12 Songs

~ Release group by Randy Newman


12 Songs is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Randy Newman, released in April 1970 by Reprise Records. It features a swampy style of roots music with introspective, satirical songwriting. "Have You Seen My Baby?", the album's only single, was released in May.

When 12 Songs was first released, it was well received and has since garnered retrospective acclaim from critics such as Robert Christgau and Rolling Stone, both of whom cite it as one of the best albums of all time.

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Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
12 Songs 12" Vinyl 12 Reprise Records 6373 [none]
12 Songs CD 12 Reprise Records 7599-27449-2 075992744928
12 Songs CD 12 Reprise Records 6373-2 075992744928
12 Songs HDCD 12 Audio Fidelity AFZ 070 780014207021


part of: Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 356)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000652508 [info]
Discogs: http://www.discogs.com/master/198171 [info]
Wikidata: Q175032 [info]
Wikipedia: en: 12 Songs (Randy Newman album) [info]

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