Sibling Rivalry (The Doobie Brothers album)

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Sibling Rivalry
The Doobie Brothers - Sibling Rivalry.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 3, 2000
GenreRock
Length60:01
LabelPyramid, Rhino
ProducerGuy Allison, Terry Nelson, The Doobie Brothers
The Doobie Brothers chronology
Rockin' down the Highway: The Wildlife Concert
(1996)
Sibling Rivalry
(2000)
Divided Highway
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Sibling Rivalry is the twelfth studio album by American rock band The Doobie Brothers. The album was released on October 3, 2000, by Pyramid Records and Rhino Entertainment.

The album was the band's first studio recording since Brotherhood in 1991. It was also the only Doobie Brothers studio album to feature lead vocal contributions from drummer Keith Knudsen and multi-instrumentalist John McFee, both of whom had rejoined the group in 1993 after an eleven-year absence.

The group photograph in the inner booklet featured touring sidesmen Guy Allison (keyboards, backing vocals), Marc Russo (saxophone) and Skylark (bass, backing vocals). Allison and Russo also featured on the album, the former co-writing three tracks while occasional touring bassist John Cowan also featured and contributed the song Can't Stand to Lose written with Poco's Rusty Young.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)VocalsLength
1."People Gotta Love Again"Tom JohnstonJohnston4:48
2."Leave My Heartache Behind"Patrick SimmonsSimmons3:54
3."Ordinary Man"Bob Bangerter, Michael Ruff, Neida BequetteSimmons4:00
4."Jericho"JohnstonJohnston5:04
5."On Every Corner"Keith Knudsen, Zeke ZirngiebelKnudsen4:11
6."Angels of Madness"Guy Allison, Michael Hossack, John McFeeMcFee4:40
7."45th Floor"Bill Champlin, JohnstonJohnston5:09
8."Can't Stand to Lose"John Cowan, Rusty YoungSimmons3:56
9."Higher Ground"Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, JohnstonJohnston4:19
10."Gates of Eden"Allison, KnudsenKnudsen4:59
11."Don't Be Afraid"Simmons, Cris Sommer-Simmons, BangerterSimmons5:47
12."Rocking Horse"Allison, KnudsenJohnston6:27
13."Five Corners"McFee, Simmonsinstrumental1:52
Japan bonus track
No.TitleWriter(s)VocalsLength
14."Little Bitty Pretty One"Bobby DayJohnston4:42

Personnel[edit]

The Doobie Brothers

Additional personnel

  • Guy Allison - keyboards, vocals, background vocals
  • Maxayn Lewis - background vocals
  • Marc Russo - horn, saxophone
  • John Cowan - bass, vocals
  • Yvonne Williams - background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Guy Allison, Terry Nelson, The Doobie Brothers
  • Production coordination: Terry Nelson
  • Engineers: Guy Allison, John McFee, Lynn Peterson, Dave Russell, Terry Nelson
  • Assistant engineer: Steve Genewick
  • Mixing: Steve Genewick, Joe Peccerillo, Elliot Scheiner
  • Mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Recorder: Terry Nelson
  • House sound: Terry Nelson
  • Arranger: Guy Allison
  • Creative consultant: Josh Leo
  • Cover art: Stanley Mouse
  • Art Diector: Michael A. Beck

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Vance. "Sibling Rivalry - The Doobie Brothers". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-08-28.