Format: CD
Catalog: 216272
Rel. Date: 06/24/2008
UPC: 880882162726

Exile In Guyville
Artist: Liz Phair
Format: CD
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''Exile in Guyville'' is American indie rock singer-songwriter Liz Phair's 1993 debut album. In the spring of 1994, the album briefly made it to the U.S. charts, selling over 200,000 copies. As of July 2003, the album has sold 450,000 copies.

The album inspired a number of imitators, and the lo-fi sound and emotional honesty of Phair's lyrics were frequently cited by critics as outstanding qualities. It frequently appears on many critics' best-of lists. It was ranked 15 in ''Spins "100 Greatest Albums, 1985-2005". VH1 named "Exile in Guyville" the 96th Greatest Album Of All-Time. In 2003, the album was ranked number 328 on ''Rolling Stone'' magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. In 1999, Pitchfork Media rated Exile in Guyville as the 5th best album of the 1990s. However, in their 2003 revision of the list, it moved to number 30. - Wikipedia

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