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Wave (Remastered)


Download links and information about Wave (Remastered) by Patti Smith. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to Rock, Rock & Roll, Punk, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 42:52 minutes.

Artist: Patti Smith
Release date: 1988
Genre: Rock, Rock & Roll, Punk, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 11
Duration: 42:52
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No. Title Length
1. Frederick (featuring Patti Smith Group) 3:04
2. Dancing Barefoot (featuring Patti Smith Group) 4:16
3. So You Want to Be (featuring Patti Smith Group) 4:20
4. Hymn (featuring Patti Smith Group) 1:12
5. Revenge (featuring Patti Smith Group) 5:04
6. Citizen Ship (featuring Patti Smith Group) 5:12
7. Seven Ways of Going (featuring Patti Smith Group) 5:18
8. Broken Flag (featuring Patti Smith Group) 4:55
9. Wave (featuring Patti Smith Group) 4:40
10. Fire of Unknown Origin (featuring Patti Smith Group) 2:08
11. 54321 / Wave (featuring Patti Smith Group) 2:43



After the mainstream success of her co-write with Bruce Springsteen for “Because the Night,” Smith and her band went into the studio with Todd Rundgren to assemble Wave, her 1979 album that would be her last album until 1988’s Dream of Life. In just four short years and with four studio albums, Smith had transformed from a ragged street poet into a genuine pop singer and her songs, while still capable of experimental flights of fancy, were most successful when she hewed closer to convention. The dramatic melodic build of the majestic “Dancing Barefoot” and the sweet, sincere love song to her future husband (“Frederick”) are among Smith’s most convincing tracks. Smith’s ability to channel both her pop and poetic soul make the quick work of “Hymn,” the swirling guitar drama of “Revenge,” and the messianic chant of “Seven Ways of Going,” perfect capsules of her idiosyncratic muse. A cover of the Byrds’ “So You Want to Be (A Rock and Roll Star)” comes off as both a tribute to a bygone era and a weary rant against an industry turning more corporate by the day.