is the eleventh album
by American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne
, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music
). It peaked at number 36 on The Billboard 200
Coming over two years after his successful I'm Alive
, Browne returned to more polically and socially oriented themes on Looking East
. Only two songs are credited to Browne alone as composer, the rest co-credited with his core backing band.
Guests include Bonnie Raitt
, David Crosby
, Vonda Shepard
, Ry Cooder
, Waddy Watchel
and David Lindley
was considered somewhat of a letdown after the success of I'm Alive
even after reaching the Top 40 of The Billboard 200
. Critic William Ruhlman agreed, writing that the album "is a highly referential work from an artist who started where most end and has been earnestly seeking the right direction ever since. Looking East
finds him in his own backyard, still searching."
All songs written by Jackson Browne, Mark Goldenberg, Mauricio-Fritz Lewak, Kevin McCormick, Scott Thurston and Jeff Young, except where noted.
- "Looking East" – 4:56
- "The Barricades of Heaven" – 5:42
- "Some Bridges" – 4:51
- "Information Wars" (Browne, Jeffrey Cohen, Goldenberg, McCormick, Thurston, Young) – 5:14
- "I'm the Cat" – 3:55
- "Culver Moon" – 5:45
- "Baby How Long" (Browne) – 5:05
- "Niño" (Browne, Jorge Calderón, Goldenberg,......