Joan of Arc
Live in Chicago, 1999
May 18, 1999

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Released by: Jade Tree

Joan of Arc's third album. Pro tip -- it's pronounced "live" as in "give."

Features Mike Kinsella on drums.

It's not really a live album, but it's certainly an experience. Four months of studio time culminate in thirteen interwoven tracks that ultimately find Tim Kinsella's inceptive lyrical style and primarily acoustic backdrop breathing comfortably alongside the band's well-documented fetish for electronic embellishment. And the album artwork? Let's just say that we'll probably never meet another group of artists who are committed enough to rebuild the sets and reenact the scenes of an obscure foreign film for the sake of an album sleeve.


  • 1
    It's Easier To Drink On An Empty Stomach Than Eat On A Broken Heart (4:58)
  • 2
    Who's Afraid Of Elizabeth Taylor? (6:26)
  • 3
    "If It Feels / Good, Do It" (5:04)
  • 4
    "Live In Chicago, 1999" (2:11)
  • 5
    (I'm 5 Senses) None Of Them Common (3:48)
  • 6
    Me (Plural) (5:03)
  • 7
    I'm Certainly Not Pleased With My Options For The Future (0:36)
  • 8
    When The Parish School Dismisses And The Children Running Sing (3:51)
  • 9
    "Thanks For Chicago, Mr. James" (2:24)
  • 10
    (In Fact I'm) Pioneering New Emotions (2:58)
  • 11
    Better De'd Than Read (3:15)
  • 12
    Sympathy For The Rolling Stones (6:34)
  • 13
    All Until The Greens Reveal Themselves At Dawn (3:11)

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