American rock band the Meat Puppets' twelfth full-length studio album, released on May 12, 2009, both on CD and vinyl. Sewn Together_sentence_0

It was the follow-up to their 2007 reunion album Rise to Your Knees. Sewn Together_sentence_1

Recording and background Sewn Together_section_0

Background Sewn Together_section_1

Curt Kirkwood commented in an interview that the album was put together over a short period of time, comparing its production to the group's earlier albums. Sewn Together_sentence_2

He said, "In the '80s, we used to just crap this stuff out. Sewn Together_sentence_3

Those SST records cost, like, five grand apiece, if that much, and those are the records that made people like us. Sewn Together_sentence_4

Now, if I can get away with it, I'll make a record as cheap as I can and put as little work as I can into it, which is what we did with this one. Sewn Together_sentence_5

I don't like putting a lot of time into it. Sewn Together_sentence_6

We cut a track, and if we've played it halfway right, we're done with it". Sewn Together_sentence_7

Recording and production Sewn Together_section_2

Sewn Together was recorded at drummer Ted Marcus' apartment and at The Saltmine Studios in Mesa, Arizona, United States. Sewn Together_sentence_8

Content Sewn Together_section_3

Musical style Sewn Together_section_4

Courtney Devores of Charlotte Observer delineated the sound of Sewn Together as "warm, psychedelic folk-rock". Sewn Together_sentence_9

Reception Sewn Together_section_5

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SourceSewn Together_header_cell_0_1_0 RatingSewn Together_header_cell_0_1_1
Pitchfork MediaSewn Together_cell_0_2_0 6.1/10Sewn Together_cell_0_2_1
QSewn Together_cell_0_3_0 Aug. 2009, pg. 109Sewn Together_cell_0_3_1
SpinSewn Together_cell_0_4_0 Sewn Together_cell_0_4_1

On review aggregation site Metacritic, Sewn Together has a 71 (out of 100) favorable rating based on 14 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Sewn Together_sentence_10

The Boston Globe said: Sewn Together_sentence_11

Track listing Sewn Together_section_6

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  1. "Sewn Together" - 3:07Sewn Together_item_0_0
  2. "Blanket of Weeds" - 5:14Sewn Together_item_0_1
  3. "I'm Not You" - 4:27Sewn Together_item_0_2
  4. "Sapphire" - 4:00Sewn Together_item_0_3
  5. "Rotten Shame" - 5:19Sewn Together_item_0_4
  6. "Go to Your Head" - 3:44Sewn Together_item_0_5
  7. "Clone" - 4:37Sewn Together_item_0_6
  8. "Smoke" - 3:16Sewn Together_item_0_7
  9. "S.K.A." - 3:47Sewn Together_item_0_8
  10. "Nursery Rhyme" - 4:28Sewn Together_item_0_9
  11. "The Monkey and the Snake" - 3:09Sewn Together_item_0_10
  12. "Love Mountain" - 3:44Sewn Together_item_0_11

Personnel Sewn Together_section_7

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